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5 Reasons To Request Your Visitors Guide
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Steve | 06/15/2022Plan Your Trip |   

5 Reasons To Request Your Visitors Guide

So you've seen all the wonderful pictures and heard so many stories about Yosemite and it's Southern Gateway. Now you really ready to make the trip to see and experience it yourself. How do you start your trip planning?  Where do you go to get the best information?

We may be biased but we strongly feel that the best way to begin this journey is with the Visit Yosemite | Madera County Visitors Guide. Why you may ask in this day of instant information availability would this one publication make a difference? The simple answer is that we pull together in on place a whole lot of information, as well as insights, ideas, and local tips and recommendations, that will really help you make the best out of your visit to Yosemite and the Southern Gateway. There is so much to see and do here, and we cover it all in one handy place. It's a tool that we truly feel will help you plan, and execute, the perfect vacation.  PLUS, it's the perfect coffee table magazine to provide year-long inspiration!

If you want it boiled down a few bullets points, here you go.  Here's the 5 Reasons Why You Should Get Our Visitors Guide:

1. It's FREE!  There's are few things in life that are truly free but our Visitors Guide is one of them! (Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see how you get yours).

2. It's full of lots of maps! Even in this age of GPS mapping in your pocket, physical maps are a great thing to have and we have a few in the guide which can help you get the lay of the land as you plan and help you navigate your adventure when you are here.

Yosemite Valley Map spread from 2022 Visitors Guide

Yosemite Valley Map - just a small portion of the information that will guide and help you enjoy your visit to Yosemite.

3. Camping, Lodging, and Dining Guides. We are fortunate to have many options to satisfy your camping, lodging, and dining needs in the region and we've compiled those options into a few easy-to-use guides to you help you sort through them. 

4. Suggested Itineraries. Only have a day for your Yosemite visit? Looking to explore three National Parks in Three Days?  Want to plan a road trip that lets you experience a lot of what Yosemite and the Southern Gateway has to offer? We've got you covered with tips and itineraries that will show you how to do just those things and more!

Yosemite In A Day Itinerary from 2022 Visitors Guide

Tips and information for exploring Yosemite In A Day, every season.

5. Beautiful Photos. A picture, as they say speaks volumes, and there are many wonderful scenes throughout the area that so many help us capture and share.  Here's just a small taste of some that have been featured in the guides in recent years. 

This is just the top five! You find so much more when you start flipping through the almost sixty pages of content we've packed into the latest edition.

There are two ways to get the Visit Yosemite | Madera County Visitors Guide. Both are easy. Both are free (as we noted above)!

For quick, immediate access you can view the guide digitally by clicking on the guide cover below. For a beautiful, glossy covered print version (which you can use a guide throughout your visit), click here and fill out the requested information, hit submit, and we will get it out to you as quickly as we can!  


Like what you see? Save any of these pins (or possibly all of them) to your travel planning board(s) to give you an easy way to find your way back here!  Also check out our other blog posts as well as itineraries for more ideas and pins!

Our annual Visit Yosemite | Madera County Visitors Guide can answer all your questions about visiting California's Gateway to Yosemite. From the park itself to the museums, wineries, art galleries and more throughout Madera County, our guide can help you plan the perfect vacation. Please note that we mail to the USA only, but anyone can download the guide.
Visit Yosemite - Madera County
Oakhurst Visitor Center, 40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644
(559) 683-4636
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