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Yosemite National Park and Giant Sequoias Trip
"Your journey begins with a convenient pickup at your hotel. You'll cross the San Francisco Bay Bridge en route to the Sierra Nevada mountain range driving through gold rush towns as your guide carries you back to the era of the old West.In the late morning enter Yosemite National Park where you'll take a guided walk. Visit the Tuolumne Grove (weather permitting) and be amazed by the size of the redwood trees in Yosemite's largest grove. Let the serene surroundings of the forest recharge your energy. Stop a watch for rock climbers as they daringly make their way to the summit. In the springtime marvel at the tallest waterfall in the park Yosemite Falls.After you may explore Yosemite Valley on your own. For lunch
From $159.00
Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"This two-hour narrated Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities that will delight everyone in your family or group. As you cruise to through and back from Emerald Bay you will learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history. Hear tales of Fenette Island (nicknamed ""little rock island"") within the bay as well as the Vikingsholm Castle the stone mansion on its shores.You will even get a look below Lake Tahoe's surface with a special video presentation of ""Sunken Treasures of Lake Tahoe"". This is a state-of-the-art video presentation showing what lies deep beneath the brilliant blue of Lake Tahoe's surface. Travel 500 feet below the waters of Glenbrook Bay to tour th the majestic vessel that cruised Lake Tahoe for 50 years before being sunk by her owners.See underwater canyons and rocky bluffs that until now have never been seen by human eyes. Cruise through recently discovered ancient forests of petrified tr
From $63.00
Small-Group Yosemite Tour from San Francisco
"Gear up for your full-day Yosemite adventure with early morning pickup from your San Francisco hotel. Relax aboard your 20-passenger luxury biodesel van across the Bay Bridge offering great views of San Francisco Bay the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.Making your way across the Central Valley — one of the largest agricultural regions in the United States — make a 10-minute stop at a street-side fruit stand for a chance to purchase some fresh local nuts or fruit. arrive at Yosemite National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its spectacular granite cliffs waterfalls massive sequoia groves and biological diversity. Start your visit with a 1.5-hour driving tour through the park’s main attraction
From $179.00

Highway 101 Tips (4)

The long and winding road.

Ok, THE THING to do at Big Sur is drive the coastal highway 101. This is a great stretch of road which is incredibly scenic. You will problay stop your car around 30 times to take great pics. Like I...
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Oct 09, 2006

Drive Highway One

Highway one between carmel and San Simeon is an absolute adventure...the Big Sur Coast is one of the most memorable drives you will ever have the privledge of doing. It hugs the coastal mtns. and...
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Mar 27, 2003

Fogged In, No Problem

Even though Highway 101 may be fogged in at times on your scenic drive, you can still get some pretty good, gothic looking pics. It almost seems like one has discovered a highway above the clouds and...
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Oct 11, 2006

CA Highway 1, not US 101!

attention tip editor! you have misplaced this tip since the US 101 South and North does not pas by the Central Coast Section of Big Sur, Only California State Route One or Highway 1 actually passes by...
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May 15, 2012
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Things to Do Near Highway 101

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Montgomery Woods State Natural Reserve

This is a great find. We saw it on the map that it was on the way from Mendocino to our next stop, Napa Valley. So glad we took the time to visit. It is a small park with about a two mile loop hike in...
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Mendocino Headlands State Park

This state park covers the entire coast line of Mendocino. Nice to explore and a great place to watch the sunset. But the mornings are just as nice. There are trails along the coast line that are...
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