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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:51 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happening Right This Second: Big Waterfalls

Happening Right This Second: Big Waterfalls

Yosemite's H20 scene is in full spectacular bloom. Read »

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

So Long, Snowpack: Tioga Road Opens

So Long, Snowpack: Tioga Road Opens

The Sierra thoroughfare gets an early summer-season debut. Read »

Saturday, Apr 12, 2014 at 10:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Seasonal Debuts: Yosemite Stables and Bikes

Seasonal Debuts: Yosemite Stables and Bikes

The openings provide more signs that finer weather is on the way, to stay. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 2:09 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Campground Openings: Yosemite Getaway

Campground Openings: Yosemite Getaway

Ready to sleep under the stars and giant trees? Read »

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 1:45 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Healthy Living Retreat at Tenaya Lodge

Healthy Living Retreat at Tenaya Lodge

Does a mountain getaway that's good for body and mind sound kind of ideal? Yeah. Read »

Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 at 7:18 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

What Time Is It? (Hint: Waterfall Time)

What Time Is It? (Hint: Waterfall Time)

Ever witnessed one of nature's crashingest, thrillingest glories? Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 8:37 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Snow Time: Famous Ski Hut Reopens

Snow Time: Famous Ski Hut Reopens

Yosemite's Ostrander Ski Hut opens the door to fresh snow. Read »

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 at 10:47 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Majestic Yosemite Fall Goes Afire

Majestic Yosemite Fall Goes Afire

It's a much-anticipated winter phenomenon in Yosemite National Park. Read »

Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 at 2:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Range of Light Film Festival

Range of Light Film Festival

The Yosemite-based cineparty honors movies made with a thirst for nature Read »

Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 at 8:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Crunch, Crunch, Crunch: Snowshoe Mariposa Grove

Crunch, Crunch, Crunch: Snowshoe Mariposa Grove

A winter-pretty outing takes adventurers past the Big Trees. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Trip points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.