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Podcast Feature: Yosemite National Park

We are excited and humbled by the opportunity to be a featured guest on Everybody's National Parks' Yosemite podcast series. We've been following them on Instagram (@EverybodysNationalParks) and listening in to their bi-weekly podcasts for almost two years. We love the variety of their topics and the details in their content. They bring on park naturalists, rangers, geologists, and more to dig into the nuances of each park.

Have a listen below and enjoy some travel tips for planning a trip to Yosemite. We hope this inspires you to visit another one of our favorite places. The right planning goes a long way.

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Show Notes from this Episode:

By Danielle Jacobs-Erwin (@EverybodysNationalParks)

"Danielle chats with Nick Mock, owner of TripPossible, about overcoming vacation analysis paralysis (so many resources! so little time!) with tips to help you create that trip of a lifetime."

Discussion Overview:

  • 2:04 - TripPossible: how it started, what it is, and why you should consider using it for your next trip

  • 3:35 - Encountering the National Parks via the slow lane

  • 5:31 - Variety + Flexibility = when & where to go

  • 8:09 - Yosemite in the spotlight: perception vs reality

  • 10:29 - Best kept secret: Yosemite West lodging options

  • 12:14 - Editing your must-see list down to a less-is-more trip

  • 14:29 - Inside the park lodging options from Yosemite Hospitality: Curry Village, Ahwahnee Lodge, Wawona Hotel

  • 15:36 - The principles of packing for a four seasons in one day trip

  • 18:08 - Trail weather along the Vernal Falls and Nevada Falls hikes

  • 19:00 - Mirror Lake memories

  • 21:31 - Overcoming common traffic frustrations in places like Yosemite Valley and Zion National Park

  • 25:24 - Practical tips for enjoying Yosemite no matter the weather

  • 27:22 - Itinerary planning: how not to see it all

  • 29:32 - Yosemite memories big and small

  • 32:32 - Additional TripPossible contact information

Photos of the places we talk about:


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