The Palm Springs Tramway takes visitors from the middle of the California desert to the top of Mount Jacinto, where it snows in the winter. Even during the summer, it offers relief from the heat, with temperatures as much as 20 degrees cooler.
The Tramway lies right outside Palm Springs, close to Indian Springs, where we were staying. We had to drive partway up the mountain, where there were large parking areas. Because the first snow had just fallen that week, it was crowded and we had to park far away and catch a bus to reach the tram terminal.
Once we got to the terminal, we had to wait in long lines to get tickets. Tickets cost $20.80 for adults and $13.80 for children. The tickets...Read More