Sightseeing Blogs

Waterfalls & Wildflowers: Unreal Viewing in an Unusual Year.

Jul 19, 2023 / Emily Bryant

It’s no secret that this is an unusual year for Mother Nature. Record breaking snowfall has meant a delay to our typical summer sights and activities. Good news is, they are finally melted out and ready to show off. And boy are they showing off! Every time we turn around... MORE

7 Tips for Fall Color Photography From a Professional Photographer

Aug 17, 2022 / Dakota Snider

Getting a compelling photo of fall colors in the Sierra Nevada is no easy task. MORE

Real Snow: Taking the kids to Mammoth Lakes

Jan 02, 2020 / Visit Mammoth

Ah yes, the glorious pow, the proper high country. “One day,” I promised, “We’ll all get there.” MORE

Tips for Stargazing in the Eastern Sierra

Mar 20, 2018 / Monica Prelle

The dark night sky in the Eastern Sierra is what makes the region so spectacular for stargazing. MORE

Summer Photo Ops That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

Jul 11, 2017 / Jason Abplanalp

If you've checked out the Mammoth Lakes Instagram feed, you know the area is extremely photogenic. MORE

From Glaciers to Gondolas: How Mammoth Mountain Got Its Shape

Jan 08, 2017 / Jason Abplanalp

When it comes to the geologic history of North American ski resorts, nothing compares to the explosive formation of Mammoth Mountain. The incredible terrain that makes it such a world-renown sports destination is directly related to its awesome, unique past.  The Birth of Mammoth Mountain: Volcano in the Sky The... MORE

Visiting Mono Lake During the Winter

Nov 11, 2016 / Mike McKenna

Winter is known as the “quiet season,” although you wouldn’t know if you’re stuck in rush hour traffic in LA, or find yourself at Tusks Bar in Mammoth Mountain on a Saturday afternoon. For those who like to put the silence back into the quiet season, taking a day trip... MORE

Winter Photographs That Will Make Your Friends Jealous

Nov 03, 2016 / Jason Abplanalp

When it comes to capturing winter’s majestic beauty, no place compares to Mammoth Lakes in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. With a thick blanket of pure-white snow, winter is the ideal time to capture and share epic photos of this legendary mountain playground.  Whether it’s cross-country skiing in the Mammoth Lakes Basin... MORE