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Yosemite Valley

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Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389-9912
(209) 372-0200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

El cap is huge. What is that huge thing of a rock. It’s unreal. Half of the visitors are climbers and half are tourists.

Thank SilveryQueen
Reviewed 3 days ago

With an out of state couple, my wife and I drove to Yosemite National Park in early October 2018. We went on a weekend day after a day of rain. Our day had some clouds and sunshine which made for some spectacular views and photos....More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great day in the park. Lots of walking and lots of beauty Highly recommend a visit at any and all age groups

Thank Debby A
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I organised a private tour to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco and enjoyed every minute. Our driver showed us the best photo spots and we hit all the highlights in the day. We visited on a Tuesday so there were no...More

Thank DCHManager
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yosemite National Park is a very big park that would require a few days to explore. My wife and I took a day trip here from San Francisco to see some of the highlights. The scenery is very good. Wish we had more time to...More

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take your time driving or walking around the valley, stopping to have walks or take pictures. This place is indescribably beautiful.

Thank Sheryl F
Reviewed 5 days ago

This valley is part of the truly stunning Yosemite National Park which we managed to drive through, and do a little walking in, on our long US road trip this fall. The views around the park are a delight to the eyes and really are...More

Thank GTSSurrey
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a wet October weekday. Even at 10am and in the rain there was no parking at all in the two carparks near the main Lodge and Village, just a long stream of cars driving round all looking for a spot and nobody...More

Thank HelenGLondon
Reviewed 6 days ago

Choose your time of the year, we took a long trek specifically to photograph this lake and mountain view. (October) The lake was bone dry, not great for the camera shot.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Four hours from San Fransisco and you will see this amazing place with the tallest sequoia trees, waterfalls, and you can climb El Capitan if your into that, it’s best to stay overnight there are many places to stay depending on your budget the Majestic...More

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Gemma W
10 October 2018|
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Response from davidamcevoy | Reviewed this property |
Gemma, Highly recommend staying in park. You will pay a little more for food and accommodation but no travel time each day. There is a fantastic bus service in the park so you can park your car and forget it until you leave... More
31 July 2018|
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Response from Pamela L | Reviewed this property |
This morning, August 2nd, the local news reported Yosemite National Park will be closed through tomorrow, August 3rd. This closure has been extended twice so far. If you are coming to California anyway I would suggest you... More
17 June 2018|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
Two correct answers below. Make sure you arrive to glacier point before 9am to have the best shot at getting a parking spot without circling and searching for a long time. I arrived about 1pm and circled the parking lot... More