- Our list of the best things to do in Palmdale, California, features the top 63 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Palmdale, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 19 things to do within the city of Palmdale, CA , followed by 44 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lancaster, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles, Altadena and Glendale
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.
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.
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.
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2001 E Avenue P, Palmdale Plant 42, Palmdale, CA 93551 MoreLess Info
Joe Davies Heritage Air Park honors the history of aircraft built at Plant 42 in Palmdale. Visitors can view 21 retired, full-sized, military aircraft and scale models of famous fighter jets used in combat.
A quaint park located off a quiet neighborhood, Manzanita Heights Park houses enough space for a ball field and full-sized playground. Picnic tables and grassy areas provide additional room for gatherings and group activities.