Pinecrest is 35 miles (56 kilometers) away from Yosemite National Park and 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Lake Tahoe.
Of course, visiting just one place, regardless of its popularity, usually only offers you a glimpse into the broader textures and qualities of a region. So schedule in some time to tour Central Interior California's other attractions. Two places within a relatively short distance of Pinecrest are Arnold, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Columbia, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
Arnold, is another interesting place to explore. It is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Pinecrest and offers a wide range of tourist attractions, including White Pines Lake, Balancing Rock and Meadowmont Golf Course. Sequoia Woods Country Club and Golf Course and Calaveras Big Trees State Park are just a few of the many other visitor attractions that await.
Joining in with one of the culinary tours can be a good way to gain a deeper understanding of Central Interior California. Water-based sports are a popular activity here. When the weather is fine, why not go canoeing or rafting; Central Interior California has some great areas for it.
The closest major airport, Modesto City - County Airport, is located in Modesto, 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the southwest of Pinecrest, so take that into account when booking your trip.