Whether you're embarking on a weekend long fishing trip, a week of outdoor exploration, or simply passing through Inyo County, Bishop is a wonderful place to take a vacation. Bishop is a close knit community with all of the conveniences of modern life, making for excellent exploration and recreation.
Guests who enjoy nature have a ton of fun outdoor options to choose from in Bishop. They can challenge themselves to hike the rocky, winding paths of Buttermilk Country Loop where they can then set up camp at the area's campground, go fishing from the shores of North Lake, set out on a day of boating from the Lake Sabrina Boat Landing, go on a horseback riding tour with Rock Creek Pack Station, relax in the pools of Keogh's Hot Springs, or take their furry friends for a walk at the Bishop Dog Park. To take their adventures into the heart of the city, visitors can take a tour of the Laws Railroad Museum, go bowling at the Back Alley Bowl & Grill, get a massage at In The Zone Massage Therapy, and admire the unique art at Coons Gallery.
The best time to visit Bishop is during the summer, specifically June through September.
When it comes to food, Bishop doesn’t have a shortage. The city is home to a variety of great places to eat including Amigos Mexican Restaurant which specializes in authentic Mexican dishes, Whiskey Creek which serves home-style American fare, and Pizza Factory, which, as its name suggests, serves pizza and more pizza.
Bishop hosts a variety of events each year. The Mule Days Festival, Holiday Craft Bazaar, Destruction Derby, Backcountry Film Festival, and the Halloween Costume Contest are a few of the city’s most beloved events. However, the Christmas Parade and Street of Lights also draws quite the crowd, offering marching bands, Christmas lighted floats, retro vehicles, wagon rides, extended shopping hours, and holiday cheer.
For families looking for an interesting activity to fill their weekend with, geocoaching is a wonderful family-friendly Bishop entertainment option, as is gold panning on the city’s rivers. Families can also go for a hike in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, visit the Owens Valley Cultural Center, and rent an ATV, mountain bike, or kayak from Bishop Motorsports.
Many families find enjoyment in sending the day at Paint It Away where they can create their own personalized artwork with the help of experienced teachers and artists, guide themselves through an art session, or attend a private art party.
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