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Autumn Photography Escapes!

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There is just something magical about autumn in Yosemite. The low-angled light casts a golden glow over granite, the sugar maples and black oaks erupt with fiery color, and a serenity rests over the valley after the bustle of the summertime crowds subsides. Capture this magical time with your camera. Photographers will barely make it… Read more »

Tastes of the Season

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Cheers! Time to celebrate the fruits of the season, say farewell to summer, and hello to delicious food and drink. Autumn is a great time to getaway on a food and wine escape and Yosemite/Mariposa County has lots of options to satisfy any appetite. Proximity to the lush valleys that are the agricultural center of… Read more »

Yosemite Fall Colors

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Yosemite National Park has several varieties of trees that change with the seasons to reveal beautiful fall colors. All spring and summer leaves have been using pigments (chlorophylls, xanthophyll, and carotenoids) to make food from air, water, and sunlight. As temperatures cool and days get shorter, leaves on deciduous trees stop producing chlorophylls and the… Read more »

What to Do in Yosemite this Fall

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One of the biggest secrets about Yosemite is how beautiful it is in the fall. There are numerous Yosemite activities in October and November to enjoy. Yosemite visitors enjoy quieter and cooler weather than the summer months, with most of the same amazing hiking, biking, and scenery all still available. Colors start changing as soon… Read more »

Stars of Yosemite Theater!

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Have you seen the “stars of Yosemite”? No, not the cascading waterfalls, towering granite monoliths, pristine mountain streams or the sparkling night skies. The biggest stars of the summer are the ones at the Yosemite Theater, seven nights a week! Relax and enjoy live performances, films and presentations inspired by Yosemite. Take a break from… Read more »

Yosemite Valley Weather – 6 Tips to Know Before You Go

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Yosemite Valley is home to 761,000 acres of gorgeous rock formations and some of the highest waterfalls in the state. Our breathtaking mountain ranges offer opportunities for rock climbing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and a host of other fun activities for adventure seekers. Beware, though, the climate here changes rapidly so visitors should come prepared… Read more »