10 Reasons to Treat Dad to Father’s Day in Palm Springs

Posted By: Sarah Romero Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Whether Dad wants to spend Father’s Day relaxing at the movies or taking to the local trails for an adventurous afternoon, Palm Springs has plenty of activities to enjoy together with the family on his special day. There are so many things to do that it begs the question, “Why not just make it an entire Father’s Day weekend in Palm Springs?”


Take a look at these top 10 ways to celebrate the “big guy” in Palm Springs:

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  1. Enjoy a round of golf together. Palm Springs is home to three of the highest rated public golf courses. A day spent at any of them would be the perfect treat for a golf enthusiast dad. Tee off this Father’s Day at Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort, Indian Canyons Golf Resort or Escena Golf Club.

  2. Take a tour or take to the skies at the Palm Springs Air Museum. If Dad’s a history buff, he’ll love the museum’s 27 Warbirds, vintage car collection and WWII Educational Research Library. If he’d rather get in on the action, you can book him a flight on the C-47 Skytrain the museum acquired in 2003.

  3. Take Dad out to the ball game—the Palm Springs POWER baseball game! The Father’s Day game is a home game against the Arroyo Seco Sentinel, and you’ll want to get there early as the first 200 fans will receive a free POWER hat.

  4. jeep tour in palm springsVenture out into nature with an off-road tour your thrill-seeker dad will love. Hop aboard a Jeep or Hummer and let the expert tour guides atJeepone of Palm Springs’ eco-tour companies lead you on your adventure.

  5. Cool down with a sweet frozen treat that’s sure to please dad-sized cravings. Check out one of Palm Springs’ top-rated ice cream shops

  6. to grab a tasty scoop of Dad’s favorite flavor.

  7. Take a fun, refreshing break from the heat at Wet ’n’ Wild Palm Springs. If your dad’s a kid at heart, the 18 water rides and attractions are sure to win him over this Father’s Day.

  8. Challenge Dad to a friendly game of bowling at Palm Springs Lanes, and add some of their tasty lane snacks into the mix to make it a whole afternoon experience.

  9. Catch a blockbuster flick downtown at Camelot Theatres. And don’t forget the popcorn and candy before the movie starts!

  10. Embrace the outdoors by venturing out onto one of the many Palm Springs hiking trails. Whether your dad is an experienced hiker or a novice, Palm Springs has a trail that will suit his level of expertise. For family hikes, check out the easier, shorter trails, and remember to stock up on the essentials to keep it a safe hike.

  11. Treat Dad to a Father’s Day steak at any of Palm Springs’ premier steakhouses. If Dad would prefer a fine dining experience, Kaiser Grille Palm Springscheck out Mr. Lyons Steakhouse or LG’s Prime Steakhouse. A more laid-back atmosphere can be found at Riccio’s Steak & Seafood. For kaiseran all-natural steak for the health-conscious dad, head over to Kaiser Grille.










Which of these would your dad enjoy? Tell us in the comments!



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