=> 1. What to see as you drive into the Valley
=> 2. Bridalveil Fall
In winter, the wispy Bridalveil Waterfall will have that light delicate flow. Be careful on the icy path up to the base of the waterfall.
=> 3. Shuttle Bus to all the best places
Park your car in a visitor parking lot and hop on the shuttle bus. This is the easiest way to get around Yosemite Valley. Just the green Valley Shuttle route is open in winter, but the bus will get you everywhere. Consider walking around flat Happy Isles, walking up the paved/closed road to Mirror 'Lake'/Meadow for an up-close view of Half Dome, or walking up the wheelchair accessible trail to Lower Yosemite Fall.
=> 4. Ice Skating in Curry Village /HalfDomeVillage
Rent skates & pay a fee to enjoy skating in the cool winter air. Or just stop by to watch the skaters. Check to be sure it's open.
=> 5. Yosemite Guide newspaper ideas ... ranger led walk perhaps?
Read the newspaper for current offerings. Maybe you'd like to join a group for a ranger walk or to take a photography class.
=> 6. Sit by a fire or just wander in the Majestic Ahwahnee Hotel
The historic Majestic Ahwahnee Hotel has three large fireplaces. Sit by the fire with a good book or just warm up in the midst of your day visit.