Residing on the eastern side of California is one of the states best kept secrets, and now we’re going to expose it. Mammoth Lakes – all too often overlooked thanks to neighbouring Yosemite and Death Valley – is a rural escape for people that are one step ahead of the crowd. So if you’d like to ditch the crowds and discover somewhere new, then Mammoth Lakes is the ideal spot. Its dramatic, varied and breath-taking landscape provides the perfect setting for some serious downtime; but most who visit are after a slice of the outdoor adventure that is on offer.
From mirror-like lakes to alpine peaks, here is our guide to uncovering one of California’s greats. We suggest you get there quick, before the secret’s out.