Bakersfield Travel Guide
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Bakersfield Travel Guide
Where is Bakersfield?
Your annual leave's been approved, work mates have spoken highly of Bakersfield and you just need a little reminder of where it actually is? Sit back and let us guide you there.
You'll discover it approximately 260 miles southeast of Sacramento, the state capital of California, and around 17 miles southeast of Shafter.
There are 350,000 friendly locals that call this part of San Joaquin Valley home.
Places to Visit in Bakersfield
A great tourist sight in this vicinity is the Kern County Museum. Be sure to put aside a couple of hours to experience it.Do you love live theater performances? Then experience a play at Fox Theater. Need some more options? See the hottest local acts at Buck Owens Crystal Palace, a vital music venue. But wait, that's not all there is! With just about everything you want at hand in one central area, Valley Plaza Mall is a great place to get your shopping fix.
Car Rentals in Bakersfield
Take your travel lust further by checking out car rentals in Bakersfield. It doesn't matter where you plan to go or what you're in the mood to do, Orbitz will help you find a ride that fits your adventurous spirit.
Flying in? National Car Rental at Meadows Field Airport is the outlet to rent from upon arrival.
Is your accommodation in town? Start your drive on a high by beginning your trip from the city center. You'll find Enterprise at 1800 24Th Street.
Where to stay in Bakersfield – Hotel Accommodation
If you're an experienced traveler, you'll know the value of booking in advance. There are 48 hotels in Bakersfield
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and Holiday Inn Express and Suites Bakersfield Central
Nearest Airports to Bakersfield
Planning an escape to Bakersfield? Lift your tray table, put your seat in the upright position and prepare to land at Meadows Field Airport (BFL), the nearest airport. The jumping-off point to your trip, the terminal lies 4 miles north of the central area.
Popular Places to Visit Near Bakersfield
If you have explored the best of Bakersfield and have a day to spare, don't worry! Just 35 miles away is Tehachapi
, and there's no lack of activities on offer here. Begin delving into the story of this destination at Tehachapi City Hall. If you're keen to find out more, make your way to the Tehachapi Museum and Tehachapi City Park too. Located 40 miles away, Frazier Park
is one more neighboring destination. While you're here, make time to check out Fort Tejon State Historic Park, Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area and the Ridge Route Communities Historical Society and Museum.
No Cancellation Fees
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