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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
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Climb 8,000 feet from the desert to the San Jacinto Mountains, in less than 15 minutes, by tram.
As featured in 3 Days in Palm Springs
1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
+1 760-325-1391
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must see site in Palm Springs. Tram takes you from the desert floor to 8500 foot Mount Sa Jacinto State Park. Gorgeous views from and at the top. Offers hiking and snow shoe hiking depending on the season. Dress warm in the Fall. The day...More

Thank LDL1965
Reviewed yesterday

We went up just before sunset, quite magical. well worth a visit. The bar is a bit expensive which is understandable. Facilities are a little tired, could use a good remodel. will recommend friends take the ride up the mountain.

Thank BritsatHome
Reviewed yesterday

We absolutely enjoyed our entire experience, even though Mother Nature blocked the the view with clouds and rain! We were prepared though! We had jackets to keep us warm from the almost freezing temperature and an umbrella to keep us dry. So, be smart and...More

Thank Yuman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the aerial tram. A must if visiting PS. Gorgeous way to see the desert! The floor rotates on the way up/down so everyone gets a great view! We hiked the trails after we got up and it was great! Really easy and stunning views....More

Thank countryclubber
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a ride. The operator was funny. Spectacular views. If you are visiting Palm Springs, add it to your itinerary.

Thank Chibi1956
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took a tram to the mountain an hour before sunset and had enough time to walk the dessert views trail. The views at dusk are spectacular. It was cold but I dressed up. I spent 3 hours in total going there and back from...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I did this 20 years ago and came back to the area with my wife. The ride up and down alone is really fun with the rotating floor and great views. There are a couple restaurants at the top along with a gift shop and...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went up on the tram and had not been on the tram in over 30 years. Had a wonderful time with the rotation of the tram car and also hiking the trails once we got up on top of the summit. Justremember to bring a...More

1  Thank aloha1955
Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed the rotating tram. Had the best time on return trip with Gil playing music that the entire car sang to!! Don't forget coats - much colder at the top!!

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 4 days ago

The aerial tramway is a fun destination in Palm Springs. The tramway is quite stunning taking you to a more than $8,000 feet elevation. Beware of the temperature difference! It can get cold up there and I even saw snow! Once up, there are plenty...More

Thank Bila66
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11 October 2018|
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Response from Tramway | Property representative |
If you come on a regular weekend or weekday, you shouldn't have much of a wait to get on a tram. If you visit on a holiday or holiday weekend, you could have a few hours wait. The time you spend a the top is up to you. I... More
11 October 2018|
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Response from Ernest A | Reviewed this property |
When we went without reservations, we were stuck waiting until about 4 in the afternoon. If I had to do it again, I wouldn't have waited. I'd probably take my kids to Upper Crust Pizza on South Palm Canyon and then go to the... More
Stephen G
8 October 2018|
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Response from Tramway | Property representative |
Yes, Tram fare is separate from the Peaks Restaurant. The only package that is offered is through the Pines Cafeteria.