Destination guide

Friendly Murphys will entice you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Murphys. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its cafes, shopping and skiing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Murphys

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Murphys a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mother Lode Fairgrounds (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Meadowmont Golf Course (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Gianelli Vineyards (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Sequoia Woods Country Club and Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Murphys

Travellers enjoy Murphys for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, March, February or June, when snowfall averages 0.60 inches and temperatures average 4°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Murphys

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Murphys is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Utica Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Columbia State Historic Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • California Cavern State Historic Landmark (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Stanislaus National Forest (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)

Where to stay around Murphys?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 318 holiday lettings near Murphys. From 111 Houses to 144 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Murphys for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Murphys?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Murphys. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pine Mountain Lake Golf Course: 370 holiday lettings
  • Sequoia Woods Country Club and Golf Course: 516 holiday lettings
  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park: 233 holiday lettings
  • White Pines Lake: 509 holiday lettings
  • Railtown 1897 State Historic Park: 480 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Murphys listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Murphys?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 111 Houses in Murphys. Our other popular types of Murphys holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 144 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 144 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 144 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Murphys?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 169 holiday homes with pool available in Murphys. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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