Travel — California
Yosemite National Park
— Bridalveil, Vernal & Yosemite Falls
— El Capitan & Half Dome
— Glacier Point
Fun Yosemite Attractions
Yosemite National Park is a popular year-round vacation destination — enjoy
fabulous mountain and valley views, fun outdoor
gourmet dining, shopping, rejuvenating spa treatments... and more!
Magnificent Half Dome (pictured above) is one of the most spectacular sights
Valley — and one of its most
photographed areas. The sheer granite dome rises 4,737 feet above the valley
floor — it's
popular with hikers the world over.
Glacier Point is a "must-see" during your visit to Yosemite.
The scenic Glacier Point overlook stands at over 7,000 feet about Yosemite Valley — the
views are absolutely breathtaking.
Glacier Point is located on the south wall of Yosemite Valley,
above Curry Village — it's about an hour's drive from the valley on Glacier
Point Road, off Hwy 41.
is one of the shortest trails in Yosemite National Park — it's also one
of the most spectacular. Expect crowds, especially during peak season. Don't
forget your digital camera — there are plenty of great photo ops.
Yosemite Visitor Center
Visit Yosemite Visitor Center for more info on Yosemite. Take a ranger-led
or self-guided walk to learn about wildlife, geology and the history of Yosemite.
More Info on Yosemite Visitor Center
Located in Yosemite Valley, the 2,425-foot-high Yosemite Falls (pictured above)
is the highest in North America.
It is one of Yosemite's most
popular attractions, especially
during late spring when the waterfalls are at their most spectacular.
The 620-ft high Bridalveil Falls (pictured above and below) is magnificent — millions
of people come to see this popular Yosemite Valley attraction every
Badger Pass Ski Area
During winter months, Yosemite offers downhill
skiing at Badger Pass — as well as cross-country
skiing and snowshoeing
at Badger Pass,
Crane Flat and the Mariposa Grove.
Some of Yosemite's top park hotels include:
Ahwahnee Hotel, Tenaya Lodge, Curry Village, Yosemite Lodge at
the Falls... and
on Yosemite Hotel Reservations with Hotels.com
Yosemite Valley's National Historic
Yosemite Valley houses two National Historic Landmarks — the
LeConte Memorial Lodge and the Ahwahnee Hotel.
LeConte Memorial Lodge
the Sierra Club in 1903, LeConte Memorial Lodge was Yosemite's
first public information center — it's visited by over 15,000
visitors a year.
The LeConte Memorial is open Wed thru'
Sun 10am-4pm from May thru September.
world-famous Ahwahnee Hotel is one of Yosemite National Park's
most popular attractions — offering views of Yosemite
Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point.
Opened in 1927, the AAA Four-Diamond Hotel is
famous for its magnificent architecture and Indian artifacts. Even
if you don't plan on staying in this historic hotel, it's well
worth a visit — or better yet, enjoy a lunch or dinner
in its fabulous dining room.
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