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Beautiful Views of Estes Park!

We enjoyed our trip up the mountain to give us an excellent view of the entire town of Estes... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BigTexHunter
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Wylie, Texas
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Worth the ride, especially on a sunny day. Get there early

We followed others advice and got there when it opened. It's a throwback experience as everything... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Kman925
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Champaign, Illinois
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2005 Season May 21 - September 11
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our trip up the mountain to give us an excellent view of the entire town of Estes Park....very beautiful town in the rockies.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BigTexHunter
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We followed others advice and got there when it opened. It's a throwback experience as everything seems original, but still well maintained and sound. The chipmunks are everywhere at the top so be prepared to get some peanuts. The kids, including grown up kids, will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kman925
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Kinda tricky little turn off if your following GPS, but they have a nice big sign out to show where the turn off is, The worker who I think is the owner was very friendly, Take a ride up and stay up there as long...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank April B
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Take the tram to the top of Prospect Mountain for an extraordinary view of downtown Estes Park and the Estes Valley. It is a scary ride if you have anxiety problems!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ckell71121
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Fun ride, worth the nominal cost and the views are stunning. The ride is totally safe but excitingly scary. DO THIS! You will survive and be proud you did.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bert B
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I remember when I was a kid my parents taking me up the tramway to see the surrounding valley and mountains. When my kids were younger and we first visited Estes Park we took them up to see the same beauty and they loved it....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Danielle P
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This was well worth the small line. You really get an awesome view of Estes Park! Besides you can feed chipmunks at the top!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wadudda
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We rode this tramway on labor day which is the day that it closes for the season.It was well worth the ride right from the airport . The views are incredible ! There is a coffee shop and a gift store at the top as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Floridians33596
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We had. Good time riding the tramway. Pretty scenery along the way and at the top. We enjoyed the hike and the chipmunks at the top.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank weswwwz71
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This experience was better than I expected. I have been on many aerial rides, so I was not expecting too much. At the top is a small coffee shop and souvenir shop. Then there are also trails to climb.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fairwood
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LindaB2547
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Shaina S | Reviewed this property |
Adults were around $14. Children were $11, I think. I also think there was a discount for senior citizens.
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mortiism
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Robin G | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed. They have a website that states it at Estestram on the hours and rate tab.
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Heather K
June 19, 2018|
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Response from jojooboo | Reviewed this property |
We timed it at about 3.5 minutes. It's faster than we thought it would be.
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Travel Forum Posts
dezzer
Brighton, England
3 or 4 days sufficient for first time visit to Palm Springs (14 Replies)
Working on our return (2014- LA/SD/SF) plans to visit California May next year (17nts) with air tickets only booked so far. Thinking 7nts LA, renting car to PS for 4 full days followed by car to SD for 4 full days before driving last day back to LAX. Mid may for PS so thinking a hotel or other accommodation with a pool perhaps should the temperature be really hot but would hope to enjoy the desert atmosphere as a contrast to the other locations. Understand there are some desert parks...More
October 04, 2015|
Response fromRiff M|
Hi, In May I would certainly want a pool as I'd expect desert temps to be in the 90sF during the day in Palm Springs. 3-4 days is a fine amount of time there. San Diego is a large city though with a lot to see/do so you may want more time there than in Palm Springs. The decision of how many days would be based on the number of activities you wish to see/do in each area.
Corry8
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Booking Advice. (5 Replies)
Hi, we are travelling from LA to Arizona and are planning a lunch stop and ride on the Aerial tramway. We will be travelling on a Friday 31st May. My question is, is booking essential as I'm a little worried about the LA traffic and arriving into Palm Springs at my booked time. It's not too much of a problem if booking is recommended, I can have lunch either before or after the tram ride. Any advice will be very helpful.
March 13, 2013|
Response fromDez40|
In May, on a Friday, you really don't need to prebook. Memorial Weekend would have been the prior weekend, so you should be fine. Get out of LA before noon to avoid the traffic headed east. There is a place to eat at the top of the tram, but you are better off eating in town.
boaterkathy
Iowa
Estes Park Aerial Tramway? (2 Replies)
Has anyone ever gone on the tramway in Estes Park? I just wondered if it was worth the money.
April 26, 2005|
Response fromJenwee|
I always go when Im there. I like it for the view and for feeding the squirrels. Its admittedly a little boring after an hour or so, but I always enjoy it. Great pictures of the mountains. :)