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Introducing Yosemite National Park

Yosemite (yo-sem-it-tee) is the Taj Mahal of national parks and you’ll first encounter it with the same mixture of reverence and awe. It’s also a Unesco World Heritage Site that packs in so much jaw-dropping beauty that it makes even Switzerland look like God’s practice run. As far as we can tell, America’s third-oldest national park has only one downside: the impact of the astonishing four million visitors annually who wend their way here. But lift your eyes ever so slightly above the crowds and you’ll feel your heart instantly moved by unrivalled splendors. The haughty profile of Half Dome, the hulking presence of El Capitan, the drenching mists of Yosemite Falls, the gemstone lakes of the high country’s subalpine wilderness, the giant sequoias of Wawona, Hetch Hetchy’s pristine pathways. These and other unforgettable sights pretty much guarantee that you’ll be storing memories by the gigabyte.

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7-Day Best of the West Tour by Private Plane: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Yosemite, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon

7 days

Want to discover the best of the American West over seven memorable days? This unique tour by private plane will fly you from Los Angeles to the West Coast's must-see destinations of San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon in luxury, comfort and speed! The 2,000 miles (3,200km) covered on this comprehensive tour of the West Coast would take more .

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