Yosemite: The Views from Tioga Road

Want to see the beauty of the Yosemite high country, but aren’t much of a hiker?  A drive along Tioga Road will provide an abundance of opportunities to see the beauty of Yosemite. Photos taken July 11th, 2013

Campground Critters

Ellery Campground (near Tioga Pass, Yosemite)… We returned last evening from a camping trip in the Sierras.  I’ll write about our adventures soon!

American Robin

We found a ton of these cute little guys hopping around on the forest floor between the Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite Village.  My son has been asking about robins a lot lately, as he’s obsessed with Batman and Robin.  We’ve shown him photos of robins, and he was interested, but we were excited to finallyContinue reading “American Robin”

Yosemite Squirrel

This is where a squirrel belongs… out foraging in nature.  He’s beautiful… Unlike this one… out pestering hikers for a free lunch.

Yosemite… Flowers Everywhere

Our first day in Yosemite, my five-year-old and I took a walk to check out the wildflowers.  I was impressed with his enthusiasm.  First, he exclaimed, ” Look!  Milkweed!!!”  Then a bit later, “And Indian Paintbrush!!”  These little blue butterflies were fluttering about everywhere.  Magical…

Ah… Yosemite

We’ve been in Yosemite for the past week without Internet access.  We’re home now, and I’ll catch up with you all as soon as I can!  Hope you had a great week!! This is the view from the top of Sentinel Dome… a great hike to do with kids!