The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest and most spectacular rotating tram car. When you board the tramway, you will experience two and a half miles of Chino Canyon’s breathtaking cliffs and the sublime beauty of Mt. San Jacinto State Park. During this ten minute journey, the tram car will slowly rotate, providing you with a panoramic view of the valley floor below. Once you reach the Mountain Station, you can enjoy restaurants, observation decks, a natural history museum, two documentary theaters, a gift shop, and over fifty miles of hiking trails.For those who love venturing into the great outdoors, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is your gateway to a day of exploration and adventure. Mt. San Jacinto State Park offers 54 miles of hiking trails located within a 14,000 acre pristine wilderness. For those wishing for an extended hiking experience, the park offers six primitive campgrounds where you can spend the night. There are also guided nature walks in which knowledgeable volunteers will educate you about the park’s natural environment and history.
As the winter weather approaches, the park still has many outdoor offerings. For instance, you can cross-country ski on the park’s challenging terrain. Alternatively, at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway there is a playground for children that is functional during the winter season.
During your adventure, ensure that you visit Peaks Restaurant for a culinary experience above the clouds. The menu features a variety of fresh vegetables and greens from the Coachella Valley, dry-aged meats and poultry and fresh breads from local bakeries. Additional selections include market-fresh seafood and pastas.If you are seeking accommodation nearby the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Ayres Hotel & Spa Moreno Valley is within close proximity. The Moreno Valley Hotel is an Inland Empire destination set against the backdrop of the majestic Box Springs Mountain peaks. This boutique hotel boasts modern decor, artistic accents, a beautiful outdoor courtyard, and guarantees to provide a relaxing atmosphere after your day of outdoor adventure.