Destination guide

Travel to historic Sonora

Take a vacation to Sonora and enjoy the area's festivals, history and live music. This city's shopping, restaurants and biking draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Sonora

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sonora a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mother Lode Fairgrounds (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Gianelli Vineyards (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Pine Mountain Lake Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Meadowmont Golf Course (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Sequoia Woods Country Club and Golf Course (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sonora

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sonora is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Calaveras Big Trees State Park (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Stanislaus National Forest (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Columbia State Historic Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Utica Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Groveland Wayside Park (13 mi / 21 km)

How to get to and around Sonora

The nearest airport is in Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), located 37.8 mi (60.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Sonora?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 669 holiday lettings near Sonora. From 271 Cabins to 306 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sonora for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sonora?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sonora. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tuolumne County Historical Society: 619 holiday lettings
  • Veterans Memorial Hall and Military Museum: 621 holiday lettings
  • Mother Lode Fairgrounds: 608 holiday lettings
  • Northern Mariposa County History Center: 291 holiday lettings
  • Sequoia Woods Country Club and Golf Course: 503 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Cabins in Sonora?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 271 Cabins in Sonora. Our other popular types of Sonora holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 306 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 271 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 271 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sonora?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 377 holiday homes with pool available in Sonora. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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