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Get the latest news and articles from in and around Yosemite National Park to help you start your next mountain adventure. Here you will find tips and tricks for exploring Yosemite National Park as well as insider information about Yosemite and its surroundings.

Lodging Near Yosemite National Park

Whether you are planning your first, second or twentieth trip to Yosemite National Park, picking where to stay is one of your most important decisions. Beyond the price, you have to consider the accommodations, their proximity to the park and the on-site amenities.  Three of the best options for lodging near Yosemite National Park are […]

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Merced River in Yosemite Valley during summer.

Where to Stay in Yosemite in the Summer

When you’re deciding where to stay in Yosemite this summer, consider that the top Yosemite hotels offer excellent accommodations with easy access to the national park and many warm-weather activities. Whether you spend your days exploring the nearby trails with waterfalls, granite monoliths, and ancient sequoias or playing on the property, splashing in the pools, […]

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Rush Creek Lodge views.

Hotels Near Yosemite National Park West Entrance

Stay at a hotel near Yosemite National Park’s west entrance so you are ready for your outdoor adventures. Three exceptional lodges near the west entrances are Rush Creek Lodge, Evergreen Lodge, and Firefall Ranch at Yosemite. Here’s all you need to know about these properties near the Big Oak Flat and Hetch Hetchy entrances. Hotels […]

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Family with kids playing billiards at Rush Creek Lodge in Yosemite.

Where to Stay in Yosemite with Kids: 10 Options for the Entire Family

When vacation calls, Yosemite answers as one of the best destinations for families with kids of any age. If you’re headed there and looking for a family-friendly place to stay, discover a selection of cozy cabins or spacious lodge suites ideal for a family with kids at our Rush Creek, Evergreen, and Firefall Ranch lodges.  […]

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A patch of colorful wildflowers in Yosemite.

Best Time to See Wildflowers in Yosemite

The best time to see wildflowers in Yosemite National Park is mid-spring, when the most blooms are open and the weather is perfect for exploring. While you can see wildflowers nearly year round in Yosemite, spring and summer wildflowers are the most plentiful, adding bright color to this immense natural park that features over 1,400 […]

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Family hiking near the Merced River in Yosemite.

Yosemite with Kids Guide – Ideas for Ages 1 to 13+

Known for its stunning waterfalls and iconic rock formations El Capitan and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park also boasts a reputation as an ideal national park to explore with kids. From one-mile, stroller-friendly loop trails to more challenging hikes for older kids or experienced hiking families, Yosemite offers ample opportunities for parents and children to […]

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A moonbow over Yosemite Falls.

Best Time to Visit Yosemite for Waterfalls

Chasing waterfalls in Yosemite? The best time to visit Yosemite for waterfalls is during the spring, when snowmelt is at its peak. Yosemite is home to countless waterfalls, from cascading Yosemite Falls to wonders like Vernal Fall, all flowing at various times throughout the year depending on weather conditions. No matter when you visit, the […]

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Romantic couple enjoying the outdoor patio at Rush Creek Lodge in Yosemite.

Romantic Yosemite Getaways

Our Yosemite hotels are the perfect place for couples to stay during your next romantic Yosemite getaway. Rush Creek Lodge , Evergreen Lodge, and Firefall Ranch offer couples a tranquil, romantic retreat from everyday life with romantic outings, fine culinary experiences, and cozy lodging. Escape the Everyday At Rush Creek Lodge and Evergreen Lodge, you […]

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No matter what your style, Evergreen Lodge will work to make your wedding as unique and special as you are.

How to Plan a Wedding in Yosemite

Picture this: A breathtaking backdrop of pine and oak trees, a stream glistening in the sunlight, and the love of your life by your side. Planning a wedding in Yosemite isn’t just about exchanging vows; it’s about creating a moment that’s as timeless as the scenery that surrounds you. Yosemite offers a wedding experience like […]

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