Destination guide

The majestic setting of Mammoth Lakes is ready to explore

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Mammoth Lakes

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

  • 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)
Weather

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 89.48 inches and temperatures average 16°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Mammoth Lakes

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Where to stay around Mammoth Lakes, CA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,985 vacation rentals near Mammoth Lakes. From 224 Houses to 1,497 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mammoth Lakes for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Mammoth Lakes:

  • Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort: 1,943 vacation rentals
  • Woodwinds: 876 vacation rentals
  • Altis: 686 vacation rentals
  • Stonegate: 124 vacation rentals
  • Crooked Pines: 1,014 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Mammoth Lakes?

VRBO offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Mammoth Lakes. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Broadway Express Ski Lift: 1,985 vacation rentals
  • Snowcreek Golf Course: 1,986 vacation rentals
  • Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center: 1,986 vacation rentals
  • Top of the Sierra Interpretive Center: 1,986 vacation rentals
  • Eagle Lodge: 1,985 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Mammoth Lakes?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 224 Houses in Mammoth Lakes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mammoth Lakes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,497 rentals available
  • Cabins: 27 rentals available
  • Chalets: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mammoth Lakes?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 1,323 vacation rentals with pool available in Mammoth Lakes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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