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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

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Address: 1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: +1 760-325-1391
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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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I am a little afraid of heights, but when I read in the hotel magazine about this place, I decided to take a closer look. OMG it is an amazing experience. I am so happy I took the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am a little afraid of heights, but when I read in the hotel magazine about this place, I decided to take a closer look. OMG it is an amazing experience. I am so happy I took the chance or riding the tramway, literally I felt on the top of the world! We ate at the restaurant and the food... More 

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Saint Louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been on several tram roads across the world and this one is one of the best. Not expensive, have plenty to do when you get to the top and even a pretty decent restaurant. We recommend doing the hikes at the top. If you get there early enough you can even make the peak!

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Aerial Tramway was well worth the money and very beautiful, relaxing and informational. Great day of relaxing fun! We got to see the first snow of the year. Nice to have options to just relax or walk trails.

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a terrific experience from the tram itself to the trails and restaurants at the top. The floor rotates on the tram so you see 360 degrees and look down on the entire valley. At night, the lights are mesmerizing. The trails are right out the back door and paved for some distance, although steep. The museum theaters are... More 

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Aerial Tramway is apparently the second longest in the world, climbing 2 1/2 miles. The scenery and view is amazing and the tram car floors rotate 360 degrees so everyone gets a good view. Well worth the $25 and plan to spend at least a couple of hours. There are hikes on top of the mountain that are scenic... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tram was very cool going up and the view was spectacular! Only warning is even the parking lot is at quite an angle so the climb was exhilarating to say the least and the trail just behind upper level is also quite steep! But you can drive up to door and can see lots without doing trail.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first trip and thoroughly enjoyed the 360 view up the tram. The narrative was good but sometimes difficult to heard as others continued to chat with no manners for others trying to listen. Staff were very helpful and professional. The views were breathtaking even from some of the shorter hikes. Cafeteria food was the typical greasy fare... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It doesn't take very long to go from the base to the summit but one has the opportunity to see the grandeur of nature and feel the sensation of floating Ina tram car over rugged rock. From the bad to the top temperatures can vary as much as 30 F. The day I went was only 38F at the top... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an amazing time! Tram was beautiful and inspiring, It was our kids first time seeing snow. It was REALLY windy at the top and our kids could not handle being outside for too long (they are true California beach bums at heart).

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Landed in Palm Springs and the first thing I did was to take the tram to the top of San Jacinto Mt for a view of the desert. What a great way to see the topography of the valley bellow. Awesome hiking abounds when you reach the top too!

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