Destination reviews Destinations Route 140 Travel Yosemite National Park


Written by Charlie Pankey


MARIPOSA CA, APRIL 2019 – Lodging near Yosemite National Park has taken a new turn into the world of luxury glamping experiences from the imaginations of a Santa Barbara Based company Autocamp. Located just miles from the gates of Yosemite National Park off HWY 140 near Mariposa Ca. the great outdoors beacons guests to experience Autocamp Yosemite via an over the top glamping experience set on their largest outdoor property.

Nestled on 35 acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the property will feature a 4,000 square foot clubhouse with reception, meeting space, indoor/outdoor lounge areas, and a curated marketplace offering artisanal food and beverages. The clubhouse includes a scenic roof deck, perfect for stargazing, and an outdoor swimming pool.

Accommodations include 15 luxury tents, two cabin suites and 80 deluxe Airstream trailers — custom designed by Anacapa and built in the USA by Airstream, Inc. Five ADA suites are designed by Los Angeles’s M-Rad Architecture.

Enjoy the outdoors fireside with your personal accessible fire pit and dining area.

The perfect homebase for any Yosemite adventure. AutoCamp, a modern and stylish outdoor hotel experience that makes connecting with the great outdoors easy for everyone 80 Custom Airstreams with spa-inspired bathroom. AutoCamp has redefined alternative lodging by blending the traditional outdoor experience with the service and design of a boutique hotel. Santa Barbara–based architecture firm, Anacapa and San Francisco’s Geremia Design, the team behind AutoCamp Russian River, once again joined forces to create an unparalleled lodging experience in Yosemite.

AutoCamp Yosemite is the first property within the AutoCamp family with a pool, hot tub, and fresh water pond. There are hiking trails nearby, and an on-site shuttle stop for easy access to Yosemite National Park, operated daily by YARTS (

Groups can purchase full buyouts of the property and have exclusive use of the clubhouse and meeting space. Nightly rates start at $225/night for the Airstreams and luxury tents. Yosemite National Park has always been an ideal destination for AutoCamp, due to its outdoor attractions like Half Dome & Yosemite Valley, rich history with environmental pioneers like John Muir, and relative proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to the park, guests can also explore the charming town of Mariposa, replete with its own rich history, strong local community, and many delicious restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops.

Reservations for AutoCamp Yosemite can be made at and the property will open and welcoming guests in Spring 2019

Enjoy the wide open space of your 36’ x 12’ suite.
Lounge on your galley futon, which doubles as a full-sized pull out bed.
Enjoy the outdoors fireside with your personal accessible fire pit and dining area.
Shop for your favorite snacksbeverages, and meal kits at AutoCamp Yosemite’s Clubhouse shop.
Whip up dinner in your fully outfitted kitchenette. Take advantage of your electric stove, microwave, and mini-fridge.
Unwind from your day and take a hot shower in your fully accessible spa-inspired bathroom.
Sleep tight in your queen-sized Tempur Pedic mattress outfitted with luxury sheets and pillows. Stargaze through the skylight from the comfort of your bed.

Enjoy the wide open space of your 36’ x 12’ suite.


AutoCamp, the leading outdoor lodging brand, makes it easy for people to connect with the great outdoors by providing modern and stylish accommodations. AutoCamp has revolutionized alternative lodging by blending the traditional outdoor experience with the service and design of a boutique hotel. The company’s unique properties are known for beautiful modern Airstream suites and luxurious tents. From luxury linens, bedding, and bathrobes to a mid-century modern inspired reception and meeting space, AutoCamp has reimagined the outdoor lodging experience for the modern adventurer. Visit AutoCamp in Santa Barbara; the Russian River Valley; and soon to be open at Yosemite near Mariposa, California. For more information and booking, visit

All images Courtesy of Taylor Davis (AutoCamp) Media Release

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