For those looking for a tourist destination that offers a variety of activities all year long and breathtaking scenery, Mammoth Lakes in California
is the place to be. The town is situated close to Mammoth Mountain, one of the country’s largest ski areas, and the Long Valley Caldera.
For first time travelers who are heading to Mammoth Lakes, there are a lot of breathtaking accommodations to choose from. There are vacation homes and condo rentals to match a traveler’s every need and budget. Whether a single traveler or as a group, the area has everything from luxury condos and chalet rentals to forest cabins and cozy vacation homes, each one offers a great experience of being close to the area’s main tourist attractions.
Vacation homes and condo rentals are perfect for those who looking for flexible rental rates and excellent amenities. Getting vacation rental or condo rentals are also cheaper than the usual accommodations offered in the area.
The Mammoth Lakes are very popular for tourists especially in the winter and summer seasons for skiing and hiking respectively. Spring and Autumn are great times to visit to avoid the crowd. The prices of accommodations, condo rentals and lodging are cheaper in this period and there are a lot of activities in line from September to October. The weather is also perfect around this time of season, allowing visitors to enjoy the beautiful Mammoth Lake Basin and its surrounding foliage.
Many visitors often go to Mammoth Lake to get access to Mammoth Mountain as it has the longest ski season available anywhere in the continent. Skiing starts in November and ends in June. As a result of this, many skiers and other winter sports enthusiasts come to the area to enjoy the ski resorts in the mountain. Some of the world’s top winter athletes journey to Mammoth Mountain to try out the SuperDuper pipes like 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics Gold medalist Shaun White. Seniors can access the top of the mountain and ski for free.
Aside from the winter sports, visitors also flock to Mammoth Lakes to enjoy the hiking terrain on the mountain. Unbound terrain parks offers a variety of courses for hikers and even offers jumps and platforms to add to the experience. Hikers and snowmobilers looking for a bit of history on Mammoth Mountain should add the Bodie Historic State Park to the checklist. For travelers who still want to be up close to nature and just look at the scenery, check out the Mono Lake area.
If it's just a relaxing vacation that you're looking for, Mammoth Lakes offers some of the best wellness packages in the area, Double Eagle Resort and Spa is a spa paradise and the Benton Hot Springs are also close by.
There are also several food destinations in Mammoth Lakes, offering the best local cuisine and drinks for travelers and their families.