Mariposa, Ca: Historic Gateway to Yosemite

The old mining town of Mariposa is the perfect place to begin an adventure into Yosemite National Park.

Not only does the town exude charm and historical significance, it offers a wide option of overnight accommodations and amenities a mere 40-minute drive to Yosemite Valley.

View my photo essay of this charming Gold Rush town at the 10best.com/USA Today link:

 This historic town of Mariposa, Gateway to Yosemite National Park  © Joanne DiBona

This historic town of Mariposa, Gateway to Yosemite National Park  © Joanne DiBona