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Yosemite Valley

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Address: 9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912
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(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$90.00*
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Yosemite Valley Winter Tour
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US$135.00*
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Private Guided Hiking Tour in Yosemite
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US$400.00*
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Beautiful but avoid the roads during the day

This must be one of the most beautiful places in the world. The amount of tourists that visit this place during the high season is insane though, so I recommend taking some of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mike S
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This must be one of the most beautiful places in the world. The amount of tourists that visit this place during the high season is insane though, so I recommend taking some of the side walks.

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New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've always heard that Yosemite is a "must see" and was amazing. We couldn't take in just how vast the entire park is. The mainstream attractions in the park (Yosemite Valley, sequoias) were stunning even beyond our expectations. Glad we sought out the Visitor's Center to learn about the park history, people, wildlife, geology. We went far out of our... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is so isolated that the nature is really unique. We traveled both waterfalls and the valley loop. The last one was pretty flooded but no warnings or signs were given, what raised question regarding the rangers work in the park. But, we saw a bobcat!

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Bend, Oregon
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While there are voluminous amounts which can be said of Yosemite National Park, I'll start with the most important: PLAN AHEAD. This includes where you want to stay, how much you want to spend, how much time you think you'd like to spend there, what time of year you want to go, etc. The second most important thing which needs... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yosemite is undoubtably gorgeous. In Spring, the waterfalls are gushing and the scenery is lovely. However, the park is just not set up to handle the crowds of people. We have visited over a dozen national parks, and unfortunately, none has had as poor an infrastructure to move people around as I saw in Yosemite mid week (admittedly, it was... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you frequent the national parks for tranquility you will need to look for it on the outskirts of the valley. The valley loop trail provided respite from the crowds.

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San Carlos, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took our teenage daughter who had never been to Yosemite and she was blown away by the beauty and grandeur of the park. With the snowfall this year every waterfall was flowing at maximum. Even though we are not serious hikers we found hikes to Mirror Lake, Vernal Falls and the valley which we could handle without too much... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic views. A must see rain or shine. Take a slow drive and stop as often as you like and for as long as you like. Plenty of fantastic views to take your breath away.

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San Clemente, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In the lower 48 states, Yosemite is only rivaled by Yellowstone for sheer and yet accessible natural beauty. If you only spend a day here you are cheating yourself out of all of the natural wonder which surrounds you. Every season offers you different options from day hikes to snowmobiling in the back country. Spend at least three days here,... More 

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Mountain View, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have visited Yosemite over ten times, but this one (April 2017) was the first one with kids, and best in terms of seeing waterfalls so easily in their full glory. Yosemite Falls, and Bridalveil Falls were great from every different perspective when seen from different parts of the valley. Illlilouette was amazing as seen from the Vernal Falls hike.... More 

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