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... which was in the opposite direction as we are weary on time with the sun setting earlier in the Valley as it goes behind the large mountains quicker. So we head off to do a flat hike around a meadow that was suppose to offer great views of Half Dome and Yosemite Falls. We’re walking for ages, and realise that it’s pretty boring and the views that it says it offers we have seen the entire time, so we decide to catch the free shuttle back towards ...
... to the car and we decided to escape the traffic whilst we could! So off again we went! With our roof down and surrounded by these views, we suddenly realised why this is one of the most visited national parks in the US. The views would have to wait though, as we were on our way to Mariposa, where more than 500 giant sequoia trees live, some of which are more than 3000 years old! We made our way through the park and eventually found the stables, and got ready to ...
... t know why he thought he could just take something from a protected national park anyway!!
So the group headed back to the van and drove down the mountains into Yosemite Valley.
As we came down into the valley we passed through a tunnel, and on the other side was the most breathtaking view of the valley. I can't even describe the sheer beauty and magnitude of the valley. Absolutely stunning.
The van wasn't allowed to park there, so Shane drove around the other ...
... visit. The grove was supposed to close in June, but it was open through today, July 5th. Now it will be closed for two years for regrowth and trail improvements.
Glacier Point-beautiful views, great weather! Kids really enjoyed this trip. Emmett LOVED rock climbing!
The Valley-beautiful meadows and views. Lots of driving though. Many people out due to holiday weekend. Saw the water falls, Half Dome, El Capitan.
... Mountains that are a part of the Canyon are huge gray granite things. Tioga Pass is about 9000 feet or so. There are no guard rails and if your car slipped, you'd be dead... Luckily Justin drove. I will say this though, the Sierra Nevada Mountains are beautiful, and there was even remnants of snow on some of them... In July... We also saw Cascade Falls, which were also beautiful.
We also drove by Tuolumne River, which was filled with cute little waterfalls and rapids, ...
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22675 Black Hawk Drive, Twain Harte | Hotelfrom $65