Yosemite Village, CA

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The dramatic waterfalls and granite walls of Yosemite National Park are all accessible via enjoyable hikes from this tourist village.

Yosemite Village is a small tourist-friendly destination set in the heart of the spectacular scenery of Yosemite Valley. It’s a gateway to some of the most recognizable landmarks in Yosemite National Park. Visit Yosemite Village to learn about the region’s history via art and museum exhibits. Plan excursions with park rangers and pick up supplies for overnight stays at the park’s camping grounds.

Glimpse into the lives of the Ahwahneechee people, Yosemite’s earliest residents, and walk through a replica indigenous settlement at Yosemite Museum. Learn about the flora, fauna and geological history of the valley at the Yosemite Visitor Center. Pick up trail maps and get advice from park rangers here, too. Browse art exhibitions, with a focus on the work of landscape photographer Ansel Adams, at the Ansel Adams Gallery.

The natural delights of Yosemite National Park are just a short walk from the village center. Stroll along the banks of the meandering Merced River to beaches and picnic sites. Among these are Sentinel Beach Picnic Area and Swinging Bridge Picnic Area. Gaze up at the soaring El Capitan rock while picnicking at El Capitan Meadow. Rent a raft, cruise along the river and paddle in the cool water.

Set out on foot along marked trails to discover the many waterfalls that flow from the clifftops. The 2,425-feet (739-meter) high Yosemite Falls is North America’s tallest waterfall. Horsetail Fall, Sentinel Falls and Staircase Falls are all worth hiking to. See imposing granite cliffs reflect perfectly in Mirror Lake and enjoy an impressive panoramic view of the valley at Tunnel View lookout.

For more adventure, hike to the summit of Half Dome, North Dome and Sentinel Dome for an on-top-of-the-world feeling. Glacier Point commands an awe-inspiring view of both Half Dome and Yosemite Falls.

Yosemite Village is about a 4-hour drive from San Francisco and over a 5-hour drive from Los Angeles. The free Yosemite Shuttle connects the village with major sites in Yosemite Valley. Stay overnight at hotels and lodges or camping grounds, for a memorable night sleeping beneath a starlit sky.

Curry Village
Curry Village
2.5 out of 5
9010 Curry Village Dr., Yosemite National Park, CA, 93727
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The price is $92 per night from Jan 6 to Jan 7
$92
per night
Jan 6 - Jan 7
Stay at this hotel in Yosemite National Park. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Yosemite National Park and Yosemite Valley ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (131 reviews)
"Nice place if you just want to crach after a long day hiking"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2022

Curry Village
Yosemite Valley Lodge
Yosemite Valley Lodge
3 out of 5
9006 Yosemite Lodge Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA, 93727
The price is $183 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
$183
per night
Dec 12 - Dec 13
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Yosemite National Park. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (320 reviews)
"Great location with beautiful view and natural scenery"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2022

Yosemite Valley Lodge
The Ahwahnee
The Ahwahnee
4 out of 5
9005 Ahwahnee Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA, 93727
Stay at this 4-star historic hotel in Yosemite National Park. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Popular attractions Yosemite National Park and Yosemite ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (201 reviews)
"It is a lovely hotel with beautiful views, and the dining room is beautiful. However the room was really warm and the thermostat didn’t seem to work. It made for an uncomfortable night."

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

The Ahwahnee
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
1 out of 5
9988 Highway 140, El Portal, CA, 95318
Stay at this campground in El Portal. Enjoy an outdoor pool, WiFi, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the family amenities in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Good! (1,476 reviews)
"Very clean. We were the only ones there due to weather I think. We took our own portable heater and weren’t cold at all. Definitely going back."

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Indian Flat RV Park - Tent Cabins & Cottages
Housekeeping Camp
Housekeeping Camp
1.5 out of 5
9004 Southside Drive, Yosemite National Park, CA, 95389
Stay at this campground in Yosemite National Park. Enjoy free parking, a free area shuttle, and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Yosemite National Park ...
3.5/5 Good! (105 reviews)
A really fun place to stay in Yosemite
"I was dubious about this place when I booked it as I don't like camping and I do like my creature comforts, but actually I really loved it and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in Yosemite. Firstly, it's a really affordable option in Yosemite where the hotels and ..."

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2016

Housekeeping Camp
Duplex Upper Level in Yosemite National Park with Fireplace & Prime Location
Duplex Upper Level in Yosemite National Park with Fireplace & Prime Location
Yosemite West, CA
Stay at this vacation home in Yosemite National Park. Enjoy onsite parking, an in-room DVD player, and a TV. Popular attractions Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (5 reviews)
Good Space for a Couple
"The unit was clean and had a decent amount of space for the two of us. Although there is a sofa bed, it would be tight for 4. The apartment was clean and had plenty of towels. I did had to notify the management company of several issues when we arrived including the bathtub faucet had a constant ..."

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

Duplex Upper Level in Yosemite National Park with Fireplace & Prime Location
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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