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2-Day Yosemite National Park Winter Tour from San Francisco
"Immerse yourself in the beauty and solitude of Yosemite National Park in the winter with this 2-day tour from San Francisco. Throughout your trip your guide will teach you about the history of Yosemite and give you great advice on how to get the most out of your time in the park.""""Escape to the snow-capped mountains of Yosemite National Park from San Francisco for two full days. Take a coach tour of Yosemite Valley with your guide and enjoy various activities during your free time such as hiking and snowshoeing. Soak in views o Yosemite is said to be best in the winter months!Likely to Sell Out: Rooms at the Yosemite Lodge often sell out months in advance. Reserve early to avoid disappointment"title=Highlights&1=2-day+winter+tour+of+Yosemite+National+Park+from+San+Francisco&2=Take+a+coach+tour+of+spectacular+Yosemite+Valley+and+enjoy+views+of+famous+sites+such+as+Half+Dome&3=Stay+overnight+at+the+cozy+Yosemite+Lodge+at+the+Falls&4=Choose+from+a2 days / 1 night
From $473.00
 
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
 
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

More Things to Do in Yosemite National Park

Wapama Falls

From Tueeulala Fall, the Wapama Falls trail continues on a rocky and often hot and dry trail. There are several good viewpoints of Tueeulala Falls along the way; later, as the trail approaches Wapama...
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chewy3326
Jul 04, 2006

Tueeulala Falls

Most visitors to Hetch Hetchy will never see Tueeulala Falls, an 840-foot free-leap that plunges down into the Hetch Hetchy valley. It reaches its peak in May, and usually dries out by early June; by...
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chewy3326
Jul 04, 2006

O'Shaughnessy Dam

Despite the impassioned cries of environmentalists, the O'Shaughnessy Dam was built at the mouth of Hetch Hetchy Valley, flooding a meadow and forest filled canyon. Visitors today can only see...
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chewy3326
Jul 03, 2006

Indian Village

The Indian Village near the Valley Visitor Center is a somewhat interesting outdoor museum, with rebuilt Ahwahneechee structures including a chief's house and a ceremonial roundhouse. A self-guided...
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chewy3326
Jul 03, 2006

Staircase Falls

By enlargening this photo, you'll probably be able to see the waterfall more clearly. Staircase Falls makes a drop of a few hundred feet, and the flow of the water is small; but still, it is quite...
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chewy3326
Jul 03, 2006

Inspiration Point Trail

This was probably the most interesting hike we did in Yosemite Valley, and probably not for the reasons you would think. We set out from the trailhead at Tunnel View and began to head up the Pohono...
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chewy3326
Jul 02, 2006
 
 
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Views around the park

Yosemite was, and is, a wonderful place for me to take my daughter (not to mention taking myself and my wife ;O)), got to show her some wild places and also a few things up close and personal. It is...
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Martin_S.
Jul 02, 2006

John Muir Trail

Past Clark Point, the John Muir Trail ascends gently and is sometimes level as it heads toward the top of Nevada Fall. At first, the trail is well-shaded; but nearing the fall, the trail opens up. One...
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chewy3326
Jul 01, 2006

Sentinel Bridge

Sentinel Bridge is one of the best places to view a Yosemite sunset. This bridge has been rebuilt many times since the beginning of tourism in Yosemite. Earlier bridges constricted the river and...
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chewy3326
Jun 30, 2006

Silver Strand Falls

While you're at Tunnel View, most of the tourists will be gawking at the view of the valley below. But if you're visiting in spring or early summer and want to see a rarely noticed waterfall, turn...
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chewy3326
Jun 30, 2006

Wawona Road (Hwy 41)

From the junction with the Glacier Point Road, Wawona Road (Hwy 41) begins its descent into Yosemite Valley. At first, the road allows views of the foothills and Turtleback Dome; eventually, it comes...
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chewy3326
Jun 30, 2006

Pohono Trail

The Pohono Trail starts from Glacier Point and stretches 13.6 miles down to Tunnel View in Yosemite Valley, descending 2800 feet along the way. If that sounds long to you, there is a good, shorter...
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chewy3326
Jun 30, 2006

The Fissures

Near the end of the 1.1-mile (one-way) hike from the Taft Point Parking Area, you'll find five deep cracks in a cliff; these are the fissures, chasms carved into the granite. Be careful around these;...
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chewy3326
Jun 30, 2006

Covered Bridge

The covered bridge at the Pioneer Yosemite History Center is the only covered bridge in the park. It was built by Galen Clark in the mid-19th century, then rebuilt by the National Park Service later...
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chewy3326
Jun 29, 2006

Top Hotels in Yosemite National Park

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9005 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, California, 95389, United States
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6979 Calif. 140 (P.O. Box 81), Midpines, California, 95345, United States
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Top 5 Yosemite National Park Writers

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chewy3326

"The Incomparable Valley (and Park)"
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goingsolo

"Yosemite in a day"
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richiecdisc

"On Becoming Part of the Food Chain: Yosemite"
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"Yosemite National Park"
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"Yosemite is Perhaps the Prettiest Park in the USA"
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