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Climb 8,000 feet from the desert to the San Jacinto Mountains, in less than 15 minutes, by tram.
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1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
+1 760-325-1391
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Reviewed yesterday

At an elevation of 2,643 ft., the Tramway’s base station is reached at the end of the very steep, paved Tramway Road (closed at present due to roadway damage caused by flooding). The tramway takes you on an impressive ride on up to 8,516 ft....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bill_K_Utah
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are claustrophobic or afraid of heights avoid the tramway! If not this is a must do! The ride up and back down is exhilarating. Seems almost straight up and swings when it goes through the towers. The floor turns as you ascend and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jvillemom15
Reviewed yesterday

Palm Springs Aerial Tram is a must do while visiting Palm Springs. On top is a Great Restaurant and Bar, and Trails to hike with Great Views of the Valley below.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank sdonat1965
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A chilly day with snow and ice atop the mountain but the trip up and even more the trip back down to pop anthems and almost a sing-song were memorable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BarrieLV
Reviewed 2 days ago

The weather at the top of the tram can be very different than the weather on the valley floor. The webcam allows you to see if there's snow and you'll need to break out the jackets! The ride to the top is stunning and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Partypoodle
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went up in the light, had dinner, saw the lights and came back down. Dinner was okay. We did enjoy the experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jill S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great ride. The ticket area, waiting room, and even the facilities up top are dated but sufficient. Lots to do once your up there. We went on a windy, rainy day but had fun indoors. I think the ride was a little more thrilling with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JeffS52
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely visit to the tram in Palm Springs even on a snowy, cloudy day. We enjoyed the restaurant at the top. The way down was the most fun - Gil was the best driver/operator! He played great music and we all sung together - sounds...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew_and_Kate
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was absolutely one of my favorite things ever. The striking difference between the landscape at the foot of the mountain and the top. Of course, this should have been expected but I was still in awe. The ride up was fun too but may...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Vince W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love taking the tram when visiting Palm Springs beautiful views of PS and snow cap mountains. Worth the $$ just to get out of the heat

Date of experience: February 2019
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9 February 2019|
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Response from Tramway | Property representative |
Yes, the tram is enclosed. The windows are cracked for air circulation at times.
9 February 2019|
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Response from Shirley G | Reviewed this property |
The cable car is enclosed. The visitor center at the top is beautiful, enclosed, warm and welcoming. Bathrooms and a place to eat along with a gift shop is nice. Also two video rooms and I suggest you take advantage of... More
3 February 2019|
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Response from Tramway | Property representative |
Temps can range from the low 20s all the way up to the high 50s. Temps can change from week to week. Please check our homepage for current weather.