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Yosemite Valley

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Address: 9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912
Phone Number: (209) 372-0200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing...

Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.

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US$195.00*
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Small Group Yosemite Valley Day Trip from San Francisco
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US$118.75*
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Guided Snowshoe Hike in Yosemite
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US$156.25*
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Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite

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Stunning! And more enjoyable in the off-season

What's not to love about Yosemite? It's one of the most beautiful places on Earth and a connection to the wild. That said, in the summertime, it has become a bit of a circus. I'd... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What's not to love about Yosemite? It's one of the most beautiful places on Earth and a connection to the wild. That said, in the summertime, it has become a bit of a circus. I'd suggest a visit in the off-season or shoulder-seasons for a more enjoyable, natural experience. If you can, get out of the valley and hike. It's... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We signed up for the Ansel Adams walking photography tour and what a thrill to be so close walking on the same path as this great artist

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful park, which we were lucky to visit after a light snowfall. The services are very well organized and suitable for all budgets and ages. Great to have shuttle bus to take around the valley. No car is needed.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved every minute in this valley. Spring cascading waterfalls and the furious rushing Merced river are captivating. Wildflowers and delightful bubbling crystal clear streams. We enjoyed the museum and visiting the Grand Ahwani too, but nature takes center stage. Beautiful hiking or biking everywhere, with shuttle busses to assist. One word of caution, especially on busy weekends is that... More 

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Yosemite valley blew us away! So much natural beauty! Bring your hiking shoes, pack your lunches and enjoy this incredible experience!

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nature as God intended it to be. A spectacular place to walk around or take time to rent a bike. We were fortunate the weather was beautiful during our visit. It must be quite a sight after a snow fall.

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I really liked this area of yosemite but the park is pretty crowded so best to go on days that have the fewest people. The rocks were beautiful and it was fun to hike inspite of being a bit crowded. It was pretty warm so I would not recommend going in b the summer. Lots of young people hiking of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was in Fresno for a quick work trip. Had a free day, so I visited Yosemite. The national park was stunning. I definitely want to go back when I have more time.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend a visit to Yosemite. It's such a beautiful place. The hike up Vernal Falls was moderate and took an hour or two but it was definitely worth it.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed just outside Yosemite Valley in El Portal and it took about 30 minutes to get through all the winding roads in order to get to the visitor center. The valley itself had a nice little town feel. There were lodges, food court, campsites, a store and others. Lower Yosemite Falls is a short hike from the Yosemite lodge.... More 

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