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Yosemite Valley

Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
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Type: Hiking Trails, Valleys, Outdoors
Owner description: Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best...
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Type: Hiking Trails, Valleys, Outdoors
Owner description: Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Nothing in the World is like Yosemite Valley! The steepest, sheerest, most lofty, and breathtaking granite edifices. Consider visiting in the Winter, less crowds. Beware accommodation expense.

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Marin County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

The drought didn't provide the classic snow-dusted valley but for first-timers to Yosemite, it was FANTASTIC, AWESOME, WONDERFUL, AWE-INSPIRING. What an incredible place. Now I need to take another look at Ansel Adams' photographs and read John Muir's "The Yosemite". Really, the only thing that will deter me from returning is the summer season when tourist competition is very high... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

I drove for two weeks all over the west coast and this was one of the highlight's,stunningly beautiful scenery.A must see for all nature lover's.

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I love seeing the mountains, the river, and the waterfalls. The hiking trails are beautiful and well maintained.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

We took a tour from San Francisco that visited Yosemite and another park full of sequoia trees. The tour was long, from 7-9pm or so, but it was soooo worth it. The views in Yosemite, the falls, the dome, the river, etc were all beautiful. It would be awesome to get to do rafting after the winter when the rivers... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We've been to Yosemite Valley a couple of times now and every time we go it gets better! There is lots to see and do and we always spend the whole day there. What a fantastic place!

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NE Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

When driving into the park, there is a good-sized pull-out for parking. From here you get a magnificent view of the valley, with El Capitan in the distance. There are no signs of life or park activity from this point, so you're viewing the area just as early explorers viewed it.

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Bayside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Nice. Stupid form requires 50 characters, I wish I had never started this series of questions just to get in a drawing for some prize.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Fantastic views, tranquil settings an absolute must if you are in the area. Caters for all whether you are an avid walker / climber to just enjoying a view point. Nature is also fantastic with such an array to see. Would definitely go back again and again!

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Ben Tre, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We are family of 4 visited this place in October in a Motohome. We were amazed with the beauty of Nature here even though we have been told it was not the best time for it. The drive was very scenic, the road was windy so prepare for 20 mile/ per hours max. We expected Yosemite village Center is more... More 

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