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Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe
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Dramatic drive starting at elevation 6,100 feet outside of Yosemite Valley and finishing 47 miles later atop Tioga Pass.
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“mono lake” (67 reviews)
“lee vining” (58 reviews)
Yosemite National Park, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So many spots to stop and take in the awesome sites. A lot less popular than the Valley and in many ways a completely different viewpoint of this truly spectacular area.

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Thank Martin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove in and out this way from Lee Vining. This is near the East entrance to the park. Stunning views of lakes and snow capped mountains. There was snow still on the ground. Altitude was approx 8000 feet so got pretty cold. Closed from...More

Thank grubs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more can be said about Yosemite? Amazing scenery, fresh crisp air, nice road and plenty of places to pull over. Traffic was fine when we drove through. Really great to take your time and stop. No matter where you stop it will be good....More

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tioga Pass tops out about 10,000 feet but the views are outstanding. Make sure you stop at all the Vista points to really soak it all in.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tioga pass is about 10,000 feet with dramatic drop offs along the road. If you are confident of your driving, you should be fine. I've been on scarier roads. The long vistas with the road snaking along the side of the mountain are breathtaking in...More

1  Thank tagnrocky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the numerous vistas in this area of Yosemite National Park. It was well worth the time to visit this area.

Thank Stomper81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This approximate 2.5 hour road trip in the Vette...top down....was GREAT!! It is a fabulous trip to relax and just enjoy the sights. Do not be in a hurry on this trip....slow and enjoy!!

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning, stunning, stunning! The drive was beautiful beyond and when we found snow in such heat, we were flabbergasted. Where else can you climb on snow in t-shirt and flip flops? Also teh rock formation and lakes along the drive are simply awe inspiring!

1  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This way is the best and most spectacular to get to Yosemite Valley. Starting from Lee Vining (Mono Lake), you'll find snow (even in Summer), lakes to swim in, brave rivers, walking paths, and always dramatic views. Open only in Summer (approx. from May to...More

1  Thank PezFish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome views! Here are three memorable spots you do not want to miss... Olmsted point, Tenaya Lake and Lembert dome.

1  Thank Sridhar T
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Kendra00 | Reviewed this property |
First of all - I would be sure to check the status of the road - it opened the 2nd week of July this year - had just opened when we were there. There was still snow on the side of the roads - but minimal. I think you will... More
18 July 2017|
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Response from joenumbah1 | Reviewed this property |
likely it will still be open at that time...all depends on the weather..the pass is at higher elevations so I would watch the weather channel a few days before going on the trip just to be on the safe side
30 May 2017|
Response from PacificNWFamily |
Hi Few people use this Q&A feature, so you won't get many replies here. The forum is more active, but it's for conversations. The NPS Mileage chart includes drive times from Yosemite Valley Visitor Center. It's linked to... More