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Yosemite and Death Valley
The Eastern Sierra is a region in California comprising the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada. Due to it’s protected location, it’s landscape is dry, vast and open.
The main thoroughfare, U.S. Route 395, passes through the towns of Bridgeport, Lee Vining, Bishop, Big Pine, Independence, Lone Pine, and Olancha. Though sparsely populated, this region boasts spectacular scenery. These include bold rock formations and stretches of water reflecting a cloudless blue sky.
Major points of interest here include Mono Lake, Bodie, Mammoth Lakes, as well as parts of Yosemite and Death Valley National Parks.