Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Yosemite National Park, US 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 $158 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Yosemite National Park. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Yosemite National Park

The waterfalls, mountains and riverfront are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Yosemite National Park. Travelers to this scenic city praise the hiking, camping and lake. Take in top local attractions like Yosemite National Park and Yosemite Valley. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Visit Yosemite National Park’s fantastic museums

Some might argue that the incredible landscape of Yosemite is the greatest attraction of all, but if you want some downtime from exploring the great outdoors, head out from the collection of Yosemite National Park vacation rentals to visit a family-friendly attraction. Drop by the Ansel Adams Gallery to see some of the iconic photos taken by the world’s most famous landscape photographer, Ansel Adams, who photographed Yosemite extensively. The fascinating history of the settlement of Yosemite is presented in 2 excellent museums: Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Yosemite Museum Gallery.

Activities

Adventure awaits in Yosemite National Park

There are over 700 miles of trails to hike here, with areas like Yosemite Valley offering hikes that range from the easy Bridalveil Fall Trail to the challenging Half Dome trail. Twelve miles of paved bikeways provide the opportunity to explore the landscape on 2 wheels, and the lakes and rivers also present a wealth of fun things to do. Fishing is popular along the streams and rivers, and kayaking is a great way to explore the picturesque Tenaya Lake. You can also hop on a bus tour to visit idyllic areas like Glacier Point.

Weather

Yosemite National Park—a destination for all seasons

The summer months are the best time to book Yosemite National Park vacation rentals if you want to experience the warmest weather during your vacation. June through August enjoy the hottest temperatures, averaging around 70°F, and it’s also the driest part of the year, too. Winters here are cold and there can be a lot of rain, but it’s a great season to visit if you want to enjoy cross-country skiing or make use of the Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area. With flowers blooming and the melting snow making the falls even more spectacular, spring is a spectacular time to visit.

Natural features

Explore the incredible landscape of the Yosemite National Park

The stunning, diverse landscape of Yosemite National Park has been drawing visitors from across the world for decades. Magnificent formations like as El Capitan tower into the sky, surrounded by vast valleys and forests which will take your breath away. There are fantastic falls to see, too. Bridalveil Falls and Yosemite Falls are 2 of the most popular; the long, cascading waters providing a just reward for those hiking to see them. Ancient sequoia can live for thousands of years, and three groves exist within the park where you can see these huge, awe-inspiring trees up-close.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Yosemite National Park

The nearest airport is in Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH-Mammoth Yosemite), located 39.6 mi (63.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), which is 36.6 mi (58.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Yosemite National Park?

Whether you're searching for an intimate escape for you and your boo or a sprawling house to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Yosemite National Park. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • Around 13 miles from the center of Yosemite National Park, it's hard to top "Amazing Half Dome And El Capitan View No Day". It has 3 bedrooms and a range of amenities including books and a barbecue grill.
  • Another great choice is "Yosemite Gateway/horseranch Cottage", which is around 35 miles from Yosemite National Park. With 1 bedroom, cable/satellite TV services and coffee and tea making facilities, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

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

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Yosemite National Park?

There's something incredibly cozy about hanging out in a log cabin with a cup of coffee and a novel. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and spend a few nights at one of these log cabins in Yosemite National Park:

  • If you want to be able to go horse riding or rock climbing while you're in Yosemite National Park, "Inside Yosemite Log Cabin Home In Foresta. Incredible View Of Yosemite Valley" in Foresta will be an excellent choice.
  • Another great choice is "Log Cabin Nestled In The Pine Trees In Yosemite National Park". With fun activities like ice skating and golf close by, this Yosemite National Park property will be ideal if you love the outdoors.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Yosemite National Park?

