From visiting historic landmarks like the Manzanar National Historic site, to hiking through the scenic rock formations of Alabama Hills, there’s always something to do around Lone Pine! Guests of the hotel can enjoy the proximity to top Lone Pine attractions such as Mount Whitney, and exciting landmarks like Yosemite National Park are only a day trip away.
With such a prime location in Owens Valley, it’s no wonder Lone Pine was one of the top filming locations for Hollywood's western movies throughout the 20th century and into the current age. Explore the rich history of Lone Pine in film at The Museum Of Western Film History, or check out the Lone Pine Film Festival.
A short drive away, downtown Lone Pine is bustling with shops, restaurants and events to keep you entertained.
With so much to do, we’ve compiled a list of the top attractions to visit when staying at The Comfort Inn Lone Pine Hotel.
Adventurous guests of The Comfort Inn Lone Pine often stay with us as they prepare for the journey up Mount Whitney. Elevation at the summit of Mount Whitney is 14,495 feet- the highest point in the contingent United States. The Comfort Inn Lone Pine offers gorgeous views of Mount Whitney, and a place for climbers to rest their heads before or after their big trip.
After the attack on Pearl Harbour, the United States government forced 110,000 Japanese-American citizens into military-style camps. The Manzanar camp has been turned into a historic site that honours the lives of these imprisoned Japanese individuals, and features exhibits dating from 1885.
You may recognize this range of rock formations from some of your favourite films. Located at the foot of the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains in Owens Valley, California, the landscape has been used as a location for filming movies and television shows for the last century.
Explore Lone Pine’s rich history in film at the Museum of Western Film History! Exhibits feature everything from cars, costumes and memorabilia and tell the story of Lone Pine’s role in over 400 films and 100 episodes of television filmed in the region over the last century. http://www.lonepinefilmhistorymuseum.org/
A short day trip away from The Comfort Inn Lone Pine hotel, Yosemite National park is visited by approximately 4 million people every year. Recognizing the beauty of this natural wonder, Abraham Lincoln signed a grant that would permanently protect the land throughout the civil war. Today, Yosemite is still covered in beautiful sequoias and a vast range of wildlife.
Located below sea-level, this desert valley national park is one of the hottest places on earth during the summer months. A short day-trip from The Comfort Inn Lone Pine, guests are able to visit the national park and explore mountain ranges, interesting wildlife and ghost towns.