Yosemite Deals for Fall

Take some time for yourself in Yosemite this Fall and surround yourself with colorful Fall foliage, fewer crowds, comfortable temperatures, and terrific deals on some of Yosemite’s best lodging.

October 14th through November 25th save up to 25%! The sooner you book, the more you save.

Fall Color and Half Dome on the Merced River (Desiree S.)Fall Leaves in YosemiteTuolumne Grove Giant Sequoia TunnelTaking in Hetch Hetchy Reservoir (Kim Carroll 3-17.71)Beer Tasting in the Guest Lounge (Kim Carroll)Relaxing Massage at Rush Creek (Kim Carroll)Fall in Yosemite brings all sorts of good news.  Colorful leaves begin to fall from the trees, temperatures start to cool down, the crowds of summer begin to diminish, and prices for Yosemite getaways fall as well.

Conveniently located at the Highway 120 West entrance to Yosemite National Park, Rush Creek Lodge is just minutes away from two Giant Sequoia Groves and the lesser-traveled Hetch Hetchy region of the Park.  So your Fall getaway can include anything from an invigorating hike (or snowshoe) among Giant Sequoias or stunning waterfalls, or simply a classic mountain lodge getaway complete with massage treatments, great meals, and hot tub stargazing.

The Sooner You Book the More You save!

  • Discounts available October 14th through November 25th
  • Save up to 25% off weekdays*
  • Save up to 15% off weekends*
  • Discounted rates range from $191 to $383 per night plus tax, depending on day of week and size of room.
  • No promo code needed
  • Book directly with us on this site, by email at , or by calling us at (209) 379-2373

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*Offer subject to availability, not valid on holidays or special events, has no cash value, and may not be combined with other offers

Reset in Yosemite.

Yosemite is the perfect place to hit the reset button before the holiday season is upon us. Fall is one of the most peaceful times of year in Yosemite. You can often feel like you have the park all to yourself. With both the Merced and Tuolumne Groves of Giant Sequoias just a few minutes’ drive from the lodge, it’s easy to find serenity and peace of mind on any trail.  Or visit the lesser-traveled section of Yosemite National Park, Hetch Hetchy, to hike along the reservoir to Wapama Falls to drink in more of nature’s refreshing qualities.

Our friendly and knowledgeable Recreation team is here to help you find the way. Whether you’d like to explore on your own or try one of our entertaining and informative professionally guided adventures, our team is ready to help. Consider us your backstage pass to Yosemite!

Relax at Rush Creek.

Take it easy by the fire in our cozy Guest Lounge, play around in our Game Room, or hang out and keep an eye on sports on the big screens in Rush Creek’s Tavern.

Our heated saltwater pool and hot tubs are open year-round unless of course, Mother Nature tells us otherwise. Watching the sunset or stargazing from the comfort of one of our saltwater hot tubs is a guest favorite!  You can also enjoy our many daily activities, like California craft beer tasting or our nightly tradition of roasting s’more by the outdoor fire.

If you really want to make the most of your getaway, you can always take advantage of our Wellness offerings available on property. With small group yoga classes and a range of therapeutic massages, you’ll be sure to return from your Yosemite adventure refreshed and inspired.

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By the way, our sister property, the Evergreen Lodge, also has  seasonal discounts.  They’re just down the road near the Hetch Hetchy entrance to Yosemite National Park.  Click here for Evergreen Lodge details…

Valentine’s Sweetheart Getaway

Romance is alive and well year-round at Rush Creek Lodge, but if you’re looking for a particularly memorable Valentine’s experience you’ll want to indulge in our Sweetheart Package.

February
Starting at $318 per couple a night

Rush Creek Lodge Winter Sunset from Guest Lodge (Kim Carroll)

VALENTINE’S SWEETHEART GETAWAY

Available February 2020

Indulge in a romantic getaway and the beauty of a Yosemite winter. Your idyllic mountain retreat is just the beginning of your Valentine’s experience here at Rush Creek Lodge.

Active days, relaxing nights, cozy spaces and delicious food and drink provide the perfect mix for happiness, romance, and rejuvenation.

TWO-NIGHT VALENTINE’S SWEETHEART PACKAGES INCLUDE:

  • Lodging
  • Delicious three-course dinner
  • Hearty mountain breakfast on each morning of your stay
  • Freshly made trail lunches for your day’s activities on one afternoon
  • Happy Hour Cocktails or Specialty Coffee Drinks on one evening
  • A romantic Valentine’s welcome gift basket with a bottle of Champagne*
  • Evening activities including roasting s’mores by the outdoor fire, movies, games and more.
  • One 80-minute Swedish Massage for each adult
 PackageRoom2-Night Package
Sweetheart’s Package2 adults,
Deluxe King Room and a 80-minute Swedish massage for 2
starting at $483 per night

Pouring Wine (Kim Carroll)Advance reservations required. Certain restrictions may apply. Pricing does not include taxes.  Package requires advance massage booking and is subject to availability. Massages are individual, not simultaneous. You can book this package online, by calling 209-379-2373 or emailing us at .

