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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 Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: Glacier Point is considered one of the best and most comprehensive lookouts in the park. It's also one of ... read more»

#2
Half Dome
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: Hiking Yosemite's Half Dome Cables Route has been described as unforgettable and even life-changing. But this expedition is not ... read more»

#3
Tuolumne Meadows Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: In the east section of the park you'll find Tuolumne Meadows, known for its flat grassland, winding river and ... read more»

#4
Mist Trail and Vernal Fall Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

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

#5
Ansel Adams Gallery Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: If you need a break from the outdoors and are curious about Yosemite's cultural offerings, visit the Ansel Adams ... read more»

#6
Yosemite Village Free attraction
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: One of the few facilities centers in the national park, the Yosemite Village serves as a way station for travelers ... read more»

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