Hotels in Sierra Nevadas + Yosemite

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Rooms at the 1859 hotel in Jamestown, 10 miles south, off Highway 108, have brass beds and antique dressers. Read More

The 59-room Best Western Movie Manor Motor Inn is so named as it is attached to a drive-in movie theater. Film season runs from the middle of May to the... Read More

This knotty-pine heaven right on the lakefront (complete with a beach and its own marina and restaurant) includes 41 cabins (rented by the week) and 26... Read More

The sleekly minimalist eco-lodge really is made of cedar, all of it sourced in an environmentally friendly way. The 42 rooms are built mostly out of... Read More

In spring, there may be no better place to book than one of the 319 canvas tents at Curry Village, located right on the valley floor. The campground is... Read More

Secreted away on the less-touristed western edge of the park, Evergreen Lodge is a 1921 former general store and tavern (and brothel, as legend would... Read More

Challenge older kids (14 and up) with an overnight trek to the quite plush (but dormitory-style) hut, 10 miles along a groomed Nordic trail. Read More

Many of the rooms have private balconies overlooking the scenic waters, and all come with the use of a bike or snowshoes. Read More

Yosemite has five hike-in High Sierra Camps: Merced Lake sits at 7,150 feet and is ringed by granite peaks. Reservations are available on a lottery basis. Read More

Even after a $53 million renovation in 2008, this timber lodge edging Lake Tahoe manages to let nature do the talking. In the property’s common... Read More

The two-mile Horse Camp Trail (a nice hike in its own right) brings you to the Sierra Club Foundation’s Shasta Alpine Lodge, base camp for most... Read More

Just two miles outside the park’s south gate, the 302-room lodge combines comfort with great-lodge style—and it has its own skating rink. Read More

This 1927 historic landmark in Yosemite Valley has a stunning setting, surrounded by forest, waterfalls, and towering cliffs and just minutes from the... Read More

With views of the snowy Sherwin peaks, the hotel is well-suited to families, especially its duplex “loft” rooms, which have balconies and... Read More

Check out the old-timey plank construction of the city’s most venerable establishment. The 100-year-old hotel doesn’t just evoke the Old... Read More

Stay at the 42-bed Vogelsang camp (10,300 feet), which does not, alas, have showers. The canvas tent cabins have beds with mattresses, pillows, and... Read More

The 42-room property is a cozy motel with a log-cabin theme, down duvets, and knotty-pine wood paneling. Read More

The stone-and-cedar lodge, set 7,200 feet above sea level, is Sequoia’s best rustic hideaway. Built in 1999, the 102 rooms are a bit cookie-cutter... Read More

This rustic lodge offers mountain bike rentals for wheeling through the park. Read More

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