Grab the camera, slip on your walking shoes and spend the day in the fresh air at Owens Lake, a brilliant natural attraction to add to your to-do list.
It is located in Lone Pine, an estimated 250 miles (402 kilometers) from the state capital, Sacramento.
Are you looking for somewhere to bed down? You won't find any accommodation options nearby, but you can choose from a small range that are farther out. Many visitors have had good experiences at the Wuksachi Lodge, the Cedar Grove Lodge and the Springhill Suites by Marriott Ridgecrest, situated 45 miles (72 kilometers), 45 miles (72 kilometers) and 55 miles (89 kilometers) away, respectively.