Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park: Address, Phone Number, Yosemite Valley Reviews: 4.5/5

Yosemite Valley
4.5
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Many climbers consider Yosemite Valley among the world's very best climbing sites.
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Ed M
2 contributions
Valley Floor Tour
Oct 2021
I highly recommend spending the time and money on this full day tour. The guide, Tyler, was easy going and very knowledgeable of the area and park. We would have never been able to see all the sights in one day without using this type of service. The views were amazing and Tyler shared his photography knowledge with us when we were challenged with the best shot.
Written 25 October 2021
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Durga M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates1,004 contributions
Spectacular view
Oct 2021 • Business
When I had planned my trip to Yosemite I was very apprehensive considering the long drive as I had plans to come back the same day.
However the view is something which was completely worthwhile.
It’s beautiful and nature as the best.
We saw the Half Dome the Tunnel view the al Captan mountain.
However you need atleast 4 days to cover the whole park
Written 16 October 2021
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janicepk
Annapolis, MD903 contributions
Biking through
Aug 2021
we enjoyed riding bikes through the valley and being able to see so many different aspects of Yosemite. Stops at the various streams was key to staying cool.
Written 13 October 2021
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Tracey T
New Jersey13 contributions
Sunrise in the valley
Oct 2021 • Friends
Yosemite is amazing. I didn’t realize we would have time to stop here but we were able to drive through the valley and see the sunrise over Half Dome and the first rays on El Capitan. I’ll probably never get back there to see sunrise again - if you have the chance you must do this.
Written 10 October 2021
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Sanjoy D
Portland, OR3 contributions
Mesmerizing
May 2021 • Couples
Try to make it before summer, late spring is an excellent time to view the falls in full force and less crowded.
Written 29 September 2021
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nhitedevore
Kailua-Kona, HI16 contributions
Yosemite
Sep 2021 • Couples
The amazing landscape was the best. Few animals but saw deer and a adolescent black bear ran in front of us on the way to get a drink in the river
Written 26 September 2021
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alwi0825
Cape May Court House, NJ52 contributions
Mesmerizing!!
The park is absolutely amazing and the sites unsurpassed!!! We stayed in the little camp, Curry Village (last minute cancellation), which worked for us. It is extremely crowded and impossible to park many times. If there is something you wish to see without crowds, be there when the gates open and plot your sites logistically, otherwise can be a two mile back up to get in at the gate, and so crowded to park and walk around. We ate dinner two nights at the Ahwahnee which was good. Highly recommend their cottages to stay instead of hotel, but need to make reservations well in advance of a year out. I found the park accommodations to be a bit run down and in need of TLC. Definitely do a dusk loop car ride, see amazing wildlife, bears, deer, elk, etc. Was also 115 degrees when we went, so hiking was too hard and the waterfalls dried up. I'm sure Spring would be optimal.
Written 26 September 2021
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Traveler15355091803
2 contributions
Beautiful mountains
Sep 2021 • Friends
Unbelievable views! The fact that these mountains were moved by a glacier is astounding! A definite must see for young and old!
Written 23 September 2021
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Kathy C
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA387 contributions
Can't beat this
Sep 2021
One of the loveliest spots on earth. No matter how many times I visit, I'm always amazed by the majesty and beauty of Yosemite Valley. I recommend visiting in the spring, when the plants are greener and there's water in the falls.
Written 19 September 2021
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Jeana P
Raleigh576 contributions
Stunning scenery
Sep 2021 • Couples
It was brutally hot the day we were in the valley, therefore we did not do a lot of hiking. The afternoon temp got up to 105 F. Nonetheless, just driving through was a joy. There are plenty of paved walkways that can be used to get out and walk if you have pets with you (they are not allowed on unpaved trails), but again, we didn’t do a whole bunch of out-of-car activities. Lesson learned - go very early in the day for hiking and walking activities! Enjoyed our time in this part of the park.
Written 9 September 2021
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