We took this pass as our way out of Yosemite. Be sure to budget plenty of time to take pictures because you will be stopping a lot. We saw bears and deer along with lots of snow and mountain views.
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it's a drive that can be a little scary at times owing to the steep drop-off on one side but it does reward you with spectacular views right before entering the Yosemite National Park proper...go slow and pull to the turn-offs when someone's behind you...More
Driving from Death Valley in the morning to arriving into Yosemite by the afternoon was an amazing contrast, with the arid landscape of the desert transitioning into the lush green of Yosemite. Be aware this road is only open in the summer but offers the...More
We have taken this route several times to get to Mono Lake and Body the ghost town. Lovely scenery as you come down out of the park.
This is something you must do in your life! Not to mention drive all the way through if you can to the Majestic. I am very well-traveled yet must say...there is nothing like Yosemite on a non-crowded day like in November. Amazing! I have driven...More
We drove over the Tioga Pass on the portion of our road trip from Death Valley to Yosemite Village. We did not realise, when we planned our trip, that the Tioga Road could still be closed at the end of May! Luckily it opened just...More
This is my favorite get away from the tourist and yet every time you come around the corner there's something new to see, pull over check out those small lakes. The Beautiful view Half Dome from high up like 9000 ft try it right as...More
This is a great quick way to get through to death valley and Vegas from the West coast when the road is open. It is the highest crossing of the Rockies and is open in Spring summer fall, but is closed with the first heavy...More
If you plan to drive the tioga pass, make sure you check with the local authorities to see whether it is open well ahead of your planned trip.