Best snowboarding resort
Mammoth Mountain is truly the snowy playground that snowboarders dream of—it gets 300 days of sunshine and 400in of snowfall per year. Situated at 11,053ft above sea level, the winter wonderland has 3,500 acres of snowboarding terrain and its season stretches into July (yes, July). Off the snowboard, there’s also plenty more to do like snowmobile rides, gondola rides offering awe-inspiring views, snowcat tours, bowling and indoor golf. The Westin Monache Resort is the best spot to stay, with close proximity to the mountain and the Village.