San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge and Friends

Extranomical Tours Earns TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame Award

Wow! Nothing is more helpful to discerning travel planners than reviews shared by real people. That’s why we are thrilled that TripAdvisor inducted Extranomical Tours into their Hall of Fame for 2019. This award goes only to tours and attractions that have qualified for Certificates… Read More

What is the Best Time to Visit Yosemite?

When is the best time to visit Yosemite? With all its stunning attractions, including Glacier Point and Half Dome, Yosemite is awesome all year round. In this post, we’ll tell you the advantages of a Yosemite winter (imagine Yosemite in December covered in snow!), the… Read More

Amazing Eats

Add this California Wine Country and Muir Woods Tour to your Bucket List

Guest post from Janine Good  Post with permission from FillMyPassport.com  It isn’t often that you can honestly say you get the best of both worlds. When it does happen, your mind spins in circles on how this can possibly be true. Well, when travelling through California, we… Read More

Nevada Falls

Yosemite Waterfalls in Spring: Our Top Ten List

By Staff assisted by Gino Zernitskiy “When’s the best time to visit Yosemite?” “How can I see the Yosemite waterfalls?” We get questions like these a lot at Extranomical, and in this article, we’re going to give you the answers! The Yosemite falls are, well,… Read More

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite national park in just 1 day: dream or reality?

The Yosemite national park is one of the most beautiful places in California (but maybe even in the USA, if not in the whole continent). Would it be worth a visit it if you had only 24 hours of time? However hard it may be – and on this we agree… Read More

Alcatraz prison: San Francisco’s Hottest Ticket!

It sounds unbelievable, and hilarious, that over one million visitors a year from around the globe eagerly line up to board a ferry boat headed to federal prison. Unless, you are referring to the floating penitentiary infamously known as “The Rock”. Alcatraz prison is the… Read More

Majestic Yosemite Welcomes Back Visitors!

For nearly a month, the Ferguson fire raged and threatened. After consuming over 95,000 acres of pristine wilderness, it is nearly exhausted. The re-opening of Yosemite National Park is a testament to the power of community. Whether they are aware or not, future visitors are… Read More

Spooky Muir Woods

October and November have a spooky feel in California. We celebrate Halloween on October 31, and Dia de los Muertos (“The Day of the Dead”) through November 2, and of course the autumn season change darkens the skies earlier in the day. So what better… Read More

Happy Birthday Yosemite!

Happy 150th Birthday to Yosemite National Park! And after all these years, it’s the best-looking 150-year-old around! So what’s it to visit Yosemite? What is it about Yosemite which has sparked the imagination of visitors for over 150 years? Imagine seeing the biggest trees you’ve ever… Read More