*Non-alcoholic Champagne available upon request. Must be 21 years or older to purchase alcoholic champagne Valentine's Sweetheart Packages.

Yosemite Romance Getaway

Romance is alive and well year-round at Rush Creek Lodge, but if you’re looking for a particularly memorable Yosemite experience you’ll love the special elements of our Romance Getaway Package.

Rush Creek Lodge Winter Sunset from Guest Lodge (Kim Carroll)Yosemite Romance GETAWAY

Available throughout 2019 

Indulge in a romantic getaway and the beauty of a Yosemite winter. Your idyllic mountain retreat is just the beginning of your Valentine’s experience here at Rush Creek Lodge.

Active days, relaxing nights, cozy spaces and delicious food and drink provide the perfect mix for happiness, romance, and rejuvenation.

TWO-NIGHT ROmANCE GETAWAY PACKAGES INCLUDE:

  • Lodging in a Lodge King, Lodge Suite, or One-bedroom Villa
  • Delicious three-course dinner for two adults one evening of your stay
  • Hearty mountain breakfast for two adults both mornings of your stay
  • A romantic welcome gift basket with a bottle of Champagne*
  • One complimentary Tavern or Restaurant drink per person
  • Evening activities including hot tub stargazing, fireside s’mores, movies, games and more.

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 PackageRoom2-Night Package
Yosemite Romance Getaway Package2 adults,
Deluxe King Room
Starting at $268 per night

Pouring Wine (Kim Carroll)Advance reservations required. Certain restrictions may apply. Pricing does not include tax or gratuity.  You can book this package online, by calling 209-379-2373 or emailing us at .

*Non-alcoholic Champagne available upon request. Must be 21 years or older to purchase alcoholic champagne in Romance Getaway Packages.

Bed & Breakfast Package

Start each day of your Yosemite adventure with a hearty mountain breakfast as part of our convenient Bed and Breakfast packages. Packages include lodging and the freedom to order any entree from our full breakfast menu plus your choice of juice and Peet’s coffee or tea.

Breakfast menu items vary with the seasons and range from traditional classics like Farm Egg Omelets to fresh takes on old favorites such as our BBQ Brisket Benedict. Or how about Pecan Sticky Buns right from the hearth of our wood fired oven? Yummy!

Rush Creek Villa Views (Kim Carroll Photography)Rush Creek Family Breakfast (Kim Carroll Photography)Rush Creek Hearth (Kim Carroll Photography)Rush Creek Server Silvia (Kim Carroll Photography)

bed & breakfast package

the perfect kickstart

Add a hearty mountain breakfast to each morning of your stay, as the perfect kickstart to your Yosemite adventure. After enjoying a cup of custom brewed coffee as you take in the mountain views from your balcony, you can join us in our full-service restaurant where Chef Lemens has crafted a menu sure to satisfy your tastebuds and fuel your day’s adventures.

You’re free to order your choice of entrée, juice, and custom brewed coffee or tea from our main breakfast menu. A child’s breakfast includes a child-sized entrée portion and juice, hot chocolate or hot apple cider.

Our seasonal menus include everything from Farm Egg Omelets to Ham & Egg Benedict, Avocado Toast to Donut Holes right from the hearth of our wood-fired oven. From savory to sweet, appetites of all varieties will be satisfied and ready to hit the trail for whatever adventure awaits you in Yosemite.

As always we’re happy to accommodate a wide variety of special food needs. You’ll find vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free menu items, and you’re welcome to talk to your server about modifications to fit your needs at each meal.

To book this package, no promotional code is needed and there are no blackout dates. Simply reserve the room or villa that fits your party best, then select the Bed & Breakfast Package option as you complete your reservation.

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Packages start as low as $325 per night for two adults. Everyone on the same reservation must be on the same package and purchase the same package options. Holiday Packages and other special packages prices are inclusive and cannot be broken down into individual component pricing.

(Breakfast rates are $23 per adult, $12 per child, gratuity included, tax not included.)

Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal Program

Need to hit the reset button? Join us for our Relaxation and Renewal Package, each day preparing you for the next part of your Yosemite adventure.

