Plenty of Time to Seize the Summer at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

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Make Tenaya your base camp for Yosemite-Sierra summer fun, an Old West BBQ and an out-of-this-world astronomy experience

Summer is one of the most exciting times in the Yosemite-Sierra Region, and Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is making it easy to experience the best this beautiful, bustling season has to offer.

Adventurous guests can reach for the stars when the Perseid Meteor Shower puts on its annual show this August. Available with any stay from August 11 through 13, Tenaya’s $99 Perseid Meteor Shower add-on will give guests the opportunity to join an exclusive viewing party at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park on August 12. With a vantage point 7,200 feet in the air and free of any bright city lights, attendees will get a truly unforgettable celestial experience. The option includes transportation to and from Glacier Point; a keepsake kit with a fleece blanket, glow sticks, a tote bag and a night sky map; guidance from astronomers; use of professional telescopes and snacks. To book the Perseid excursion, guests can connect with the Tenaya concierge at 559-692-8985. In addition, Tenaya will also be hosting a complimentary stargazing event for all guests on the night of August 11, featuring discussions with astronomy professionals and time with the lodge’s top-of-the-line telescope. Learn more at

For families, the lodge’s Unlimited Summer Fun Pass provides incredible value on favorite summertime activities. For just $50 a person – a savings of more than $25! – the pass includes all-day access to onsite activities like guided daytime nature hikes and nighttime flashlight hikes, archery, rock wall climbing and half-day mountain bike rentals. With over 36 miles of picturesque trails just a few pedals outside its front door, Tenaya is the perfect place for bikers of all levels to take in the beauty of the region. The Unlimited Summer Fun Pass is available through Sept. 1 and can be added to any reservation by contacting the lodge concierge. When venturing offsite, the local 101 Things To Do guide leads visitors to an array of nearby activities ideal for warm summer days and balmy nights, like water sports on Bass Lake or a leisurely ride on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad.

When a full day of summer fun calls for a bit of relaxation, Tenaya’s grounds feature three outdoor pools. In addition to a main pool and splash pool just for kids, the resort recently opened an adults-only pool for a serene wading experience. Each location is central to private cabanas and food & drink service from the Bearfoot Bar, so kicking back couldn’t be easier. As the sun sets on Tenaya, guests can take a short stroll over crunching pine needles, through towering Sugar Pines and fragrant Incense Cedars and toward the sounds and smells of a lively outdoor dinner to the lodge’s Summerdale BBQ. This beloved summertime tradition gives hungry attendees a peek into the days of the Old West with live entertainment, s’mores around a roaring campfire and classic BBQ dishes with special Tenaya twists like Blackberry BBQ Chicken, High Country Potato Salad, Gold Panning Chili and Cowboy Coffee. The BBQ runs select Tuesdays through Saturdays until August 30 from 6pm-9pm. For reservations, contact Tenaya’s concierge at 559-692-8985.

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About Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is an all-season resort framed by noble evergreen forest and a rich range of Sierra recreation. The lodge, set adjacent to Yosemite National Park’s South Gate at an elevation of 5,288 feet, offers 302 rooms, suites and mountain cottage accommodations. Tenaya Lodge offers easy access to Yosemite’s iconic attractions and many guests savor the alpine serenity of the new Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge. Resort dining options run the table from casual to candlelit at Sierra, Jackalope’s, Timberloft and Embers restaurants. For more information, visit

About Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts

Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts is an industry leader providing Stewardship and Hospitality in Special PlacesSM with hotel, retail, food service, recreation and transportation operations at historic and scenic properties in North America and Australia. The company operates Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and in Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, Sequoia and Yosemite national parks, including The Ahwahnee and other Yosemite lodges; Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite & the Cottages at Tenaya Lodge; Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa in British Columbia; Niagara Falls State Park; The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake in Ohio; Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga; Holiday Inn West Yellowstone, Gray Wolf Inn & Suites and Yellowstone Park Hotel. The company also owns and operates five luxury resorts in Australia: Lizard Island Resort, Heron Island Resort, Wilson Island Resort, Kings Canyon Resort and El Questro Homestead and Wilderness Park. To learn more about Delaware North Companies’ hospitality management expertise, visit

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