The Ahwahnee Hotel Yosemite, a Place Steeped in Majestic History

Everywhere you look in Yosemite, you’ll find history. Its granite cliffs are 130 million years old. Its Giant Sequoias are roughly 3,000 years old. There are places that don the names of the great people that visited them like Taft Point, the John Muir Trail and the Ansel Adams Wilderness.

Nestled in the heart of Yosemite Valley is a place much younger than its neighboring cliffs and trees, but with no shortage of history of its own. The Ahwahnee Hotel Yosemite is one of the area’s many gems. Today its known for its astounding amenities, amazing architecture and fabulous holiday festivities.

However, there is so much more to The Ahwahnee hotel than what meets the eye.

The Birth of The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite

The Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite was born from necessity. Stephen T. Mather, an American conservationist and

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