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Alabama Hills
Alabama Hills
Located near Lone Pine, these hills form the gateway to Mount Whitney, and are a favorite location for movies and television.
Attraction type: Mountains
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Museum of Western Film History
Museum of Western Film History
Owner description: The Museum of Western Film History (previously the Lone Pine Film History Museum) is America’s leading institution of Western Film history that pays tribute to the men and women... more Owner description: The Museum of Western Film History (previously the Lone Pine Film History Museum) is America’s leading institution of Western Film history that pays tribute to the men and women ofthe silver screen, who interpret the lives of the American Cowboy; the legendary iconic heroes and heroines of America’s West. Founded in 2006 the museum, located in Lone Pine, California collects, preserves and exhibits a broad and diverse collection of western film memorabilia associated with the American western film genre.Film programs, artifact preservation and exhibits, including interpretive projects and displays, provide narrative support for the movies, actors, directors, producers and most importantly, the landscapes that served as a canvas for their stories. The Museum’s exhibits and archival documents are the core of educational programs created to stimulate dialogue in the enduring legacy of our American West. Visitors from around the world have sought out the museum to gain better understanding of Western film and the historical relevance, fact and fiction, that has permeated American and worldwide cultures. The Museum collection, one of the largest and most significant in the United States, is complimented by a publishing arm that supports the Museum’s mission with complementary works. In addition the Museum supports the annual, Lone Pine Western Film Festival on Columbus Day weekend. The Festival features three days of screenings, panels, western authors, entertainment and Alabama Hills tours that feature guided movie site locations tours of movie sites where Hollywood’s biggest western stars performed and of the landscape that has been the venue to over 700 films and 1000 television commercials. The Museum inhabits a unique niche of western history and culture. Although there are many museums featuring documentation on films and historic screen figures, The Museum of Western Film History is the only museum devoted to chronicling western film history and its impact on American culture. The museum is working to incorporate a broad range of technological resources to bring educational and research access to its exhibits and archives through Internet access that reaches out to new and younger technological oriented generations. MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the Museum of Western Film History is to collect, preserve, protect, archive and exhibit a variety of original materials containing information of permanent historical value relating to the history and heritage of the American Western Film for the preservation, education and enrichment of the public. The Museum actively pursues collections of personal papers, business and organizational records, as well as memorabilia that reflect and document aspects of Western film history and popular culture for successive generations to discover. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Eastern Sierra InterAgency Visitor Center
Eastern Sierra InterAgency Visitor Center
Attraction type: Visitor Centers
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Mount Whitney Trail
Mount Whitney Trail
Scenic hiking trail on Mt. Whitney.
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Lone Pine Creek
Lone Pine Creek
Small, comfortable campground site located past the rock formations in the Alabama Hills.
Attraction type: Canyons
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Alabama Hills Cafe and Bakery
Alabama Hills Cafe and Bakery
Ranked #1 of 17 Restaurants in Lone Pine
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Season's Restaurant
Season's Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 17 Restaurants in Lone Pine
Cuisines: American, International, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Margie's Merry Go-Round
Margie's Merry Go-Round
Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Lone Pine
Price: $11 - $30
Cuisines: Chinese, American, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
The Grill
The Grill
Ranked #4 of 17 Restaurants in Lone Pine
Price: $6 - $27
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Whitney Portal Store
Whitney Portal Store
Ranked #5 of 17 Restaurants in Lone Pine
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Whitney Portal Hostel
Whitney Portal Hostel
$29 - $125
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Whitney Portal Campground
$22 - $73

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

BEST WESTERN PLUS Frontier Motel
2.0 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Frontier Motel
$76 - $163
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Lone Pine
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Dow Villa Motel
Dow Villa Motel
$90 - $142
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Lone Pine
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Comfort Inn - Lone Pine
3.0 of 5
Comfort Inn - Lone Pine
$95 - $206
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Lone Pine
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