Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Bishop

Laws Railroad Museum & Historic Site

Railroad and Old West aficionados should make a detour on Hwy 6 to this museum. It re-creates the village of Laws, an important stop on the route of the Slim Princess, a narrow-gauge train that hauled freight and pa…
Bakery in Bishop

Erick Schat’s Bakkerÿ

A much-hyped tourist mecca filled to the rafters with racks of fresh bread, it has been making its signature shepherd bread and other baked goodies since 1938. The bakery also features a popular sandwich bar.
Gallery in Bishop

Mountain Light Gallery

To see the Sierra on display in all its majesty, pop into this gallery, which features the stunning outdoor images of the late Galen Rowell. His work bursts with color, and the High Sierra photographs are some of th…
Cultural Center in Bishop

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center

A mile west of Hwy 395, this underutilized tribal cultural center includes exhibits on local basketry and the use of medical herbs; behind the building is an interpretive native plant walk.
Sports & Outdoors in Bishop

Mammoth Mountaineering Supply

Sells lots of used gear and clothing, including shoes.
Sports & Outdoors in Bishop

Wilson’s Eastside Sports

Rents camping, climbing, backpacking and winter-trekking gear, and sells shoes, clothing and backpacks.
Bakery in Bishop

Great Basin Bakery

On a side street in the southern part of town, this excellent bakery serves locally roasted coffee, breakfast sandwiches on freshly baked bagels with local eggs, homemade soups and lots of delectable baked goods (wi…
American in Bishop

Back Alley

Tucked off the main drag, this busy bowling-alley bar and grill (with bowling pin carpeting!) earns the locals' love with huge portions of fresh fish, rib eye steak, burgers and homemade desserts. Tiki-meets-televis…
American in Bishop

Jack's Restaurant & Bakery

In business since 1946, Jack's stocks a full menu of filling, inexpensive comfort food like meatloaf and chicken fried steak, as well as hearty breakfasts. Its bread and pies are baked on-site. Guess which of the mo…