Peel off the coastal Hwy. 101 to a town made famous by the film Sideways that follows two men on a weeklong vacation in wine country.
Starting from the Happy Isles on the valley floor, the challenging Mist Trail climbs a granite staircase beside Vernal Fall and on to Nevada Fall.
Don't hibernate like a bear. Get out in the High Sierra and have some fun this winter. Try Badger Pass in the park or Mammoth and Lake Tahoe nearby.