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California

Four Jewels: Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite & Death Valley

Witness awe-inspiring nature, grand artifacts of geography, ancient flora and unique fauna as you immerse yourself in four of California’s most stunning National Parks.
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Program No. 4352RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,799
Special Offer
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California

Four Jewels: Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite & Death Valley

Witness awe-inspiring nature, grand artifacts of geography, ancient flora and unique fauna as you immerse yourself in four of California’s most stunning National Parks.
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,799
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.
Program No. 4352 RJ
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itinerary
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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Sep 3 - Sep 11, 2021
Starting at
2,799
Sep 17 - Sep 25, 2021
Starting at
2,799
Oct 1 - Oct 9, 2021
Starting at
2,899
Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at Tenaya Lodge, an elegant mountain resort just outside the park. 24 Meals Total: 8 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners.

Oct 15 - Oct 23, 2021
Starting at
3,499
Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

May 20 - May 28, 2022
Starting at
3,799
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

May 27 - Jun 4, 2022
Starting at
2,949
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Jun 3 - Jun 11, 2022
Starting at
2,949
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Sep 16 - Sep 24, 2022
Starting at
3,799
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

Oct 14 - Oct 22, 2022
Starting at
3,799
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Sep 3 - Sep 11, 2021
Starting at
3,549
Sep 17 - Sep 25, 2021
Starting at
3,549
Oct 1 - Oct 9, 2021
Starting at
3,629
Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at Tenaya Lodge, an elegant mountain resort just outside the park. 24 Meals Total: 8 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 8 Dinners.

Oct 15 - Oct 23, 2021
Starting at
4,649
Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

May 20 - May 28, 2022
Starting at
4,999
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

May 27 - Jun 4, 2022
Starting at
3,749
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Jun 3 - Jun 11, 2022
Starting at
3,749
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Sep 16 - Sep 24, 2022
Starting at
4,999
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

Oct 14 - Oct 22, 2022
Starting at
4,999
Special Offer

OFFER EXTENDED: Enroll by July 31, 2021 to take $100 off the price shown.

Itinerary Note

This date includes two nights at The Ahwahnee, the historic grand hotel in Yosemite.

9 days
8 nights
22 meals
8B 8L 6D
1
Check-in, Registration, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
2
Sequoia National Park, General Sherman Tree
Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
3
Kings Canyon National Park, Roaring Falls, Zumwalt Meadows
Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
4
Wawona Hotel, Pioneer Village Center
Sierra Nevada Mountains - Yosemite National Park
5
Full-Day Yosemite National Park Field Trip
Sierra Nevada Mountains - Yosemite National Park
7
Manzanar Historic Site, Alabama Hills
Owens Valley - Death Valley National Park
8
Zabriskie Point, Badwater, Death Valley Visitor Center
Owens Valley - Death Valley National Park
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At a Glance

Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite, Death Valley: four spectacular American National Parks. Explore them from the mighty Sierra Nevada range to the stark allure of the Mojave Desert as on-site presentations delve into their geologic, human and natural histories.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles on uneven terrain on paved and unpaved paths. Long distances by large motorcoach. Elevations range from 4,000-8,000 feet.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Study the magnificent forest ecosystem of Sequoia, named for giant trees that can live for more than 2,000 years.
  • Admire granite monuments like El Capitan, Half Dome and Bridalveil Fall as you learn how Pleistocene glaciers carved the wonders of Yosemite Valley.
  • Visit Yosemite’s high-country areas, cross the Sierra Nevada to Mono Lake and Owens Valley and explore forbidding, dramatic, beautiful Death Valley.

