5 REASONS TO STAY IN WAWONA DURING YOUR YOSEMITE VISIT

Yosemite National Park brings in over four million visitors each year!  Since 4 million yearly fans can’t be wrong, there are many reasons to want to visit Yosemite, and plenty of reasons to stay within the park boundaries during your next visit. During peak season, we expect large crowds, heaps of cars, traffic delays (sometimes 1-2 hours), busy attractions, and limited parking and lodging. Here are five reasons why staying in Wawona will allow you to spend less time in your car, and more time enjoying what this great park has to offer… 

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THE SEVEN SCENIC WONDERS OF YOSEMITE

"When you visit Yosemite, every view in the park feels like a wonder. Every minute you are surrounded by the sheer beauty and natural amazement everywhere you look; a rushing river, a waterfall, a glistening lake. You are confronted with breathtaking vistas, a seemingly never-ending redwood trees, giant granite cliffs that have seen the beginning of time, and more. We've come up with a list of the most spectacular places in the park."

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7 SOUTHERN YOSEMITE HIKES TO JUMPSTART YOUR SPRING

“It’s spring in Yosemite! The snow has melted in nearly all of the lower elevations, the rivers and streams are rushing, the baby animals are strolling, the flowers are blooming, and the mountains are calling. What better way to see the natural beauty of Yosemite than by taking a hike during this exciting time? Whether you are looking for a short and sweet hike through the meadow, along the river, or crave a more strenuous hike to visit a raging waterfall, we have you covered with this post.” 

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5 FACTS ABOUT YOSEMITE’S FAMOUS WAWONA TUNNEL

“Most people who have had the opportunity to venture through Yosemite National Park, have driven through the famous and historical Wawona Tunnel. It is part of three main roads in Yosemite Valley, transporting you down to Tunnel View and Yosemite Valley, or up to Wawona and Mariposa Grove on California State Route 41, towards on the south entrance. There isn’t anything more spectacular than driving through Wawona Tunnel to reach one of the most stunning views in the park. The spectacular Tunnel View looks eastward into Yosemite Valley, including the Half Dome, El Capitan and Bridalveil Fall. Here are other great facts about the tunnel…”

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10 THINGS TO DO IN YOSEMITE THIS SPRING

I think Spring in Yosemite might be my favorite, and I got to write exactly why that is for Redwoods in Yosemite... 

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7 THINGS TO DO IN YOSEMITE’S LAST CALL TO FALL

It’s not too late to plan a trip to Yosemite this fall! Check out this article I wrote for Redwoods in Yosemite on the must-do’s for the season.

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THE GRIZZLY GIANT: 4 MUST-KNOW FACTS ABOUT YOSEMITE’S OLDEST TREE

I was able to write about this giant for Redwoods in Yosemite, before revisiting it in June 2018… It is truly a sight to behold.

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YOSEMITE VALLEY HAS RE-OPENED! HERE IS WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO VISIT AT THE END OF THE SUMMER IN YOSEMITE

The Ferguson fire that roared through the Yosemite region was scary but was no match for the brave firefighters who defended our amazing National Park.  Now that the park re-opened, we have compiled a list of must-sees and dos during your next visit. Late Summer is a great time to jump in the cool water, take a hike on a misty trail and visit the phenomenal high country. Read more via the link... 

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