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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
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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
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

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Free shuttles between the trailheads.

There are free shuttle buses in the park, which also drive to trail heads not allowed to access with your own car.The link below will bring you directly to the information about the shuttle buses on...
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Oct 31, 2007

Best way to get around the valley

Yosemite has more than 3 million visitors every year and most of them go to Yosemite Valley, so it can get very crowded especially during the summer. When you're driving, its also very easy to get...
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Apr 04, 2011

Free shuttles are great

The shuttles run until about 10p at night. The buses are air conditioned and pretty big. All the stops are numbered and you can pick up a pocket map of the schedule and bus routes. We took the shuttle...
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Apr 04, 2011

Shuttles and Hikers Buses

The best way to get around the valley is to leave your car in the day-use car park and catch the shuttle buses to wherever you wish to go. They run fairly frequently - every 20 minutes or so - are...
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Apr 04, 2011

Free shuttle bus service

Free shuttle bus service is provided throughout the eastern portion of Yosemite Valley year-round. In summer, free shuttle buses run from Wawona to Mariposa Grove and from Tioga Pass to Tenaya Lake...
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Sep 12, 2002

Yosemite Valley Shuttle Bus

The Shuttle Buses are a great way to get around Yosemite Valley. They go every 10 minutes from early morning to late at night and stop at all important places like hotels, visitor centers, trailheads...
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Apr 04, 2011

Yosemite Valley Visitor Shuttle

The Yosemite Valley shuttle is free and stops at 23 locations in the park. The shuttles are air conditioned, which is nice because it can get hot in the valley during the summer months. There are a...
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Apr 04, 2011

Be eco-friendly

Rather than driving yourself all around use the (mainly)free shuttle bus to get to the main sites in the park. It is free to get around the valley, to Wawona and the Mariposa Grove and also to...
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Apr 04, 2011

Shuttle bus transportation

The free Tuolumne Meadows shuttle bus provides convenient access throughout the Tuolumne Meadows area between the Tuolumne Lodge and Olmsted Point (including Tenaya Lake) during the summer. In...
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Apr 04, 2011

Shuttel Buses Are A Great Option

Yosemite is yet another National Park that can help get you around. Just check out a shuttle schedule and enjoy the scenery and ride.
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Apr 04, 2011
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Things to Do Near Yosemite National Park

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Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake was empty when we visited this place on 12 September 2009. Even though the lack of water was unexpected, it was quite an interesting sight and we also had the rare opportunity to stand on...
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Ahwahnee Hotel

We didn't stay at the Ahwahnee Hotel, so I can't comment on its lodging attributes, but we did have a few rounds at the bar after a long day of hiking, and we spent about 30-40 minutes walking around...
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Half Dome

The half dome is one of the most popular hikes in Yosemite. At over 400 feet incline, it is a difficult hike. The trail runs 12 miles; 6 miles each way. It is a seven hour hike in all. Since I was...
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This is a must do, even if there is traffic. The views are amazing and there are plenty of parking along side the road if there is a view you would like to see a little longer.Coming into the valley,...
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Glacier Point

Nothing prepares you for what you see when you get to Glacier Point in Yosemite. It is a high point way above the valley floor. From the gate, it is about a 25-30 minute drive. There is parking and...
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We went to Yosemite in July, it was perfect, the weather is not too hot then. We went on a hike, an easy one, passing by the Yosemite Falls, it's really beautiful. It's at 2,425 ft. There are several...
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