Spend the night at the Yosemite Bug!

Leave the car at home and ride the YARTS bus from Merced into Yosemite National Park and home, all for a low round-trip fare that includes Park entry! After spending the day in Yosemite National Park, wind down at the cozy Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort, just outside the Park. The Bug is accessible by the YARTS bus, so you can add an overnight stay to your Yosemite visit at a fraction of the price of resorts inside the Park!

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Day 1

Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
Natural Area | National Park or Monument
Spend the day in Yosemite!

Yosemite National Park, one of the first wilderness parks in the United States, is best known for its waterfalls, granite walls and domes. Within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys with vertical granite walls over which…

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Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS)
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Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS)
Natural Area | National Park or Monument
Get on the YARTS bus at the Valley Visitor Center at 5:55pm and arrive at the Yosemite Bug (stop 131) at 7:15pm.

The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) is a regularly scheduled, fixed route, public transit system that operates year-round in the Yosemite region. YARTS provides service into Yosemite National…

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Hi-Midpines Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
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Hi-Midpines Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
Accommodation | Lodge or Resort
Enjoy dinner at the Bug - served until 9 in summer (8:30 in winter) - then spend the night in the accommodation of your choosing ($25/person and up for dorm rooms, $40 and up for tent cabins, which sleep 2-4). *Note that in high season, some rooms have a 2-3 night minimum

It’s often heard that there is something special about the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort that speaks to the soul of the Sierra Nevada Mountains that it is hidden deep within.  For some, that is the history of the land it was built on.  For others,…

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Day 2

Hi-Midpines Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
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Hi-Midpines Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
Accommodation | Lodge or Resort
Have a leisurely breakfast at the Bug, check out the on-site garden, and get a packed lunch so you can hit the local trails in the morning! Eat lunch on the trail.

It’s often heard that there is something special about the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort that speaks to the soul of the Sierra Nevada Mountains that it is hidden deep within.  For some, that is the history of the land it was built on.  For others,…

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Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS)
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Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS)
Natural Area | National Park or Monument
Use your round-trip ticket to hop back on the YARTS bus at 5:16pm for a 6:27pm arrival at the Merced Amtrak station, or a 6:37pm arrival at the Merced Transpo, and be home in time for dinner!

The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) is a regularly scheduled, fixed route, public transit system that operates year-round in the Yosemite region. YARTS provides service into Yosemite National…

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1 Yosemite National Park
2 Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS)
3 Hi-Midpines Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
4 Hi-Midpines Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort
5 Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS)