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Glacier Point

Yosemite National Park, CA
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$119*
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Yosemite Hiking Excursion
99%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Owner description: This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent...
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Owner description: This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
26 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We've been to Glazier Point a couple of times now and the view is breathtaking! It's a place that you have got to go to! Worth the drive!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The view from Glacier Point is one of the best anywhere in the world. It's truly awesome. A bit like the Grand Canyon, it's hard to take in the scale, but it's much more scenic. Easily accessible too. If you've not been, it's a must. Go there!

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NJ
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186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We were attending a wedding ceremony that was being held in the park. What a stunning destination wedding. We drove to Glacier Point. The road zig zags up to the Point and it takes about 45 minutes to get there. On the way up, we noticed many cars had pulled over so we decided to do the same. Everyone was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I thought that Tunnel View was amazing and then I saw Glacier Point. There were quite a few people there but they were so awed by the beauty, virtually no-one was talking. People were just staring in astonishment. You have to see this area to believe it. If I lived in California, I would visit Yosemite as often as possible... More 

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Melbourne Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had a perfect day to visitfresh, with blue skies and no wind What an amazing and beautiful part of Yosemite. It overlooked many of the attractions including El Capitan, Sentinel Rock and waterfalls within the park and gave a great sense of the size of the area with perfect viewing. charge your cameras and iPhones is all I can... More 

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Bonita, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The views from Glacier Point are inspiring. You can see three waterfalls and all of the valley. While there we watched a huge bobcat climb a crop of rocks and look down at some tourists who had their backs to him admiring the view of the valley. It looked like he was deciding on lunch! Take the hike from Glacier... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It's a relatively easy hike, so the "bang for buck" equation is almost unsurpassed in nature. Make sure your camera is fully charged before your visit!

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Costa Mesa, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The views. This is a once in a lifetime view of the valley. Roads are often closed in winter, but in fall, keep an eye out for them reopening.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Glacier Point is the easiest way to see the spectacular vastness and views of the Yosemite Valley. I was more impressed with Taft Point since it is more natural and doesn't feel like a tourist location, but it's also a mile hike through the woods and with no railings it is not a place you want to bring kids. Glacier... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Come up to Glacier Point for the best view of Half Dome (and great views in general). One of the iconic symbols of Yosemite.

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