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Address: Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA
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Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent...
This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.
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Great views and you can just drive to the parking lot to get there. A good alternative to the other viewpoints that you have to hike to.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great views and you can just drive to the parking lot to get there. A good alternative to the other viewpoints that you have to hike to.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Want to feel close to God? Spend the time, make the drive and take it in. It is my favorite spot on earth. Such beauty will make you Awestruck.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Glacier Point will give you a great view of Yosemite valley. It's well worth the drive out there which is about 1 hour from the gate on Hwy 41. The speed limit is 35mph and there are plenty of pullouts for slower vehicles throughout the park. The road gets a bit narrow with tight turns at the parking lot. Otherwise,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

You need a tour bus to get you there is you didn't come by car as that is the only other means of getting there because of the narrow winding road not recommented for anything larger.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are in Yosemite you probably have a car SO drive those 40 miles and enjoy this amazing location. Stop of at Sentinel rock too if you can

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We first try to get up with a car around 11 am, not possible, came back the next day at 8 am and had the place for ourselves and had an outdoor breakfast! The view is so extremly nice, saw a big deer on the way up too

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Glacier Point provides one of the best views in all of Yosemite without breaking a sweat (unless road rage gets in your head!). Although you'll be driving for quite a while before getting there, the view is certainly one you cannot miss! Get your reflexes ready and snap a picture while the other tourists clear out some space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A must, if you only have a short time in Yosemite this needs to be on your "must do" list. The views across the valley are unbelievable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Magnificent views over Yosemite national park. A 35 mile drive from the entrance to the park but what a view. A must when visiting.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Do not miss. Take the bus up from the valley floor early in the morning and then hike down to the valley via Nevada and Vernal Falls.

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Address: Yosemite Lodge Resort origin, Yosemite National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yosemite National Park

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