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Yosemite Valley

Address: Yosemite National Park, CA
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Type: Valleys, Hiking trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best...
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Type: Valleys, Hiking trails, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We drove to the valley and enjoyed the wonderful scenery. We also hiked a whole day there, which was a great experience

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Kankakee, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

During off peak season, didn't necessarily mean less tourists. A tour gets the most out of a short visit with history, recent events and description of all the vantage points you may not get on your own. Many scenic stops along the way and trolly stops are always available to go back to special places.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Recently tried to drive through Yosemite Park on a trip from Sacramento to Las Vegas with 2 other families so 3 cars in all. Arrived at the entrance and was charged $20 per car to enter. All 3 drivers said that we were just passing through to get to Las Vegas but had to pay the $20 each anyway. The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We rented a 1929 Ford Model A and drove it to the Valley. It is truly majestic and brought the family closer. We rented mountain bikes and toured the valley and streams. I highly recommend this trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful valley featuring half dome, El capitan, bridal Vale and Yosemite falls. Merced river runs through the middle. You can dry camp or use housekeeping camp witch supplies you with some amenities. Curry village has a hotel and cabins plus food court and stores. Summer is the best time to visit but is very difficult to get a camp space.... More 

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Merced, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

Nothing compares to the glaciar cut valley of Yosemite. The water fallls are easy to view or a short hike. The granite walls that extend over 3000 feet that inhance climbers for all over the world. There many locations to see the many views of this valley. The valley village offers stores and historical displays.

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Linnich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

Hiking to the top of the Yosemite Fall was an ecstatic experience. The view is beautiful. However, be prepared to face crowds of people, especially in summer and on holiday.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Never will you ever see so many awesome sites all in one place. The valley loop is not that large. There so many sites to see, and hikes to take. From short walks to Yosemite Falls and Bridleveil Falls to more strenuous hikes up the unforgetable mist trail, you will never forget Yosemite Valley. The Valley has multiple waterfalls and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Yosemite Valley is a great place to just relax and take in the view. But while you're there, take a look around. People are out and about. Want to find something to do? All you need to do is ask someone, anyone. Everyone is very happy to share their favourite activity. Want to hike around or just walk about? Hiking... More 

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

You can turn in a circle in the middle of the valley standing in a meadow and see all the towering granite peaks of Yosemite. The valley floor is beautiful when it has snow on it and love to watch for the animals such as bobcats, bears and deer.

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