International climbing and skiing guide service (not for local mountain climbing) located at 1627 Dunbar Lane, Bishop, CA. 1.9 miles away from our Bishop location. For more information call 760-872-3811 or visit www.cosleyhouston.com
High Sierra vacation on horseback, also has fishing, trail riding, hiking, and camping. Located at 247 Cataract Road, Bishop, CA. 18 miles away from our Bishop location. For more information call 760-873-4785 or visit www.bishoppackoutfitters.com
Enjoy a dip in the Eastern Sierra's Largest Natural Hot Springs Pool. The Brown family of Bishop has purchased and is currently renovating the entire facility. The main pool is the "largest natural hot springs pool in the Eastern Sierra". Locals and tourists alike are invited to swim, play and relax in the friendly surroundings. There is a snack bar, picnic area and Rock Gardens. Therapeutic massage is available, as well as camping and lodging facilities. It is located 7 miles south of Bishop, just off US 395. For further information please call (760) 872-4670
Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devil's Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devil's Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The formation is a rare sight in the geologic world ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display as unusual symmetry. Located at Ca-203, Oakhurst, CA. 45 miles from our Bishop location. For more information call 760-934-2289.
In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American Citizens and resident Japanese aliens were interned during World War II. Located at Us-395, Independence, CA. 32.1 miles away from our Bishop location.
The Railroad Museum features the original railroad depot that formerly served the railroad community of Laws. Actually, the town of Laws is re-created as a railroad town of yesteryear and is replete with original homes, a trading post, a general store and a post office among other buildings that give this a realistic feel. The museum is located on US Highway 6, Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop. It is about 4 miles south of our Bishop property. Open all year, best suited for all age groups. Visiting hours: 10 am to 4 pm. Call (760) 873-5950 for more information.
Coon's Gallery is one of the oldest art galleries in California. They specialize in oil paintings of the Sierra Nevada as well as SW desert scenes. You can find them online at: www.coonsgallery.com, and only 1.4 miles from the hotel.
Inyo National Forest is located between US Highway 6 and US Highway 395 extending 165 miles between the towns of Inyokern and Lee Vining. The forest features Mount Whitney, the highest point the continental United States.
This center features historical exhibits of American Indian food, clothing, housing, tools, and basketry. It is located at 2300 W Line St, 1.9 miles southwest of our Bishop property. This museum offers excellent informative displays featuring the history of the occupation of these tribes in the Owens Valley. Don't miss the Petroglyphs of the Volcanic Tablelands, they are all over the place, specifically the area immediately north of Bishop that lies between Hwy 395 and Hwy 6, extending about 20 miles toward Crowley lake at the southern edge of the Long Valley Caldera. If you need more information, contact the Bishop BLM office, 787 North Main St., Bishop or call (619) 872-4881.
Mono Lake features a preservation of tufa, which is a calcium-carbonate rock that is formed by the interaction of freshwater springs under the lake with the alkaline lake waters. The lake is located in Lee Vining, 64 miles northwest of our Bishop property.
Just a short drive west of Bishop along Hwy. 168, the natural environment changes quickly from the high desert sage and arid climate of the wide open Owens Valley floor to an alpine wonderland of pine forest, rushing streams and gorgeous deep-blue lakes surrounded by the mighty mountain peaks of the Eastern Sierra. With well maintained roads leading to 4 major lakes, this is one of the most accessible areas in the entire Eastern High Sierra for excellent trout fishing.
Whiskey Creek at Bishop, 525 N. Main Street, Bishop. For hundreds of thousands of people, the classy dining at Whiskey Creek is an integral part of the Mammoth excursion. It gets a flavor that's all its own, and their on-line menu should make this perfectly obvious. It'll make you hungry too! It is located 0.5 miles south of the hotel,
Paradise Resort, Route 2, Bishop. Located at the heart of the Eastern Sierra outdoor fun. Enjoy steaks, seafood, chicken, and an impressive wine selection, all served in an atmosphere of quiet elegance. Companies and large groups can enjoy an exclusive party in the Paradise Banquet Room. Call (760) 387-2370.
There is a Denny's Restaurant on the premises of our Bishop property.
Beer brewing company is part of the Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza at the end of July through the beginning of August. Located at 24 Lake Mary Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA. 43.8 miles from our Bishop location. For more information call 760-934-2337 or visit www.mammothbrewingco.com
Day spa with massage and spa treatments. located at 3343 Main Street, Mammoth Lakes, CA. 41.5 miles from our Bishop location. For more information call 760-924-3161 or visit www.bodyworksmountainspa.com
Watch the sunset or explore the natural beauty of the Bishop Area. Best photo times are early morning and just before sunset. Don't forget to visit all the galleries in Bishop, which are close to our Inn.
This is the trout country! Cold, clear creeks dancing down mountain canyons and gem-like alpine lakes are home to fighting Rainbow, Brown, Brooks and Golden trout. Whether it's the challenge of the catch-and-release wild trout section of the Owens River or lazily casting your line into a sparkling lake, the chance of catching a big one is always there. The inn has fish cleaning and freezing facilities on site.
Nearby golf courses: Bishop Country Club: located within a few minutes of the inn, on Hwy. 395 at the south end of Bishop, the Bishop Country Club is open to the public and offers a 18-hole championship course to challenge even the seasoned pro. Experience the game of golf set in the magnificent shadow of an Eastern Sierra sunrise. Call (760) 873-5828 for more information.
Sierra Star Golf Course: 31.1 miles. The championship, mountain-style course is positioned in the center of the community, nestled in the middle of a Jeffrey Pine and White Fir forest paradise. Within the lush greenery, each hole offers unique features and spectacular mountain views that complete the high alpine golf experience. It offers a championship 18-hole, par 71 course designed by Cal Olson.
The Eastern Sierra is rapidly becoming one of the number one destinations for people who like to look at beautiful mountain scenery as their bodies and bikes launch into a low earth orbit and then kick some dirt. Come to the Tri-County Fairgrounds in Bishop.
Discover the back roads, secret scenic locations and roads less traveled of the eastern Sierra by following one of many motor touring routes around the Bishop area. All the routes can be found in the award winning publication "Motor Touring the Eastern Sierra including Death Valley". You can pick up a copy at the Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau close to our hotel, 690 N. Main Street, Bishop.
Stables are located just minutes away from the Inn. Many of the canyons leading into the black country of the awesome beauty of the Eastern Sierra from Hwy 395 offer horseback riding facilities with professional pack outfitters that can deliver a trip just for you. Whether it's an outing with family and friends or a business get-away, this is your opportunity to experience the rugged Eastern Sierra. Contact the Rainbow Pack Outfitters on 600 S. main Street, Bishop, or call (760) 873-8877 (pack station) or (760) 872-8803 (office).
The Bishop area has offered the natural beauty and an intense connection with the wild outdoors that has attracted countless amateur and professional photographers for generations. You can also see the work of local photographers while visiting the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. Throughout Bishop there are a variety of large and small but all marvelous murals that depict the history and richness of the Bishop Area. Close to our hotel is Cross Roads Gallery, 101 N. Main St. Call (760) 873-8785 for more information