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Yosemite Valley

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Address: 9035 Village Dr, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
Phone Number: (209) 372-0200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing...

Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.

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It was really hot the day before we went so we were worried it was going to be deadly but it's actually fairly well shaded. We did the mist trail. It was very scenic and... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was really hot the day before we went so we were worried it was going to be deadly but it's actually fairly well shaded. We did the mist trail. It was very scenic and beautiful. It took about 5 hours but we didn't rush and had a little picnic at the top. It was fairly busy. Take lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been to visit San Francisco several times in the past years but this is the first time that there was enough time to visit Yosemite national park. It was quite amazing to see and explore. We drove and stopped at certain points of interest but the entire park was a sight to behold. What a gift from nature!... More 

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Roanoke Rapids, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was encourage to do a tour of Yosemite while visiting SF. I turned 50 this year and I'm starting to realize the need to take advantage of every opportunity so I decided to complete the 16 hour journey. Our tour driver was knowledgeable but a little aggressive (blowing horns). I know it is a hard job keeping on schedule... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Yosemite valley was beautiful but the crowds were terrible. Everything is spread out in most national parks but the 7 mile valley packs everybody in a small area. We didn't camp but looking at the campgrounds people looked packed in. The scenery was great just be prepared to be crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent place to visit but use the shuttle bus to get around the valley floor. The bus has its own lane in the one way circuit and is not held up each afternoon in the traffic snarl (3 hrs our first afternoon). Shuttle visits everything you want to see.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

July. Hot. Huge crowds. Thousands of cars all cramming to get....nowhere fast. This is the most photographed park in the nation. But something has to give when 500,000 people want the same parking place in a valley with limited space. Go in a non-peak month if you can because it is gorgeous. We will never try summer again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a place! I don't know what we were expecting before arriving but having looked at plenty of photos we knew we were going to be impressed. What we saw first hand, though, was probably like a lot of great scenic places around the world in that the pictures can never do it justice. The size and awesome beauty have... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like connecting with nature, this is one of the places to visit. beautiful, we visited the lower falls, bridal veil falls, tunnel view. we visited two days, stayed at chukchansi resort and drove to Yosemite both days. I would love to stay at the park and enjoy the sunset and sunrise. I am so glad we took the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting Yosemite was one of the biggest goals on my bucket list and I loved the entire trip there. The camping, the trails, the village and of course everything else in the valley. I hope to return many more times in the future to this magical place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A magnificent park with just about everything including waterfalls, mountains, valleys, rivers, and huge trees. Good roads that are excellent to quietly explore the park at leisure.

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