Museums, theaters, casinos, wineries, and other attractions nearby Yosemite in central California
Visit two different properties near Sonora that offer incredible local experiences, Cover's Apple Ranch and Indigeny Reserve.
Bodie is a ghost town in the Sierra Nevada mountains northeast of Yosemite. Today Bodie is a State Historical Park and landmark open to visitors.
The John Muir Geotourism Center, now closed, had a mission to enrich the natural and rural communities by inspiring people to explore, learn, share and preserve the values of the John Muir Legacy through innovative and creative programs.
If you want to learn about both the natural and the cultural forces that have made the park what it is, stop by the following modest museums and educational visitor centers.
At the History Center you can ride horse-drawn wagons, walk across a covered bridge, and visit historic buildings out of Yosemite's past.
Meet the famous movie-star locomotive Sierra No. 3®, take a guided tour of the historic shops and roundhouse, or jump aboard a steam-powered excursion train.
Test fate at the slots, poker, and more. Not a gambler? Fill your tank at the lowest-priced gas pumps in Bishop before you head to Yosemite.
Half of Tuolumne County lies in Yosemite. Discover the top seven things to do in its quaint towns from boating to Gold Rush-era experiences.
All aboard for an exciting four-mile scenic excursion through the Sierra National Forest on the restored railroad used for the Madera Sugar Pine’s logging trains.