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Yosemite waterfall
Andrea M. Gómez

One perfect day in Yosemite

See the sun rise over glistening meadows, trek to three waterfalls, eat lunch beneath El Capitan­—and still have time for an ice cream break. Here's our hour-by-hour breakdown of the perfect day in Yosemite.

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