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Get the latest news and articles from in and around Yosemite National Park to help you start your next mountain adventure. Here you will find tips and tricks for exploring Yosemite National Park as well as insider information about Yosemite and its surroundings.

Outdoor pool area at Rush Creek Lodge in Yosemite.

Things to Do in Yosemite Besides Hiking

While the trails are a major draw for families visiting Yosemite, the area offers many things to do in Yosemite besides hiking. In fact, this vacation destination includes options for everyone, whether you’re a nature lover, fitness buff, or you simply want to relax and enjoy time with your family.  Staying at Rush Creek or […]

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Driving through Yosemite National Park is a great way to see more of the beauty the park has to offer.

Driving Through Yosemite

One of the best times to drive through Yosemite is from May/June through early autumn. During the cooler months, from November through April, several roads are closed for the winter and weather during this time of year may affect driving conditions on other roads. While many visitors come to Yosemite National Park for day hiking, […]

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Tunnel View at Yosemite National Park.

How Many Days Should I Spend In Yosemite?

Plan on spending two to four days in Yosemite if you want enough time to see all the amazing sights. This will give you plenty of time to see Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, Glacier Point, and enjoy some hiking trails. Whether you have two, three, or four days to experience the breathtaking views of Yosemite, […]

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Stargazing at Yosemite National Park tops the list of what to do in Yosemite at night.

What to Do in Yosemite at Night: 10 Things to Do After Dark

During the day, guests at Evergreen Lodge and Rush Creek Lodge have access to hiking trails, wellness spas, spacious play areas, bike and equipment rentals, hot tubs, and saltwater pools. But to round out your Yosemite experience, you’ll also need to know what to do in Yosemite at night. From s’mores by the fire to […]

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The best time of year to visit Yosemite is now

What Is The Best Time Of Year To Visit Yosemite?

In our opinion, the best time of year to visit Yosemite is either late May or early September, when there are fewer crowds, moderate temperatures, and plenty of natural beauty on display.   Late May means limited access to the park, but this is the best time of year to see waterfalls at their peak. In […]

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Family with kids playing billiards at Rush Creek Lodge in Yosemite.

Where To Stay in Yosemite With Kids: 7 Options for the Entire Family

When vacation calls, Yosemite answers as one of the best destinations for families with kids of any age. If you’re headed there and looking for a family-friendly place to stay, discover a selection of cozy cabins or spacious lodge suites ideal for a family with kids at our Rush Creek and Evergreen lodges.  Both properties […]

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Family hiking near the Merced River in Yosemite.

Exploring Yosemite with Kids

Known for its stunning waterfalls and iconic rock formations El Capitan and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park also boasts a reputation as an ideal national park to explore with kids. From one-mile, stroller-friendly loop trails to more challenging hikes for older kids or experienced hiking families, Yosemite offers ample opportunities for parents and children to […]

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view of el capitan on a wellness retreat in northern california

A Top Wellness Retreat in Northern California

If you’re looking for the best wellness retreat in northern California, Yosemite Hotels boasts two resort options to hone in on your health. Located just outside of Yosemite National Park’s Big Oak Flat Park entrance, Rush Creek Lodge and Evergreen Lodge are awaiting your arrival.  We can promise that a visit to this expansive protected […]

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Yosemite Elopement at Tunnel View(Jose R.)

Top Yosemite Wedding Venues

With over 1,200 square miles of meadows, waterfalls, glacier lakes and granite mountains, Yosemite National Park is an ideal wedding destination for adventurous couples. As you begin planning your Yosemite wedding, allow our experienced team to help. Our premier Yosemite wedding venues are sure to meet all of your needs and then some.  Yosemite Wedding […]

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Lodging Near Yosemite National Park

Whether you are planning your first, second or twentieth trip to Yosemite National Park, picking where to stay is one of your most important decisions. Beyond the price, you have to consider the accommodations, their proximity to the park and the on-site amenities.  Two of the best places to stay near Yosemite National Park are […]

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