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Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite National Park.

A 21-year-old Romanian tourist died after slipping from the base of a waterfall at Yosemite

Officials at Yosemite National Park are warning tourists not to travel off trails after Romanian tourist Lucian Miu fell to his death on July 31.
Lower Falls in Yellowstone National Park, one of the 23 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the US.

Stunning photos show the 23 beautiful UNESCO world heritage sites in the US

UNESCO lists stunning natural and man-made sites around the world that it considers worth protecting. Many of these are in the US.
Selah Schneiter, 10, mid-climb on Yosemite's El Capitan.

A 10-year-old girl scaled Yosemite’s most fearsome peak in a time that puts some adults to shame

Selah Schneiter conquered El Capitan, a sheer cliff in Yosemite National Park, from June 7 to 12, along with her dad and a friend of his.
San Diego has stunning beaches.

12 places to go in California other than Los Angeles

Instead of the traffic jams in Los Angeles, see quaint cottages in Carmel-by-the-Sea, go rock-climbing in Yosemite, or go surfing in San Diego.
The inside lobby of the Majestic Yosemite Hotel features large rustic chandeliers and old-fashioned furniture.

Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell’s 1991 wedding took place in the same hotel that inspired the set of ‘The Shining’ — here’...

Formerly known as the Ahwahnee Hotel, the Majestic Yosemite Hotel has seen many weddings and summer vacations throughout its 92-year history.
The Ferguson Fire has forced California authorities to close parts of Yosemite National Park.

Wildfires are tearing through Yosemite National Park and the photos look like a post-apocalyptic nightmare

The Ferguson Fire has forced California authorities to close parts of Yosemite National Park. More than 3,000 firefighters are struggling to control the blaze, which has spread to 38,000 acres and has ravaged the Yosemite area for nearly two weeks.

Report alleges sexual harassment fostered ‘toxic’ working conditions at America’s national parks

Sexual harassment is rampant among the flagship national parks in the United States such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

This mountain was once considered impossible to climb — see a photographer’s dizzying images of one climber’s ascent

There are two main faces of El Capitan — the Southwest and the Southeast. The Nose lies between the two and is the most popular climb of El Cap.