Thursday, June 26, 2014

Day 2: Thompson Family Road Trip - Yosemite

Day 2. We went to Yosemite National Park. Honestly, we could have stayed there for an entire week. There are so many activities and fun things to do there, and it's so beautiful!
Some of the sights included Ellery Lake Overlook (along the drive in from the upper road that overlooks the valley), Cook's Meadow Loop, and Vernal Falls Footbridge. We then drove over to Rainbow Pools where we went swimming and the kids cliff jumped. Will and Brigham jumped from a 25 foot cliff! The other boys jumped from 5 and 10 foot cliffs. There was a spectacular waterfall and tons of fish. Gavin caught two fish with his bare hands!! That was our favorite area...Rainbow Pools. So beautiful. So fun! 

 We saw tons of wildlife as well. A million squirrels, tons of deer, and we even saw a huge brown bear! The weather was perfect all day long. We will need to plan another trip just to go to Yosemite in the near future. There was a ton of places that we didn't get to see because we ran out of time.