Bakersfield Things to Do

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  • 1. Kern Canyon

    Self-proclaimed as "California's best kept secret" the Kern River Valley is about as close to West Virginia as you're likely to find on the West Coast. Not only is this a beautiful wilderness with...

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  • 2. San Joaquin Valley

    Bakersfield is in the southern end of the lush, green farmland of the San Joaquin Valley. This fertile region stretches from Sacramento to a few miles south of Bakersfield, and is a major region for...

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  • 3. Six Flags Magic Mountain

    If you're in to roller coaster rides, cotton candy, and lots of good fun, go to Magic Mountain! This place is home of Looney Toons characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird, Tazmanian...

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  • 4. Kern County Museum

    This is a great place to visit and to bring the family and friends to enjoy the day and the park has to offer and wonderfully displayed art exhibits. Also on site it the Lori Brock Childrens Discovery...

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  • 5. Bakersfield Fox Theater

    During a ride though the central valley on the Greyhound bus, we stopped for about 30 minutes during mid-afternoon. The city center high rise buildings are below 10 stories. I was able to see the...

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  • 6. Korean Veterans Memorial

    This wonderful memorial is dedicated to the men and women who served their country during the Korean War. The pedestals are 10 feet long and are beautifully etched that contain a map of Korea, and the...

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  • 7. Edwards Cinema Theatres

    This is my favorite place to see a movie, because it is always clean and the upkeep is wonderful. They keep the snackbar open and they are fast and efficent. They have 14 theatres in all, so plenty of...

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  • 8. Bakersfield Police Memorial

    This memorial is inscribed with: ~The Psalm of David reads~ “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil….” It is in that valley the police officer commits...

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  • 9. Colonel Thomas Baker Memorial

    California Historical Marker NO. 382 COLONEL THOMAS BAKER MEMORIAL - The plaque reads: In 1863 Colonel Baker, friend to all travelers, came here to found 'Bakers Field.' His motto was, 'Time will...

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  • 10. Downtown

    Bakersfield has a fairly large downtown, still fairly active, with some attractive old buildings. These include an old headquarters of Standard Oil of...

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  • 11. Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

    This is a country music venue and restaurant which local country music star Buck Owens created. Originator of the Bakersfield Sound of country music, in part a...

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  • 12. Mayan Cinemas

    One thing Bakersfield has is huge movies theatres and this one is a wonderful addition. Located near the historical downtown area. This is always great way to...

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  • 13. A Town of History

    If you love historical buildings, then you are going to just love this place. Kern County has taken great pride and effort to preserve the history of pioneers...

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  • 14. Black Gold: The Oil Experience

    This is a really cool place. I wish I had more room to show you more pictures of what they have available the helps adults and children know how they drill for...

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  • 15. Site of the Last Home of Alexis Godey No. 690

    California Historical Marker NO. 690 SITE OF THE LAST HOME OF ALEXIS GODEY - The plaque reads: Near this site stood the home of Alexis Godey, frontiersman and...

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  • 16. Nascar Mesa Marin Raceway

    FOR YOUR INFORMATION -Mesa Marin has been bought and sold to a land developer. Gone is one of the most popular Western Short Tracks in this part of the country....

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  • 17. Bakersfield Veterans Memorial Fountain

    Your propbably thinking why Bakersfield has so many memorials. Not that other cities aren't supportive, but Bakersfield really rallies around its veterans and...

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  • 18. Welcome To Bakersfield!

    This famed 130 foot sign built in 1949 once graced the entrance of Bakersfield on 1101 Union Avenue once called Highway 99. It was originally a 130 foot long,...

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  • 19. Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    This wonderful memorial is dedicated to the men and women who sacrificed their lives while servicing their country during Vietnam. It is beautiful etched with...

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  • 20. Site of the Home of Elisha Stevens No.732

    California Historical Marker NO. 732 SITE OF THE HOME OF ELISHA STEVENS - The plaque reads: Near this spot stood the last home of Elisha Stevens, noted American...

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  • 21. Río de San Felipe No. 278

    California Historical Marker NO. 278 PLACE WHERE FRANCISCO GARCÉS CROSSED THE KERN RIVER - The plaque reads: On May 1, 1776, Franciscan friar Francisco Garcés...

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  • 22. California Living Museum C.A.L.M.

    This a wonderful place to spend the day with the family. Lots of wonerful animals who are cared and loved here. The main perpuse of the museum is to education,...

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  • 23. Side trip to Lake Isabella

    Lake Isabella is in the Kern River Valley, next to the towns of Kernville, Bodfish and Wofford Heights. This lake seems to be a popular vacation spot for people...

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  • 24. If you are indeed coming to...

    If you are indeed coming to Bakersfield, I would guess a trip to our Pioneer Village should be on your itnerary. The Kern County Museum has done a nice job of...

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  • 25. Law Enforcement Memorial

    This is a wonderful and beautiful memorial to those who sacrifice their lives to the duty of protecting and serving the public in Kern County.

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