A lot of people in El Paso were bummed to learn the news about Wyler Aerial Tramway closing. If you have visited then you know how far up of a drive it is on McKinley Avenue.

A visit to the tram offered an escape from your usual elevation to a new height. I can’t believe it took me 34 years to finally experience the Wyler Aerial Tramway.

It breaks my heart that I didn’t visit the serene getaway sooner and more often when it was around. My first and last trip on the tram was everything I expected it to be and more.

The ride up from the bottom to the top of the mountain is a slow and steady ride unless there is a breeze. Once you arrive at the top, you hop out of the cart to roam around freely and enjoy the view.

Getting on a higher elevation can really improve your mood and was a nice way to escape reality for a bit. Wyler Aerial Tramway was your connection to get to the top of the mountain without putting in the hard work with your legs.

The day I was taken there by surprise was a nice experience since I had only driven by there so many times without ever visiting. If you never had a chance to experience Wyler Aerial Tramway then you definitely missed out on quite the experience.

It was so much fun When you hop into the little cart it feels as if you're in a Jurassic World movie scene. The little cart would slowly carry the passengers to the top of the mountain where we were free to roam around. I was able to pinpoint KLAQ which by the way took a while.

It was so sad when they announced they were going to close the tram. They were also uncertain about when or if it would ever open up to the public in the future. All I know is I will be hoping Wyler Aerial Tramway will open sometime in the future. Let me know if you've ever been on the tram when it was open in the poll below.

Before you do, feel free to scroll through some pictures I took from my first time.

Wyler Aerial Tramway

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