Top 5 Indoor Activities in Mammoth Lakes
When the winter wind is just a little too much to bear, head inside to experience more of the fun-filled (or relaxing!) spots in Mammoth Lakes. Like most small towns, Mammoth is full of unsurpassed charm and rich with a deep history that has made the town intriguing to visitors and locals. Check out these indoor activities on a chilly day to enjoy your time in Mammoth Lakes.
Enjoy a day of shopping in the Mammoth Mall, which is the home to many different types of retail stores. Booky Joint is a quaint little shop that offers a variety of used and new titles, including a complete section of local and regional books, along with a large selection of games, magazines, art supplies, and toys. It is also the home to Color Me Mine, a full scale design your own pottery shop where you can spend the day letting out your inner artist. After you finish painting, head to Mammoth Fun Shop where you will find the best toys, luxury bath products, baby gifts and best of all, ice cream!
If you are feeling lucky, head to The Paiute Palace, a full-service casino located on an Indian reservation in Bishop along the highway 395. If you are looking for something a little smaller, try the Topaz Lodge and Casino, a short 2-hour drive up the countryside, where you will find a few slots, poker tables and roulette wheels. And of course, you could also cross over the border into Nevada where casinos are pretty much everywhere!
Mammoth Trampoline Club is the newest addition to the Snowcreek Athletics Club and features awesome trampolines positioned in the ground for maximum safety. Snowcreek Athletics Club also features a heated indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness room and craft activities for children. Mammoth Rock n Bowl is a must-visit and not just for bowling! In addition to 12 bowling lanes with all the latest technology (including automatic bumpers for the kids), there are also 3 golf simulators with 12-foot wide high definition screens, a pro shop, foosball, darts, ping pong, a full bar, lounge, and two restaurants.
The Hayden Cabin Museum was built in the late 1920’s and gives visitors a chance to see how the first settlers lived and worked in Mammoth Lakes. You will find original furniture as well as mining artifacts in this hand-built log cabin. Throughout the year, you will find several events located at the cabin to celebrate the history of the town.
Sometimes you just need a little downtime to relax and unwind. Find one of the many spas in downtown Mammoth Lakes to get a massage, facial and a whole lot of pampering. Mammoth Lakes also has a first class yoga and Pilates studio where you can go for a calming, stress-releasing session. Here are a few of our favorites:
- In Touch Micro Spa
- Movement in Mind Pilates Studio
- Belladonna Massage and Day Spa
- Tadasan Yoga Studio
- Healing Arts Centre
- Double Eagle Resort