Have you been fortunate enough to stay in luxury hotels all over the world? Have you eaten in some of the finest restaurants? Seen the Seven Wonders of the World? That’s wonderful; what enjoyment you must have found. But we’d like to make the argument that you haven’t really lived until you’ve camped in Yosemite […]
Fauna and flora, mountains and streams are not the only amazing sights to see in Yosemite National Park. If you’re lucky enough to be in the park at night — say camping on one of our popular luxury private tours — you’ll likely see one of the most wondrous scenes from planet earth: the vast […]
Nineteenth century poet, essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, who gave more than 1,000 public lectures throughout the U.S., captured in one sentence what it means to be out in nature. “The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it,” he declared. It was a sentiment enthusiastically endorsed by outdoorsman and environmentalist John Muir, […]
Just like in many situations in life, Yosemite accommodations are all about choices, ranging from upscale to lying on God’s green earth (free). It depends on what you’re comfortable with, what you can afford, how adventurous you are and what you want get out of your Yosemite experience. Do you want to enjoy the views […]
You’re retired or you own your own business and can take time off whenever you wish. You’ve decided you’d like to visit Yosemite National Park. But now questions abound. Should you book through a travel agency or Google for the best option? Are you thinking budget or luxury? Can you fly into Yosemite? Are you […]
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 […]
Yosemite Destination Weddings and Honeymoons The traditions of old, although memorable and valuable, are changing. The next big thing is always around the corner, and it only takes one person with an idea to make it happen, to do something different.
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.