Planning

Yosemite In November: Conditions, Things to Do and Rainy Day Activities

What to do in Yosemite in November? November is one of the least crowded times in Yosemite. Parking lots that fill by 9am in the summer are half-empty at noon in November. Nature is quieter too. Bears are typically busy … Read More

Chain Control Sign below Yosemite Falls

Snow Chains for Yosemite and Winter Driving Tips

Will I need chains in Yosemite? Ah. The perennial question: “I’m coming in {Winter Month X} will I need chains?” The reason this is so hard to figure out is that there isn’t an easy yes or no answer. Chain … Read More

Major Regions in Yosemite

Yosemite National Park is roughly the size of the state of Rhode Island, so many people find it daunting to figure out how to plan their visit. To make it easier, it helps to get to know the major areas … Read More