Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Oakhurst, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $94 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Oakhurst. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Oakhurst
Destination guide

All Oakhurst and iron bound

Along the Fresno River in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Oakhurst is a residential mountain town known for its small-town charm, rich gold-rush history, and scenic natural beauty. A short drive from Bass Lake and the Sierra National Forest, you'll find plenty of outdoor activities and waterfront recreation in the area, too. Plus, Oakhurst is at the southern end of the scenic Highway 49 – also known as the Gold Country Highway – so your Oakhurst vacation rental will give you easy access to the historic mining towns of northern California.

Things to do

Great outdoors and great indoors in Oakhurst

The 1,300,000-acre Sierra National Forest is a short drive from Oakhurst, and hiking and camping are major activities in the area. Closer to town, the Fresno Flats Historical Village and Park offers a glimpse at local life during the 19th century, and the complex also holds regular events. Looking for something a little boozier? With plenty of nightlife destinations to choose from, Oakhurst has you covered – the Oakhurst Spirits distillery serves up whiskeys, brandies, and other potent potables in a rustic space with a wild-west vibe. It hosts regular live music, and you can browse local artists' work at the on-site gallery.


Say Fres-yes to Oakhurst

It might look like a little acorn, but you'll quickly discover that Oakhurst is plenty mighty. Just a few miles away, Bass Lake offers ample opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, and sunbathing, and the Fresno River is a popular spot for rafting and kayaking, too. Winter visitors can enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, and there's lots of downhill skiing and snowboarding available in the nearby Sierra Nevadas. After a day full of outdoor exploration, you can always check out the town's museums and nightlife destinations, or take a leisurely drive along Highway 49.


Get a warm, warm welcome in Oakhurst

Oakhurst has a Mediterranean climate, which means summers are dry and warm, while winters are usually mild and wet. July and August are the hottest months, with average highs in the mid-90s and little or no rainfall. Winters are relatively mild, with highs in the upper 50s in December and January. Since Bass Lake and the Sierra Nevada mountains are so close, summer is Oakhurst's busiest season. The lower winter temperatures bring lower prices, too, so if you're looking to snag a deal on an Oakhurst vacation rental, a visit during the colder months might be a good idea.

Natural features

Head for the (foot)hills in Oakhurst

Set a comfortable 2,274 feet above sea level, Oakhurst lies amid the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, along the plateau of the Fresno River. (Oakhurst used to be called Fresno Flats, if that gives you any idea of the area's layout.) Just a few miles from your Oakhurst vacation rental, the Sierra National Forest offers more than a million acres of pristine natural beauty. Here, you'll find everything from old growth forests to alpine meadows, and the park's wooded slopes are home to coyotes, black bears, and mule deer.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Oakhurst

The nearest airport is in Fresno Yosemite Intl. Airport (FAT), located 39 mi (62.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), which is 24.3 mi (39.2 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Oakhurst?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now that's to get away. It's time to pack your bags and take off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Oakhurst:

  • "Rent This 2 Bedroom Cottage For Your Mountain Getaway" is a popular choice. Around 4 miles from Oakhurst, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of useful amenities, including an iron and ironing board and games.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfy at "Guesthouse Near Yosemite/bass Lake". Around 2 miles from the heart of Oakhurst, it has 1 bedroom and features a hair dryer and WiFi.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Oakhurst vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Oakhurst?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to charm and character, a tiny house vacation rental in Oakhurst opens the door to big adventure. Power down all your gadgets and switch your focus to outdoor fun at one of these fun-sized stays:

  • Take a couple of days off to experience a simpler way of life at "Among The Stars - Tiny Home With Views". Located in Oakhurst, mountain views and a fridge are a couple of amenities on offer here.
  • "Cabin - Yosemite's Suite Retreat's "gingerbread Tiny House" Perfect For 2" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as coffee and tea making facilities and towels. Located in Oakhurst, you'll be able to live large in this small yet comfy hideaway.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Oakhurst?

Yes, you can! From simple hideaways to high-end escapes, you'll find a range of log cabins to rent in or near Oakhurst. If you're the adventurous type, consider these options:

  • "Timber And Creek - Log Cabin Near Yosemite": This fantastic cabin is an ideal base if you love playing outdoors. Hiking and biking and water skiing are a few activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your cozy cabin.
  • "Luxury Log Cabin Home - True Log Cabin - Located Bass Lake And Yosemite": After a busy day of trying out some local activities, such as water skiing and mountain biking, put your feet up at this in-demand getaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Oakhurst?

