Tag Archive: California

Aug 17

Top 10 Things to see or do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are located in the central part of California along the southern portion of the Sierra Nevada Range.  While packed with giant trees that will humble any person and filled with granite peaks including the tallest mountain in the lower 48 states Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park see just …

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Sep 07

Top Ten Things to see in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Valley el Capitan to waterfall

I imagine it is hard to find a more beautiful place in the world then Yosemite National Park.  Ansel Adams is one of my favorite photographers of all time, but one would have to admit that he had a pretty good subject to work with whenever he was taking photos of Yosemite.  Most people spend their …

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Oct 24

Yosemite Valley: A Piece of Heaven on Earth

Yosemite Valley from the overlook

Yosemite Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the United States.  It is only seven miles long and less than a mile wide, and yet it contains some of the most famous physical features in the United States.  Some of those features include the world-famous cliffs, El Capitan and Half Dome.  It also …

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Oct 20

The Mist Trail: Vernal and Nevada Falls Beautiful

Nevada Falls View

The Mist Trail is probably the signature hike in Yosemite National Park.  Well, either this or Half Dome, but the nice thing about this is you do not neede a permit to take this hike to the top.  It pretty much has it all- great views, waterfalls, and many destinations.  Since there is so much to …

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Oct 15

Mariposa Grove: Looking Up to the Giants

Looking Up

The Mariposa Grove in Yosemite National Park is one of the most impressive places Karen and I have ever been to.  It is like looking up at clear night sky and seeing just how small we truly are.  It is a very humbling feeling, and you know what, every now and again feeling a little  bit humble …

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Aug 13

Number 6: Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley

Number 6 is a photograph of Yosemite Valley in California.  A picture of the Valley in Yosemite National Park is the shot on every photographers list.  It is kind of like getting the photograph of Delicate Arch in Arches National Park.  The photograph has El Capitan on the left side and Bridalveil Falls on the …

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