Where to stay around Yosemite Area?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,442 holiday lettings near Yosemite Area. From 1,397 condos to 1,018 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Yosemite Area is on HomeAway.

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 HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lake Tahoe: 6,340 holiday homes
  • South Lake Tahoe: 2,695 holiday homes
  • Nevada: 3,429 holiday homes
  • Mammoth Lakes: 1,858 holiday homes
  • Madera County: 345 holiday homes

HomeAway 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:

  • South Lake Tahoe: 2,695 holiday lettings
  • Mammoth Lakes: 1,858 holiday lettings
  • Angels Camp: 97 holiday lettings
  • Yosemite West: 202 holiday lettings
  • Mariposa: 487 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Yosemite Area?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Yosemite Area are:

  • Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH): 1,859 self catering accommodations
  • Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite): 150 self catering accommodations
  • Oakdale Airport (O27): 28 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Yosemite Area?

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

  • Yosemite Valley: 232 holiday rentals
  • Mariposa Grove: 609 holiday rentals
  • Yosemite South Entrance: 646 holiday rentals
  • Veterans Memorial Hall and Military Museum: 574 holiday rentals
  • Half Dome: 196 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yosemite Area listed on HomeAway 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.

Make a holiday rental cabin or accommodation in Yosemite your home away from home

Yosemite is an absolutely stunning area of natural marvels in eastern California, known primarily for the astonishing landscapes of the Yosemite National Park. The pristine Yosemite Valley, the vast Giant Sequoias trees and the beautiful, silent Yosemite lakes will simply take your breath away,

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

There is so much to do in Yosemite, especially in the natural wonders of Yosemite National Park. The park is an absolutely magnificent place to go hiking, walking, mountain biking and horse riding, letting you get up close an personal with the enormous range of wildlife that calls Yosemite home. There are no end of trails and paths throughout the park, and if you are lucky, you may even get to see the most famous residents, the beautiful bears in Yosemite National Park.

The Yosemite lakes are another huge source of entertainment. Yosemite lakes including Lake Don Pedro, lake Tulloch and Yosemite Bass Lakes are a wonderful resource, where you can enjoy fishing, sailing and even windsurfing from Yosemite accommodation.

Yosemite cabins are excellent bases for skiing holidays during the winter months too. There are a great range of ski areas around the Yosemite National Park, including the Badger Pass Ski Area, Yosemite Bear Valley and Mammoth Mountain, to name just a handful.

Places to visit on holiday in Yosemite

It is hard to imagine being able to drag your way from the Yosemite National Park much during your stay in Yosemite accommodation, but when you do, there are some wonderful attractions to explore, many of which celebrate the American history that never seems far away in the region. The Calaveras Big Trees State Park, the Columbia State Historic Park, the Red Rock Canyon State Park and the Death Valley State Park are all well worth exploration from any Yosemite lodgings, and of course, the Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks make for almost essential viewing from Yosemite cabins.

Weather in Yosemite National Park

The summer months in Yosemite see temperatures ranging between 15°C and 32°C during the day. Climatic conditions vary hugely due to the amazing landscapes, and conditions can change rapidly. During the winter months, snow is very common, with daily temperatures ranging from 4°C to -6°C most winters.

Cheap flights to Yosemite

When travelling to Yosemite accommodation, the best way to go is via Frenso Yosemite International Airport. The ‘international’ name is a little flattering, gained by the fact there is a scheduled flight to Seattle, but nonetheless, the airport is a huge asset for those trying to reach Yosemite cabins. There are a huge range of car hire companies at the airport, which is a great bonus as having the use of a hire car is essential when staying in Yosemite accommodation, and it allows you to reach your Yosemite lodgings with ease.

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.

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)