Maps and Driving Directions to The National Hotel

In a region that abounds with history, the National Hotel stands very tall in reminding you of California’s heritage.

Best Choices in Northern California

Allow your mind to wander into the past as you drive by places named Chinese Camp, French Flat, Poverty Hill, and Mi Wuk Village.

Highway120 offers year-round access to Yosemite National Park. Come and discover Spring flowers and Fall foliage.

The elevation ranges from 1,405 feet in Jamestown to 9,628 feet at Sonora Pass. With a population under 60,000, Tuolumne County is one of the least populated counties in California.

From San Francisco Bay Area, East Bay and San Jose –
Highway 580 to Highway 205, to Manteca, then Highway 108/120 to Jamestown

From Fresno – Highway 99 North to Merced. Then take Highway J59 North to Highway 108 – East to Jamestown and Sonora

From Sacramento – Highway 99 South to Manteca, then Highway 108/120 to Jamestown and Sonora

From Stockton –Highway 99 South to Highway 120/108 East to Jamestown and Sonora

From South Lake Tahoe – Highway 89 South to Highway88, West to Jackson. South on Highway 49 to Sonora and then Jamestown

From Reno – Highway 395 South to Highway 108. West to Sonora then Jamestown. Sonora Pass is open during Summer and Fall only. When closed, use directions from Lake Tahoe.

From Monterey, Carmel, Pacific Grove – Highway 156 East to US-101/156E towards Hollister. Continue to Highway 152 East. Go over Pacheco Pass and continue East, past Los Banos. Take Highway 59 to Merced and then J59 North to Sonora & Highway 108 East to Jamestown and Sonora.

Travel safe. We look forward to your visit.

Approximate distances from these cities in California and Nevada

Oakdale, CA34 miles, .5 hours
Yosemite National Park, CA45 miles, 1 hour
Modesto, CA50 miles, 1 hour
Stockton, CA60 miles, 1 hour
Fresno, CA95 miles, 1.5 hours
Sacramento, CA105 miles, 2 hours
San Jose, CA130 miles, 2.5 hours
San Francisco, CA133 miles, 2.5 hours
South Lake Tahoe, CA150 miles, 3 hours
Monterey, CA170 miles, 3.25 hours
Reno, NV185 miles, 3.5 hours
Santa Barbara, CA260 miles, 4.5 hours
Los Angeles, CA350 miles, 6.5 hours
Las Vegas, NV620 miles, 9 hours