Hurry! We’ve only got a few more good ski months left this season. If you and your romantic flame like to burn the slopes together, a quick ski trip to Mammoth should be on your March itinerary. With more than 3,500 acres and 400 inches of yearly snowfall, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area is paradise for skiers and snowboarders. And the Westin Monache Resort provides all the bells and whistle to make your stay memorable.
Recommended Resort: The Westin Monache Resort. Steps from the Mammoth Village, the Westin Monache has all the pleasures of this popular ski destination at your fingertips, from shopping to dining to nightlife. After a long day on the slopes or hiking trails, wind down in the soothing serenity of the Deluxe Studio suites or One and Two Bedroom suites. These airy, open-plan rooms offer the comforts of home plus a convenient kitchenette. Sink into the plush king Heavenly Bed or stretch out on a cozy sofa. The temptations of the village are just steps away, but nights in are utterly relaxing with a roaring fire and sleek LCD TV.
Check In: 50 Hillside Drive in Mammoth Lakes. 800-937-8461, westinmammoth.com
Check Out: Whitebark Restaurant, Bar and Lounge. Located just off the lobby, the in-house restaurant Whitebark features innovative dining options and recently added a new sushi menu. A contemporary ambiance and great views of Mammoth’s soothing surroundings set the atmosphere for any occasion. A welcoming fire burns warmly in the center of the open, airy space inspired by our country’s national parks. Enjoy a full meal from the innovative menu, or simply stop by for evening drinks at the lounge.
Don’t Miss: Skiing! Rated #1 ski resort in North America by TransWorld Magazine, 2004, Mammoth offers more than 3,500 skiable acres and 3,100 vertical feet. Mammoth has more than 300 sunny days a year with an average snowfall of 400 inches. Enjoy all the excitement of Nordic skiing, from cross country skiing to skate skiing and more, snowmobile over 80 miles of trails or practice your moves on the
Mammoth Ice Rink, an outdoor ice skating experience like no other. Show up for a leisurely skate or a game of hockey on certain days. And don’t forget dog sledding! One of the oldest winter activities, a dog sled tour is the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of Mammoth. Huskies and Malamutes pull you on an exciting adventure through the back country of Mammoth.
Blog post by Always a Bridesmaid Contributor Darren Elms.
Photos courtesy of The Westin Monache Resort.
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