Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Ahwahnee

The forests and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ahwahnee. This relaxing city allures visitors with its hiking and coffeehouses. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ahwahnee

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ahwahnee a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Butterfly Creek Winery (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Wawona Golf Course (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ahwahnee

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

  • Mariposa Grove (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Fresno Flats Historical Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Nelder Grove Trail (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Bass lake Recreation Area (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Indian Lakes Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Yosemite South Entrance (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ahwahnee

The nearest airport is in Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), located 19.8 mi (31.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Fresno, CA (FAT-Fresno Yosemite Intl.), which is 41.1 mi (66.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Ahwahnee?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 581 vacation rentals near Ahwahnee. From 322 Houses to 17 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 Ahwahnee for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Yosemite Valley: 787 vacation rentals
  • Bass lake Recreation Area: 612 vacation rentals
  • Mariposa Grove: 891 vacation rentals
  • Yosemite South Entrance: 811 vacation rentals
  • Wawona Visitor Center: 813 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ahwahnee 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 Ahwahnee?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 322 Houses in Ahwahnee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ahwahnee include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 197 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ahwahnee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 60 vacation rentals with pool available in Ahwahnee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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