Destination guide

Delight in the glacial landscape of Yosemite West

The glaciers, riverfront and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to Yosemite West. Renowned for its hiking, skiing and camping, this city welcomes all visitors. Glacier Point and Half Dome are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Yosemite West

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Yosemite West a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Badger Pass (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Cathedral Beach Picnic Area (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Wawona Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Swinging Bridge Picnic Area (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Butterfly Creek Winery (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Yosemite West

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Yosemite West is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Glacier Point (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Half Dome (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • El Capitan (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Yosemite Falls (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Vernal Falls (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Mariposa Grove (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Yosemite West

The nearest airport is in Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Yosemite West?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 309 holiday rentals near Yosemite West. From 136 Cabins to 123 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Yosemite West 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 Yosemite West?

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

  • Yosemite Valley: 787 holiday rentals
  • Mariposa Grove: 885 holiday rentals
  • Yosemite Falls: 330 holiday rentals
  • California State Mining and Mineral Museum: 547 holiday rentals
  • Yosemite Visitor Center: 332 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yosemite West 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 Cabins in Yosemite West?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 136 Cabins in Yosemite West. Our other popular types of Yosemite West holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 123 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 136 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 136 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Yosemite West?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Yosemite West. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.