Sierra Fun – Things to do in Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada

Below we have put together a guide to some of the fun things to do in Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada.

Yosemite and the Central Sierra Nevada region contain spectacular views and vast areas that are perfect for exploring and developing your connection with nature. Whether you are a seasoned visitor or embarking on a new adventure, you will find something here to help you enjoy your time in this world-renowned region.

With so many places to explore, it helps to have a plan of the destinations you want to visit and what you want to do while you are there.

We have put together a list of scenic destinations in and around Yosemite that can help you easily plan where you should go hiking, whether you are planning a single day of hiking or several, and ideas of places to camp or find lodging.

Let the gorgeous scenery of the Northern Yosemite region be the backdrop for your first camping trip in the Sierra Nevada. We have put together a list of camping basics to help you enjoy your first camping trip, or to improve upon your next camping experience. Even if you are only going out for the day, you will find helpful guidelines for how to stay safe and be respectful while spending time in nature.


Experiencing the Sierra Nevada and Yosemite

Explore and share the Sierra Nevada and Yosemite from home

If you find an interesting destination or exciting activity to do on your adventure in the Sierra Nevada and you want to share, send an e-mail to with the details.


Discover the region from home

Maybe you live far from the mountains, or the weather is keeping you from getting outside. No matter the reason, when you can’t quite get out to enjoy the Sierra Nevada