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Seasons of Magic in Yosemite: Splendor in the Sierra Nevada

Unique learning programs for travelers age 50+

Experience the ever-changing beauty of Yosemite National Park and the expansive Sierra Nevada on an extraordinary adventure. Experience Half Dome, Yosemite Valley, towering sequoia trees, and Bridalveil Falls. Learn about 19th-century artist Albert Bierstadt and his panoramic oil paintings. Led by an exceptional storyteller, hear the history and geology of this legendary landscape.

What's Included

  • All lodgings & most meals
  • Expert-led lectures & field trips
  • All gratuities
  • Road Scholar Assurance Plan

Favorite Experiences in Yosemite National Park:

  • Stand before natural and manmade marvels like El Capitan, Bridalveil Fall, Sentinel Bridge and Yosemite Falls.
  • Walk trails that wind among giant sequoias, the world’s largest trees and some of the oldest living things on earth.
  • Study Yosemite artists like Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran and others, and visit the Ansel Adams Gallery and the Native American Village and Museum.


A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for over 40 years.

Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel since 1975.

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