Half Dome Village (Curry Village) Review: Yosemite’s Famous Canvas Tent Cabins

Update – This area is now called Half Dome Village, but everything else has remained pretty much the same. Yosemite is one of my favorite places to go in all of California, maybe even in the whole United States.  It is exceptionally beautiful, and even though it is full of people, it still allows you to […]

Yosemite National Park Guide: Hikes, Waterfalls, View Points, Food & Lodging

Yosemite National Park is one of California’s most popular attractions and it is easy to see why. The park is incredibly magical with flowing waterfalls, thousands of miles of backcountry trails and views that you have only seen in your dreams. I have been to Yosemite a dozen times, and I still get excited every […]

Snowshoeing Badger Pass to Dewey Point in Yosemite

Last winter I got the unique opportunity to visit one of my favorite places in the whole world, Yosemite, in the snow. It was a beautiful place and winter is an amazing way to take it in without the summer crowds. One of the adventures I was most excited about having was a snowshoeing trip but I wasn’t sure […]

Mirror Lake in Yosemite: Winter and Summer

Mirror Lake is an iconic hike in Yosemite that has been a go-to for tourists and photographers for decades. This is mainly due to how accessible it is year round and how easy the hike is compared to harder hikes in the valley like the Mist Trail. I was able to visit this area in […]

The Mountain Room at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls

While dining or staying in Yosemite Valley I really have been to almost all of the food establishments they have. From the fine dinning of the Ahwahnee to the pizza and buffets of Curry Village, there is a little bit for everyone here. On my recent trip to Yosemite I had the opportunity to stay at the Yosemite […]

Winter in Yosemite: Seven Things to Do

While Yosemite in the summer is one of the most amazing places in the world, taking a trip during the Winter can help you beat the crowds and see the untouched beauty of this magical park. If you are looking for a unique adventure and a beautiful place for photography then you need to add […]

Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias In Yosemite National Park

Right after entering Yosemite from its South entrance you are presented with two roads. One takes you 35 miles into the valley and to the home of all of the beautiful pictures you have seen of Yosemite, and the other takes you 4 miles down a small road to a grove of Redwoods. If you […]

Majestic Yosemite Hotel (Ahwahnee): Fine Dining in Yosemite National Park

Update 2017 – The hotel name was changed from Ahwahnee to Majestic Yosemite Hotel. One of the staples of any trip to Yosemite National Park needs to be a dinner, or at least a tour, of the beautiful Majestic Yosemite Hotel (formerly the Ahwahnee Hotel). Located right in the center of the park, this hotel […]

Hiking Half Dome: A Photo Guide

After completing our hike of Mt Whitney I had one more hiking goal in California I wanted to complete this summer, making it to the top of Half Dome in Yosemite. Over the course of my life, my family has traveled to the beautiful valley of Yosemite, and time after time I have stared at […]

Five Adventure Trips in Yosemite with the Yosemite Conservancy

When my friend at Yosemite Conservancy asked if I would support them by helping spread the word about their courses I couldn’t resist. Yosemite has a special spot in my heart as it is one of my favorite places in the entire United States. Its beauty is truly unmatched and any organization that spends its […]