If you've been busier than a squirrel in a nut factory, you deserve to get away for a couple of glorious days. Leave the office early on Friday and head for one of these weekend getaways in or near Yosemite National Park:

  • Put your feet up at "Cabin - Log House - Rustic Luxury Hideaway On 40 Private Acres". About 25 miles to the southwest of Yosemite National Park, this cozy retreat has all you need for a relaxing stay, including towels and outdoor furniture.
  • "Enjoy Your Stay While Visting Yosemite" is another fantastic option. It's around 30 miles to the southwest of Yosemite National Park and features cable/satellite TV services, shopping and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Yosemite National Park?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish pick, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days checking out your new surroundings and your nights kicking back in your cozy hideaway. The following options in or near Yosemite National Park will tick all the boxes:

  • One of our favorite picks is "Inside The Park Gates - Park Entry Reservation Included". Lock in a few nights or more at this popular abode and you'll have access to air conditioning and a garden.
  • Another top property is "Enjoy Your Stay While Visting Yosemite". Don't be fooled by its compact size — this comfy apartment is packed with handy amenities like a nearby laundromat, a garden and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Yosemite National Park?

Whether you're looking for a cozy apartment for you and a friend or a townhouse with enough room for the family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Yosemite National Park. These retreats are an ideal base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you only need to stay a night or two, "Enjoy Your Stay While Visting Yosemite" is a fantastic choice. It's not too far from the center of Yosemite National Park, so you'll have easy access to all the top sights.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "A Tranquil Mountain Setting With Easy Access To Yosemite". This centrally located property will feel like your home away from home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Yosemite National Park?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for a weekend, just the two of you. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Yosemite National Park that would make Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Slip away on Friday afternoon for a few nights of passion at "Amazing Half Dome And El Capitan View No Day". Approximately 13 miles from Yosemite National Park, it comes with plenty of nice touches, like a fireplace and air conditioning.
  • Otherwise, spend your mini break enjoying each other's company at "Inside The Park Gates - Park Entry Reservation Included", around 12 miles from Yosemite National Park. A fireplace and a restaurant dining guide will help ramp up the romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Yosemite National Park?

Cast your eye over these large group vacation rentals in or near Yosemite National Park and don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • You'll have plenty of space to spread out at "Luxury Nature Escape - Family Fun". Around 25 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park, this expansive property has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a garden and a kitchen.
  • Invite as many as 14 of your best friends to "Starlight Lodge" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 15 miles to the southwest of Yosemite National Park. It's packed with features to keep large groups comfortable and content, such as a fireplace and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Yosemite National Park?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to stay, especially if you've got kids in tow. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Yosemite National Park and fill your days with splashing good fun:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "Cabin - Log House - Rustic Luxury Hideaway On 40 Private Acres", where your main priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities including a TV and nearby ecotour services help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Newer Yosemite Inverness House With Central Air And Heat Inside Yosemite Park". As well as its inviting pool, make use of a microwave oven and a video library.

Curious what the weather's like in Yosemite National Park? It has a mediterranean climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 50 ºF to 75 ºF. If you're chasing a little more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire range of Yosemite National Park vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Yosemite National Park?

You'll always have more fun sharing those precious memories with the folks you love the most. Whether you're planning a family reunion or reuniting with friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Yosemite National Park:

  • Located about 25 miles to the southwest of Yosemite National Park, "Luxury Nature Escape - Family Fun" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a dishwasher and a garden.
  • "Newer Yosemite Inverness House With Central Air And Heat Inside Yosemite Park" is another popular option. It's around 12 miles to the southwest of Yosemite National Park, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Handy amenities here include books and a stereo.

If you're in the mood to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your itinerary. Glacier Point, Yosemite Falls and El Capitan are great places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Yosemite National Park?

Get away from the hustle and bustle and treat the people you love to a different sort of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Yosemite National Park and get the camping experience — minus the tents and with all the creature comforts!

  • "Cabin - Log House - Rustic Luxury Hideaway On 40 Private Acres" - This popular escape offers a garden and a living room and is about 25 miles southwest of the center of Yosemite National Park.
  • "Cottage Retreat - Renovated, Charming" - Round up the troops and spend a few days or more at this welcoming stay, which is around 25 miles to the southwest of Yosemite National Park. You'll have access to a video library, childrens activities and a whole lot more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Yosemite National Park vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.