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Located along State Route 99 which runs between the agricultural cities of the eastern San Joaquin Valley, Merced is also a gateway to [[Yosemite]] via State Route 140.
 
Located along State Route 99 which runs between the agricultural cities of the eastern San Joaquin Valley, Merced is also a gateway to [[Yosemite]] via State Route 140.
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{{warningbox|The main route into Yosemite from the west, [http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/sr140 State Route 140], is temporarily closed due to landslide on May 29.}}
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==

Revision as of 15:31, 4 June 2006

Merced is in the San Joaquin Valley of California.

Located along State Route 99 which runs between the agricultural cities of the eastern San Joaquin Valley, Merced is also a gateway to Yosemite via State Route 140.

Travel Warning WARNING: The main route into Yosemite from the west, State Route 140, is temporarily closed due to landslide on May 29.


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Get in

Merced is served by one major highway (CA 99), One Amtrak train line which also offers bus connections between Merced and Yosemite National Park. In addition to this Merced is served by Greyhound bus via its downtown station.

www.amtrak.com

www.greyhound.com

Get around

See

The University of California's Newest Campus, UC Merced opened in September of 2005. The campus is open to the public.

Do

Buy

Eat

Cafe Sol: 3361 G Street. Free Wi-fi access for customers.

Drink

Sleep

  • Best Western Inn, 1033 Motel Drive, (209) 723-2163, Fax: (209) 384-7272, [1].
  • Holiday Inn Express, 730 Motel Drive, (209) 383-0333, [2].
  • Motel 6 Merced North, 1410 V Street, (209) 384-2181, Fax: (209) 722-2152, [3].

Get out

  • Yosemite is less than two hours east along State Route 140 by car.
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