Destination guide

The historic area of Mariposa awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Mariposa and enjoy the area's museums, history and art galleries. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Mariposa

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Mariposa a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butterfly Creek Winery (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wawona Golf Course (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Badger Pass (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Cathedral Beach Picnic Area (24.8 mi / 40 km)
  • Swinging Bridge Picnic Area (26.5 mi / 42.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural parks and other natural features in Mariposa

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mariposa is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Glacier Point (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
  • Half Dome (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)
  • Mariposa Grove (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • El Capitan (24.9 mi / 40 km)
  • Yosemite Falls (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Vernal Falls (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mariposa

Fly into Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Merced, CA (MCE-Merced Municipal), which is 33.3 mi (53.7 km) away.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Mariposa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mariposa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake McClure Bagby Recreation Area: 334 vacation rentals
  • Mariposa County Visitor Center: 473 vacation rentals
  • Butterfly Creek Winery: 586 vacation rentals
  • Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail: 475 vacation rentals
  • California State Mining and Mineral Museum: 514 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mariposa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Mariposa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 188 Cabins in Mariposa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mariposa include:

  • Houses: 304 rentals available
  • Cottages: 188 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 188 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mariposa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 53 vacation rentals with pool available in Mariposa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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