Destination guide

The majestic setting of Mammoth Lakes is ready to explore

The mountains and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Mammoth Lakes. This city's skiing, hiking and snowboarding draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Mammoth Lakes

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing, hiking and snowboarding. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mammoth Lakes a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sierra Star Golf Course (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • June Mountain (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, February, March or April, when snowfall averages 227.27 inches and temperatures average -9°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Mammoth Lakes

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mammoth Lakes is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mammoth Mountain (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Crystal Lake Trailhead (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Minaret Vista (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Devil's Postpile National Monument (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Rainbow Falls (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Convict Lake (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mammoth Lakes

Fly into Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH-Mammoth Yosemite), the closest airport, located 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bishop, CA (BIH-Eastern Sierra Regional), which is 38.7 mi (62.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Mammoth Lakes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,146 holiday rentals around Mammoth Lakes. From 30 Cabins to 1,608 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Mammoth Lakes is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mammoth Lakes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mammoth Lakes:

  • Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort: 2,070 holiday homes
  • Altis: 689 holiday homes
  • Woodwinds: 947 holiday homes
  • Crooked Pines: 1,116 holiday homes
  • Majestic Pines: 1,146 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mammoth Lakes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Mammoth Lakes. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center: 2,149 holiday rentals
  • Chair 9 Ski Lift: 2,131 holiday rentals
  • Mammoth Ski Museum: 2,127 holiday rentals
  • Snowcreek Golf Course: 2,127 holiday rentals
  • Minaret Vista: 2,131 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mammoth Lakes listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Mammoth Lakes?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 30 Cabins in Mammoth Lakes. Our other popular types of Mammoth Lakes holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,608 holiday houses
  • Houses: 233 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 226 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mammoth Lakes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,432 holiday homes with pool available in Mammoth Lakes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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