Winter is officially here and that means it’s time to hit the slopes in Yosemite! The majestic national park is a wondrous destination for winter activities, including downhill, cross-country, backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Select from 10 ski runs on the downhill slopes, and 90 miles of marked trails, such as the trail from Badger Pass Ski Area to Glacier Point – a 21-mile round trip. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you’ll find skiing and snowboarding options for all levels.
If you’re looking for additional winter activities, discover snowshoeing or go snow tubing or ice skating. With the Adventure Snowshoe Hike to Dewey Point, join professional guides as they lead you through snowkissed meadows and pine forests on the way to one of Yosemite’s most breath-taking views. Want to just sit back and relax? Jump in a giant inner tube and slide down the mountain. And when you’re done sliding, take to the ice on the Curry Village Ice Rink – a family-friendly outdoor skating rink.
For added value, travel car-free and stress-free to Yosemite by taking Amtrak San Joaquins. Cozy up to a steaming cup of tea on the train to Merced where you’ll seamlessly transfer to a thruway bus for a relaxing onward trip to Yosemite National Park. Once you’re in the Park, take a complimentary shuttle bus to your winter activity. You can take the shuttle to Badger Pass for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and snow tubing. For ice skating, just take the shuttle to Curry Village. It’s that easy!
Now that you’re ready to purchase your Amtrak San Joaquins tickets to Yosemite, look before you book! From the last week of December through the end of February, use this code to get 30% off tickets during our Yosemite Flash Sale: V624. That means 30% off on all of your Yosemite-bound train/thruway bus tickets. So mark your calendar, set a phone reminder, post a note, because you won’t want to miss out on Amtrak San Joaquin’s Yosemite Flash Sale!
Photo credit: Yosemite National Park