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Yosemite National Park Travel Guide

Located in California’s Sierra Nevadas, Yosemite National Park is often mentioned when travelers discuss the most beautiful places in the United States.

Things to Do in Yosemite National Park

Carved by glaciers, the park is a series of mirror-like lakes, towering peaks, flower-filled valleys and dense forests. It's a popular destination for Americans and foreigners alike looking to hike and spend time in a largely untouched and stunningly beautiful part of the United States.

Best Places to Stay in Yosemite National Park

Most visitors stay in one of the hotels or lodges located in the park. They fill up quickly in peak seasons so reserving ahead of time is a must.

Best Time to Visit Yosemite National Park

May into early June is often cited as the best time to visit Yosemite. The park’s famous wildflowers are in bloom and the waterfalls and rivers are full with melted snow from Sierra Nevada peaks.

Price and Availability Index in Yosemite National Park

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Yosemite National Park is in September, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Yosemite National Park is in the high season in October. Yosemite National Park has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Yosemite National Park tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Yosemite National Park tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.

The weather in Yosemite National Park

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Yosemite National Park. The hottest month in Yosemite National Park is June, when temperatures peak at 100 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 20 ˚F. The wettest month in Yosemite National Park is January with 23.24 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.24 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Yosemite National Park

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Glamping Hub and more at AllTheRooms.com. Yosemite National Park has 5220 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Yosemite National Park comes in at $20 per night. A typical accommodation in Yosemite National Park costs on average $293 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 850 accommodations in Yosemite National Park that have WiFi. 14 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 4 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Yosemite National Park, you'll want to pick from 988 places to stay that provide parking.

AllTheRooms has 216 pet-friendly places to stay in Yosemite National Park, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

We combine a wide variety of Yosemite National Park accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 5 providers, including 546 places to stay from Airbnb, 380 accommodations from VRBO and 376 places to stay from Glamping Hub.

3076 of our places to stay in Yosemite National Park have been rated by previous guests. They rated 52% as excellent or good. 1032 accommodations allow instant booking.

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