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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Did a road trip that took in Yosemite Valley. Was sooo looking forward to it but was really disappointed by the thousands of people and cars. I was expecting a more peaceful place. The waterfalls and views when looking skywards are amazing but at ground level it was faces, cars and bikes! Don't buy anything to eat there, expensive. Take... More

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93 reviews 93 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I could have stayed and stared at this place for days on end and never have gotten bored! The natural beauty is astounding!a must see for everyone!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I came here for one day. Not enough. Beautiful trails, nice waterfalls and the mountains with snow...breathtaking. I think this is a 3 day adventure for sure. I saw people with RV's and tents but that is not my cup of tea. However it is well organised for people that wanna camp. You also have hotels and guest houses which... More

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Augusta, GA
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312 reviews 312 reviews
131 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We organized this tour upon check-in at the Ahwahnee Hotel, where we were staying. It was $25.00 a piece and well worth it for two hours. We rode on a topless vehicle that was a hybrid semi/bus. Never seen anything like it. A park ranger rode backwards facing us and talked the entire way pointing out specific things and giving... More

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Sunnyvale, CA
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149 reviews 149 reviews
44 attraction reviews
493 helpful votes 493 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

1. Yosemite Valley is the main destination for travelers visiting Yosemite National Park. They say that 90% of the visitors to the Park only visit the Valley. 2. There are three entrances to Yosemite National Park, in the north, the west, and the south. The north is through Groveland, the west through Mariposa, and the south through Fresno. All roads... More

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Naples, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

I dont' think Yosemite gets the hype it should. The views of the Sierra Mountian,s Sequoias and waterfalls are out of this world.

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Nature has created the most amazing place on earth, and to describe it will always fall short, that is, you MUST see it to believe it!! The majestic walls of granite and other varied stone frame the most gorgeous valley on earth. I think whichever human laid eyes on it for the first time, thought they'd found the Garden of... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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312 reviews 312 reviews
141 attraction reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Yosemite Valley is located in the Western Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, about 200 miles directly east of San Francisco. Yosemite Valley is the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park and I think is the main attraction in the Park. Yosemite Valley is home to many of the famous waterfalls and cliffs that make Yosemite National Park famous. This park is... More

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Glendale, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you have one choice to go anywhere in the world, pick Yosemite Valley. This is nature's cathedral. As you drive through the Wawona Tunnel and behold the magnificent valley appear with the towering granite edifices of El Capitan and Half Dome, you are captured by the wonder of Mother Earth. If you haven't visited Yosemite, then you missed the... More

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you're anywhere near Yosemite it is definitely worth making the trip into the park and through the valley. There are numerous places to see gorgeous mountains, amazing waterfalls, and just the majesty of nature. Give yourself at least 3-4 hours if you want to make all the stops. Be careful about the time of year you visit, however, we... More

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