Destination guide

The charming city of Madera awaits you

The area's churches and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Madera. Travelers to this romantic city praise the restaurants, shopping and hot springs. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Madera

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Madera a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Madera District Fair (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Quady Winery (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Chateau Lasgoity Winery (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • San Joaquin Wine Company (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Ficklin Vineyards (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • ApCal (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Madera

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Madera is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Forestiere Underground Gardens (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Rotary Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Lions Town and Country Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Sports and Leisure Park (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Woodward Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Shizen Friendship Garden (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Madera

The nearest airport is in Fresno, CA (FAT-Fresno Yosemite Intl.), located 23 mi (37 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Merced, CA (MCE-Merced Municipal), which is 33.6 mi (54.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Madera Station.

Where to stay around Madera?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 64 vacation rentals near Madera. From 43 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Madera for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • ApCal: 39 vacation rentals
  • Toca Madera Winery: 42 vacation rentals
  • Skywalk Trampoline Arena: 48 vacation rentals
  • Birdstone Winery: 42 vacation rentals
  • Lions Town and Country Park: 15 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Madera 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 Houses in Madera?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Madera. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Madera include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Madera?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Madera. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.