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Segway Eco Tour in Punta Cana
"Your transport will take you to the Segway base camp south of the airport to the lush private grounds of Punta Cana. At camp you'll receive a welcome cocktail and some safety instructions and tips on how to maneuver your Segway. Never ridden a Segway before? No problem! Just a few revs back and forth and you'll have the hang of it in no time.With everyone on their Segw our excursion takes you through the winding wooded paths of the renowned Punta Cana Ecological Reserve which provides a safe habitat for an abundance of birds reptiles
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La Cana Golf Club Package in Punta Cana
"This P.B. Dye golf course now offers 27-holes on Tortuga Hacienda or Arrecife you will always find the charm and challenges that P.B. Dye designs offer. With turquoise waters winding and rolling fairways and hidden bunkers you will truly love to experience this great golf course.All Confirmed Tee Time Reservations Include Round Trip Transportation from your Punta Cana area hotel Range Balls for Practice Golf Cart and Green Fee."""
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Punta Cana OceanSide Golf Course 2-Round Package
"Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is a widely-known world class golf destination offering many varied courses but ONLY three Oceanside golf courses Punta Espada at Cap Cana Corales Golf Club and the 27 holes of La Cana Golf Club located in the Puntacana Resort. Take this opportunity to play two amazing golf courses in Punta Cana La Cana and Corales. Designed by PB Dye and Tom Fazio these are 2 of the best OceanSide golf courses in the Dominican Republic.La Cana Golf Club one of the first and most popular courses in the Punta Cana/Bavaro area. La Cana’s ocean front and sea view holes are a sight to behold. This P.B. Dye golf course now offers 27-holes on Tortuga Hacienda or Arrecife you will always find the charm and challenges that P.B. Dye designs offer. With turquoise waters
From $549.00

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Merced River

The Merced River is the knife in Yosemite granite's butter. It has slowly eroded the valley in modern geological times after the receding glaciers had left their massive scars. It is the noise that...
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iandsmith
Jul 11, 2011

Walking

If you're into walking, you've come to the right place. You can hike the flats, you can climb the hills, you can follow rivers, it's simply a great place for stretching the legs and it caters for all...
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iandsmith
Jul 04, 2011

A Quiet Branch of the Merced River

This branch of the Merced River threads its way through the small village of Wawona. The main flow travels eighty-one miles through the southern part of Yosemite National Park and has been designated...
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VeronicaG
Aug 20, 2007

Lazy Merced River From Swinging Bridge

Although ice cold in spring, by August parts of the Merced River are surprisingly war and a great place for kids to splash and play. The alpine river has a sandy bottom along the area of meadows in...
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atufft
Jun 02, 2007

Little Yosemite Valley

The Merced River flows down through Little Yosemite Valley, down Nevada and then Vernal Falls, to Yosemite Creek. The Mist Trail follows this valley. It's not only the falls that are beautiful, but...
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Tom_Fields
Apr 11, 2007

Happy Isles

The Happy Isles are on the Merced River. From the Yosemite shuttle bus, you exit at the Happy Isles stop to hike the Mist Trail (which leads to Vernal and Nevada Falls). So take a few minutes to visit...
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Tom_Fields
Apr 11, 2007

THE River of Yosemite Valley

If you spend any time in Yosemite Valley, you'll know this river. It runs right through the middle, and just upstream are Vernal Falls, and then Nevada Falls. My favorite areas are upstream of Nevada...
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Fewf
Oct 06, 2006

Yosemite, the Merced River

Parralling the western entrance to Yosemite is the Merced River, not an impressive river by any means, but the setting of the forest covered hills and the gentle sweep of the small valley does give it...
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Martin_S.
Jun 30, 2006

Reflections in the river

Here is a picture of Yosemite Falls with a reflection in the Merced river, or a branch of it that is meandering through the meadows.The must do activity here is walking in the meadows of the valley....
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frank_delargy
Dec 20, 2004

Merced River Viewpoint

When traveling tward the valley floor on Big Oak Flat Road their is this wonderful viewpoint just after one of the three tunnels on your way down. The parking lot is on the right side as you are...
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GuthrieColin
Nov 22, 2004

View from the Merced River

A lovely view from the Merced River shown here.The Merced River area offers fantastic views of the tall mountains that surround the Yosemite Valley.Actually the height of these mountains are...
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shivan
Sep 20, 2004

A duck

Leoleo, while in the water, started shouting (again??) telling me, ordering me to take a picture of that duck.She said "Give me the camera! Give me the camera! I'll take the picture!" Giving my...
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shivan
Sep 20, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Merced River

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Le Conte Memorial

Along the road on the south side of Yosemite Valley, there is a curious stone memorial to an early director of the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club remains one of the largest and most vocal non-profit...
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Mist Trail

We hiked the "Mist Trail" in June 2010 and it was about a four hour round trip. We only walked up to Vernal Falls, which is the first set of falls and then took the top route back down again to the...
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Museum

For first time visitors, this place is a must see place. There is a complex of museum, theater, and visitors center just west of Yosemite Village. The visitor's center provides basic education about...
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