General Notes

Includes long bus rides to reach rural sites. Max of 35 participants.
Featured Expert
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Frank Helling
Frank Helling is an active adventurer and naturalist who has spent much of his life “sauntering” in the footsteps of the great mountaineer, philosopher, and nature writer John Muir. He has backpacked, hiked, and climbed in the Sierras, Rockies, Cascades, Alps, Alaska, Hawaii, and the deserts of the American Southwest. A former high school science teacher, Frank has also worked as a ranger and naturalist in Kings Canyon National Park and as a professional wilderness instructor.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Frank Helling is an active adventurer and naturalist who has spent much of his life “sauntering” in the footsteps of the great mountaineer, philosopher, and nature writer John Muir. He has backpacked, hiked, and climbed in the Sierras, Rockies, Cascades, Alps, Alaska, Hawaii, and the deserts of the American Southwest. A former high school science teacher, Frank has also worked as a ranger and naturalist in Kings Canyon National Park and as a professional wilderness instructor.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Land of Little Rain
by Mary Austin
This is a 1904 classic about the Eastern Sierra.
Water and Power
by William L. Kahrl
The author covers the politics, personalities, construction, opposition, and events leading up to the present situation in the Owens Valley.
Basin and Range
by John McPhee
This is a complex but fascinating explanation of basin-range geology.
Mountains of California
by John Muir
Enjoy these lyrical 1894 vignettes by John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club.
Men to Match My Mountains
by Irving Stone
An engaging history of the West
Geology Underfoot in Death Valley and Owens Valley
by Robert P. Sharp
This volume provides an on-the-ground look at the processes sculpting the terrain of this region of extremes. Illustrated with photographs, maps, and diagrams, each geological vignette weaves the tale of a particular scene, feature, or relationship in the landscape.
Cadillac Desert
by Marc Reisner
In this stunning work of history and investigative journalism, Reisner tells the story of conflicts over water policy in the West and the resulting damage to the land, wildlife and Indians.
Sierra Nevada Natural History
by David Lukas, Tracy I. Storer, Robert L. Usinger
First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range--from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged topography. Comprehensive yet concise and portable, the book describes hundreds of species: trees and shrubs, flowering plants and ferns, fungi and lichens, insects and fish, amphibians and reptiles, and birds and mammals.
Farewell to Manzanar
by Jeanne Wakatsuki
This is a moving account of a family interned in Manzanar during WW II.
John Muir, Son of the Wilderness
by Linnie Marsh Wolfe
Pulitizer Prize-winning biography of the great naturalist, John Muir
Meals
22 Meals
8 Breakfasts
8 Lunches
6 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Low Fat, Low Salt
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Jun 03, 2022 - Jun 11, 2022 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • Sep 03, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • Sep 17, 2021 - Sep 25, 2021 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • Oct 01, 2021 - Oct 09, 2021 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • Oct 15, 2021 - Oct 23, 2021 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • May 20, 2022 - May 28, 2022 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • May 27, 2022 - Jun 04, 2022 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • Jun 03, 2022 - Jun 11, 2022 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • Sep 16, 2022 - Sep 24, 2022 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
  • Oct 14, 2022 - Oct 22, 2022 (Sierra Nevada Mountains - Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles Airport Area)
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Valley Lodge's close proximity to Yosemite Falls makes it the perfect base camp for exploring Yosemite National Park. Its glass and wood architecture work in unity with the surroundings and the ample windows allow in the bright mountain sunshine while providing remarkable views. The lodge is a historic building built in the 1950s to match the scenic surroundings. It is an old wood structure meant to blend in with the natural scenery.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Valley Lodge's close proximity to Yosemite Falls makes it the perfect base camp for exploring Yosemite National Park. Its glass and wood architecture work in unity with the surroundings and the ample windows allow in the bright mountain sunshine while providing remarkable views. The lodge is a historic building built in the 1950s to match the scenic surroundings. It is an old wood structure meant to blend in with the natural scenery.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Valley Lodge's close proximity to Yosemite Falls makes it the perfect base camp for exploring Yosemite National Park. Its glass and wood architecture work in unity with the surroundings and the ample windows allow in the bright mountain sunshine while providing remarkable views. The lodge is a historic building built in the 1950s to match the scenic surroundings. It is an old wood structure meant to blend in with the natural scenery.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Fish Camp
