Open seasonally the Tuolumne County mountain passes are exclusive to selfie connoisseurs and travel enthusiasts looking for the most stunning scenery. Every turn is picture perfect, so now is time to explore the breathtaking High Sierra. Experience the enchantment of unique and incredible mountain formations and beautiful rivers and streams along Sonora Pass, Highway 108. Behold the beauty of Yosemite National Park's less explored Tuolumne Meadows and mountain peaks along Tioga Pass, Highway 120. Explore both scenic mountain passes with an epic road trip loop. Time is limited on the accessibility of beauty, so don't miss out on the most extraordinary ...
June 18, 2018
New Story Ideas Help Journalists Feature Northern California's Gold Country and Yosemite National Park in New Ways
Need some fresh inspiration, out of the box ideas, or a different way to say “national park travel”? Tuolumne County (“Too-All-O-Me”) has rich Gold Rush history, arts and culture, adventure, and the scenic glam to inspire any journalist, blogger, photographer, or influencer interested in covering this treasure trove of travel ideas. Tuolumne County invites journalists planning a San Francisco or Wine Country visit to add this area to the itinerary. See us at IPW Denver 2018 to discuss your travel plans or contact us through TravMedia.
May 10, 2018
Avoid Crowds and Enjoy the Best of America's National Parks - Yosemite -- by Reinventing your Weekend
The middle of the week has become the new traveler favorite -- a reinvented weekend -- when summer crowds take over the weekend. Savvy travelers with a little planning can do more, see more and save more when visiting Northern California's Gold Rush area and national park jewel, Yosemite, during the week. By traveling mid-week to this popular region, adventurers snag lower rates on accommodations, avoid crowds and traffic, and spend more time to exploring Gold Rush history, the High Sierra mountains, and Yosemite National Park. You're invited to travel outside the weekend to save time, money and memories.
May 09, 2018
The holidays come alive in Northern California's Tuolumne County. Travel just 133miles from the Bay Area to experience the most magical holiday season.
April 02, 2018
168 years ago, gold was discovered in Columbia. This discovery changed the land forever when thousands of people came to the area to “strike it rich”.
March 19, 2018
All-Season Wellness in Northern California: Here's to a Revived You this Year in Yosemite's Tuolumne County
Choose wellness any day, week or weekend of the year. Choose Tuolumne County in the Gold Country region near Yosemite, (pronounced “To-All-O-Me”) where for every season there is a reason, a place and an activity that promotes physical, emotional or spiritual health.
January 24, 2018
Northern California's Yosemite Gateway, Tuolumne County adds new PR staff and UK Trade Representation
In Northern California, Yosemite's front door beefs up PR presence with new staff and new international Black Diamond representation in the UK for Tuolumne County. Katie Kirkland will attend IMM in New York and IPW in Denver to get acquainted with travel journalists.
January 10, 2018
Winter is Closer and Finer Than You Think – All This, Three Hours away From the San Francisco Bay Area, at Yosemite's Door.
In the time it takes fog to completely blanket San Francisco, visitors from the Bay Area can reach Tuolumne County in the Sierra Foothills abutting Yosemite National Park. Ski, snowboard or snowshoe on the first day, and then choose from among a smorgasbord of distractions to avoid strapping on skis or buckling snowshoe clips on the second day. Tuolumne County offers a ton of excuses to enjoy small town strolling, wine tasting, and indoor gaming.
January 01, 2018
Yosemite National Park's closest entrance from the San Francisco Bay Area—Highway 120 at Big Oak Flat – Reopens Just in Time for the start of Summer Travel
Record snow and rain is now on glorious display in it its reincarnated form of rushing waterfalls and raging rivers in the Yosemite National Park Area, in Northern California. This week, travelers can again access the valley in Yosemite directly from Tuolumne County's entrance in Groveland, California via the newly repaired and reopened Highway 120. The route had been closed since mid-February because of severe road damage from intense winter rains. Because it's only 133 miles from the San Francisco Bay Bridge to the National Park's Big Oak Flat entrance, Northern California visitors save about 90 minutes by taking Highway 120 into the park ...
May 09, 2017
Ten Winter Weather Options to Slow Down, Stay Dry and Drink Up in Northern California's Quaint Gold Country Towns
Weather Forecast in in Northern California Yosemite Gold Country: All over Northern California visitors are conjuring up a familiar children's tune with new words: “It's raining, it's pouring, it's wet and cold and boring, what's there to do to have some fun 'til sun comes out in the morning.” It doesn't have to be gloom and doom – Tuolumne County (“To-All-O-Me”) in California's historic Gold Country area and front door to Yosemite National Park from the San Francisco Bay area, has some ideas for visitors to lay low and have fun – including museum hopping for history buffs and day drinking for the rest of us. The list of unique places to ...
January 09, 2017