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    If you go to Mammouth Mountain

    If you go . . .

    Where to stay

    Westin Monache

    50 Hillside Drive

    Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

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    760-934-0400

    www.westinmammoth.com

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    This clean-cut, modern property, just steps from the village gondola, is an all-suite resort. An outdoor heated pool, overlooking the mountains, is a hit with families. Deluxe studios $229-$449. 

    Juniper Springs Resort

    4000 Meridian Blvd.

    760-934-1102

    www.juniperspringsmam
    moth.com

    Designed in classic mountain-lodge style, this ski-in, ski-out resort has spacious studio and multi-bedroom condo units. Added perks include free shuttle to Mammoth’s main ski lodges, two pools, and lift ticket window and gear rentals on site. Suites $250-$300, three-bedroom townhouses $650-$850. 

    Tamarack Lodge

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    On Twin Lakes

    760-934-2442

    www.tamaracklodge.com

    Set at 8,500-feet elevation and surrounded by towering pines and craggy mountain peaks, this rustic lakeside lodge about a mile from Mammoth ski resort has 25 basic rooms and 35 recently-renovated cabins with simple kitchens and baths. Rooms $99-$159, cabins $259-$749. 

    Where to eat

    The Mogul

    1528 Tavern Road

    760-934-3039

    www.themogul.com

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    Longtime local steakhouse. Entrees $19.95-$38.95. 

    Petras Bistro

    6080 Mineret Road

    760-934-3500

    www.petrasbistro.com

    Grab a seat on the leather couch in front of the fireplace to enjoy a glass of wine before moving to a table for the main fare. Entrees $18-$34. 

    Good Life Cafe

    126 Old Mammoth Road

    760-934-1734

    www.mammothgoodlifeca
    fe.com

    This casual, family-owned Mexican restaurant is the go-to place all day long for breakfast (try the chili verde breakfast burrito) and lunch with tasty tacos, enchiladas, and burgers, $6.50-$9.95. 

    What to do

    Mammoth Mountain

    1 Minaret Road

    800-626-6684

    www.mammothmountain.com

    Lift tickets: adult $99, ages 13-18 $77, 7-12 $30, Mommy or Daddy and Me Combo ticket (one adult, one child) $100.