The beauty, wonder and spectacle of Yosemite National Park is quite breathtaking. Set in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, this idyllic park was protected with foresight by the government in 1890. As a result, this status has preserved the magnificence and natural balance for the generations to come.
Never a Bad Shot
Famed for its impressive Bridal Veil Falls, granite cliffs of El Capitan and the Half Dome. In addition, is the towering heights of the giant sequoia trees of old. Yosemite gives budding photographers a plethora of opportunities to try out their skills. In fact, you would be hard pressed to take a bad shot here! Families and individuals have long been drawn here for animal sightings and the icons of nature it provides.
Highlights: Open year-round, however, check road conditions as some roads close from around November through to May or June.
When to visit: May, June & July
Average Hotel Prices: $210
Cheapest Months: November & December
Nearby Places: San Francisco, Sacramento & Las Vegas
Best reasons to visit: Landscapes, Family, Leisure