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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

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Address: 1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
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+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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This is a 'MUST DO' when visiting Palm Springs!!! What terrific views!!! So many ecosystems to experience! Include this on your "to do list" when visiting the valley. One... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a 'MUST DO' when visiting Palm Springs!!! What terrific views!!! So many ecosystems to experience! Include this on your "to do list" when visiting the valley. One small note...we are seniors who purchased our tickets on Trip Advisor which doesn't offer a senior discount. If you are a senior and purchase your tickets at the base of tramway... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went at 3pm and had a two hour wait. It was almost dark when we got on the tramway. However, the ride was thrilling and the scenery fabulous! The ride down in the dark let us see the city lights and the star filled sky! Well worth the fee and wait. I would go earlier in the day though... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you havn't done it ... do it. It's like riding in a space ship. I've done it several times and will do it again and recommend to everyone.

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Maryland
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second time to go up this tram. Unlike the first time during summer which you can hike and explore the wonderful trail and nature; it was 20 degrees with 9” of snow on the mountaintop this New Year day. Not only this is one of the coldest weeks in Palm Springs, but we weren’t even prepared for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was great fun. Absolutely stunning views. I suggest you go early. The lines when we came down the mountain were long. We ate at the restaurant at the top but you can pack your lunch and go for the day. It was cold at the top but very fun. They have gift shops if you forget anything. This is... More 

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Westchester County, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited after some inclement weather. So there was snow on the mountain above the desert. The tram was not crowded as it was not a vacation week. It's a thrilling ride to 8000 feet elevation.

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Murrieta, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Once you get to the top of the tram, there is a multi-story building that contains a restaurant, bar, gift shops, movies of the history of the tram, a small museum, etc. There is an elevator that you can access the different floors. If you have mobility issues and you want to go out and explore the outside mountain area... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second Palm Springs aerial tramway ride. The first time we arrived and walked straight onto an uncrowded tram. This second visit was a very different story. The place was swarming with people. On the Monday of a long weekend we had to wait 3 hours to board the tram. Before we boarded the tram though, we had... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately we never got to take the tram as it was a 3 1/2 hours wait. The deal they have for the tickets and the caffe so not worth it. Too crowded😏

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited last week in a very windy (60mph winds) and cold (40F) day with our three children. It was a memorable experience that we all will cherish (perhaps the kids will just remember the cold). While at the top we did watch the two movies, eat lunch, and go for a very quick walk. On a nicer day you... More 

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