Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Yosemite National Park

The waterfalls, mountains and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Yosemite National Park. Well known for its hiking, skiing and lake, this scenic city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Glacier Point and Half Dome. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Yosemite National Park

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Yosemite National Park a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swinging Bridge Picnic Area (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Cathedral Beach Picnic Area (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Badger Pass (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Wawona Golf Course (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)
  • Butterfly Creek Winery (22 mi / 35.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, February, December or March, when snowfall averages 35.83 inches and temperatures average -2°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Yosemite National Park

Beautiful waterfalls, stunning river views and beautiful parks are a few of the stunning natural features that Yosemite National Park boasts. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Yosemite National Park is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Glacier Point (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Half Dome (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Yosemite Falls (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • El Capitan (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Vernal Falls (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Mariposa Grove (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Yosemite National Park

The nearest airport is in Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), located 28.7 mi (46.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH-Mammoth Yosemite), which is 42.4 mi (68.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Yosemite Area?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 487 holiday lettings around Yosemite Area. From 162 cabins to 45 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 destinations to visit in Yosemite Area?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Yosemite Area. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Yosemite National Park: 493 holiday homes
  • Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort: 1,988 holiday homes
  • Coarsegold: 651 holiday homes
  • Mariposa: 565 holiday homes
  • Yosemite Valley: 709 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Yosemite Area! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Yosemite Area?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Yosemite Area with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Coarsegold: 651 holiday lettings
  • Mariposa: 565 holiday lettings
  • June Lake: 1,988 holiday lettings
  • Twain Harte: 598 holiday lettings
  • Oakhurst: 547 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Yosemite Area? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Yosemite Area. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bass Lake: 532 holiday rentals
  • Yosemite Falls: 313 holiday rentals
  • Mono Lake: 63 holiday rentals
  • Yosemite Big Oak Flat Entrance: 375 holiday rentals
  • Wawona Visitor Center: 730 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yosemite Area listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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