Much like we take our out of town visitors to Chico's and to Scenic Drive, Wyler Aerial Tramway is a great way to take in the city and experience it as a group! It's one of those experiences that remind you how beautiful El Paso really is. A quick history on the Tramway: Built in 1959 to help construction on a transmitter tower, the project was managed by Karl O. Wyler. It opened up for public rides in 1960 and ran until 1986 when it was forced to stop public operations due to high liability costs. In 1997 the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department accepted a donation from Wyler after he left the tramway for public use in his will. It was then renovated and reopened for public use in 2001.

Well, mark your calendars for Saturday, March 17 because to celebrate the 17th anniversary Wyler Aerial Tramway will be throwing a party with food trucks, activities and live entertainment! Starting at noon, this event is free for everyone, but of course the tramway rides are $8 for adults and $4 for children. You can check out all the additional details at their Facebook page, and you also check out their other great events!