You remember that Yosemite is a famous national park, but how much do you really know about it? Did you know that the park has an annual operating budget of around $30 millions and includes a staff of more than 700 National Park Service Employees in the summer and more than 450 in the winter? […]
You’ve lived a long life, and now you want to enjoy the fruits of your labor. You’ve decided it’s time to cross one more thing off your bucket list by touring Yosemite National Park. You can go on your own, and if you’re a descendant of Kit Carson or Daniel Boone, that might be a […]
Are you visiting San Francisco this December and want to see the real Northern California, whether you are looking for a Napa wine tour, private San Francisco tour or a unique Yosemite experience? The first two are easy and the weather is usually calm and pleasant (save for some rain), but in Yosemite, especially in […]
Nobody is talked about more in Yosemite National Park than John Muir. It seems that on every trail you hike, whether in the Valley or elsewhere, when you talk to someone long enough (especially private tour guides or park rangers), the topic of Muir always comes up. Why is he so famous in Yosemite, and […]
Hiking In Yosemite Is Best Away From Crowds If visiting Yosemite is listed as number one on your bucket list, there is a good chance, especially if you are an outdoorsy person, that hiking to the top of Half Dome is a close number two.
Stay Safe on Yosemite’s Hiking Trails Since the world has been turned on its head by Covid-19, we’ve seen direct changes in the tour industry. A shift in consumer behavior during the pandemic has altered San Francisco hotel room demand, destination requests, tourism and more.
Best Ways to Get from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park San Francisco is a major travel destination, arguably one of the most popular and romanticized cities in the world. Many, though, are too busy to research the sights accessible around the city before they arrive, especially for a four- or five-day holiday.
What Are My Yosemite One-Day Tour Hiking Choices? Many people have no idea what they are in for when they book a Yosemite one-day tour. The marketing machine in San Francisco is encouraging them to reserve, and time, their most valuable asset, is limited.
What’s the Difference Between Yosemite and Yellowstone? Travelers to California often confuse Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks. Maybe it’s because the two names begin with the letter Y, or maybe it’s because the parks are equally famous.
Is New Year’s Eve in Yosemite Worth It? Where do you want to spend New Year’s this year—New York City, San Francisco, Miami? Why not plan something different and ring in the New Year at Yosemite?