Guests of Mammoth Lakes vacation rentals have the perfect home base to explore California's High Sierra region, Mammoth lakes is a splendid all-year vacation destination.
Getting to Mammoth Lakes cabin rentals is easy. If you travel by plane, Horizon Air has daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Mammoth Yosemite Airport for the 2008/2009 winter season. You may also travel by car through US 395 from the south and north, Highway 120 from Yosemite, but is only passable during summer and early fall, and Interstate 80 and US 50 provide cross-mountain access from San Francisco Bay Area during the winter months. In getting around Mammoth Lakes, there are trams with an outside rack for skis and snowboards running between the town and the slopes during winter.
With mild temperatures during summer it is a haven for outdoor activities like hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, canoeing, fly fishing, and golfing. Visitors can traverse the seven wilderness areas of the Inyo National Forest and be overwhelmed by its breathtaking views. It is also a great place for skiing and snowboarding during winter because of the abundant snow and vast ski terrains. There is a wide 3,500 acres of accessible ski slopes, 20 percent of which is for the beginners, 27 percent for intermediate skiers and the rest are for the experts, so everyone will enjoy rushing down the slopes of Mammoth Mountains. If you still want to explore the majestic Mammoth Mountains but would prefer to put your ski boots aside, you can ride a snowmobile, either alone or with a guide, and scout parts of the Inyo National Forest and discover other panoramic views of the mountains and snow-covered pines. You can also extend your expedition to the terrains of the scenic Lakes Basin for a cross-country skiing or snowshoeing.
There is fabulous shopping in Mammoth Lakes, with art galleries, craft boutiques, retail outlets and souvenir shops waiting for you. If you get tired of cooking in your Mammoth Lakes rental, there are also lots of dining options in Mammoth Lakes, which will give you a taste of fresh seafood, modern California cuisine, tasty top-notch desserts and other mouth-watering dishes. Bars and night life scenes can also be found in this town for people who want to party all night or have a nice drink while listening to some fresh live music. For families with little children, there are several child care services that could help and assist you with your needs.
Mammoth Lakes rentals include cabins, chalets, condos and private homes. Pet friendly vacation rentals are available too in case your pup is with you. A rental with a hot bath, comfortable bed, a spacious room, well-equipped kitchen and a patio overlooking a splendid view is a great choice after a day of adventure.