Nestled amid the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, Yosemite National Park beckons with its array of magnificent natural treasures. Witness the majesty of giant sequoia trees that have stood sentinel over the rugged landscape for centuries. The iconic Tunnel View offers spectacular views of the Yosemite Valley, while the towering granite cliffs of Half Dome and El Capitan thrill with their primeval grandeur. One of the best ways to discover the park is on scenic hikes that take you through expansive meadows and romantic trails. At Bridalveil Fall, witness the breathtaking sight of water thundering down lofty cliffs. Taking a break from the abundant natural beauty, culture lovers will find lots to discover at the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery which hosts prints of the eponymous photographer’s famed black-and-white landscape art. The picturesque Yosemite Village is worth exploring, where you can unwind with a refreshing beverage at a cozy cafe or stroll through charming streets lined by souvenir shops.
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Wawona Hotel sits tucked into verdant surroundings within Yosemite National Park. Close to the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, this lodge-style National Historic Landmark still retains its Victorian charm.
Yosemite View Lodge is a tranquil wilderness accommodation overlooking the Merced River, in El Portal. Located on the fringes of Yosemite National Park, it is a couple of miles away from the Arch Rock Entrance.