Palm Springs Tramway is considered the world’s largest rotating Tram car, a one-of-a-kind experience that offers a 10 minute ride starting with an elevation of 2,643 ft. and ends at the Mountain Station: elevation 8,516 ft. No matter what the season, this is a perfect gateway to the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument traversing the southerly side of the Coachella Valley. Many call it an “Aerial Experience” the tram car has a rotating floor that makes two complete revolutions during each trip, allowing passengers to soak up the views from every direction.
The temperature differential between the valley floor and the top of the Tram is usually about 30 degrees. With more than 50 miles of walking trails are available; whether you are hiking or enjoying the spectacular views from the Lookout Lounge combined with delicious food provide the perfect dining experience. There are two dining options at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway: Peaks, a fine dining experience with a breathtaking view of the Coachella Valley and Pines Café, a cafeteria-style restaurant. Both restaurants are open for lunch and dinner. Continue reading