Portal Motel

U.S. 395, Lone Pine, California, United States | Hotel

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Backpacking Big Pine North Fork Trail

A travel blog entry by happyronin


... is the southern most glacier in the US. This is an AMAZING day hike from our campsite...less than 3 miles one way. The views were amazing. We got to see down on all the lakes we had hiked by the day before and those lakes are a beautiful turquoise. There were so many photo opps, thank goodness for digital cameras because we would've had to carry a lot of rolls of film!

The following day, we decided to skip camping at the fourth site because Julie had a bout of altitude ...

Here We Go Again

A travel blog entry by theprocters


... It crosses miles and miles of desert with Joshua trees in some areas. We passed Red Mountain which was an old gold mining town back in the 1920's. It has a population of 130 and is 112 miles from Death Valley. We also drove by Randsburg - another living ghost town where gold was discovered in 1895. We saw a Crystal Geyser water plant about 20 miles ...

Salline Valley Road

A travel blog entry by netraveller


Early start from Los Angeles in my upgraded (and not for free either Jeep Grand Cherokee), trying to beat the rush hour. Almost made it – an unpleasant journey out of the city amid traffic jams and freeway madness. Anyway, eventually made it out, reaching Lone Pine, California, a small one-street town in the Eastern Sierra around lunchtime. Spent the afternoon travelling the 100 mile+ dirt road 'Saline Valley Road'. Guide book said it ...

Tahoe to Lone Pine.

A travel blog entry by jennyusa


... some literature to help with our trip through Death Valley tomorrow and got a recommendation from the ranger at the visitors centre for a nice drive for this afternoon. It took us through some back roads that gave us vistas of many areas that had been used in movies. Spectacular scenery. We are in the Owens Valley, which provides half of the water for Los Angeles. Very little irrigation evident here though as you can see from the ...

Highs and Lows

A travel blog entry by farnie10


... the mysterious Area 51 and the Nevada Nuclear Testing Site. Officially known as Edward's Airforce Base, Area 51 is a remote government facility that has captured the imagination of conspiracy theorists for years. If you believe the rumours it has been the home of alien space-craft to aliens themselves. Obviously we weren't allowed to visit the actual ...


This hotel, located on U.S. 395, Lone Pine, is near Mount Whitney, Lone Pine Creek, Movie Road, and Tuttle Creek.
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