Related Mammoth Lakes Favorites Tips

  • Budweiser.
    Budweiser.
    by Jerelis
  • Us at Mammoth
    Us at Mammoth
    by AceMan
  • Family Sledding
    Family Sledding
    by AceMan

Most Viewed Favorites in Mammoth Lakes

  • Hopkid's Profile Photo

    Get a National Park Service Passport

    by Hopkid Updated Dec 3, 2006

    3.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Favorite thing: These are really fun and spark interest in the National Park Service system. The brainchild of a marketing genius, the purchaser can get a stamp from each of the NPS sites he or she visits. The collection of these stamps, similar to postal cancellation postmarks (which include the name of the park and the date visited) become fun to collect. It's a great way to get the kids (of all ages!) excited about going to different parks, monuments, seashores, etc. that are operated by the NPS.

    The passport itself is reasonably priced and the stamps are, of course, free. Each NPS facility has a stamp available at the visitor's center. If you don't see it just ask the ranger on duty. Some (e.g., Mt. Rushmore, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse) have special stamps with a depiction of the area/monument. Great fun!

    You can obtain an NPS passport at any park Visitor's Center or online at the National Park Service Store.

    In Mammoth Lakes, you can get a stamps at Devil's Postpile National Monument. Take the shuttle bus to the Postpile stop (No. 6) and go to the ranger station. There is a small box just outside the door that contains the stamp and ink pad. Further afield you can also get stamps at Yosemite National Park (approximately 30 miles north) and Manzanar National Historic Site south of Independence on U.S. 395.

    Related to:
    • National/State Park

    Was this review helpful?

  • Jerelis's Profile Photo

    Budweiser - King of all Beers?

    by Jerelis Written Aug 16, 2006

    1.5 out of 5 starsHelpfulness

    Favorite thing: Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being abroad is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of having a beer. In America it wasn’t really that hard to find the brand we liked, it was clearly Budweiser, popularly referred to as Bud.

    Budweiser is a lager made with a proportion of rice as a substitute adjunct for barley malt. This immedaitely shows the problem for selling it in Europe as traditional brewers serve beer with only the four main ingredients (water, hops, wheat and barley). So Budweiser is not produced accoring to the German "Reinheitsgebot". But we found out that it didn’t taste distinctively different.

    The Budweiser bottle is a rather familiar icon to most Americans. The bottle has remained relatively unchanged since its introduction in 1876. We liked it, but the fraze “King of all Beers” is a bid of an overstatement!

    Budweiser.
    Related to:
    • Beer Tasting

    Was this review helpful?

Mammoth Lakes Hotels

Latest Mammoth Lakes Hotel Reviews

Grand Sierra Lodge Mammoth Resort
236 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 16, 2014
Best Western High Sierra Hotel
59 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 27, 2010
Silver Bear Condos
3 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 22, 2012
Mammoth Mountain Inn
344 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 22, 2014
Mammoth Creek Inn
242 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 11, 2014
Hidden Valley Condominiums
9 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Aug 6, 2013
Alpenhof Lodge
128 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 20, 2014
Mammoth Ski and Racquet Club
27 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Mar 25, 2014
Vacation Rentals at Snowcreek Resort in Mammoth Lakes
17 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Dec 26, 2012
Aspen Creek
11 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jan 23, 2014
Quality Inn Mammoth Lakes
30 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 18, 2014
Snowflower at Mammoth
4 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Mar 6, 2014
Juniper Springs Resort
265 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 15, 2014
Pine Cliff Resort
7 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 3, 2014
Crystal Crag Lodge
47 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Oct 4, 2013

Instant Answers: Mammoth Lakes

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

110 travelers online now

Comments

Mammoth Lakes Favorites

Travel tips and advice posted by real travelers and Mammoth Lakes locals.
Map of Mammoth Lakes