September 23rd, 2018 – April 6th, 2019
Starting at $465.50 per couple a night

Rush Creek Villa Views (Kim Carroll Photography)Rush Creek Lodge Hillside Villas (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Villa Bedroom and Deck (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Lodge Villa Bedroom (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Lodge Villa Deck Cheers (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Hot Stone Massage (Kim Carroll)Available September 20th, 2019 to April 11th, 2020

Need to hit the reset button?

Yosemite is the perfect place, and our Wellness Guides are the ideal hosts to help you relax and find renewal.

With the Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal Program, you’ll enjoy three blissful days and two peaceful nights of being completely cared for.

Delight in your own private One Bedroom Villa adorned with the coziest amenities, from extra plush bedding to soothing aromatherapy, as well as breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada Foothills and surreal sunsets.

Your Wellness Guide will greet you upon arrival to help you get settled into your Villa and acquaint you with the many amenities designed for your comfort and wellness.  You’ll enjoy a private consultation to select the right mix of treatments and activities that are best suited to your interests and abilities.

In addition to your in-room Signature Massage for two, use your recreation voucher to further unwind with a hand, foot or scalp massage.  Or if you’d like to get outside and try something extraordinary, our Wellness Guides are professionally trained in aquatic massage, which they provide under the sun or stars in one of our saltwater hot tubs.  You also have the option for a private Yoga session in your Villa.

Whatever you and your Wellness Guide decide, know that each day is designed to prepare you for the next, combining elements that nurture your mind, body, and soul, to form a perfectly-curated stay customized to your needs.

You will return home from Yosemite feeling better than ever.

Yosemite Relaxation and renewal Program INCLUDES:

  • 2 Nights of Lodging in our Coziest Villa decked out with special amenities like robes, throw blankets and other items to make your villa as relaxing as possible
  • Snack Board and Welcome Basket waiting for you in your room upon your arrival
  • Private Yosemite Activities Consultation with one of our Yosemite experts
  • Hearty homemade breakfast in our full-service restaurant each morning of your stay
  • Delicious three-course dinner in our full-service restaurant
  • In-Room Rush Creek Signature Massage 
  • Recreation Voucher ($50 value) to use for Guided Adventures, Equipment Rentals or Additional Wellness Treatments during your stay
  • Turn Down Service
  • Happy Hour Beverages* for two on one evening of your stay
  • Guaranteed late checkout at 1 pm

*Guests under the age of 21 will enjoy one of our Signature Mocktails or Tasty Hot Chocolates! 

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Program Pricing Room Type2-Night Package (3 & 4-night packages also available)
Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal for Couples2 adults,
One Bedroom Villa
starting at $514 per couple, per night, plus tax **
Yosemite Relaxation and Renewal for Singles1 adult,
One Bedroom Villa
starting at  $355 per night, plus tax

Rush Creek Massage (Kim Carroll)**To ensure that you are able to experience our Relaxation and Renewal Program fully, we’ve limited this individual package to two adults. 

Advance reservations required. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Pricing does not include tax, does include basic gratuity. For reservations or more information, call (209) 379-2373, email us at , or book online today!

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Yosemite Winter Adventure

Convenient packages for couples or families to experience Yosemite’s serene, majestic winter wonderland in ways that few people ever will.

November – March
starting at $347 for two adults per night

Starting the Snowshoe (Kim Carroll)Merced Grove Trailhead Goofballs on Snowshoes (Kim Carroll)Rush Creek Lodge Winter Sunset (Kim Carroll)

Available December 1st, 2019 to December 21st, 2019

Winter is a beautiful season in Yosemite and one that few visitors get to experience. This season tends to be a Yosemite fan favorite because there are far fewer park visitors and the snow-covered scenery is absolutely stunning. Oh, and we can’t forget endless snowshoeing adventures. Escape the crowds and set out on an epic winter adventure with us here at Rush Creek Lodge!

Our convenient two-night winter adventure package makes it easy to take advantage of extraordinary recreational opportunities during this serene, majestic season. Join our friendly Recreation Guides on a guided full day snowshoeing or hiking adventure or break trail on your own with our snowshoeing gear. But don’t worry, we’ve even taken the planning one step farther– we’re taking care of breakfast to make sure you’re fueled for the day’s adventures, packing up a picnic lunch for in our General Store and cheering you at Happy Hour upon the completion of your Yosemite snowshoe adventure.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

*Guests under the age of 21 will be able to get one of our Signature Mocktails or Tasty Hot Chocolates! 

