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Description: Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best...
Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
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Awe inspiring isn't a strong enough phrase for this natural wonder. There are just too many people around so it isn't a 5 for me. But, I don't want to limit people from seeing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Awe inspiring isn't a strong enough phrase for this natural wonder. There are just too many people around so it isn't a 5 for me. But, I don't want to limit people from seeing this natural wonder. Just wish I could see it without all the roads, modern conveniences and motor-homes. In other words, I would have loved to see... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

What a stunning place to visit. The natural beauty here is amazing. We should all make a point to see the valley and trees. If you visit I advise you stay in the park for convenience. So many things for families to do. We did the float trip. Need to arrive at 10am and you will get in. It was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

From the dominating presence of El Capitan to the shy deer that roam the valley floor Yosemite always delivers a different view at every turn. The easy walk up to Mirror Lake makes it available to everyone, but the smaller rough trail that runs almost parallel on the other side of the valley floor makes you feel like the explorers... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

You have seen the pictures? Its a lot better live! Best way to see it is on a bike, and by avoiding July and August. Absolutely amazing!

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful National Parks in the USA, if not the most dramatic. Stunning views of big, vertical rock walls El Capitan and Half Dome from the valley floor and Glacier point. Wonderful drive via Tioga Pass (can be snowed out during winter) shows the valley from a 8000ft plus highway revealing Clouds Rest and Half Dome from... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It's amazing. I would recommend to go just after the winter, so you have water and is not full with people. I also would recommend to stay close to the main entrance of the park (close to the valley) and to be prepared to do the trails!!!! You have some information centers where they give you maps with details regarding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I live in the Bay Area and often visit Yosemite every summer. Whether I spend my time on a weekend hike or spend the week camping, The scenery never gets old. Yosemite is a gem! Hiking up Half Dome was on my bucket list. It was simply worth the strenuous hike. Reading through the one star ratings, just consider the... More 

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Richmond Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Words could not describe how much the valley has to offer. There were many mountains, trees, streams, meadows, trails, and (if not dry) waterfalls to discover. Anyone should be here for at least 3 days to truly appreciate its beauty. We will return for sure!

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Las Vegas, NV
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My last visit was over forty years ago and I wish I had not waited so long to see it again. If this drought ever breaks I'll be sure to go back. this is still a beautiful place to visit. Do not go there on weekends in the summer. If you qualify, get a Senior Pass so that you can... More 

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Towson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Even though California is experiencing a severe drought this summer, we were not disappointed in the beauty of Yosemite Valley. Yosemite Falls still had water! Not gushing, but nevertheless impressive. We were also pleasantly surprised to run into Ranger Shelton Johnson from the Ken Burns documentary on National Parks. I recognized his voice and had the pleasure of talking with... More 

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