Yosemite National Park

Lake Tahoe (credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Family-Friendly Getaways Near The Bay Area

Take a look at five of the best family-friendly getaways near the San Francisco Bay area.

03/21/2015

The Ferguson Project entering Yosemite National Park (Yosemite Experience)

Yosemite Approach To Be Protected From Rock Slides With Elegant New Design

Yosemite National Park is one of the most beautiful places on earth, if you can get there. Rock slides have plagued one of three primary routes into the valley in recent years. That’s about to change, thanks to a $133 million project that will also beautify the Highway 140 approach.

03/20/2015

El Capitan and Half Dome (Credit, Randy Yagi)

National Parks Located In Our Own Bay Area Backyard

Take a look at five of the best attractions managed by the U.S. National Park Service near the South Bay.

03/14/2015

Jackson Hole, Wyoming (credit: Thinkstock)

The Best Mountain Destinations In The U.S.

Instead of packing the swimsuit and heading to an island getaway, make plans to visit a mountain retreat for your next vacation or weekend getaway.

03/05/2015

Kids playing by the dock in downtown Sausalito (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Spend Spring Break Break Close To Home!

Do spring break with the family right this year with a trip to one of these nearby destinations.

02/21/2015

A horse-drawn cart passing through a section cut out of the base of a giant sequoia tree in the Mariposa groves of Yosemite Park, California.   (Photo by Carleton E Watkins/Getty Images)

Yosemite To Offer Free Admission For Presidents Day Weekend

If you’re looking for a place to get outdoors and enjoy unseasonably warm temperatures this Valentine’s Day weekend, consider hitching your wagon to Yosemite National Park.

02/11/2015

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

Yosemite National Park Entrance, Overnight Camping Fees Going Up March 1st

Visitors to Yosemite National Park will pay more to enter and camp overnight, under fee hikes that start March 1.

01/30/2015

Patchy snow is forcing the closure of the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park (CBS SF)

Dry Month Forces Closure Of Yosemite Badger Pass Ski Lifts

Powerful December storms delivered hope of a wet winter in the Sierra. A month later, those hopes are being washed out.

01/20/2015

Climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell, along with two support climbers, near the summit of El Capitan Wednesday. (CBS)

Climbers Reach Historic Finish Of Yosemite El Capitan Free Climb

Two climbers conquered the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California’s Yosemite National Park without climbing aids by reaching the top of the 3,000-foot peak.

01/14/2015

Ahwahnee Hotel

Dispute Could Lead To Name Changes For Iconic Yosemite Properties

A dispute over the names of such iconic Yosemite National Park locations as the Ahwahnee Hotel and Curry Village has the park service considering renaming them.

01/02/2015

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