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Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Attractions
— 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 recreational activities, gourmet dining, shopping, rejuvenating spa treatments... and more!

Half Dome
Magnificent Half Dome (pictured above) is one of the most spectacular sights in Yosemite 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
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.

View from Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley, California

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.



Vernal Falls, Yosemite Valley, California

Vernal Falls
Vernal Falls 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.

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Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Falls
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.


Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite Valley, California

Bridalveil Falls
The 620-ft high Bridalveil Falls (pictured above and below) is magnificent — millions of people come to see this popular Yosemite Valley attraction every year.

Bridalveil Falls, Yosemite National Park, California


Badger Pass Ski Area
Badger Pass

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.

Yosemite National Park in Northern California


Yosemite Hotels
Some of Yosemite's top park hotels include: Ahwahnee Hotel, Tenaya Lodge, Curry Village, Yosemite Lodge at the Falls... and more.

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Yosemite Valley's National Historic Landmarks
Yosemite Valley houses two National Historic Landmarks — the LeConte Memorial Lodge and the Ahwahnee Hotel.

LeConte Memorial Lodge
LeConte Memorial Lodge
Built by 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.

Ahwahnee Hotel
Ahwahnee Hotel

The 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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