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Yosemite Valley

Yosemite National Park, CA
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Type: Valleys, Hiking Trails
Description: Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
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Riyadh
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We stayed in the housekeeping camp for two nights in October. The drive from San Francisco was great. The valley is surrounded all round by tall redwood trees. We managed to see deer in the camp ground and a bear in the nearby curry village. The camp itself is very basic. You can rent blankets, pillows and bed sheets for... More

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Westborough MA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Yosemite is a beautiful park full of wonderful hikes and staggering views. Although its a vast place, you can hit all the key sites in a few days. Yosemite offers a free shuttle bus to take you to various hikes, water falls and lodges. We were there in Oct and the weather was spectacular. It was in the 70's during... More

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Jonestown, PA
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153 reviews 153 reviews
35 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This is a park we always wanted to see. Many people have told us about it, so when we finally had the opportunity, we jumped on it. We entered from the east. The scenery was spectacular! It took a while to go to the west and then drop down into the valley itself. We noted with interest that the main... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1,293 reviews 1,293 reviews
904 attraction reviews
1,328 helpful votes 1,328 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

It is small wonder that Yosemite's 3600 sq km attracts an incredible 4 million people to California's Sierra Nevada annually. That's a lot of bodies glistening with perspiration, aspirations and excitement. With granite mountains that hulk skyward and giant sequoias that have habitated this region since the middle Ages, the meadows and waterfalls create Yosemite as a premier address. My... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We availed of the free shuttle bus, hopping off and on at various spots and going for a walk now and then. We also went to the film and visited the museum and Indian village. We had come on the free shuttle from Wawona which left at 8.30 a.m. from there, returning at 3.30 pm., so did not have much... More

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jcsfla
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I recently camped 2 nights in Yosemite. The scenery is spectacular and I highly recommend it. My main advice though is that the temperature drops by about 30 degrees or more at night. When we were there it went from 67 during the day to 35 at night. You can rent bedding for $2.50 pp per night... More

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California, Maryland
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We spent 7 hrs there, and realized we needed to plan another trip in the future. You could spend weeks here. Another picture perfect view was around every bend. We saw Half Dome, El Capitan, and Inspiration point. Beautiful thick redwood forests. Humbled by the majesty of God's Creation. Amazed by the determination of those explored and discovered these lands.... More

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Want to go back and spend more time at Yosemite, the views and scenery are absolutely stunning a real 'wonder of the world'.... Allow more time and take some food for a BBQ there ar eplenty of these areas set up for you to use and we wish we had had more time to enjoy....

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Start early if your going hiking or biking to miss the large crowds. Like nature choose sights not so traveld by the tourist. If you like large groups of people then make a point to go during peak summer days. Always remember to be safe and take water with you.

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Bourbonnais, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Only one word is needed...spectacular. Jaw dropping beauty when you enter the valley. Every one needs to visit Yowemite in their lifetime.

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