Ultimate List of Things to do in Yosemite National Park

“Yosemite’s natural beauty cleans and warms like a fire. None can escape its charms. “― John Muir The good reasons why Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the USA are endless. Nothing is quite like the satisfaction felt when… Read More

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Perfect San Francisco Bay Area Staycations to Enjoy Right Now

Greetings, fellow Northern Californians!  In normal times, people from all over the world would be flocking to San Francisco to experience our top prized attractions like Muir Woods, Yosemite Valley, the wine country, beach communities and dozens more pleasures. The coronavirus disruption has spawned a… Read More

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Top Seven Things to Do in San Francisco in a Weekend

Are you searching for the ultimate weekend getaway? San Francisco is your ideal destination. The Golden Gate City is the setting for more TV shows and movies than any other city in the USA for a reason. There are so many wonderful things to see… Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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What is the Best Time to Visit Yosemite?

It’s a tricky question. Actually, the best time is when YOU are there! There isn’t any “officially proclaimed” best time to visit Yosemite. The park is fantastic all year round and no matter what season you choose to go, there are magical moments to be.… Read More

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Majestic Yosemite Valley. See it! Feel it!

Majestic Yosemite Valley. See it! Feel it! We got such awesome feedback to our Monterey map, we thought, “Why not create another?” So, we asked our Expedition Leaders to create a “best of” map for guests taking a 1-day or 2-day tour from San Francisco… Read More

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OMG, Yosemite Falls Like Never Before

There has never been a Yosemite Valley like this before!  After years of drought, the Park’s snowpack is melting and making something truly spell binding. There are hundreds of ephemeral waterfalls (Big word! It just means temporary) that will be flowing for a bit longer… Read More