If you go to Mammouth Mountain

If you go . . .

Where to stay

Westin Monache

50 Hillside Drive

Mammoth Lakes, Calif.



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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.



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


On Twin Lakes


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



Longtime local steakhouse. Entrees $19.95-$38.95. 

Petras Bistro

6080 Mineret Road


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



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


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