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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

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Address: 1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Climb 8,000 feet from the desert to the San Jacinto Mountains, in less than...

Climb 8,000 feet from the desert to the San Jacinto Mountains, in less than 15 minutes, by tram.

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A fun excursion

If you have a couple of hours make sure to take the tram up the mountain. The view is great. Restaurants at the top are ok.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Whitewater, Wisconsin
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Whitewater, Wisconsin
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you have a couple of hours make sure to take the tram up the mountain. The view is great. Restaurants at the top are ok.

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Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We missed the best experience by going at night, wanting to eat at the restaurant up top. The car does 2 full rotations on its way up, so if you are prone to motion sickness, go during the day. It is cold at the top, averaging about 40 degrees cooler, so dress accordingly. We are rating this 4 star, even... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must stop if going to Palm Springs. But if you are afraid of heights it's not for you. Take a jacket, and hiking shoes . Nice for a day outing. There's no on the top of the mountain and kids can go sledding.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have traveled to Palm Springs many many times over the past 30 years and never went on the aerial tramway until my visit this past week. Wow, I can't believe what I've missed! It's snowy and cold up on the mountain this time of year but it's absolutely gorgeous! If you have the appropriate attire for this time of... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Coupled with a trip to Joshua Tree one can see both the northern and southern view of the Coachella Valley floor. It is also a good introduction to the variety of micro climate systems of California from desert to snowy mountain top. The trails up at the tram is good for families and for anyone in normal physical condition.

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Manhasset, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I thought it was overpriced and not that great. Views were meh. Hiking also meh. My kids were bored.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice views and scenic area, but expect very long delays! 2 hour (off-peak period!) wait just to get in a cable tram, as only two are running, for a 10min ride up. Then 1.5 hour wait to get back on to go down. Desperate investment in more cable trams is needed to quicken the transport of crowds up and... More 

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Rising Sun
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although my husband has a fear of heights, he went on the tram ride with me and loved it. Although a little pricey, ( go after 4, it is cheaper), the view is well worth it! We loved the narration and it was quite exciting. At the top, we had a drink at the bar and enjoyed the scenery. Dress... More 

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Spring Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

At 1st, the price seems to be too much but then you realize that you can stay in the park as long as you want. You can even spend several days and nights camping if you want. On the day we visited, the temperature was 30 degrees and there was an inch of new snow on top of what appeared... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A bit of a taxi ride to get to the base but a beautiful view riding up on the rotating gondola to the top. Had dinner in the restaurant and enjoyed the experience although the food was good but not anything special. You go for the experience and the view so in that context it was certainly worth the trip.... More 

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