We all need an escape from daily life every now and then. If you're yearning for a couple of mornings lounging around in bed with a coffee and a good book, you'll find some fantastic weekend getaways in and around Oakhurst. Here are two of our favorites:

  • "Beautiful Custom Cabin" is around 9 miles southeast of Oakhurst and will be just the thing to refresh your spirit. You'll appreciate the convenient amenities here, including a stovetop and games.
  • "Sierra Escape Spacious Country House With Pool And Spa" is another superb option to consider. It's located about 4 miles to the southeast of Oakhurst and features a fridge, a garden and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Oakhurst?

Studio apartments may be on the smaller side, but they pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Make yourself comfortable at one of these terrific studio apartments in and around Oakhurst:

  • Enjoy some time out on your own or take a few pals to "Guesthouse Near Yosemite/bass Lake". You'll have plenty of amenities at your fingertips, including a balcony and a fireplace.
  • An equally good property is "Modern 1bd Near Yosemite And Bass Lake". Don't let its modest size fool you — this comfortable apartment is filled with convenient amenities like heating, free toiletries and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Oakhurst?

Whether you're chasing a cozy cabin or a house large enough to fit the family, you'll find the perfect place on Vrbo. Treat yourself to a mini break at one of these escapes in or near Oakhurst:

  • If you can only spare a couple of nights, "Yosemite/bass Lake Get - Away, Lovely 2" is a fantastic choice. It's close to central Oakhurst, so you'll have easy access to all the top sights.
  • "Near Yosemite: Bass Lake Cabin With Hot Tub And Lake View" is also well located. Bunk down here and discover why many guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Oakhurst?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is one of the best ways to say "I love you." Whisk your sweetheart away for a couple of days at one of these top escapes in or near Oakhurst:

  • Sneak away on Friday afternoon for a few nights of passion at "Rent This 2 Bedroom Cottage For Your Mountain Getaway". Located approximately 4 miles from Oakhurst, it comes with plenty of nice touches, including beauty services and a fireplace.
  • Another option where you can spend a few magical days together is "Guesthouse Near Yosemite/bass Lake". Located around 2 miles from Oakhurst, a fireplace and a balcony add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Oakhurst?

Big groups mean massive fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your whole squad. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Oakhurst and get everyone together under the same roof:

  • You'll have plenty of room to move at "Stimboli Lodge - With Tons Of Games". Around 1 mile southeast of Oakhurst, this generous property has 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 15 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your favorite people to "Oak Pond Retreat Stocked Pond" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This popular option has 4 bedrooms and is around 2 miles to the east of central Oakhurst. It's packed with features to keep your large group comfortable and content, such as an ocean view and a water park.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Oakhurst?

A pool is often a must-have amenity when choosing where to stay on vacation, particularly if you've got kids in tow. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Oakhurst and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days or more at "Sierra Escape Spacious Country House With Pool And Spa". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including books and a toaster.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a change of scenery at "New Yosemite Adventure House W". In addition to its inviting pool, make use of towels and coffee and tea making facilities.

Not sure what the weather's like in Oakhurst? It has a mediterranean climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 55 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're after a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Oakhurst vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Oakhurst?

The first mission of any big family trip is finding the ideal place to stay. Whether you're planning an adventure-packed escape with the kids or a catch-up with lots of relatives, Vrbo has large family vacation rentals in and around Oakhurst with plenty of room for everyone. Here are a couple of popular options that are ready to welcome you:

  • About 4 miles to the northeast of Oakhurst, "Yosemite/bass Lake Get - Away, Lovely 2" has 3 bedrooms that sleep as many as 10 guests. Amenities here include books and a toaster.
  • "Gorgeous, Spacious Paradise By Yosemite" is another rental the entire gang will love. Invite up to 10 people to this option which offers 4 bedrooms, a microwave oven, a video library and more. It's around 3 miles to the northeast of central Oakhurst.

If you're eager to visit some family-friendly attractions while you're in the area, Children's Museum of the Sierra is a fun outing for all ages.