more about: Yosemite National Park

3 ways to enjoy Yosemite in winter

Half Dome sporting a snowy cap, ice-skating at Curry Village—these are just some of the pleasures of a winter visit to Yosemite National Park. One more: relative solitude. The park gets only one-fifth as many visitors in January as in July. Dan Koeppel shares the best ways to experience the park in all its winter glory.

Happy 125th birthday, Yosemite!

125 years ago, more than 700,000 acres of unadulterated wilderness officially became a California landmark.

Book now: 10 dreamy cabin escapes for fall

Every autumn it happens: By the time the weather chills, and it occurs to me that I want to escape to a cozy cabin in the woods—it’s too late to book one. This year, I’m vowing not to let that happen. I’m planning now for my fall getaway.

5 things to do in Yosemite with a toddler

Inspired by a lifetime of Sunset stories, and envious of our more adventurous friends’ Instagram feeds, my husband and I recently decided to take our first trip to Yosemite—with our 3-year-old son. Our 3 year old who is too big to fit in a hiking backpack, but too small to handle a walk of more than a few blocks before starting up with the “carry […]