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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

1 TramWay Rd., Palm Springs, 92262, CA

Rides aboard what are reputedly the world’s largest rotating Tram cars are only around 10-minutes long one-way, but they’re a lot of fun and very worthwhile. As you zip up above rocky mountainside, you’ll enjoy wonderful views of the valley floor and beyond. By ride’s end, you’ve left the desert behind for the 8,516-foot Mountain Station, surrounded by San Jacinto Mountains greenery (and, in wintertime, likely snow).

At the Station, there’s a small natural history museum that some younger kids might find interesting, as well as a little theater showing videos about the tram and San Jacinto State Park. There’s an onsite restaurant and cafe, and nature trails are nearby. Be prepared for the temperature shift — cooler up top than on the desert floor.

Recent Traveler Reviews

Amazing ride

by Santosh V

We took the Aireal Tramway to the top of Mt.San Jacinto at Palm Springs. It is approx. 15 min and the floor of the cabin turns around the center. There are 5 towers and the…
Not what we expected

by Gail M

I thought the cost for the tram ride to be quite high - with an hour wait to get on, and very crowded. We ate at the restaurant up top, again; prices were high and…