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Yosemite Area Partners

Yosemite's El Capitan in winter. Photo courtesy of Yosemite/Mariposa CountyYosemite/Mariposa County

Experience four seasons of adventure in Yosemite and Mariposa County.

Ahwahnee Hotel in YosemiteYosemite National Park Hotels & Lodging

Yosemite Hotels & Lodges including the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, Yosemite Valley Lodge, and The Big Trees Lodge.

Yosemite Tent CabinsYosemite National Park Camping

Yosemite Camping including Housekeeping Camp, High Sierra Camps and Half Dome Village.

Evergreen Lodge Pool HouseEvergreen 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 falls. Photo by Elaine StjerneYosemite 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 CabinYosemite 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.

image of people rafting O.A.R.S CalifoniaO.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.

YARTS busYosemite Area Regional Transportation

Comfortable, Convenient, Economical Public Transit to Yosemite National Park. Watch the scenery, not the road!

Indigeny Covered Bridge in Tuolumne CountyTuolumne 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!

Family enjoying Sequoia ForestMajestic 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

Calveras Big Trees State Park in CaliforniaCalifornia 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.

Houseboating with Forever Resorts on Oroville LakeCalifornia 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 Visitor Center BuildingHilmar 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

Docents share the history of Bierstadt’s “Looking Up the Yosemite Valley." Courtesy of the Haggin Museum Collection. Courtesy photoStockton, California

Stockton is where rivers and culture come together! See classic paintings at the Haggin Museum, including Albert Bierstadt’s landscapes of Yosemite.

Bass Pro Shop in Manteca, California. Courtesy photoManteca, California

Enjoy Mediterranean climate and family-friendly base camp for countless adventures.

Classic car show in Modesto, CaliforniaModesto, California

Modesto offers world class entertainment, and a vibrant art scene, rich with local history and contemporary attractions. We are the cruising classic car capital and offer the best in agriculture and amazing culinary delights.

California's Sierra DinnerTrain. Courtesy photoSierra DinnerTrain

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 WharfSan 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.

Fog on Mt. Diablo at sunrise. Courtesy photoSan 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

Island Packers catamaran at the dock on Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands National ParkVentura 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.

Image of couple feeding ostriches in Buellton CA./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.

Pismo Beach AerialCity 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!

Otters at the Monterey Bay AquariumMonterey 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 Garlic FestivalGilroy 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.

Warner Bros Tour in HollywoodWarner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

Get closer to the legendary entertainment you love! Visit the real sets and soundstages where Hollywood is made. Book your tickets now!

Bien Nacido Vineyard. Photo by Kirk Irwin courtesy of Santa Maria ValleySanta 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.

Enjoying a wine tasting at Cima Collina Winery in California. Courtesy photoCima Collina Winery

Cima Collina crafts artisan wines from hand-selected fruit grown in small Monterey County vineyards.

Cabrillo Inn at the Beach in Santa BarbaraCabrillo Inn at the Beach

Come and experience Santa Barbara’s beachfront at a surprisingly affordable rate.

Pinnacles National Park. Photo courtesy of San Benito County, CaliforniaSan Benito County

Here in San Benito County you’ll find Pinnacles National Park, the 300-year-old Mission San Juan Bautista, and fine wineries.

Lake Tahoe and Reno Partners

Winter skyline of Reno, Nevada. Courtesy of Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority 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!

Gear and Apparel

Royal Robbins LogoRoyal Robbins

Inspired by a great adventurer, Royal Robbins designs outdoor and travel apparel that is versatile, fashionable and eco-friendly. For you it means looking good with minimal effort, whether you’re in the conference room, the airport, or hiking in Yosemite.

Tours & Tour Operators

A hiker with a view of Half Dome in Yosemite. Photo courtesy of The World OutdoorsThe 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.