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Inside Background
RIM FIRE INFORMATION AND ALTERNATE ROUTES, YOSEMITE SPECIFIC This is a...
Last edited: August 31, 2013
All information is accurate as of November 2010.  Some updates made in 2013...
Last edited: November 8, 2015
Encountering wildlife like a bear is an amazing privilege. There's nothing...
Last edited: September 16, 2011
When is the best time to visit Yosemite? The answer will vary based on who a...
Last edited: April 4, 2016
There are a number of choices of accommodations in the Yosemite area; this page...
Last edited: July 29, 2016
Getting a reservation for a campsite in Yosemite National Park, especially one...
Last edited: April 1, 2016
While Yosemite is probably #1 destination for nature lovers in the United...
Last edited: April 24, 2014
How do I get from Las Vegas to Yosemite?     The most scenic route from Las...
Last edited: March 5, 2013
Most of the following information is on the Park website. However, there are a...
Last edited: December 26, 2014
As far back as the time of Aristotle, it was known that both a bright Sun and a...
Last edited: May 12, 2007
Some folks love the visual of a map.  There are hundreds of maps for Yosemite...
Last edited: June 29, 2016
There are a number of choices of accommodations in the Yosemite area; this page...
Last edited: September 20, 2016
Things to consider when thinking about a visit in September, October, or...
Last edited: September 4, 2016
Visiting Yosemite National Park in March, April, May, or early June is a great...
Last edited: September 4, 2016
For many Yosemite visitors, a walk among Giant Sequoias is a highlight.  These...
Last edited: July 24, 2015
Visiting Yosemite National Park in December, January, February, or March can...
Last edited: April 30, 2014
Background Reading The Photographer's Guide to Yosemite, Michael Frye Yosemite...
Last edited: August 23, 2006
This is a plan for visitors who prefer extensive hiking adventures and fewer...
Last edited: January 28, 2010
Accessibility in Yosemite National Park   One of the best aspects of this...
Last edited: April 27, 2016
Yosemite National Park has begun keeping an updated public transportation we...
Last edited: May 2, 2013
Yosemite National Park is home to one of the most popular waterfalls in the...
Last edited: March 1, 2016
Sometimes when one travels to a location for the first time, a person doesn’t...
Last edited: October 12, 2016
If your trip is just to Yosemite and not to other destinations, selecting the...
Last edited: February 16, 2016
The end of May tends to be peak waterfall season, with meadows green and...
Last edited: March 31, 2016
Yosemite Videos National Park Service (NPS) compilation of all the webcams and...
Last edited: July 4, 2013
Inside Things to Do
You can challenge yourself by hiking Half Dome and viewing many of the...
Last edited: August 22, 2009
 Foresta, Yosemite Foresta is a small subdivision located within the boundaries...
Last edited: December 6, 2012
Taking public transportation from San Francisco to Yosemite is easy, and you...
Last edited: February 8, 2016
Here is a couple bits of information: Watch for wildlife on the road.  Mule...
Last edited: December 12, 2009
One of the joys in childhood was the family cabin in Yosemite. The winters were...
Last edited: March 30, 2013
Combining these three trails into one loop is a great way to enjoy views, a...
Last edited: July 10, 2014
Wawona is a small community of private property entirely surrounded by the...
Last edited: June 1, 2016
Start with the map.  National Park map  http://www.nps.go...   This description...
Last edited: April 19, 2015
Spring, Summer, & Fall - take a ranger led walk or stroll. Yosemite Guide...
Last edited: April 30, 2015
This is an itinerary with three days suggested.  The days can be done in any...
Last edited: March 9, 2015
It’s fairly easy to drive in Yosemite National Park and to explore on your own...
Last edited: October 13, 2016
The addition of a free shuttle along Glacier Point Road has already been both a...
Last edited: September 4, 2016
This small grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite is located near Crane Flat and...
Last edited: August 8, 2012
Location Information: Fern Springs is a small spring near the beginning of the...
Last edited: June 1, 2013
Bring your kids to Yosemite! There is plenty for your family to do and so many...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
Bring your toddler, preschooler, or little one to Yosemite! There's plenty for...
Last edited: October 12, 2012
Your first drive into Yosemite Valley is an experience in and of itself; you...
Last edited: April 15, 2016
Advice from other travelers is one of the best aspects of TripAdvisor.  Here is...
Last edited: April 1, 2016
Insiders know that the best time to visit Yosemite is during a full moon.  The...
Last edited: October 17, 2012
Yosemite West is a private property community that offers over 150 units...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
Permits are required seven days a week. For day hikers, permits are once again...
Last edited: April 5, 2016
Closed for Restoration  Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias is Closed  Reopening...
Last edited: July 6, 2015
Sentinel Dome offers one of the best and easiest accessed views in Yosemite...
Last edited: August 16, 2015
Tioga Pass is the only Yosemite entrance on the eastern side of the Park...
Last edited: May 31, 2013
Inside Dining Scene
When driving on Highway 395 between Mammoth Lakes and Lake Tahoe, try to plan a...
Last edited: March 21, 2008
 At the Wawona Hotel you will dine in Victorian elegance.  The outside dining...
Last edited: November 14, 2006
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 27, 2016
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: September 15, 2016
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?   100°F...
Last edited: December 21, 2015
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is not mandatory in most of the United States, it is customary in...
Last edited: June 26, 2016
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 21, 2014
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: February 28, 2015
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 2, 2010
I have in the past, hired from Alamo, but having never needed to amend...
Last edited: September 12, 2016
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: December 17, 2015
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
A popular holiday destination for international travellers is the United States...
Last edited: November 6, 2014
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: May 4, 2014
An important task prior to your international travel is to determine what visa...
Last edited: August 30, 2014
How to Save Money while travelling - Transportation A major expenditure when...
Last edited: October 20, 2014
When traveling, one of the major expenditures that must be planned is food and...
Last edited: September 19, 2014
A common discussion within travel communities is the question of independent...
Last edited: September 17, 2014
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 8, 2013
A common question seen on many of the Tripadvisor forums is something along the...
Last edited: October 26, 2014
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: April 29, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: August 24, 2016
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 5, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: June 19, 2016
For those out there exploring the opportunity to travel around the world on a...
Last edited: September 18, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: September 9, 2014
Travellers often schedule multiple cities during their holidays. When doing...
Last edited: November 11, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: June 2, 2014
One of the most common mistakes people make when traveling is being overly...
Last edited: November 6, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: September 9, 2016
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014
It is always exciting to travel USA. But before you start travelling, you...
Last edited: October 20, 2015
If you are a citizen of a foreign country, and not a resident or citizen of the...
Last edited: April 18, 2017