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Address: Palm Springs, CA
Phone Number: +1 760-325-1391
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Cool temperatures in heat of day

Excellent views, pleasant outlook. Area itself needs refurbishment or a really good clean as dust and fluff everywhere

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The facility itself is all about profit. The lookouts and conveyances (elevator, stairs, platforms, etc) are all low budget. The emphasis is on multiple points of sale for souvenirs and food. The movie room and film are equally lame and dated. So, while the tram is singularly impressive, the arrival facility is not.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Excellent views, pleasant outlook. Area itself needs refurbishment or a really good clean as dust and fluff everywhere

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

What a view of the entire valley especially in the afternoon with the sun behind you.take the tram up the hill .

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We took the cable car up the mountain and enjoyed the view as it spun around. At the top they had a restaurant and bar. It seemed a little pricey, so I did not partake of the food and drink. Walking outside on some trails was actually fun and I enjoyed the fresh air.

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Thank wp912
Hartlepool
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

A really not to be missed experience. Travel up through the mountains on the Aerial Tramway to the Mountain Station. This a great place from which to view the surrounding area or to walk the mountain trails.

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Thank James L
Garden Grove, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

The day we chose to take the tram happened to be one with a full on wind advisory and COLD temperatures. While our kids braved a hike, our grandkids rushed back to stay with us. The movie was a little dated for them and reminded us of the documentaries we saw in school back in the '50's, but the animal... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This was the BEST thing we did in Palm Springs. It is breathtaking - in a good way! You can see the whole valley below. My recommendation is that it would be the PERFECT place to propose marriage to your special someone.

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Thank 896jeannes
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Stunning views of valley and mountains. Nice walking path. Sledding available in winter. 2 movies about San Jacinto Mountains and building the tram and replacing it with the new tram very interesting. Busy restaurant area with indoors and outdoor seating or you can bring your own food.

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Palm Springs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

At the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram you are at 8516 feet above sea level, and as you exit the tram car you are at Mountain Station. The aerial tramway is the world's largest rotating tram car making one complete rotation as it climbs from the base station in Palm Springs at 2643' taking approximately 10 minutes to... More 

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Big Bear Lake, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

The Palm Springs Aerial Tram is one of the highlights of Palm Springs. Built in 1963 and designed by a famous Palm Springs Architect. You will travel thru several climate zones to get to the top. The temperature will be 30 degrees cooler from the bottom to the top….so make sure you wear the correct clothes. There is a restaurant,... More 

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