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Featured Vacation Partners
Yosemite Area Partners
Yosemite Scenic Wonders Vacation Rentals
Vacation homes, cabins and condominium lodging, many within the gates of historic Yosemite National Park. Choose from over 100 properties in three locations: Yosemite West, Wawona in Yosemite, and the Oakhurst-Bass Lake area.
Get the driving app that’s like having a tour guide in your car. GyPSy Guide automatically plays interesting and entertaining commentary as you go.
Experience four seasons of adventure in Yosemite and Mariposa County.
Yosemite National Park Hotels & Lodging
Yosemite Hotels & Lodges including the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, Yosemite Valley Lodge, and The Big Trees Lodge.
Yosemite National Park Camping
Yosemite Camping including Housekeeping Camp, High Sierra Camps and Half Dome Village.
Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite
A Frommer’s Guide ‘Favorite’ and ‘Highly Recommended’ by Fodor’s, this newly expanded historic resort provides the perfect mix of recreation, relaxation and indulgence, with spacious cabins in the woods, indoor/outdoor dining, classic tavern, pool/hot tub, nightly activities and guided recreation.
Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau
Experience California’s Gateway to Yosemite and discover the Fossils to Falls Trail with our award winning Visitors Guide!
Yosemite Pines RV Resort and Family Lodging
30 Acre Resort near Yosemite National Park. Receive info on lodging specials, amenities and staff planned activities at Yosemite Pines RV and Family Lodging.
O.A.R.S. Whitewater Rafting Tours
Join O.A.R.S. for a one- to three-day rafting adventure on the Merced or Tuolumne River near Yosemite.
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Comfortable, Convenient, Economical Public Transit to Yosemite National Park. Watch the scenery, not the road!
Tuolumne County – Yosemite Gold Country
Your north entrance to Yosemite National Park. Begin your four-season vacationland adventures here among historic towns, wineries, fun dining, great lodging, excellent entertainment and exceptional scenery!
Majestic Mountain Loop
Majestic Mountain Loop is a suggested itinerary for visitors to see 3 of California’s National Parks in as little as 3 days – Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite
California State Parks
Get involved with the California State Parks foundation – the largest statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing California’s 280 state parks for all to enjoy.
California Houseboating with Forever Resorts
Time to plan a vacation escape that’s like nothing you’ve ever done before. Captain your own houseboat with friends and family in the serenity of a beautiful lake including Lake Oroville, Lake Don Pedro, Lake Berryessa, and Trinity Lake.
Hilmar Cheese Company Visitor Center
Tour, Taste, Shop, & Eat! Discover and learn how cheese is made, enjoy complimentary samples, shop in our impressive gift shop, or dine in our cafe.
Central Valley Partners
Rustic Oakdale is the Cowboy Capital of the World, chock-full of farmland, fresh and artisan foods, hiking rails, and handmade crafts. And of course, cowboy hats and rodeo.
Stockton is where rivers and culture come together! See classic paintings at the Haggin Museum, including Albert Bierstadt’s landscapes of Yosemite.
The Sierra DinnerTrain meanders through open-countryside rich in California gold rush history. With an array of year-round experiences, we have something for train-lovers of all ages.
San Francisco Partners
San Francisco’s Fishermans Wharf
Enjoy San Francisco’s waterfront with fun activities, attractions, restaurants, museums and shopping. Visit Alcatraz Island with Alcatraz Cruises, cruise the bay with Blue & Gold Fleet, visit the Aquarium of the Bay or dine at Hard Rock Cafe.
San Francisco’s Tri-Valley
Located 30 miles east of Fisherman’s Wharf, SF’s Tri-Valley enjoys an average of 264 days of sunshine a year, making it “the sunny side of the Bay.”
Coastal California Partners
Nestled below the Conejo foothills amongst green farm fields cooled by sea breezes, Camarillo has more than 300 days of sunshine a year beckon you outdoors.
Grapevines stretch across farms in this area historically known for its Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. Visit Art Alley or the La Purisima Mission State Historic Park.
Ventura County Coast, California
After exploring Channel Islands National Park, enjoy the beaches, trails, whale watching, and historic sites in Oxnard, Camarillo, Hueneme and Ventura.
Ventura Visitors Bureau
Ventura rests between the Channel Islands National Park & the National Marine Sanctuary just off shore, the foothills of The Los Padres National Forest and two of California’s longest flowing open rivers.
Buellton Visitors Bureau
Discover what you’ve been missing on the Central Coast. Buellton, is a thriving city with a picturesque rural feel, located in the heart of Santa Barbara County.
City of Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach is Classic California. Our beach town offers affordable ocean front accommodations, romantic sunsets, Premium Outlet shopping, wine tasting and fresh seafood. Perfect getaway!
Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium features sharks, sea otters, octopus, jellyfish, kelp forest, and more than 200 exhibits and galleries in the world’s best aquarium.
Gilroy Welcome Center
Visit the Garlic Capital of the World – Gilroy – taste garlic-laced dishes at our numerous restaurants; stroll through historic downtown followed by a shopping spree at Gilroy Premium Outlets.
Santa Maria Valley
Welcome to the Santa Maria Valley, where world-famous barbecue, fine wines, natural splendors and cultural riches have cultivated our reputation as the “Land of Food and Wine” in Northern Santa Barbara County.
Cima Collina Winery
Cima Collina crafts artisan wines from hand-selected fruit grown in small Monterey County vineyards.
Lake Tahoe and Reno Partners
Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority
Reno Tahoe USA combines the beauty of the great outdoors with world-class spas and museums, nightly entertainment, myriad dining options and exciting special events!
Tours & Tour Operators
The World Outdoors
The World Outdoors offers multi-day guided active vacations to historic Yosemite & Sequoia National Parks. We also offer all-inclusive hiking and multi-sport tours of other US National Parks. Sign up to hear more about our trips and to receive special offers.
2017 National Parks Night Skies Photo Workshop Series
Experience national parks in a way that very few people ever will. Sign up for one of our six night skies workshops in 2017 and learn how to shoot the stars and the Milky Way with iconic national park landmarks in the foreground. Locations include Canyonlands (Apr 23-24), Zion (Apr 26-27), Grand Teton (Jun 22-23), Great Sand Dunes (Jul 24-25), Yosemite (Aug 22-23), and Saguaro (Oct 18-19).