Growing up, I always heard my classmates whose parents took them on winter ski trips talking about Mammoth Mountain. I wasn’t a skier back then and although I dabble these days, it’s far from my favorite winter activity. As an adult, I’ve been lucky enough to discover that Mammoth Lakes is so much more than just a ski mountain.
This unique part of California is full of dramatic lakes framed by gorgeous mountains, numerous hot springs, and gorgeous winter landscapes perfect for snowshoeing in. These are some of the best things to do in Mammoth Lakes in the winter:
12. Hot Springs
As a bona fide hot spring enthusiast, I admit that the wealth of hot springs is what initially inspired me to take a winter trip to Mammoth. It’s hard to beat the beauty of the snow while watching it from a natural hot tub in the middle of