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Address: Off Northside Dr., Yosemite National Park, CA
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+1 209-372-0200

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Shops and visitor center

We visited the Village at Yosemite Valley mainly to the Village Store and Visitor Center. The Village Store: - lots of food and merchandise including hot and cold foods/drinks... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sunnyvale, California
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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Village at Yosemite Valley mainly to the Village Store and Visitor Center. The Village Store: - lots of food and merchandise including hot and cold foods/drinks and plenty of souvenirs to purchase. - Other facilities include restrooms nearby. The Visitor Center: - a must stop for all visitors. Includes many informative displays about Yosemite and the geology... More 

Thank Boowicked
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's worth stopping off here to have a look around the museums and galleries. There are some places to eat and get supplies Wild deer cross the roads so watch out!

Thank Mark D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We spend two nights in Camp Curry. Just the knowledge of knowing that there will be bears walking around your tent at night is just amazing. The tents, parking lots, toilet/bathroom were all really good taken care of, as well as the little shop close by & a few restaurants. It's super easy to wake up early the next day... More 

Thank Stephanie E
Trzic, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

On September 12th we were sorry to realise, that, inspite of the beautiful nature Yosemite has to offer, the Park was under construction, so some roads were closed and the access to the main parking lot in the villave was very busy. They were burning some wood, so there was smoke everywhere, and the traffic inside the park was awful.... More 

Thank Ula T
Berkley, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the movie on the history of Yosemite. It offered great information on the formation of Yosemite as a park. (The theater is behind the visitors center and does not require tickets and you can walk right in.) The bookstore has a nice selection of maps and books about the park. The village also has a... More 

Thank 8_is_enough_in_MICH
London, Canada
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

While the highlights of Yosemite a national Park were breathtaking....despite the long winding rood to get to them, that had me trying out to be a race car driver for hours, the actual village was a huge disappointment. Construction meant we had to park on the road, quite a walk away from the village. Signs were lacking everywhere, so despite... More 

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Foster City, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ate at the cafeteria, The food is very pricey and they seem to take advantage of their location by overcharging for what you get. Not very tasty and sub-par ingredients. However, if you bring your own food and don't worry about their options, then you'll have a great experience.

1 Thank LiamNation
Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The parking was a nightmare, but it's a great place to relax and recharge your batteries. Catch up on food, water and a 'body break'.

Thank Kenneth_Smith
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Due to queues at the grill bar, we bought food from Village Store. Excellent choice of prepared salads, snacks and fresh fruit. There was hot chicken and other meal choices. Good value too, considering it is a hot tourist spot. Would definitely recommend and without the queuing!

Thank janet9079
Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The village is steeped with history and loved the rustic buildings, cool to see a bear trap. Glad we stopped by.

Thank FamilyFunIpswich_Qld

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