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Private Yosemite National Park Day Trip from San Francisco
"Depart the urban jungle for a private tour of the awe-inspiring natural wonders of Yosemite National Park. Your adventure begins with a 7am pickup at your central San Francisco hotel and then you can just sit back and relax on the drive to the park. You’ll pass through the Central Valley and ascend into the Sierra foothills before being greeted at Yosemite by jaw-dropping views of the valley. Magnificent granite cliffs slope into the which was carved out by glaciers thousands of years ago.You’ll have about four hours total to explore the treasure of the valley so be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes. Listen to your guide as he explains the natural forces that have formed and changed Yosemite over the years. Stroll the pedestrian paths or rent a bike (own expense) for a refreshing way to see the base of th Half Dome and pose for postcard-perfect photos in front of multiple waterfalls. Take in the fresh air and consider dipping your toes in the crystal-clear river that flows through the center of the valley.Continue exploring Yosemite’s bounty of activities a stopping at Half Dome for sweeping views of the valley
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Yosemite National Park Day Trip from San Francisco
"Begin your journey with hotel pickup by luxury bus or van complete with posh amenities like hardwood style floors in the bus. After crossing the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge you'll travel through the Great Central Valley and into the Sierra foothills where the Forty-Niners panned for gold. Following the beautiful Merced River to the Sierra Nevada Mountains you'll enter Yosemite National Park. Glaciers cut through these mountains forming the spectacular granite monuments you'll see throughout the park. There are many sights and activities to keep you occupied. Visit the Ansel Adams art gallery or rent a bike (own expense). Spend time at the visitor's center to learn more about th reconvene and head back to San Francisco driving through the Stanislaus National Forest
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Experience Yosemite: Beginner or Advanced Photography Lesson
"People have been photographing Yosemite since 1859 when Charles Weed took the first salt print photo of Yosemite Falls. Since then artists like Ansel Adams Carlton Watkins and Edward Weston have produced stunning unforgettable photographs of the Yosemite Valley and High Sierra. Choose a basic or advanced photography lesson depending on your skill level and preferences. Your photography adventure starts at 3:30pm and your exact trailhead departure point will be confirmed after booking. Follow your guide in your car or on foot through Yosemite National Park to your photo locations. Along with your own camera be sure to bring along any other equipment you'll need such as a sturdy tripod
From $281.00

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Murphys Marker

One of the principal mining communities in Calaveras County, named for the discoverer of gold on the flat in 1849. The objective of many immigrants coming over the Sierras by Ebbetts Pass, Murphys...
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Mercer Caverns

The town of Murphys is rather small. Its main attraction is the spectacular Mercer Caverns, located about a mile outside of the town. We visited the cave in 2015 over Memorial Day weekend. We just...
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Taste Calaveras Wines

I was surprised to see so many vineyards in this area. Visiting "wineries and tasting rooms" sems a popular weekend activity with some of my American friends and relations. There were many such...
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Museum wall covered with plaques

I was heading for the Old Timers Museum housed in the Traver Building. Built in 1856 it is the oldest stone building in town and because of its solid structure and iron shuttered windows was one of...
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Take a walk up and down Main St.

There is plenty to keep you occupied for several hours - even allowing that early in the season not all facilities were open on a Wednesday.Thankfully not one branch of any of the fast food chain...
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Downtown Murphys

Strolling the streets of downtown Murphys, one can enjoy the atmosphere of a 19th century Gold Rush town, still well-preserved.
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Murphys Old Timers Museum

This is a little museum on local history and the Gold Rush. It's in an old stone building on Main Street.
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76 Main Street, Murphys, California, 95247, United States
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134 Highway 4, One block West of Main Street and Highway 4, Murphys, California, 95247, United State
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457 Main St., Murphys, California, 95247, United States
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271 Jones St, Murphys, California, 95247, United States
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402 Main St., , Murphys, California 95247
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"Murphys ~ Queen of the Sierra"
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