Bakersfield is located in Kern County at the southern end of  California’s Central Valley. It’s a city built upon a rich history of  oil, agriculture, and country music. 

Bakersfield is a great place to visit any time of year, depending on  weather preferences, from scorching hot summers to cool, mild winters. 

A hub for energy production and the agriculture industry, it has also been gaining more popularity as a travel destination. 

Bakersfield has its fair share of historic sites that make for an  interesting and educational experience . Live music venues are also  commonplace. 

Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace  

This is a music hall that opened in 1996, created by the eponymous  legendary singer, musician, and songwriter. Combination, Steakhouse,  theater. 

Kern County Museum  

The Kern County Museum is one of the top places to visit in the city of  Bakersfield, just a little north of the downtown area, right near the  heart of the metropolis.  

The Park At River Walk  

The park is  popular spot for family picnics and leisurely strolls, and the space tends to really glows come sunset.  

Fox Theater 

Opened on Christmas day in 1930, the Fox Theater is a historical venue  in Bakersfield known for its ornate interior and excellent acoustics. 

Bakersfield Museum of Art 

The Bakersfield Museum of Art spans about 17,400 square feet and boasts  two large and two small galleries, as well as classrooms and a banquet  hall. 

Sequoia National Forest 

This outstanding national park encompasses wild and scenic rivers,  glacier-carved canyons, and at least 30 groves of towering sequoia  trees.