KIRKWOOD (33mi; 46min). At Kirkwood Mountain Resort, challenge yourself on a massive 10-line zip-line course (ages 8 and up), or try lift-accessed hiking or mountain biking. INFO Kirkwood Mountain Resort
LONE PINE (100mi; 1hr43min). Wind through the Alabama Hills (a favorite backdrop for Westerns). Visit the Beverly and Jim Rogers Museum of Lone Pine Film History.
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK (278mi; 5hr7min). Visit fascinating Giant Forest Museum. Conquer 400 steps to the top of 6,725-foot Moro Rock (stargazing programs here in summer).
WAWONA (157mi; 3hr 24min). Saddle up for a trail ride into Yosemite National Park. Relax at rustically elegant Wawona Hotel, built in 1879.
YOSEMITE VALLEY (26mi; 52min). Pedal the valley on paved paths (rental bikes available in the park). See works by master photographers at Ansel Adams Gallery.
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