Yosemite is officially open today.
Find out about day-use reservations, shuttle buses, campgrounds, what’s open and closed, services available. Updated visitor information will help families plan a trip to Yosemite this summer.
Collioure’s yearly Anchovy Festival is delightful! We watched a colorful Catalan boat parade around the harbor, looked at pictures of Collioure painted by children, ate fresh-grilled anchovies, and bought anchovy-themed souvenirs.
A yearly event for over 35 years in Petaluma, the theme of Butter & Egg Days Parade is cows and chickens. Little girls are dressed as fluffy yellow chicks, people wear striped bee or black and white cow costumes, parade participants include local junior high and high school kids, businesses such as dairy products, egg farmers, plus old fashioned trucks and classic cars.
In Paris, visit the delightful all-new Jardin d’Acclimatation leisure and amusement park for families in the Bois de Boulogne – rides, carousels, water play areas, “little farm,” birds of the world aviary, pony and camel rides, Korean Garden, and more.
Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite is a family favorite for generations. It is among the most spectacular scenery on earth – turquoise lakes, sparkling creeks flowing through meadows, mountain peaks rising into the sky, but is also very accessible with kids, and never as crowded as Yosemite Valley.