Mammoth Lakes is one of the most popular mountain resort towns on the West Coast. The winter season brings a cover of fluffy white snow, creating a truly picturesque holiday experience. Gear up and get outdoors! There’s so much to see and do in this incredible area. Discover a new sense of adventure in Mammoth Lakes.
Mammoth Creek Inn
Find coziness and rejuvenation at the Mammoth Creek Inn. The inviting lodge is located in the Eastern Sierra, just minutes away from the base of Mammoth Mountain. Since opening in 1972, the Mammoth Creek Inn has continued to carry the same traditions of hospitality and congeniality from its original owners. Enjoy classic comforts paired with modern amenities like an indoor spa, state-of-the-art fitness room, billiard lounge, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Book the Romance Package for an intimate mountain retreat. The package includes two night accommodations and a complimentary champagne bottle, dessert, and movie rental.
Good Life Café
Start your day with a healthy meal at Good Life Café. The casual diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week. It has been family owned and operated for over 20 years and continuously provides wholesome food and fresh ingredients. They accommodate all diets and offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. The cafe features rotating specials every month. We recommend the blueberry pancakes
Snowshoe on Panorama Dome
Strap on your snowshoes and take the whole family up to the top of Panorama Dome. It’s a straightforward snow path that’s just under a mile. You’ll trek through a beautiful forest up to a breathtaking summit. Marvel at the 360-degree views of the lake basin and Mammoth Crest all the way to the White Mountains across the horizon!
Hit the mountain with Mammoth Dog Teams to experience the Eastern Sierra up close and personal! You’ll speed through crisp mountain air, witness the snow-covered landscape, and feel the natural strength of trained sled dogs. Don’t forget to take lots of pictures! It’s a thrilling experience that lets you see Mammoth from a whole new perspective. Book your sledding tour today.
Cross Country Skiing
Contrary to popular belief, cross country skiing is extremely accessible and doesn’t have a high degree of difficulty. Head over to the Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center for rentals, lessons, guided tours, and everything you need to explore the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Their expansive trail system spans over 19 miles and features various difficulty levels. The center is open daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Purchase your trail pass online.
Slocum’s Grill and Bar
A hearty meal with a nice nightcap is a great way to end your Mammoth adventure. Slocums Grill and Bar is a popular neighborhood watering hole, almost like Mammoth’s version of “Cheers.” The inviting ambience and friendly crowd create the perfect atmosphere to kick back and unwind. Warm up by the fireplace and enjoy the refined American cuisine. Try the cowboy flat iron steak with crispy, beer-battered onion rings and their signature roasted garlic mashed potatoes.