Plunging waterfalls, stark granite, alpine lakes, pristine meadows, giant sequoia trees, and raging riversyou'll find them all in Yosemite National Park. From Yosemite Valley's famous waterfallsthree of which are among the tallest in the worldto the towering granite domes and glistening meadows of Tioga Pass, Yosemite is a place that can only be described in superlatives. Local author Ann Marie Brown helps you have a truly personal experience, with tips on where to go and how to make the most of your time. Suggested travel strategies and lists of must-see sights provide you with real insights so you can decide where you should go, stay, and eatwithout hassles or regrets. Suggested travel strategies include: If You Only Have One Day, The Hardcore Hiker, Yosemite for Kids, The Waterfall Lover, and Winter Weekend. Ann Marie details where to trek, climb, mountain bike, and raft near Half Dome or Tuolumne Meadows. Complete with maps, photographs, illustrations, and special emphasis on leading destinations such Yosemite Valley, Hetch Hetchy, the Eastern Sierra, Wawona, Glacier Point, and the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Moon Handbooks Yosemite has the tools you need to create your own unique trip.