An elegant resort in the California High Sierra, Tenaya Lodge is your gateway to Yosemite adventure. Newly renovated in 2015/2016, Lodge Rooms offer the refined details you would expect in a Four-Diamond Yosemite resort — deluxe baths, downy beds, flat-screen TVs, mountain charm and access to limitless recreation.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
The Ahwahnee Hotel (formerly known as "The Majestic Yosemite"), is a historic, landmark dating from 1927. Set on the valley floor, The Ahwahnee Hotel was specifically designed to highlight its natural surroundings, featuring Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point. The destination of queens and presidents alike, this distinctive Yosemite hotel offers a perfect balance of history, hospitality and elegance. Warm, cozy rooms feature natural wood furnishings, free Wi-Fi and TVs. The hotel offers grand sitting rooms, a bar, stone fireplaces, elegant tapestries and stained glass windows, plus a dining room with a high, beamed ceiling.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
The Ahwahnee Hotel (formerly known as "The Majestic Yosemite"), is a historic, landmark dating from 1927. Set on the valley floor, The Ahwahnee Hotel was specifically designed to highlight its natural surroundings, featuring Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point. The destination of queens and presidents alike, this distinctive Yosemite hotel offers a perfect balance of history, hospitality and elegance. Warm, cozy rooms feature natural wood furnishings, free Wi-Fi and TVs. The hotel offers grand sitting rooms, a bar, stone fireplaces, elegant tapestries and stained glass windows, plus a dining room with a high, beamed ceiling.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Valley Lodge's close proximity to Yosemite Falls makes it the perfect base camp for exploring Yosemite National Park. Its glass and wood architecture work in unity with the surroundings and the ample windows allow in the bright mountain sunshine while providing remarkable views. The lodge is a historic building built in the 1950s to match the scenic surroundings. It is an old wood structure meant to blend in with the natural scenery.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
The Ahwahnee Hotel (formerly known as "The Majestic Yosemite"), is a historic, landmark dating from 1927. Set on the valley floor, The Ahwahnee Hotel was specifically designed to highlight its natural surroundings, featuring Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point. The destination of queens and presidents alike, this distinctive Yosemite hotel offers a perfect balance of history, hospitality and elegance. Warm, cozy rooms feature natural wood furnishings, free Wi-Fi and TVs. The hotel offers grand sitting rooms, a bar, stone fireplaces, elegant tapestries and stained glass windows, plus a dining room with a high, beamed ceiling.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.
3 nights
Fresno
Nestled in Central California's scenic San Joaquin Valley, the Best Western Plus Fresno Airport hotel is a gateway to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks. This full-service hotel is centrally located near the city's most exciting attractions, sports entertainment, universities, museums and shops.
2 nights
Yosemite National Park
The Ahwahnee Hotel (formerly known as "The Majestic Yosemite"), is a historic, landmark dating from 1927. Set on the valley floor, The Ahwahnee Hotel was specifically designed to highlight its natural surroundings, featuring Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point. The destination of queens and presidents alike, this distinctive Yosemite hotel offers a perfect balance of history, hospitality and elegance. Warm, cozy rooms feature natural wood furnishings, free Wi-Fi and TVs. The hotel offers grand sitting rooms, a bar, stone fireplaces, elegant tapestries and stained glass windows, plus a dining room with a high, beamed ceiling.
1 night
Lone Pine
The Dow Historic Hotel was built in the early 1920's primarily to house movie industry personnel who frequently came to the Owens Valley to film Westerns, including John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Clint Eastwood. Many early Westerns and the epic "Gunga Din" were filmed in the ancient Alabama Hills to the west of town. The hotel faces the beautiful, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountain range and magnificent Mt. Whitney, which at 14,496 feet is the highest peak in the lower 48 States. Lone Pine is also the gateway to Death Valley National Park, the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level. The Dow Villa Motel, adjacent to the Dow Historic Hotel, was built in three stages in the late 1950's and early 1960's to meet the growing demand for more rooms. The hotel boasts a refined, graceful air and still attracts many film and TV companies. The Dow property is all non-smoking and has been family-owned and operated since 1957.
2 nights
Death Valley
Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel is located approximately 24 miles northwest of Furnace Creek, CA and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. Guests may explore 1.8 billion-year-old rock formations, swim year round in a sparkling swimming pool, watch the sun set behind surrealistic sand dunes and observe such unique animal life as squeaking lizards. The Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, the most photographed sand dunes in the world, are are just a short distance away.





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