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The 5 Most Spectacular Places to Lodge at Yosemite Park

Yosemite National Park is one of the top U.S travel destinations. There is no wonder why with its stunning, rolling mountain range, and beautiful landscapes. There is so much to see and so much to do. However, if you're coming to enjoy this resplendent park, you're going to need an equally amazing place to stay. So to reduce the hassle of comparative searching, here is a list of the most worthy lodgings available at Yosemite.

  1. The Ahwahnee Hotel

    Of all the lodgings in Yosemite, this is the most picturesque place to stay. Nestled against the Sierra mountain range, this provides the ultimate getaway. With its construction influenced by the Art Deco, Native American, and Arts and Crafts Movement periods, this magnificent hotel is comparable to a castle. When reserving a room, you will have the option of a hotel room, suite, or cottage. Amenities include: a year-round heated pool, room service, a hotel bar, an awe-inspiring dining room, a business center, and many other top-notch guest services. Just a picture of this hotel, speaks for itself.

  2. Yosemite Lodge at the Falls

    As the closest property to the Yosemite Falls, your stay will be a beautiful one. Constructed of mostly wood, and glass, you can observe nature from any part of the lodge. In fact the lodge is so nature friendly, each room features energy-saving lights, Energy Star televisions, and flooring made from recycled materials. Amenities and guest services include: Dining at the Mountain Room Lounge, bicycle rentals, a swimming pool, and an amphitheater which features nightly nature programs.

  3. Yosemite's Blue Butterfly Inn

    This inn is located right outside of the park. Situated on the Merced River and just 12 miles from the center of Yosemite Valley, this inn has amazing views. Surrounded by activities to enjoy, this antique furnished inn offers amenities including: a large deck, free wireless, and a gourmet breakfast.

  4. Yosemite Cedar Lodge

    This lodge boasts sandy beaches along the Merced River. The view from the grounds is astounding. Surrounded by water, mountains, and trees, the rest of the world melts away. The lodge is available for personal stay, business meetings, and wedding receptions. Amenities included are: a gift shop, free parking,a sports bar, and a swimming pool.

  5. Yosemite View Lodge

    This is a top-rated luxury resort with its back door almost on the rushing rapids of the river. Imagine enjoying an ice-cold margarita and listening to the rush of the water with not a care in the world. There is nothing but peace and beauty to behold here. The lodge is complete with a cocktail lodge, cable television, spa tubs, fireplaces, and a gift shop- all in a pet-friendly environment.

Last Updated: January 09, 2015