Yosemite National Park

Black bear sitting on rockAt our hotel near Yosemite National Park, you can experience world-class river rafting on the wild and scenic Tuolumne River, hike and bike hundreds of miles of trails in the Stanislaus National Forest, cast a line in a multitude of rivers and streams, sled with some silly friends, cross-country ski and snowshoe. If you're looking to take a guided tour of Yosemite, be sure to check out more about our partner's tours at Yosemite Family Adventures.

Or see one of the majestic waterfalls in and near the park.

Bird watching and wildlife spotting is a local pastime. Yosemite boasts great gray owl, black bear habitats and a whole lot of other incredible wildlife. Visit our local wildlife experts at Mountain Sage for an insider’s scoop.

More activities, such as horseback riding, golfing and tennis, are a stone’s throw away at Pine Mountain Lake.

Cultural adventures not to be missed include the Strawberry Music Festival, held yearly on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, wine tasting in Murphys, antique shopping in Jamestown and attending year-round theatre productions in Sonora.

Stop at The Groveland Hotel for directions and stay for the experience!