Family Friendly Blogs

Find the Perfect Holiday Tree in Mammoth Lakes

Dec 12, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Nothing makes your home feel more seasonally festive than the scent of pine. Whether you buy your holiday tree or cut it down by yourself. This guide will help you. MORE

Fantastic Family Biking in the Mammoth Lakes Basin

May 05, 2015 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Spring has arrived in Mammoth Lakes! The days are getting longer, trails are increasingly free of snow, and bikes are everywhere. The Mammoth Lakes Basin is the perfect place to enjoy a family ride in spring, summer, and fall. It’s accessible, spectacularly scenic, and you can make it as easy or as challenging an adventure as you like. MORE

40 Hours of Fall Family Fun in Mammoth Lakes

Nov 11, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Fall is a terrific time for a weekend getaway escape before the holiday season arrives. It's a great time to come to Mammoth Lakes, where we're currently experiencing fantastic weather-daytime highs in the 60s. Read on for a sample itinerary. MORE

Family Friendly Biking in Mammoth Lakes

Oct 07, 2014 / Kalyn LePre

While Mammoth Mountain Bike Park is known for it's extreme downhill trails and features, Mammoth Lakes offers an abundance of options for family biking. From gentle dirt trails to scenic paved routes, you'll find a something for the entire family. According to Matt Finnegan, from Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes, the weather is nearly perfect and the scenery is unbelievably beautiful, making Mammoth Lakes nearly ideal for family vacations to the mountains. MORE

Best Bets for a Great Day on Mammoth Mountain: 10 Must-Haves for Ski School

Aug 27, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Helping your child learn to ski or snowboard is a wonderful experience. Make it even easier to leave them at ski school with these 10 must-have essential items. MORE

Best Bets: Top 10 Runs To Do with Your Kids at Mammoth Mountain

Aug 27, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Mammoth Mountain isn't just for the big kids and pros; kids can have a great time skiing there too. Try these 10 kid-friendly runs to get your child comfortable and excited to come back. MORE

Two Favorite Family Day Trips from Mammoth Lakes

Aug 26, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

It’s back-to-school time and fall is just around the corner. We’re still enjoying plenty of great weather here in the mountains and late summer and early autumn is a terrific time to visit the area. Mammoth Lakes is centrally located to a number of amazing attractions, and the amenities here make it an ideal base for your family vacation or weekend getaway. MORE

Best Bets: An Introduction to Family Hiking Around Mammoth Lakes

Aug 26, 2014 / Betsy Temple-Truax

Hiking is a favorite family pastime in Mammoth Lakes for locals and visitors! It’s a great way to get out and experience our amazing landscape. There are countless hiking opportunities available in the area for all abilities. Here are some perfect introductory trails, safety tips, and resources to get you... MORE