Things to Do in and Around Yosemite
You'll Never Run Out of Things to Do In and Around Yosemite
At Yosemite National Park, no day of the week or season of the year is more special than any other. Every day is an amazing day when you're in Yosemite. From inspiring sightseeing tours and visual arts programs to rock-climbing and vigorous hiking adventures, Yosemite National Park offers activities people of all ages and stages can enjoy.
Our Hotel's near Everything: Sugar Pine Railroad,
Yosemite Zip Line and the Mariposa History Museum
As the area's closest source of accommodations near the Yosemite Valley, Yosemite View Lodge is the perfect place to rest and rejuvenate as you prepare for the next day's activities. Our spacious rooms and generous amenities offer the relaxation and comfort you're sure to appreciate after a hard day of play in the beautiful wilderness of Yosemite.
Of course, inside and around the wonderful wilderness that is Yosemite, you'll find some attractions and things to do that veer a tiny bit off course from climbing, hiking, camping and the like. And our hotel's near all of them, including the Mariposa History Museum, the Yosemite Zip Line and Sugar Pine Railroad.
Our Hotel's near the Mariposa History Museum
Here you'll find guided tours of the Mariposa History Museum grounds, which includes two stamp mills, the Mariposa Gazette, blacksmith shop, broom shop and gold panning spot. Additional tours feature interior displays as well as the town of Mariposa itself, including the courthouse, county jail, St. Joseph's Church, Mariposa Town Cemetery and the Old Masonic Hall.
Our Hotel's Also near the Yosemite Zip Line
Located in historic Mariposa, the Yosemite Zip Line and Adventure Ranch is sure to give you your fill of thrills! With your feet in the air, a helmet on your head and your body secured safely in a regulated harness, you'll be flying like a bird over the trees and the town of Mariposa. Guides are with you at all times to ensure your safety with training and detailed instructions. Six lines, ranging in ease from one to six, are available for your zip line enjoyment.
Our Hotel's near Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad, Too
Not your ordinary railroad, the Sugar Pine Railroad begins at Yosemite's south gate on Highway 41. Trains just like this one once hauled the famously enormous California logs through the Sierra Mountains. Now, as you ride this locomotive, all you have to do is look below to see the Sierra National Forest and its breathtaking woods to see what was taken to build California and what has been kept to preserve it.
- Giant Sequoias
- Lakes and Rivers
- Mariposa Grove
- Meadows and Wetlands
- Museums, Historic Buildings & Cemeteries
- Rock Formations
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Rock Climbing
- Skiing & Other Winter Sports
- Whitewater Rafting