The Pines Resort
Some of our trips include accommodations and on many, you'll be camping deep in the heart of the Sierra Nevada and Yosemite. Our Hiking the Ansel Adams Wilderness hiking/horsepacking trip and the High Tour, and Alpine Lakes backpacking trips begin at the Pines Resort on Bass Lake. To view your accommodations there, please visit www.basslake.com. For day trips and private guides, or for extending your stay in this magnificent area, please consider the one of the hotels, lodges, or cabin accommodations listed here. Not only do we recommend these properties very highly, but we work very closely with each of them to provide you with the greatest active travel experience while visiting the Yosemite area.
The Redwoods in Yosemite
For our guests staying inside Yosemite National Park, a unique opportunity exists in Wawona. Along the banks of the South Fork of the Merced, in close proximity to the golf course and historic Wawona Hotel & Dining Room, are the Redwood's guest cottages & homes. From small rustic cabins to 6 bedroom vacation homes, there are many choices available. The pace is slower in Wawona, the ambience pleasant, and your host at the Redwoods are extremely helpful in helping you plan your trip. To learn more about this unique property, go to www.redwoodsinyosemite.com.
Chateau du Sureau
Chateau du Sureau is a fairy tale Inn that has received some of the highest ratings granted a hotel. Since its opening in 1991, this magical destination has earned both the Mobil Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards as well as membership in the prestigious Relais & Chateaux organization. Located just miles away from Yosemite National Park, Chateau du Sureau is a romantic haven wherein the classic traditions of old Europe live on today.
The Chateau is a perfect place to add a wonderful extra day to your trip with SYMG, or as a destination in and of itself. Many guests travel the backcountry, fly fish, rock climb, hike or tour Yosemite with us by day, returning to the Chateau in the evening for an elegant dinner at Erna's Elderberry House Restaurant, adjacent to the Chateau. Please visit www.chateaudusureau.com to take a tour.
The Tenaya Lodge
Nestled among California's High Sierra vistas, at the front gate to the spectacular landscapes of Yosemite National Park, the Tenaya Lodge delivers four-diamond luxury and an invitation to touch the wilderness. The Tenaya Lodge caters to groups large and small and places high priority on the guest experience in the out of doors. They have an on site activities staff, and are located in close proximity to great rock climbing, fly fishing, hiking, and touring. Many of our corporate groups stay here, and families and individuals also find the resort atmosphere a perfect ambience for days spent exploring Yosemite National Park and the high country, returning in the evening for fine meals, spa facilities, and a comfortable vacation experience. Our guides meet you in the grand lobby for half and full day excursions among the waterfalls, granite, wildflowers, and streams of this magnificent country. To view the lodge, go to www.tenayalodge.com.
"It has been a pleasure to work with Southern Yosemite Mountain Guides. Our guests enjoy the service you provide and we receive lots of compliments on our comment cards. We look forward to continuing our relationship, and thank you in advance for helping us to provide a memorable vacation experience for our guests."
- Jonathon Farrington, General Manager, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
Narrow Gauge Inn
Located just 4 miles from the south entrance to Yosemite National Park, the Narrow Gauge Inn is a charming country lodge. Nestled on a mountainside, their 26 comfortable rooms provide an oasis for the guest who truly wishes to relax. Upon returning from your adventures, the restaurant's lodge atmosphere, fine dining, and superior service will impart a sense of recapturing days of an unhurried past. Their pool and hot tub will further enhance your stay and the nature trail allows you to explore just a little bit more.
A short stroll away is the historic Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad, which offers steam train rides through the Sierra National Forest. You may visit their website to see the unique offerings of the Narrow Gauge Inn.
For additional lodging and area information, the Yosemite-Sierra Visitors Bureau is a wealth of information. You can find their website at www.yosemitethisyear.com. SYMG is a Platinum Partner in Tourism with the Visitor's Bureau.