National Parks

Yosemite National Park Part 2: Yosemite Valley and Glacier Point

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Yosemite Valley

Finally, I am getting around to finishing up my recap of our trip to Yosemite in August 2013.  I’ve been putting it off for a while now, not because there is nothing to share, but because it’s so hard to put into words how I feel about Yosemite.  Both Ryan and I agree that Yosemite is our favorite park that we have visited so far.  There is something so special about it.  Obviously we aren’t the only ones that feel this way.  Last year Yosemite was the third most visited park with almost 4 million visitors. (more…)

National Parks

Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon Trip Summary

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After our trip to Petrified Forest in August 2013, Ryan and I headed to California for a week of camping and exploring.  We were able to visit Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite.  Two years later, these parks are still some of our favorites, you can see our rankings here.   I’m working on a few posts about the trip, but it’s taking me a while to go through all the pictures, journal entries and GPS files.  In the meantime, I put together this fun infographic to share some of the highlights!  More to come! (more…)