Mammoth Lakes

ShareTweet The Mammoth Lakes Basin is a beautiful place to spend time during the summer months and the Pine City Campground is one of a number of campgrounds in and around the Mammoth Lakes Basin. The Pine City Campground is right along the shore of Lake Mary and would be considered a rather basic campground.  […]

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ShareTweet The Coldwater Campground is located in the Mammoth Lakes Basin of the Eastern Sierras just outside the town of Mammoth Lakes California.  It offers a nice campground in a prime location for exploring all the natural wonders around Mammoth Lakes.  These include Devils Postpile National Monument, Mono Lake, Rainbow Falls and Mammoth Mountain. The […]

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ShareTweet The Twin Lakes Campground in Mammoth Lakes, California is a beautiful campground convenient to many local sights.  When you head up to Mammoth Mountain and the town of Mammoth Lakes and want to rough it or save a few bucks camping, the Twin Lakes Campground is an excellent choice.  It is a great way […]

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ShareTweet The day finally came for a little departure from the skiing and national park tour.  Today I’d be flying from the Mammoth Lakes Airport all the way to Liberia in Costa Rica.  I found a taxi service in Mammoth Lakes to go from the Royal Pines Resort to the Mammoth Lakes Airport and back […]

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ShareTweet There was no distinct end to yesterday or beginning to today.  “Today” started at midnight while driving from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort.  It was an exhausting drive after a day of hiking, photography and sunset photos at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.  The total […]

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ShareTweet When embarking on an extended road trip or vacation, one of the things you want to try to do to minimize your costs, reduce stress and stay somewhat sane is to find a place to stay for at least a week and more like a month.  Packing up all your stuff every day or […]

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ShareTweet The Mono Lake County Boardwalk is one of many viewpoints along the shores of Mono Lake.  Other Mono Lake viewpoints include the Mono Lake North Tufas, the Mono Lake South Tufas, the Mono Lake Visitor Center and the viewpoint near the Mobil gas station restaurant.  At the Mono Lake County Park Boardwalk there is […]

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ShareTweet The Upside Down House near the Mono County Old School House Museum is a curious sight.  It is a completely upside down house.  The house isn’t very big and serves no practical purpose other than to provide an interesting sight for tourists to view as they pass through Lee Vining and stop by the […]

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ShareTweet The Mono County Old School House Museum is one of a number of small museums in and round Mono and Inyo counties in California.  The museum displays a collection of old farming and mining equipment outside the museum that may be viewed at any time.  Inside (hours of operation are 10am – 5pm Thursday […]

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ShareTweet The Mono Lake South tufa area is the best area to see the tufa formations up close.  It is the spot where admission is $3.00 and most people gather to see the formations.  Another spot along the lake also has tufa formations farther out in the water.  Up to this point the bird sanctuary […]

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