Chidago Canyon off HWY 6 (30 minutes)
Law's Historic Museum (50 minutes)

BISHOP (45-60 minutes)
Visitor Center near the community pool with a huge slide; USFS camping permits.
Mule Days, Labor Day event
Paiute-Shoshone Cultural Center, 2300 W. Line Street
There are some book stores, cafes, bakeries, restaurants, specialty shops.
The Toggery has western clothing, 115 N. Main Street (Highway 395)
Manor Market, locally owned grocery, with local produce, meat, wines. 3100 W. Line Von's north of town, Main Street, near Highway 6 turn off.
High Country Lumber (hardware), 444 S. Main Street
Bakeries: Great Basin Bakery (great Sierra mud, rosemary shortbread and ginger cookies, veggie avocado sandwich), 275 S. Main Street (on Lagoon) and Schat's Bakery (wonderful bread loafs, pull away bread, sandwiches), 763 N. Main Street
Frozen yogurt: Good Earth Yogurt, 251 N. Main Street
Restaurants: Thai at the airport; Imperial Gourmet (Chinese) on 930 N. Main Street;
Mexican—Astorga's, El Ranchito, Amigos are all good.
Holy Smoke Texas Style BBQ , 772 N. Main Street
Cafe/Internet: Looney Bean, 399 N. Main Street
Mahogany Smoked Meats, 2345 N Sierra Hwy, house-made beef jerky, bacon, etc. $$$

Keeler Hot Springs
Bristlecone National Monument— via Westgard Pass on Highway 168.
Independence—Mary Austin home landmark 253 W. Market Street, Independence; Eastern California Museum 155 N. Grant Street, Independence (Paiute basket collection)
Manzanar Relocation Camp (Japanese-American internment center site with museum), operated by National Park Service, located on Highway 395 south of Independence
Lone Pine/Movie Museum/Alabama Hills
Furnace Creek, Death Valley, CA (3.5 hour drive)
Las Vegas (4.5 hour drive)

In Buttermilks:
South Lake, beautiful granite scenery and lake. Can rent pontoon boats at marina (1.5-2 hours)