Bakersfield Things to Do

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  • Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, Bakersfield

    1. Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

    The museum is open during the day and in the evening if you come here for dinner and dancing. There is a small fee for museum during the day, but well worth it if you enjoy Country Music and its...

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  • Kern County Museum, Bakersfield

    2. Kern County Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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 and where they once lived. These 56...

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  • Historical Markers, Bakersfield

    3. Historical Markers

    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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  • Downtown, Bakersfield

    4. Downtown

    Bakersfield has a fairly large downtown, still fairly active, with some attractive old buildings. These include an old headquarters of Standard Oil of California, now a mixed office building, and the...

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  • Kern Canyon, Bakersfield

    5. 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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  • San Joaquin Valley~Bakersfield, Bakersfield

    6. San Joaquin Valley~Bakersfield

    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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  • Six Flags Magic Mountain, Bakersfield

    7. 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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  • California Living Museum C.A.L.M., Bakersfield

    8. 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, recreation, conservation, and research....

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  • Lake Isabella, Bakersfield

    9. 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 from Bakersfield and other surrounding...

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  • Welcome To Bakersfield!, Bakersfield

    10. 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, 30 ton tunnel bridge that gave safe...

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  • Mayan Cinemas, Bakersfield

    11. 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 spend the day out of the hot summer...

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  • Raceways, Bakersfield

    12. Raceways

    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. Quite often I see my neighbor from up...

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  • Korean Veterans Memorial, Bakersfield

    13. 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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  • Bakersfield Veterans Memorial Fountain, Bakersfield

    14. 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 those who serve the military. So the...

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  • Edwards Cinema Theatres- Bakersfield 14, Bakersfield

    15. Edwards Cinema Theatres- Bakersfield 14

    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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  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Bakersfield

    16. 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 the names of those fallen, but not...

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  • Bakersfield Police Memorial, Bakersfield

    17. 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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  • Law Enforcement Memorial, Bakersfield

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