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  • John Muir was a famous naturalist, writer and conservationist. But, most importantly, he was a protector of Yosemite. Here’s how you can experience Yosemite National Park through his own footsteps on his first trip to Mariposa County.

  • El Portal may seem to be a sleepy little town along Highway 140 just outside the Yosemite National Park gate, but there are loads of fun activities and surprises for all ages to be found on and off the beaten track.

  • Nestled in the heart of Yosemite Valley is a place much younger than its neighboring cliffs and trees, but with no shortage of history of its own. The Ahwahnee hotel is one of Yosemite’s many gems. Today its known for its astounding amenities, amazing architecture and fabulous holiday festivities.

  • Yosemite and Mariposa County are ideal places to take in the Perseid Meteor Shower through mid-August due to the area’s naturally dark skies. Here is our guide on where to take in the show.

  • Yosemite fall photography allows you to capture some gorgeous scenes and experience the park with small bursts of color. Starting around the second week of October, Yosemite Valley takes a fall transition with cooler evening temperatures and color changes from many deciduous trees in Yosemite Valley. In addition, fall weather conditions usually create more dramatic weather patterns with early […]

  • Yosemite is open year-round and it’s always a great time to visit, but the autumn and winter offer uniquely beautiful settings with fewer crowds that fill Yosemite Valley in the summer.

  • Yosemite is considered the temple to nature, in John Muir’s own words, “It is by far the grandest of all the special temples of Nature I was ever permitted to enter”. It is one of the most breath-taking national parks in the world and contains elements of nature and an energy that can’t be found […]

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