With the announcement of new daily nonstop United Airlines flights from Denver, LA and San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes this winter, skiers from across the U.S. who need a mountain getaway can find themselves enjoying dinner in furry boots surrounded by the Sierra Nevada’s famous snow and jaw-dropping scenery. The new flights mean swifter connections from anywhere in the country toward buckling on ski boots to enjoy Mammoth’s more than 3,500 acres and famously long season.
“Mammoth Lakes has captured the imagination of skiers and snowboarders from around the world,” John Urdi, Executive Director of Mammoth Lakes Tourism told OntheSnow about the new airline routes that include daily year-round nonstop flights from LA and seasonal nonstop daily flights from Denver and San Francisco.
And for travelers seeking affordable, centrally located lodging for their California ski vacation, the Sierra Nevada Resort, boasting the perfect combination of convenience and rustic charm, is just a 10-minute drive from Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
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The amenity-packed offerings at the Sierra Nevada Resort include suites with stone gas fireplaces flanked by two overstuffed leather chairs, a full kitchen and dining area. Rustic décor includes pine planks and beams, plaid blankets and retro skiing posters on the walls. Meanwhile, the on-site Spa offers a variety of services, great for after a day in the snow, including deep tissue, hot stone, and sports massages.
On-site ski and snowboard gear rentals from Black Tie Ski Rentals and transportation to Mammoth Mountain ensure a hassle-free ski experience for guests of the Sierra Nevada Resort. After a great day on the mountain, guests can head back to the hotel for a fun and relaxed après scene at Duke’s Bar, named after John Wayne, who spent time at the resort with his buddies. Duke’s Bar is located just off the lobby of the resort, which also boasts a pool table and giant crackling fire.
For dinner, the Sierra Nevada Resort’s terrific on-site dining options include Jimmy’s Taverna, offering fresh seafood and Greek cuisine and Rafters Restaurant & Lounge with modern, casual American fare and a variety of nightly music and entertainment. Both restaurants have been honored with industry awards for their innovative wine cellars.
Located in the heart of Mammoth Lakes, California, near Mammoth Mountain, the 148-room rustic-luxe Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa includes 15 fireplace suites and six three-bedroom chalets. Pampering amenities at the hotel include heated bathroom floors and toilet seats, soaking tubs, large waterfall showers, kitchenettes, fireplaces, and real leather lounge chairs as well as an on-property full-service spa and restaurants on the resort’s six-acre property, Rafters Restaurant and Lounge, and Jimmy’s Taverna.
For additional information, visit www.thesierranevadaresort.com.