1. Mammoth Mountain, CA
With 300 days of sunshine and 400 inches of snowfall per year, Mammoth Mountain is truly the snowy playground that snowboarders dream of. Situated at 11,053 feet above sea level, the winter wonderland has 3,500 acres of snowboarding terrain and a season stretches into July (yup, July!). Off the snowboard, there’s tons to do here, including fun snowmobile rides, gondola rides offering awe-inspiring views, snowcat tours, bowling and indoor golf.