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Yosemite! Beautiful NEW Home Amidst Towering Pines Overlooking Creek.pool Table!
Great for families
The price is £654 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar
4.9/5Exceptional! (103 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, skiing nearby, games and toys, washer and dryer
Wonderful, peaceful property in woods.

"Beautiful house! Took a day trip into Yosemite, was just a 45 minute drive. Had a fun pool tournament with our teen boys, who also liked the place as a close getaway(aka change of scenery) just be aware when they say down dirt road it sure is. Make sure you have the right car to drive it, but totally ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2021

Yosemite! Beautiful NEW Home Amidst Towering Pines Overlooking Creek.pool Table!
Shanks' lodge is the ultimate home in the woods for large groups.
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Families like: private pool, kitchen, on the beach, skiing nearby
Wonderful Stay!

"Shanks Lodge was the best rental we’ve stayed at in Yosemite thus far! Beautiful pool and hot tub. Plenty of space for a larger family/friends. Lots of property for kids to explore! Not too far from the park. Extremely clean!! And to top it all off, communication with the host was simple and seamless! ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2020

Shanks' lodge is the ultimate home in the woods for large groups.
Take a break from the hectic life and discovery the tranquility of the country.
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, skiing nearby, games and toys, washer and dryer
Escape the city

"Great place to get away from the city. We visited Yosemite from this house and yes, it’s an hour or so to the entrance to the park, but we were able to do one entrance one day and a different entrance the second day. Both are beautiful drives from the house. The property managers gave lots of good ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

Take a break from the hectic life and discovery the tranquility of the country.
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Unwind in the Yosemite Area.  Inviting, Spacious And Modern Home with Hot Tub!
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (141 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games room, skiing nearby, games and toys
Lovely house

"Very nice and spacious house in a quiet location. Was very clean. Fully equipped kitchen so we could cook our meals which was important to us in these Covid times."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2021

Unwind in the Yosemite Area. Inviting, Spacious And Modern Home with Hot Tub!
Trabucco Gardens Yosemite Gold Country Stargazing Retreat
Great for families
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4.8/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, skiing nearby, extra beds/cots, games and toys
Beautiful view

"We had such a wonderful and relaxing time at Trabucco gardens. The view outside the cabin was gorgeous."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2021

Trabucco Gardens Yosemite Gold Country Stargazing Retreat
YOSEMITE AREA HOME FOR ALL SEASONS
Great for families
3053 Triangle Park Rd, Mariposa, CA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (37 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games room, skiing nearby, games and toys
Relaxation in Mariposa

"We truly enjoyed our stay over the 4th of July holiday at your rental property. The layout of the home was very functional and felt very cozy to our family. Lots of room and not cramped nor constricted like you would be in a hotel room. We definitely were looking for a comfortable and roomy place ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

YOSEMITE AREA HOME FOR ALL SEASONS
Shanks' Ponderosa House
Great for families
5509 Parker Dr, Mariposa, CA
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4.6/5Wonderful! (10 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, washer and dryer
Big Trip

"This was a wonderful respite on a big RV trip across the country. Absolutely loved the house. It was a bit warm in one room, but other than that, was perfect for our needs. Fully stocked, lots of space, TVs & wifi worked, grilled worked. It was all good! Big washer & dryer!!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2019

Shanks' Ponderosa House
This quaint cottage is the perfect home base for your Yosemite trip.
4.5/5Wonderful! (19 reviews)
Quiet, Comfortable, Secluded

"The property was just as presented. The kitchen is well equipped; the bathroom is clean and updated; beds are comfortable; the gas grill is nearly new; everything works. For working remotely, as we did, the fiber optic cable was fast and reliable throughout our stay. The cottage is about a mile and ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2020

This quaint cottage is the perfect home base for your Yosemite trip.
Yosemite Inn
2 out of 5
5180 Jones St. & Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
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4.2/5Very Good! (269 reviews)

"Its awsome good location nice people all the personal are very nice an clean"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Yosemite Inn
Mariposa Lodge
Great for families
2 out of 5
5052 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £92 per night from 9 Mar to 10 Mar
4.2/5Very Good! (721 reviews)
Families like: pool, playground
Travellers say...

