Win a Yosemite to the California Coast Road Trip

Congratulations to our 2019 winner, Joseph Newsome from Greenville, N.C.
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Yosemite to the Coast

This trip from San Francisco takes you to Yosemite National Park and then onto the iconic California beach towns and wine country. Enter this sweepstakes from Dec 20, 2018 to Feb 26, 2019.

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Here’s the Trip We Planned for You!


Before You Go

Before you leave for your trip, dig into your prize package:

Get Inspired with the Yosemite Trip Planner and the magazine, National Park Journal: Yosemite.

Pack Your Two EcoVessel Insulated Water Bottles
On your trip, we encourage you to be kind to the earth by using a refillable bottle rather than throwing away disposable water bottles and coffee cups.

Start: San Francisco

Fly into the San Francisco International Airport. Or, if you are driving from home, head for your first stop: Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County

  • 2-night stay in a villa at Rush Creek Lodge
  • 2-night stay in a cottage in Columbia State Historic Park
  • Four passes for the YARTS bus to Yosemite National Park
  • Four passes for a Railtown 1897 State Historic Park tour and train ride
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Hike in Yosemite with Wildland Trekking

View of the Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite

View of the Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite

  • Your choice of day hike tour for two people guided by Wildland Trekking. Pick from hikes such as Cloud’s Rest, Vernal and Nevada Falls, Panorama Trail, Upper Yosemite Falls, Cathedral Lakes, Taft Point and Sentinel Dome.
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Visit Yosemite - Madera County

  • 2-night stay at the Queens Inn by the River
  • Two adult and two child tickets for the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad's one-hour narrated steam train ride
  • Two adult tickets for a full-day narrated tour of Yosemite with Discover Yosemite Tours including lunch and park fees
  • $25 local shopping gift certificate
  • $25 local dining certificate
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Visit Ventura

  • 1-night stay in an Ocean View King Room at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
  • Two adult passes for a day trip to Santa Rosa Island with Island Packers
  • Two 1-hour bike rentals
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Santa Maria Valley

  • 1-night stay in a Santa Maria Valley hotel
  • VIP wine tasting experience or two people
  • Santa-Maria style dinner for two people
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Visit Gilroy

  • 1-night stay at the Hilton Garden Inn
  • Personal tour for four of the Solis Winery Barrel Room by owner Vic Vanni
  • Family pack (admission for 4) to Gilroy Gardens
  • $250 gift card for shopping at Gilroy Premium Outlets
  • $100 gift certificate to The Milias Restaurant
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End: Return to San Francisco

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2019 Winner: Joseph Newsome from Greenville, N.C.

2018 Winner: Abhishek Das of Cupertino, Calif.