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A panoramic view of Bakersfield

A panoramic view of Bakersfiel

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Hotels and lodgingEdit


Ready to get out and explore the area, here are a few suggestions on where to get started: Raft, float or swim down the Kern River. Grab a backpack and a camera then explore the many hiking trails and natural sites. If you have some loose change in your pocket, try your luck at the Eagle Mountain Casino or Golden West Casino. Attend a sporting event, concert or family show at the Rabobank Arena. Then be sure to visit Kern County's new home to NASCAR and Auto Club Famoso Raceway.

Bakersfield serves as home to the Rabobank Arena and Convention Center and the Bakersfield Speedway. Within an hour's drive from the hotel, guests can spend the day at the Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon Park, Lake Ming and Lake Isabella. The hotel is also just 10 miles from California State University, Bakersfield. Bakersfield hosts a variety of racing and soccer events throughout the year for both locals and visitors to enjoy.

  • Bakersfield Fox Theater - Enjoy musical performances, vintage movies or a dance performance
  • California Living Museum - Visit the native animals at the California Living Museum.
  • Kern County Museum - here thousands of historical and cultural artifacts are displayed in over 56 historic buildings on 16 beautiful landscaped acres.


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  • Bakersfield Resort Life - Vacation guide to local resorts, attractions, recreation, festivals and other fun activities.


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