Destination guide

The historical area of Mariposa awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Mariposa and enjoy the area's museums, history and art galleries. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Mariposa

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mariposa a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butterfly Creek Winery (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wawona Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Badger Pass (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Cathedral Beach Picnic Area (24.8 mi / 40 km)
  • Swinging Bridge Picnic Area (26.5 mi / 42.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Mariposa

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mariposa is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Glacier Point (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
  • Half Dome (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)
  • Mariposa Grove (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • El Capitan (24.9 mi / 40 km)
  • Yosemite Falls (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Vernal Falls (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Mariposa

Fly into Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Merced, CA (MCE-Merced Municipal), which is 33.3 mi (53.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mariposa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 553 holiday lettings around Mariposa. From 181 cabins to 38 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mariposa? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mariposa. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail: 466 holiday lettings
  • Butterfly Creek Winery: 572 holiday lettings
  • Lake McClure Bagby Recreation Area: 320 holiday lettings
  • California State Mining and Mineral Museum: 497 holiday lettings
  • Mariposa Museum and History Center: 464 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mariposa listed on 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 Cabins in Mariposa?

Yes, of course. offers 181 Cabins in Mariposa. Our other popular types of Mariposa holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 181 self catering accommodations
  • Lodges: 10 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mariposa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Mariposa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.