MONO LAKE & MONO BASIN (30-40 minutes)
Mono Mills, South Tufa, Panum Crater, Lee Vining (30-60 minutes),
Mono Lake Committee for interpretive information & books
Food: Cafe Latte Da at El Mono Motel, espresso drinks, organic breakfast burritos & treats; Mono Inn at Mono Lake (awesome views, dinner, reservations suggested); Epic Cafe @Lakeview Lodge; Tioga Gas Mart (breakfast burritos & burgers); Mono Cone (frosties, burgers);
Mono Market (espresso drinks, burritos, groceries).
Tioga Pass & Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park (75 – 100 minutes away)
Mono Lake County Park on north side of Lake at Cemetery Road, about ¼ mile off Highway 395...enjoy the boardwalk and playground and grassy picnic area.
Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua, through Mono Lake Committee (Summer Solstice Days)
Lundy Canyon, Virginia Lakes, Bridgeport Valley (75-100 minutes away)
BODIE Historic State Park and Ghost Town (75-100 minutes away)
Bridgeport: Burger Barn for burgers, fish tacos and Mexican food
June Lake Loop, June Mountain Ski Area (50-60 minutes summer; 90 minutes winter)
The Lift Cafe, breakfast, lunch, espresso drinks;