Yosemite National Park Travel Guide: how to plan a trip?

visiting Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is one of the most remarkable natural parks of California, where rock faces, roaring waterfalls, granite monoliths and soaring peaks create a breathtaking landscape. Due to Yosemite Park’s immense size, it can be a challenge to plan a visit. So here’s a travel guide where you’ll find tips on things to see, best trails, tours, excursions and overnight stays in the park and in the surrounding area.

How to visit Yosemite?

Tours and trails

Popular attractions and best views

Tioga Pass Road

Tioga Pass Road: The Scenic Road through Yosemite

It is common knowledge that moving from one place to another in America requires a bit of patience. You often find yourself traveling along very long and straight roads, and while it is true that the landscapes are very diverse, over time they all begin to look the same. Well, in the case of Yosemite Valley this is not the…

Yosemite falls trail

Yosemite Falls: The Highest Waterfalls in North America

In Yosemite National Park there are many waterfalls. Some are small and not too high. Others are majestic and imposing. One of the most popular waterfalls is the famous Yosemite Falls which, as we have explained many times, it would be better to visit in the period from October to May (if you are lucky even until June), because during…

glacier point yosemite

Glacier Point: Breathtaking Views of Yosemite Valley

Glacier Point is one of the most popular viewpoints in Yosemite National Park and offers unparalleled views of Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Falls and the famous Half Dome peak. It is located at an altitude of 7215 ft and 2953 ft above the Half Dome Village. Once you’ve reached Glacier Point by car, bus or via the Four Mile Trail, you…

Mariposa Grove yosemite

Mariposa Grove: In the Presence of the Giant Sequoias of Yosemite

Visiting the parks in the Sierra Nevada is one of the best experiences of a tour in California and the West Coast in general. The magnificent mountain landscapes that characterize Yosemite National Park, for instance, have become well-known, and rightfully so, not only for their beauty and distinctiveness, but also due to their connection to American history, which is portrayed…