Providing a unique look at the region’s natural beauty while ascending 8,516 feet from desert floor to mountaintop in a 360 degree rotating tramcar.The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway constructed in rugged Chino Canyon on the north edge of Palm Springs – about two hours by car from Los Angeles and San Diego – did not just happen.
It required foresight, planning, financing and, most of all a vision. For years, it was the dream of a young electrical engineer named Francis F. Crocker to “go up there where it’s nice and cool”. Ride the World’s largest rotating Tram cars. Hiking, camping even cross-country skiing in the winter. Just minutes from Rancho Mirage.
Air travel has changed dramatically over the past century, and with families regularly jet-setting around the world, airports and airplanes may almost ho-hum to many. But in the early part of the last century, few people traveled for pleasure, and planes were more often than not used for military purposes. And that’s why a visit…Details
Let’s face it. People come to the Palm Springs Valley in the winter months to luxuriate in the warm desert days and enjoy the crisp evenings. They don’t necessarily want to see snow, other than to appreciate our frequently snowcapped mountains…from afar. But some—visitors and locals alike—look to those peaks and dream about a playful…Details
“Desert Trip is more than just music,” trumpets Goldenvoice, “it’s a complete weekend-long event.” As such, the super duper event producer has issued the first of many upcoming communications in the form of the “Desert Trip Newsletter.” Its chock full of interesting info and helping hints as to how to make your experience the best…Details