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Best Things To Do in Yosemite

Yosemite has several natural wonders that anyone who visits must see. Your to-do list should include: Half DomeGlacier Point, Mariposa Grove and Nevada Falls. Hikers, follow the masses along the John Muir Trail and the Mist Trail, but also escape the crowds via Artist Point, an under-visited trail with spectacular views. After a long day of hiking, climbing or skiing, adventurers can put their feet up and grab a bite in Yosemite Village

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#1 Glacier Point

#1 in Yosemite

Glacier Point is considered one of the best and most comprehensive lookouts in the park. It's also o... more

Hiking Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
Glacier Point
Hiking, Sightseeing Type

#2 Half Dome

#2 in Yosemite

Hiking Yosemite's Half Dome Cables Route has been described as unforgettable and even life-changing.... more

Hiking Type
More than Full Day Time to Spend
Half Dome
Hiking, Natural Wonders, Sightseeing Type

#3 Tuolumne Meadows

#3 in Yosemite

In the east section of the park you'll find Tuolumne Meadows, known for its flat grassland, winding ... more

Hiking Type
Half Day to Full Day Time to Spend
Tuolumne Meadows
Hiking Type

#4 Mist Trail and Vernal Fall

#4 in Yosemite

One of the most popular hiking trails in Yosemite, the Mist Trail serves as a gateway to many of the... more

Hiking Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
Mist Trail and Vernal Fall
Hiking, Sightseeing Type

#5 Ansel Adams Gallery

#5 in Yosemite

If you need a break from the outdoors and are curious about Yosemite's cultural offerings, visit the... more

Museums Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
Ansel Adams Gallery
Museums Type

#6 Yosemite Village

#6 in Yosemite

One of the few facilities centers in the national park, the Yosemite Village serves as a way station... more

Neighborhood/Area Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
Yosemite Village
Neighborhood/Area Type

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