1. Hip Entertainment Hub in Mammoth Lakes

The new Mammoth Rock ‘n’ Bowl features great views of the Sherwin Range, as well as 12 lanes of bowling, three golf simulators, foosball, darts, pingpong, two restaurants, a full bar and several private event spaces. Groups of up to 250 can be accommodated. Rock on! mammothrocknbowl.com

2. Updates at Olympic Museum

Want to incorporate a little Olympic spirit into a meeting or event? The Olympic Museum at High Camp in Squaw Valley is benefiting from renovations and newly acquired Olympic memorabilia from the 1960 Winter Games at Squaw Valley. The mountaintop attraction tells the story of the 1960 Winter Games from the proposal to photos, videos and memorabilia from the games, which transformed winter sports in western America and were the first Winter Games to use a computer to tabulate scores and be fully televised. Admission is free with a lift ticket or Aerial Tram ticket. squaw.com

3. Private Experiences Offered by HALL Wines

Celebrating its 11th year as a luxury winery and tasting room located at the foot of the Mayacama Mountains in Napa Valley south of St. Helena (with a second location in Rutherford), HALL Wines has introduced new private experiences that combine wine, food, art and culture. As a result, there are new function spaces for corporate, celebrity, sporting and private social events. The tasting room, outdoor gardens, terraces and courtyards with outdoor fireplaces provide a fun and picturesque atmosphere to connect with friends and colleagues and enjoy fine wines. hallwines.com

Snow Bear Chalets, the world’s first ski-in/ ski-out luxury treehouses, has completed its first year of welcoming groups and individual guests at Whitefish Mountain Resort with great success. The three tree - houses, situated alongside the slopes, sleep a total of 22 guests. The three-story Cedar Chalet is ideal for a retreat, sleeping 10 and featuring four bathrooms, a living room/ kitchen/dining area that seats 20, and a spacious outdoor deck with seating for 10.


Situated 20 minutes south of Livingston and less than 35 minutes from Yellowstone National Park, the new Sage Lodge in Pray features 50 guest rooms in the form of a 34-room lodge and four 2,800-square-foot cabins that sleep up to 16. Sage Lodge’s event facility, The Barn, includes the Yellowstone Room that can host receptions for up to 190 and three smaller breakout rooms with space for up to 30 each. The Barn’s indoor-to-outdoor design allows events to spill onto the Lodge Lawn and Yellowstone Lawn.


This summer, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is debuting $25 million in expansions. The new Explorer Cabins at Tenaya Lodge features a central gathering building, communal outdoor fire pits and more than 50 two-bedroom cabins. Also, the lodge recently introduced new Glacier Point at Sunset Tours that run from May through September and combine the expert knowledge of a local guide with the beauty of Yosemite National Park. Groups can enjoy wine, cheese and crackers or their own picnic dinner while enjoying the alpenglow.