Palm Springs Wind Farm. Wind Turbines and Wind Tours
Maybe it will be a surprise for the visitors of Palm Springs, but there are really a lot of windmills. The wind farm is located near the city in the gap between Southern California's 2 highest mountains. This gap forms some kind of tunnel and that is why a strong wind stream is formed. This particular area is considered to be the most windy one in California. So if you are on the way from Los Angeles to Palm Springs and you see the the arm of windmills, be sure you are about to reach the city.
Palm Springs Windmill Tours
A fascinating spectacle opens for the visitors of the city. You may book an excursion and the guide will tell you about the farm and its founders.
Palm Springs Windmill Tours Prices:
Adults - $40
Seniors 65+ - $35
13 to 18 - $15
Children 12 and under - $10
Time: 9:00am, 11:30am, 2:00pm
By the way, the windmills are under reconstruction now. The old ones are replaced by the new, more powerful and twice bigger. Thus, the farm will produce more electricity.
Don’t lose a chance to see and find out more interesting information about the calling card of Palm Springs.
How many windmills are there? Approximately 3200! Can you imagine?
Dinosaurs in Palm Springs
If you are a dinosaur lover, you definitely should take a trip to the Cabazon city. The road from Palm Springs will take only 20 minutes, and when you come you will observe the world’s biggest dinosaur museum!
Dinosaur Museum Hours: 10 am to 5 pm
Many people consider the trip to this museum to be a must do! What is more, you can make really funny photos for memories. There are many entertainments here. You can get into the giant T-Rex for additional fare. Also you can buy souvenirs for your friends and relatives, cause there is a dinosaur store.
Palm Springs Gondola, Aerial Tramway, Cable Car or just Tram
Palm Springs cable car is the world's largest rotating tram car traveling more than two and a half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting people to the summit of Mt. San Jacinto, State Park. The ride takes about 10 minutes and during this time the cabins rotate slowly, offering scenic and breathtaking views of the bottom of the valley below. After you reach a mountain station (8,516 feet), you may enjoy the food in two restaurants, come to a viewing platform, visit a natural history museum, watch short films in two documentary theaters, come to a gift shop and purchase some souvenirs. Also there are more than 50 miles of walking trails.S, you should wear really comfortable boots and bring a lot of water with you.
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Price
Adults - $25.95
Children - $16.95 (age 3-10)
People 65+ - $23.95
Summer Pass (available in May)
Adults - $80
Children (3-10) - $40
Adults - $160.00
Children - $90.00 children
Palm Springs Tram Tickets.
You may buy tickets online or right at the station.
Palm Springs Tram Hours
You may take a ride from 10 am to 8 pm
ATTENTION! The tram is closed from the 15th of February till the 1st of April.
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