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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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Breath taking views, a exciting ride up the side of mountain 8,500 feet. Dress warm and breath in the beauty

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Humble, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Breath taking views, a exciting ride up the side of mountain 8,500 feet. Dress warm and breath in the beauty

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Westerville, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on January 2. The wait to go to the top was much, much longer than posted. There was a long line to purchase tickets and then a long wait time to ride to the top. Seats are few. The tram was packed, and we were squished in the middle where we could barely see out during the ride... More 

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Temiskaming Shores, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting outing. Would go back with more time to hike at the top. Well worth the money. Very pleasant staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great way to spend a day, you drive up to the winding road and steep inclines and see lots of natural beauty, there is not much traffic on the road. Once you reach the base station you can take the Chair lift up the steep incline its like being in a elevator with windows. At the top the weather... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went up in the late afternoon, and it was moderately busy. We didn't realize that at the top there is very little to do. Out back are hiking trails, but they were icy/covered in snow. Out front there is a small deck with a viewing area. Maybe in warmer weather there is more to see, but we were rather... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, this is a stunningly breathtaking view from the tramway only to be topped off by a day of playing in the snow. I would say you need to plan a bit if you go on a long weekend though like we did. We sent someone ahead to buy tickets and then the group returned later as it was a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lot of fun. It's very easy to get there. Great views a hike at the top was beautiful But go early to beat the crowds.

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was really great. Short, 15 minute ride to the 10,000 foot peak. Great views. Only $25 and $5 to park. It's cold at the top, so dress accordingly. Make sure your camera is charged as you'll get lots of good photos.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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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