more about: Yosemite

Happy 125th birthday, Yosemite!

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

Free tomorrow: National parks, museums across the West

Francis Scott Key nailed it: America is “the land of the free.” Even Pope Francis noted this in his talk to Congress on Thursday. And tomorrow, national parks and museums across the country will open their doors and let visitors in free. 

Orphaned fisher kits move into new home, Yosemite National Park

We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog posts to bring you photos of the orphaned fisher kits that were released earlier this week north of the Merced River, in Yosemite National Park. (No, “fisher kits” aren’t DIY rods and reels that you buy from Ikea—they’re like puppies and kittens, only wilder.)

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.