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Yosemite in a Day Tour from San Francisco Take a day trip from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park, described as the crown jewel the country's many splendid national parks. You will be guided on a coach tour to highlights such as Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls, with a stop for a 1-mile (1.6-km) walk into a grove of giant sequoias.Your small-group tour, limited to 15 participants to allow for a more personalized experience, begins with a pickup at selected hotels...

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Sequoia National Park. Teamed with its neighbour, Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park is part of Sierra Nevada's project to protect North America’s most famous trees – giant sequoias. The largest tree of all, the General Sherman tree, is here, too. The vast majority of the park is roadless wilderness, and represents a time before the first Europeans arrived in America.