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 features

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 rentals are available around Mammoth Lakes?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,993 holiday lettings around Mammoth Lakes. From 32 cabins to 1,581 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Mammoth Lakes?

Nestle yourself and your clan up in the hills and get ready for sublime sunrises, out-of-this-world stargazing and loads of fresh air. HomeAway has no less than 911 mountain getaway rentals available. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway is brimming with other property options to check out, including:

  • 522 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 481 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 366 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Mammoth Lakes?

Sharing is great. But sharing bunks and bathrooms with a bunch of strangers can be a bit tiring. Make the most of the time you have with your loved ones in a condo. The extra space and convenience guarantees a comfortable stay. In this destination, HomeAway has 1,597 to choose from. Book right now and you could spend as little as £46 per night. If that doesn't match your posse's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Townhome: 245 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £86 per night.
  • House: 235 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £84 per night.
  • Apartment: 36 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £116 per night.

Can I stay in Mammoth Lakes in a large group?

Nothing compares to catching up with your old friends or spending a few weeks with extended family in a wonderful new area. And the best thing, HomeAway has options to suit you. Condo holiday rentals are the most popular option for big groups of guests, with 575 available here. The holiday rentals that are perfect for large numbers around here include:

  • Looking for places that can house 6 of you? We have 2,094 that will fit the bill. Prices start from £68 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be happy to hear that there are 1,605 rental properties suitable. Prices begin at just £67 per night.
  • Looking for holiday rentals suitable for 10 people? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 726 that will fit the bill. You can grab one for as little as £92 a night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can bring your uncle, your sister and all your mates to Mammoth Lakes.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Mammoth Lakes?

Say goodbye to samey hotel chains! Enjoy the ease of staying like a local in a great value holiday rental instead. Get a load of the incredible options that can be booked now on HomeAway. When it comes to seeking out a fantastic deal, your first port of call ought to be Stonegate. Here, HomeAway has 809 holiday rentals at an average price of £131 a night. There are another 709 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around Altis. The average price here is £148 a night.

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