Yosemite National park is one of the top destinations for spring break for families according to CheapTickets.com’s spring break survey.
The sun is out and the air is smelling like spring has arrived. Yosemite National park is one of the top destinations for spring break for families according to CheapTickets.com’s spring break survey. With all the rain during winter, the waterfalls are roaring and the flowers will be popping and with that, visitors are in for a treat this spring.
“This is good news for the south gate entrance on Highway 41 to Yosemite National Park as spring is the perfect time to visit the park. It is going to be one of the best years for waterfalls and spring flowers because of all the rain we have had over the winter” said Therese Williams, Director of Public Relations for Visit Yosemite Madera County.
U.S. News & World Report has also ranked Yosemite National Park as:
- #1 in Best Places to Hike in North America
- #2 in Best Affordable Destinations in the USA
- #3 in Best Affordable Family Vacations
- #3 in Best Adventure Vacations in the USA
- #4 in Best Places to Visit in the USA
- #4 in World’s Best National Parks
- #5 in Best Family Vacations in the USA
- #6 in Best Family Vacations
According to the CheapTickets.com survey, 42 percent of college students, 36 percent of up-and-comers and 11 percent of families are planning to take a spring break trip.
The south gate entrance on Highway 41 offers visitors the option to stay close to the park in Bass Lake or Oakhurst with affordable spring break accommodations, farm to table food from the richest agriculture land in Central Valley, the best lake in California according to Sunset Magazine and lots of additional activities such as boating, water activities, fishing, hiking and mountain biking.
“Oakhurst and Bass Lake offers affordable lodging for our visitors within minutes to the park. The south gate entrance also offers Bass Lake which was named the best lake by Sunset Magazine, The Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad, Fossil Discover Center, Madera County agriculture and wine trail experience and loads of activities to do at Bass Lake such as fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking and more.”
About Visit Yosemite Madera County
The Southern Yosemite Visitors Bureau was formed in 1985. It has been operating at The Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau for 30 years. The Bureau was established by a group from the Eastern Madera County Chamber of Commerce with a vision of the growing potential for drawing the millions of visitors to Yosemite National Park to the many businesses and attractions in Madera County.
Recently the visitor’s bureau changed its name to Visit Yosemite | Madera County to more accurately reflect its mission to promote all there is to see and do in Yosemite and Madera County.