- TripBuzz found 159 things to do with kids in or near Hemet, California, including 138 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Perris, Moreno Valley, Lake Elsinore and Yucaipa.
- From Diamond Valley Lake to Fingerprints Youth Museum, the Hemet area offers 109 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Children's Museums and Hiking Trails.
- Located just thirty miles from California's Southern Wine Country of Temecula is the city of Hemet. Known for playing host to California's official outdoor play, The Ramona Pageant, the city draws tourists from throughout the state to enjoy its recreational and artistic offerings. Included in the areas attractions are two museums, an outdoor amphitheater and multiple indoor entertainment venues.
Diamond Valley Lake is one of the newest as well as the largest reservoirs in Southern California. The area is popular for its seasonal wildflower trail and the 13,500 acres of open space that is home at least 16 endangered or threatened native California bird, plant and animal species.
Catering to the creative growth of the youth in Hemet, Fingerprints Youth Museum offers an exhibits that encourage learning and fun. Exhibits include sets that allow children to work in a doctors office, drive a fire truck, be a responsible pet owner and read books in a library setting.
A 32-lane, traditional bowling facility, AMF Hemet Lanes provides open and league bowling with an on-site pro shop. The center offers a bar with flat-screen televisions, arcade game machines, a snack bar and private event facilities.
Featuring a two story water slide, Diamond Valley Lake Aquatic Center offers visitors a water playground, complete with slides, a climbing structure, and fountains. The center a shallow pool for children and a deeper pool for adults.
The Western Science Center showcases an array of Ice Age fossils and Native American artifacts that were unearthed at Diamond Valley Lake. One of their most popular exhibits is 'Max', the largest mastodon found in the Western United States, as well as 'Xena', a Columbian mammoth.