Chino Canyon at Mt. San Jacinto State Park, Palm Springs, CA
If you can tear yourself from your poolside perch, hop on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and head to the top of Chino Canyon
at Mt. San Jacinto State Park. A 10-minute ride up the mountainside on the rotating tram (gotta love the 360° views) swoops
you up to a dizzying 8,516 feet, where it’s typically 30 degrees cooler than the valley floor, and there are 54 miles of forested
hiking trails to explore. Take a free guided nature walk, or strike out on your own on the 1.5-mile Desert View Trail loop
with sweeping valley vistas.
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