How to Spend a Weekend in Yosemite: 2 Day Itinerary

A weekend in Yosemite National Park is hardly enough time to cover everything to see. A lifetime is hardly enough time. I used to work in Yosemite, and there’s still more for me to discover. Yosemite spans over 1,100 square miles and offers endless vistas, lakes, creeks and waterfalls. It is built of granite slabs … Read more How to Spend a Weekend in Yosemite: 2 Day Itinerary

7 Easy Yosemite Hikes for Beginner Hikers

Out of all the national parks in the United States, Yosemite is one of the most iconic. If you like the peace and quiet of a beautiful national park, this is an ideal stop on your next trip to California. You can breathe easy – provided you aren’t visiting during wildfire season! – and enjoy … Read more 7 Easy Yosemite Hikes for Beginner Hikers

Hidden Gems in Yosemite: 5 Secret Spots With No Crowds

In 1864, Yosemite National Park technically became the world’s first National Park. President Abraham Lincoln protected Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias by creating a public trust with the state of California. He did so to keep it free from exploitation, as he understood the undeniable perfection of this scenery. Since then, … Read more Hidden Gems in Yosemite: 5 Secret Spots With No Crowds

One Day in Yosemite National Park: Itinerary for a Quick Day Trip

Beautiful. Awe-inspiring. Impressive. There are no better words to describe a traveler’s feelings when they first approach Yosemite Valley and its majestic waterfalls. Yosemite National Park is home to giant sequoia forests, stunning granite landscapes, and towering beautiful waterfalls — including a record-breaker! Yosemite Falls is the tallest waterfall in North America at 2,425 feet … Read more One Day in Yosemite National Park: Itinerary for a Quick Day Trip