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Monday, December 23, 2013

Great Things to Do in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Falls
Yosemite National Park is famous worldwide for its amazing beauty and peaceful setting. Millions of people visit the park on a yearly basis and it is one of the more popular parks to see. Located in the Central California Valley in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, it boasts amazing granite cliffs, Giant Sequoia trees and amazing water shows. It is a must see for visitors to California.

For those visiting the park, there are plenty of fun things to do. While 95% of the 750,000 acres is considered wilderness, there is plenty of activities that you and your children will enjoy. Here is a quick list to get you started!

· Hiking
· Camping
· Tours
· Photography
· Bird Watching
· Rock Climbing
· Horseback Riding
· Panning for Gold
· Fishing
· Rafting
· Picnicking
· Visit the Big Trees
· Ansel Adams Gallery
· Winter Sports – Skiing and snowboarding

There are plenty of hotels that line the park and even a few inside the park, if you are not into camping. Book early and make sure to bring your camera or two as the sights here are ones that you will not want to miss. Spring and fall is one of the most spectacular times to visit Yosemite and it may take several visits to see all you want to see of this beautiful park.

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