Sequoia National Park is home to the largest trees on the planet! Their size and grandeur will make you feel small and totally in awe of nature. The park is also home to the tallest mountain peak in the contiguous United States.
Staying in a vacation rental is easy, because the lovely small town of Three Rivers is just outside the south entrance to the park. This makes a great base to explore the park and just relax and escape from it all.
We have carefully reviewed and hand-picked a select list of the best vacation rental options in the area.
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Note that this guide was originally just focused on airbnbs, but I have revised and updated it to include other vacation rentals so that it includes more and better options.
Our pick for the best Airbnb Sequoia National Park?
Our top pick is the Riverside Hot Tub Home, which offers mid-century style as well as a peaceful yet convenient setting.
Why is the Riverside Hot Tub Home the best Airbnb near Sequoia National Park?
This mid-century holiday home in Three Rivers offers luxurious living for up to eight in a serene, riverside location. Yet it is convenient for restaurants and stores in the town center too.
Stylish, retro decor with a contemporary twist inside plus a pool, hot tub and plenty of space outside add up to the perfect Sequoia National Park vacation property.
Best Airbnb Sequoia Park Comparison Guide
These quick reference tables are here to help you decide between different Sequoia and Three Rivers CA lodging options.
Vacation rentals vary in terms of their type, price and guest ratings. To make it easier to decide between rental options, the following table lists each place’s key features, so you can see at a glance the main benefits of each.
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|Price & Availability
|Artist's Studio Cabin
|Three Rivers Townhouse
|Rural River Ranch
|Riverside Hot Tub Home
|Mountain Home Inside Sequoia
A quick overview of the Three Rivers Airbnb options
When choosing the best Airbnb in the Sequoia area, we have searched according to location, then narrowed only the best down to a range of different types. Our focus is on those that look great, are well positioned and attract great reviews from fellow travelers.
Types of Vacation rentals/ options for Airbnb, Three Rivers CA
There are three main types of vacation rentals and choices for Airbnb Sequoia / Kings Canyon. Which type you will choose depends on other factors listed below. So, let’s take a quick look at Three Rivers cabins and other types of accommodation available near Sequoia National Park.
Apartments tend to offer spacious, well-planned living accommodation. The option listed below can sleep three and has great outdoor and indoor spaces.
Cabins offer guests the chance to experience living in the scenic, mountainous landscape of this part of California. Options listed here vary in size and location, but all are attractive and very well-equipped.
Booking into a house is ideal for anyone requiring lots of stylish living space indoors and out. This type of vacation rental is thus ideal for groups or larger families, giving everyone plenty of room for storage, relaxing and socializing.
Your location can have a huge impact on the type of holiday you can have, so it’s important to consider this carefully. The main accommodation location in the Sequoia National Park area is Three Rivers. Most high-quality accommodation near Sequoia National Park is found in the Three Rivers area.
This is a pleasant Californian town offering good local amenities as well as great access to the park and other scenic areas. One of the options listed is even located within the park itself.
Sequoia Vista Cabin for 2
Of all Three Rivers cabin rentals, the views from this one are incredible. The cabin for two is just four miles from Sequoia National Park’s main entrance. Alta Peak, Eagle and Moro Rocks and the Great Western Divide are visible from the property.
Horses are welcome here too, and there is space to rest, feed and water them. This elevated, single-floor cabin is perfect for two – plus their pets.
Artist’s Studio Cabin for 2
This is one of those Three Rivers, CA cabins that really allows guests to experience rural life. Get off-grid here and enjoy river swimming, hiking, boating and stunning views – as well as encounters with local wildlife.
Originally built as a writing and painting studio, it is filled with light, has a wood beam ceiling and two decks looking out on to ponds and a creek.
The cabin is ideal for an active solo traveler or couple. There is easy access to the park, as well as hiking and mountain biking trails in nearby case Mountain and BLM lands.
Foothills Apartment for 3
If you love to spot birdlife as well as other local fauna, then this apartment is a great Airbnb Three Rivers, California lodging choice.