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 Package Room Type2-Night Package
Couple’s Winter Adventure Package2 adults,
Lodge King Room
starting at $347 per night
Family Winter Adventure Package2 adults, and 1-2 children or 3rd adult
Two Bedroom Villa
starting at $519 per night

El Capitan Merced River Reflection (Kim Carroll)Advance reservations required. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Pricing does not include tax. For reservations or more information, call (209) 379-2373 or email us at , or book online today!

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Upgrades and Fun Extras

Enhance your stay with our fun, memorable reservation upgrades and add-on packs. Surprise a loved one with a bottle of wine or a selection of local brew. Delight your children with a cozy stuffed animal or cool explorer gear. Add-on packs will be delivered to your room or villa the evening of check-in and are a welcome treat after a long journey.

Enhance your stay with our fun, memorable reservation upgrades and add-on packs. Surprise a loved one with a bottle of wine or a selection of local brew. Delight your children with a cozy stuffed animal or cool explorer gear. Add-on packs will be delivered to your room or villa the evening of check-in and are a welcome treat after a long journey.

If you’re interested in purchasing one or more of these upgrades, simply add them to your reservation when booking online or mention them to our reservationist if booking via phone or email. You can purchase any of the add-ons for other lodge guests as well by contacting our front desk by phone at 209-379-2373 or email at info@rushcreeklodge.com.


Hiker’s Trail Pack $50  

Explore Yosemite and its surrounding areas with our Hiker’s Trail Pack! Our hiker’s pack takes the guesswork out of your preparation because we’ve put together all the essentials for hitting the trail for you. Pack includes A trail mix container to fill in our general store with the items of your choice, 2 logoed reusable Rush Creek water bottles, 2 nature identification cards, and a map & guide to Yosemite Valley.


Snuggle Time Pack $35

Make Rush Creek Lodge home away from home with this cozy sleepy time package. Your junior adventurer will be able to snuggle in for the night with a plush 12″ stuffed animal, relevant to our surroundings, and a beautifully illustrated children’s book about the area. Specific stuffed animal and children’s book may vary depending on availability.


Kids Adventure Pack $35

Jumpstart your kiddo’s adventures with various field essentials to discover the exciting outdoor world of Yosemite! Contents vary dependent on current available items.


California Wine Pack $50

Calling all wine lovers! Our wine pack gives you a taste of local Yosemite wine grown by our favorite vineyard right down the road in Groveland; Yosemite Cellars.  Pack includes a bottle of red wine and two logoed Rush Creek Lodge wine glasses and a fine chocolate bar.  White wine or rosè available upon request, will not be Yosemite Cellars.

Please note you must be 21 or older to purchase this pack.


Local Brew Pack $45

California is at the epicenter of the beer revolution, so with our Local Beer Pack, you get to kick back with your feet up, and enjoy a California Craft Beer as you take in the mountain views right from your room. Our brew pack includes 2 – 22oz beers, two Rush Creek logoed pint glasses & snack mix.

Please note you must be 21 or older to purchase this pack.


Romance Pack $45 

Looking for a romantic gift for your loved one? Romance is in the air the moment you enter your room here a Rush Creek Lodge with this package. Discover chocolates, a chilled bottle of bubbly, logoed glasses and a special note to kick your romantic weekend off.

Please note you must be 21 or older to purchase this pack.


Happy Snowshoeing at Merced Grove of Giant Sequoias (Kim Carroll)Discounted Winter rentals $20

Winter is a beautiful season in Yosemite and one that few visitors get to experience. This season tends to be a Yosemite fan favorite because there are far fewer park visitors and the snow-covered scenery is absolutely stunning. Oh, and we can’t forget endless snowshoeing adventures. Escape the crowds and set out on an epic winter adventure by planning ahead with a discounted snowshoe or bicycle rental.

Please note rentals are redeemed upon arrival to lodge and cannot be reserved in advance. Rentals are based on availability. Price is valid on one rental. Only available from October through March.

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*All prices listed are before tax. Packages are only available for purchase prior to arrival. 

RUSH CREEK LODGE AT-A-GLANCE

Rush Creek Lodge is a superbly designed ‘destination within a destination,’ located ½ mile from the Highway 120 West entrance of Yosemite National Park, California.

The first new Yosemite lodge in more than 25 years, Rush Creek provides a relaxed yet sophisticated experience inspired by the nature surrounding its 20-acre wooded hillside setting. Rush Creek features a mix of 143 Lodge Rooms, Suites, and Hillside Villas, all with private decks, most with sunset views.

Amenities throughout the property are designed for kids and adults alike:

A sister property to the nearby Evergreen Lodge, Rush Creek provides the same warmth and genuine hospitality, and equally strong social and environmental missions. The resort is a 3-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area along scenic Highway 120, the most direct year-round route to Yosemite from the Bay Area.