Are you heading to California on your next vacation? Be sure to visit Yosemite National Park. While you’re there be sure to take along our list of these 15 breathtaking things to do there!

1. Take in the views at Glacier Point

Glacier Point is a well-known rustic geological formation in high above the famous Yosemite Valley on the south side of the valley in California’s Yosemite National Park. It towers 7214 feet high and is 3200 feet higher than Half Dome Village. The point is popular for the superb sunsets that can be seen from the top. It also offers exceptional views of a number of the park’s famous landmarks including Clouds Rest, Half Dome, Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall, Yosemite Falls, and the Yosemite Valley.
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12. Hike to the Sentinel Dome and Taft Point

If you can handle a bit of hike then you certainly must go hiking to Taft Point and Sentinel Dome. The hike can be done in a single loop but if you choose to do both hikes at once it’s a bit longer and more work. The two hikes can be done separately and are both reported to be roughly 2.2 miles round trip. These hikes offer the opportunity to take in not only beautiful views but also to see wildlife. The best time to go is between April and November.
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  1. I want to see more of the beauty in the USA, HOWEVER, I can not hike, and it is difficult to walk far, and difficult paths etc… at 70+ I’m fit and healthy … back surgery a few years ago make it hard to do some things
    Where can I go to see the waterfalls and beautiful forests?

  2. Hello,
    I understand. I have several hiking medals from Scouting, but I figure I probably scored my last one at 50. In my case, it is not so much a physical issue as a lack of inspiration now that my youngest is no longer a boy scout.

    Off the top of my head, I wrote an article on here about virtual tours and if you still want to visit places in person, I suggest checking out places that include a lot of boardwalks. If places are wheelchair accessible, they should be OK for you to try.

    There are also hiking articles here where I specify length and level of difficulty too. There are a lot of easy, short hikes. Check ’em out.

    I hope that is some help. Thanks for reading my stuff. Thanks for your support too.


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