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California's Yosemite Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 7+

From $4,599 - $4,799 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

California's Yosemite Family Multi-Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 7+

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jul-Aug 2025: Jun-Aug

From $4,599 - $4,799 /person

National Park's Giant Sequoias & Iconic Half Dome

Half Dome. El Capitan. Bridalveil Fall. You probably know the names. Maybe you even had an Ansel Adams poster hanging in your college dorm. But have you really explored them? Because the thing is, if you're going to hang pictures of Yosemite on your walls, wouldn't it be great if they had your family in them? Well, here's your chance.

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Walk/Hike
Biking

Highlights

  • Hike on top of glaciated domes to gain views of the Sierras as far as the eye can see
  • Connect with a local naturalist and discover the flora, fauna and geologic history of majestic Yosemite Valley
  • Walk amid giant sequoias, Yosemite's ancient trees, many of which are thousands of years old
  • Bike your way past Yosemite's iconic features, including Half Dome, Royal Arches and Clouds Rest
California Yosemite Family Multi-Adventure Tour

California

Start/End San Francisco

Airports & Travel details*

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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

Walk in the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Yosemite's largest stand of these ancient trees • One noteworthy resident is the Grizzly Giant, with a base diameter of 30 feet! • In the mood for some R&R? Kick back at the lodge, lounge by the pool or perhaps indulge at the spa.

Accommodations
Tenaya Lodge

(1 night)

Night 1

Tenaya Lodge
Fish Camp
Casual Plus Hotel

A comfortable mountain resort near Yosemite's South Gate with plentiful amenities and panoramic forest views. (pool, spa) 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 2-3

Description

Set out on foot from Glacier Point, savoring the scent of ponderosa and cedar, and taking in views of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome and the Sierra Nevada • Climb to the top of immense granite-faced Sentinel Dome • Grown-ups glean secrets of Yosemite Valley from a local naturalist while youngsters take a kid-friendly rock-climbing class on world-famous granite walls • Pedal along the valley bike path, accompanied by unforgettable views of iconic Half Dome, Royal Arches and Clouds Rest • Relax at The Ahwahnee—the best way to stay in the valley!

Accommodations
The Ahwahnee

(2 nights)

Nights 2-3

The Ahwahnee
Yosemite Village
Casual Plus Hotel

A National Historic Landmark, this iconic hotel features elaborate stained-glass windows, original Miwok Indian arts and crafts, Oriental rugs and Shaker-style furnishings. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Alpine lakes, rushing rivers and deep canyons provide the backdrop to our hikes today in Tuolumne Meadows • Circumnavigate the base of Lembert Dome, a granite rock formation 800 feet high • ​Visit Hetch Hetchy, in the northwestern part of the park, as you hike to Wapama Falls • Play bocce or relax under the stars in the saltwater pool or the hot tub.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Evergreen Lodge
Groveland​
Casual Plus Hotel

Elegantly rustic and welcoming cabins nestled amid towering pines on the western border of Yosemite. (pool)  

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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From $4,599 - $4,799 /person

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Hotels

Adventure-Ready Hotels

Ideally located with ready access to trip activities, our Casual hotels are also known for their character and charm.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Night 1

Tenaya Lodge
Fish Camp

Casual Plus Hotel

A comfortable mountain resort near Yosemite's South Gate with plentiful amenities and panoramic forest views. (pool, spa) 

Nights 2-3

The Ahwahnee
Yosemite Village

Casual Plus Hotel

A National Historic Landmark, this iconic hotel features elaborate stained-glass windows, original Miwok Indian arts and crafts, Oriental rugs and Shaker-style furnishings. (pool)

Nights 4-5

Evergreen Lodge
Groveland​

Casual Plus Hotel

Elegantly rustic and welcoming cabins nestled amid towering pines on the western border of Yosemite. (pool)  

From $4,599 - $4,799 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Racer 2.0
Backroads Next Generation Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Redesigned for 2024
  • Next gen titanium frame with carbon wheels
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Child's Bike
Kids' Bikes

Included in your trip price

  • Backroads is the only travel company to manufacture it's own line of kid's bikes.
  • Features smaller wheels -- the perfect choice for kids.
  • On our Family Trips, you'll find 20"" and 24"" bikes.
Burley Kazoo Trailer Bike
Backroads Trailer Bike

Included in your trip price

  • For children up to 85 pounds
  • Attaches to an adult bike with your child providing some of the pedal power for a real team effort!
  • Ideal for kids who aren't yet ready for bike touring.
  • Cannot be pulled by an e-bike.

From $4,599 - $4,799 /person

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