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Five Festive Reasons to Visit Tenaya This Holiday Season

FISH CAMP — Twice voted among the top five favorite holiday resorts by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards, Tenaya at Yosemite is approaching the 2022 holiday season with glee — bringing back its pre-pandemic lineup of fun, plus a few new traditions to ensure the season is merry and bright.

Image of children sledding in the snow. From 75 beautiful, forested acres blanketed with snow to a festive holiday tree that adorns the lobby, onsite ice-skating rink, epic gingerbread house decorating workshops and more, Tenaya is the perfect home base for making holiday memories with family and friends both young and old.

Highlights of Tenaya’s holiday offerings from Thanksgiving to New Year’s include:

Thanksgiving Weekend Kickoff: Thanksgiving weekend marks the official start of the winter holiday season and includes the opening of Tenaya’s picturesque outdoor ice-skating rink, plus the lighting of Tenaya’s beautiful lobby holiday tree and a Thanksgiving buffet. Guests can cap it all off with a rich cup of hot chocolate, offered complimentary through December 30.

Image of people building a gingerbread house. Holiday Craftmasters: Back by popular demand are Tenaya’s Gingerbread House Workshops, which include a massive buffet of cookie and candy fixings for families to build the ultimate dream house. The workshops sell out every year and are offered in November and December for $95 per house. Ornament and mason jar decorating workshops are also part of the holiday craft lineup and ensure everyone goes home with a special keepsake from their stay.

Magic Holiday Elves: New for guests this year is an Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt. Guests can search the property for 10 Christmas elves and earn a sweet treat prize for finding them all. The self-paced scavenger hunt is offered November 25 to December 24 and is appropriate for all ages.

Breakfast with Santa: Children ages 4 to 12 can delight in sharing a morning meal with Santa and his elves. The special occasion includes breakfast, holiday games, crafts, and photos with Santa. Breakfast with Santa is offered on December 22 from 8 to 10 a.m. for $30 per child and $65 per adult. Reservations are required.

Image of Tenaya at Yosemite at night in winter. Tenaya Royale Toast to the New Year: To cap off the holiday season, Tenaya is pulling out all the stops for its New Year’s Eve celebration. Guests can dance the night away at an Agent 007 themed “Tenaya Royale” party complete with champagne toast, casino games, festive food and drink, and live entertainment.

Lodge, Cottage and Explorer Cabin Accommodations

Image of a cottage at Tenaya at night. Tenaya at Yosemite offers a range of holiday accommodations that fit any family style or group dynamic. Families may enjoy the seclusion of a two-bedroom Explorer Cabin nestled among the trees and complete with kitchenette, living area, fireplace and board games.

The cozy ambience of the lodge is ideal for couples or guests who prefer a more traditional setting with easy access to amenities such as restaurants, pools, and the spa and fitness center. The cottages offer rustic charm among the evergreens with private outdoor sitting areas and easy access to the lodge.

Black Friday Offer

Image of an outdoor fire pit at Tenaya in winter. Travelers can score the biggest savings of the year — up to 30 percent — for stays between November 27, 2022, and June 8, 2023, during Tenaya’s Black Friday sale. The deal will be available Black Friday through Cyber Monday; some blackout dates and restrictions may apply.

More details about how to take advantage of the savings will be posted at visittenaya.com.

To learn more about spending the holidays at Tenaya at Yosemite, visit tenayalodge.com/holidayevents.

Tenaya at Yosemite
1122 CA-41
Fish Camp, CA 93623

About Tenaya at Yosemite

Image of the Tenaya at Yosemite logo. Setting the standard for High Sierra hospitality and adventure, Tenaya at Yosemite is an award-winning, all-season resort adjacent to Yosemite National Park’s south gate. Lodge, cottage and cabin accommodations satisfy a wide variety of preferences and are set on 75 forested acres that are ideal for outdoor recreation and invite visitors to explore and connect with nature.

From the nourishing Ascent Spa to custom-curated Yosemite tours, guided hikes and seasonal activities, a deep appreciation for the iconic location is infused into every aspect of the resort experience that also includes world-class views, multiple pools and abundant dining options ranging from casual to candlelit. For more information, go to visittenaya.com.

About Delaware North’s Parks and Resorts Business

Image of the Delaware North logo. Delaware North Parks and Resorts operates lodging, food, beverage and retail services, recreational activities, and educational programming at destinations in North America, Australia and New Zealand. This includes lodging in and near many iconic national and state parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Shenandoah, Sequoia & Kings Canyon and Olympic National Parks and Niagara Falls State Park, as well as at cultural attractions such as Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. To learn more about Delaware North’s hospitality management expertise, visit delawarenorth.com/divisions/parks.

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