- TripBuzz found 54 things to do with kids in or near Palmdale, California, including 35 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lancaster, Santa Clarita, Altadena and Los Angeles.
- From DryTown Water Park to Paintball Wars, the Palmdale area offers 123 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Aviation Museums, Farms & Ranches and Walking Trails.
- Located to the north of the San Gabriel Mountains and about an hour and a half from Los Angeles, Palmdale, CA is place residents are proud to call home. Families will enjoy the Dry Town Water Park with its various water slides, splash pads, lazy river, and more adrenaline pumping fun.
With fun attractions such as a head-to-head racer and lazy river, DryTown Water Park offers outdoor amusement for the entire family. A former place for gold mining, it is a spacious park with added amenities including a restaurant and arcade.
Paintball Wars is a non-profit 3-field paintball park with a focus on helping at risk youth. Paintball lessons and tournaments are offered along with speed-ball and hyper-ball, and equipment rentals are available on-site.
Located in Palmdale, Brunswick Vista Bowling Lanes has 40 lanes for family fun or league competitions. The facility also offers an arcade area, pool tables, snack bar and pro shop for a complete entertainment experience.
As a popular destination for aircraft fans and tourists, Blackbird Airpark hosts a collection of different types of airplanes. Trails in the airpark are maintained, and there is also visitor information and a virtual history tour on military aviation.
An equestrian facility, Rainbow Ridge Ranch offers a variety of services. The facility offers stables for rent, horseback riding, riding lessons and rider training, horse training, and longer term boarding for horses.
Offering a 6,500 sqft. hard packed, blue groove track with a smooth surface and good traction, Controlled Chaos Raceway also provides classes and competitions for all RC skill levels, scoring software and an AMB transponder system for accurate scoring.
Lancaster's Pelona Vista Park is a 73 acre space that offers a variety of amenities for visitors, including multiple lighted soccer fields, a multi-use trail, restroom facilities, and Park & Ride commuter parking.