Yosemite National Park has set up a general phone line for concerns relating to the recent outbreak of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS), which has infected six campsite visitors and been blamed for the death of two.
California welcomes back winter after the recent storm that added four to six feet of fresh powder to already solid snow bases at resorts in Northern and Central California. With more snow in the forecast, Visit California and its winter resort partners along the Sierra Nevada are celebrating the season’s first major storm with 50+ Ski and Stay accommodation deals and lift ticket promotions at www.visitcalifornia.com/winterdeals.
Visit California, the official travel resource for the Golden State, will release its all new 2012 California Official State Visitor’s Guide in January. Packed with everything travelers need to plan an unforgettable California getaway, including insightful articles, inspiring trip ideas, eye-popping photography, helpful maps and easy-to-use travel planners, the guide is distributed free to readers around the world.