PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway will observe holiday hours during the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend January 18-20 with the first tram up each day at 8 a.m., the last tram up at 8 p.m. and the last tram down at 9:45 p.m.

Tram cars depart at least every 30 minutes.

At the Mountain Station, visitors may enjoy viewpoints, dining, a gift shop, a natural history museum, more than 50 miles of hiking trails and two documentary-style movies about the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and the Mount San Jacinto State Park.

On average, 3,500 people per day visit during the holidays and as many as 1,500 to 2,000 on regular weekdays and weekends.

Aerial Tramay admission is $26.95 for adults and $16.95 for children ages 3-10 years.

Special discounts and packages are available after 4 p.m. Twilight Tickets are $23.95 for adults and seniors, and $13.95 for children ages 3-10.

About Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tram car. Opened in 1963, the Tram’s 80-passenger cars travel along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon from the Valley Station (elevation 2,643 ft.) to the Mountain Station (elevation 8,516 ft.) in approximately 10 minutes. For more information, please call 888.515.TRAM or 760.325.1391, or click here. Also, download the free mobile tour now available in the App Store/Google Play.

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