California has a vast array of nature experiences. There’s the beach, redwoods, deserts, and mountains. This winter take advantage of California’s serene mountainsides and visit a ski lodge. We made a list of 5 California lodges to visit this season. Take your pick.

Squaw Valley

Sierra Nevadas in Olympic Valley

Ferrvor Magazine Squaw Valley

This ski resort is ideal for the Ferrvor Man who wants to experience many activities on his vacation. Squaw Valley has an entire village of things to do. There are numerous bars and restaurants, yoga classes, spas, and of course winter sports.

Big Bear

San Bernardino Mountains

Ferrvor Magazine Big Bear

Big Bear offers many lodging choices including: condos, lakefront estates, hotels, and a mansion bed and breakfast. You can take a helicopter ride around the property and surrounding attractions to get a birds eye view of the beautiful village and landscape below.


East side of the Sierra Nevadas

Ferrvor Magazine Mammoth

This beautiful resort features unique amenities. Mammoth has the classic winter activities but also features snowmobile rentals and exclusive dining experiences.

North Star

Lake Tahoe

Ferrvor Magazine Northstar

North Star is a large resort with all of the bells and whistles. The village has an assortment of fine dining and shopping available. The lodging options include everything from private cabins to a suite at the Ritz Carlton.

Homewood Mountain Resort

West shore of California’s Lake Tahoe just south of Tahoe City

Ferrvor Magazine Homewood Mountain Resort

This resort is the smallest of the 5 and ideal for the Ferrvor Man who wants a quiet getaway. Homewood’s peaceful ambiance allows you to have an exclusive skiing experience and features some of the best views of Lake Tahoe.

Supplementary Images: Squaw Valley, Big Bear, Mammoth, North Star, Homewood Mountain Resort