Located just a couple of miles from the Foothills entrance of Sequoia National Park, it offers privacy and plenty of space inside and out. Guests can expect to see hummingbirds, hawks and other birds. Animals that are often seen from the property include bears, coyotes, deer and even bobcats. Access to a pool is also included, and the host provides breakfast.
Rural River Ranch Cottage for 2 – 4
This ranch property has three options to choose from – a romantic jacuzzi room for 2, a quiet cottage for 2 or a ranch house for 4. There are private patios and BBQs and private access to the river – a great place for a swim in summer.
Guests can also savor magnificent rural views, and the chance to spot lots of local fauna.
Three Rivers Townhouse for 4
Stay in the center of town with this stylish holiday home for up to four. This lovely contemporary property is in the heart of Three Rivers and just four miles from the main park entrance.
Outside, you might spot deer from the patio, seen against the scenic mountain landscape. Inside, the townhouse has luxurious amenities like wood flooring and a Keurig Coffee maker with pods. Towels and toiletries are provided – and sometimes you’ll get fresh eggs from the owner’s chickens too.
Deluxe Redwood Home for 4
Located close to Lake Kaweah and Salt Creek Land as well as Sequoia National Park, this holiday rental offers charm and character in abundance.
Styled along modern lines, the house features luxury touches like a claw foot bathtub, Danish furniture, waffle maker, granite worktops and polished wood flooring. Between April and October, use of a shared pool is also offered. This attractive home enjoys a peaceful position, yet is just a short drive from the stores and restaurants of Salt Creek Land.
Crystal Cabin for 6
If a stay in a brand new secluded house appeals to you, then check out this property sleeping up to six. The house has 16-foot high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows with amazing views of the Sierras. The interior features an open-plan design with brand new furnishings and décor.
A perfect vacation home for a family or group in a tranquil setting, this house has a fireplace as well as two bathrooms and three bedrooms.
Orchard View Home for 8
Larger families or groups can have it all with this modern ridgetop home. Outdoor living can be enjoyed to the full thanks to the pool and spacious, furnished deck. There are also superb views over the lake, mountains and citrus fruit orchards.
With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the property can accommodate up to eight. T he house is close to Three Rivers and makes a great base for exploring Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon.
Riverside Hot Tub Home for 8
This rather special property is close to restaurants and stores, yet enjoys a quiet riverside position. The impressive list of amenities at this mid-century home includes a pool and hot tub. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms there is plenty of space for up to eight guests.
A stay at this house really does offer the best of everything, being right by the river, just quarter of an hour’s drive from Sequoia National Park and close to eateries and shops. The stylish, retro décor inside and hot tub outside are the icing on the cake.
Mountain Home Inside Sequoia for 10
You’d be pushed to find a home as convenient for exploring Sequoia as this one is, since it is located within the National Park itself.
This stunning home has recently been completed renovated, and features lots of warm wood, natural tones and pops of color. There are stunning views of the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains from the property.
With plenty of space inside and out, up to ten guests can be accommodated in this spacious, stylish four-bedroom, three-bathroom home.
Which are the best Three Rivers lodging California Airbnb options for you?
We rate all the vacation rentals listed here very highly – as do numerous satisfied travelers. To read more reviews, click on the links below each listing.
Which is the best property for your vacation will depend on factors such as the size of your party, whether or not you have a pet, if you want to self-cater or be close to restaurants and stores, and the amenities you are looking for. Whether you’re a couple looking to spend most of your time outside, a family looking to self-cater and keep the kids happy or a group traveling together, we hope this guide makes the selection process a little simpler and faster.
Wherever you decide to stay, I hope this handy guide to selecting the best Airbnb near Sequoia National Park helps you to have an incredible trip.
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James Ian is a national park, camping and hiking expert.
He has dedicated his life to travel, visiting more than 80 countries, all 7 continents and all of the main national parks in the United States. With over 35 years experience in the travel industry, James has worked on cruise ships, at resorts and hotels, and as a travel planner who’s helped hundreds of people plan successful trips to US national parks.
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