"Great hotel, spacious, clean and quiet, close to the quaint town of Mariposa, very convenient."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2021

Mariposa Lodge
River Rock Inn
2.5 out of 5
4993 7th St, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night from 13 Mar to 14 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (402 reviews)

"classic place. said it was renovated but it was quite clear it was not. bathroom was kinda gross"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2021

River Rock Inn
Monarch Inn
Great for families
2 out of 5
5059 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (158 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, skiing nearby
Travellers say...

"Monarch is a good value for the money. It is a new hotel so it is clean and new. It costs less than nearby hotels, but it also has less amenities. Rooms are smaller than at other hotels, but cheaper also. The staff was helpful and friendly. The free breakfast was simple but adequate. I would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Monarch Inn
Miners Inn
Great for families
2 out of 5
5181 Highway 49 N, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £77 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (991 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Great staff, big rooms, nice area, the view was beautiful and close to downtown"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2021

Miners Inn
Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
4999 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £99 per night from 9 Mar to 10 Mar
4/5Very Good! (989 reviews)
Families like: pool, skiing nearby, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Modern and updated hotel at the south entrance to Mariposa. Easy and clear xheck in process. Friendly and helpful front desk emoloyees. 24/7 coffee and juice and water dispenser at the lobby (though the instant coffee taste may turn away coffee buffs). No room cleaning due to COVID precautions unless ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2021

Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel
Little Valley Inn
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
3483 Brooks Road, Mariposa, CA
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3.9/5Very Good! (149 reviews)
Families like: skiing nearby, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Nice comfortable inn in outskirts of Mariposa town. The hostess was very helpful and provided a lot of information regarding the various tourist attractions in the area."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Little Valley Inn
Quality Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
4994 Bullion St, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night from 7 Mar to 8 Mar
3.8/5Good! (819 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"The place was very clean. Parking was readily available. Only thing that could be better was maybe adding microwaves to the rooms since the cafeteria is closed due to Covid."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2021

Quality Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway
Mother Lode Lodge
2 out of 5
5051 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA
Free cancellation
The price is £64 per night from 13 Mar to 14 Mar
3.2/5 (410 reviews)
Best place to stay in Mariposa

"One of the best lodging hotels I’ve ever been! So good to have the parking spot right infront of the unit. Less hassle. Will definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov 2020

Mother Lode Lodge
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Where should we stay in Mariposa?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Mariposa is a good choice. The excursions, museums and parks are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), which is the closest airport, or Merced, CA (MCE-Merced Municipal), which is located 33.3 mi (53.7 km) from the city centre. Mariposa has 26 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when you're choosing where you should stay.

When should we visit Mariposa?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Mariposa.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 35°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February and November, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Driest months: September, May, October and April, with an average rainfall of 36.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, February, December and March, with an average rainfall of 129.75 inches

What should we see and do in Mariposa?

While you and your family are visiting Mariposa, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Mariposa Museum and History Center and California State Mining and Mineral Museum. Make sure that you have time to explore activities such as Lake McClure Bagby Recreation Area and Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail.

Mariposa is also known for its:
  • Museums
  • Historical sites
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Cafes
  • Excursions

Frequently asked questions

What's Mariposa like for family-friendly holidays?
The historic destination of Mariposa is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children. The excursions, museums and parks are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), which is the closest airport, or Fresno, CA (FAT-Fresno Yosemite Intl.), which is located 51.2 mi (82.5 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Mariposa?
AutoCamp Yosemite is a top 3.5-star lodge on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free WiFi. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Miners Inn and Quality Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway.
How many hotels that welcome families can I expect to find in Mariposa?
Expedia has 23 hotels in Mariposa that are great for families.
What's the weather like in Mariposa?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 10°C. Average annual precipitation for Mariposa is 757 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Mariposa?
While you are visiting Mariposa, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Sierra National Forest and Mariposa Museum and History Center. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Wawona Visitor Center and Yosemite Arch Rock Gate Entrance.

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