Sightseeing Blogs

Mammoth Lakes Featured Day Trip: Lee Vining and Mono Lake

Sep 24, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Mammoth Lakes is not only a great destination for outdoor adventures in our backyard, but the town is also a great base camp for exploring the Eastern Sierra and Mono County. Just thirty minutes north, Lee Vining offers a variety of different adventures, restaurants and a scenic landscape. MORE

A World of Forests: Mammoth Lakes Ecosystems

Sep 03, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Mammoth Lakes is legendary for providing outdoor adventurers access to long, scenic hiking trails and flowing, epic mountain bike single track. These trails wind through a wide variety of forest ecosystems, providing majestic environments rich in natural beauty and diverse in flora and fauna. MORE

5 Landscape Photography Tips for Mountain Travelers

Aug 25, 2015 / Christie Osborne

Mammoth Lakes and the Eastern Sierra are known for stunning scenery, but you don't have to be a professional photographer with an expensive camera body to take great landscape photos while on vacation. MORE

Yosemite National Park Transportation

Jun 30, 2015 / Monica Prelle

The good news is that one of America’s favorite national parks is just one hour north of Mammoth Lakes. The even better news is that you don’t even have to drive. MORE

Yosemite National Park Alternatives

Jun 30, 2015 / Monica Prelle

With 3,882,642 annual visitors, Yosemite is third most popular national park in America. The park is also expecting delays due to road construction projects through out the summer. If crowds and road construction aren’t your thing we have a few suggestions on Yosemite Alternatives. MORE

Exploring the Early History of Mammoth Lakes: Top 3 Day Hikes Near Town

Jun 25, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Do you enjoy hiking in the legendary and scenic Sierra Nevada Mountains? Are you a history buff interested in the early development of the western U.S.? If you answered yes to either (or both) of these questions, we have three short walking adventures around Mammoth Lakes just for you. MORE

The History and Geology of the Bodie Ghost Town

Jun 12, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

Preserved in a state of “arrested decay”, visitors to Bodie are able to explore the turn of the century remains of one of California's most lucrative mining districts. MORE

A Natural History of Reds Meadow

Jun 09, 2015 / Jason Abplanalp

From the birth of the Sierra Nevada Range to explosive volcanoes and rock-pulverizing glaciers, the history of Reds Meadows is one adventurous tale. MORE