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Yosemite National Park
Tucked into the mountains of California, Yosemite National Park is renowned for its granite cliffs and waterfalls. Half Dome and El Capitan are two of the formations made famous by photographer Ansel Adams. The valley is open year-round for camping, hiking, and climbing. Traffic is congested during peak season and park rangers encourage visitors to use the free shuttle system. For upscale visits, the Ahwahnee Hotel, built in 1927, is chic and luxurious.   

All things to do » Things to do

Glacier Point
Glacier Point
This rustic geological formation is most famous for the magnificent sunsets that can be viewed from its top.
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Valley
Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
Attraction type: Valleys
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Tunnel View
Tunnel View
Attraction type: Lookouts
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Half Dome
Half Dome
Major rock formation in Yosemite.
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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Sentinel Dome
Sentinel Dome
At 4,150 feet high, this peak offers an extensive view.
Attraction type: Geologic Formations
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room
The Majestic Yosemite Dining Room
Price: $20 - $35
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Big Trees Lodge Dining Room
Big Trees Lodge Dining Room
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Degnan's Deli
Degnan's Deli
Cuisines: American, Fast Food, Delicatessen
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Mountain Room Restaurant
Mountain Room Restaurant
Price: $10 - $29
Cuisines: American, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Mountain Room Lounge
The Mountain Room Lounge
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Housekeeping Camp
Housekeeping Camp
$55 - $65
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Half Dome Village
1.0 of 5
Half Dome Village
$110 - $218
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Yosemite Vacation Homes
Yosemite Vacation Homes
$135 - $500

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Yosemite Valley Lodge
Yosemite Valley Lodge
$260 - $429
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Big Trees Lodge
2.0 of 5
Big Trees Lodge
$292 - $322
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Yosemite's Scenic Wonders Vacation Rentals
3.5 of 5
Yosemite's Scenic Wonders Vacation Rentals
$331 - $470
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
$580 - $752
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Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
4.0 of 5
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
$165 - $442
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Fish Camp
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