Half Dome Day Hike from Yosemite Valley The 14- to 16-mile round-trip hike to Half Dome is not for you if you’re out of shape or unprepared. You will be gaining elevation (for a total of 4,800 feet) most of your way to the top of Half Dome. Most would say the reward is worth… Continue reading Half Dome Day Hike from Yosemite Valley | Yosemite Trails
Yosemite National Park Main Visitor Center Yosemite Valley Visitor Center: Year-round facility offering visitors to Yosemite useful information, maps & brochures, nature exhibits, a bookstore and an educational movie theater about Yosemite National Park history, geology and biology. Yosemite Valley center is located at 9035 Village Dr, Yosemite Valley, CA 95389. The museum and visitor… Continue reading Yosemite Valley Visitor Center | Yosemite Park Attractions
The Chinese Camp in California Gold Country Chinese Camp is the remnant of a notable California Gold Rush mining town. The settlement was first known as “Camp Washington” or “Washingtonville” and one of the few remaining streets is Washington Street. Some of the very first Chinese laborers arriving in California in 1849 were driven from… Continue reading Chinese Camp | Yosemite National Park Tours
Visiting Yosemite in Winter “Wilderness in winter is not only a haven to go to touch the sky and see the fresh snow… hear the waterfalls, birds and winds singing in the rainbow…”~ By John Muir ~ Visiting the Yosemite National Park during the winter season is a unique experience and a trip filled with scenic… Continue reading Yosemite Tours | Tours to Yosemite | Yosemite Tour | Golden Horizon Travel
Things to Do and See in Silicon Valley Silicon Valley was originally a railroad town. If it weren’t for Leland Stanford’s contribution as Vice President of the Central Pacific Railroad back when it was the only way to ship things from California back east, Silicon Valley might never have happened. In earlier years, the valleys… Continue reading Sightseeing around Silicon Valley – how much time do you have?