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Bakersfield, California, basks in sunshine north of Los Angeles. Kern River cuts through the city, offering outdoor enthusiasts opportunities for rafting and kayaking. Beyond the water, delve into Bakersfield's country music heritage at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, or explore the Kern County Museum's fascinating look at regional history. The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History showcases the area's unique palaeontology, while the California Living Museum brings the state's diverse wildlife to life.

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Airports near Bakersfield

There are multiple ways to reach Bakersfield - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Bakersfield.

Meadows Field Airport

Located in Bakersfield itself, Meadows Field Airport is the closest commercial passenger airport to the city. It offers domestic flights to destinations such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Phoenix.


Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Approximately 110 miles north of Bakersfield, Fresno Yosemite International Airport is another option for travellers. It provides domestic flights to major cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, and Dallas.


Los Angeles International Airport

Although not within a reasonable driving distance, Los Angeles International Airport is a major international airport located about 115 miles south of Bakersfield. travellers can fly into LAX and then take a connecting flight or drive to Bakersfield.


San Francisco International Airport

Similarly, San Francisco International Airport is not within a reasonable driving distance, but it is a major international airport located about 280 miles northwest of Bakersfield. travellers can fly into SFO and then take a connecting flight or drive to Bakersfield.

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Things to do in Bakersfield

Bakersfield has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Kern County Museum

Discover Bakersfield's history at this vast museum. Explore 56 historic buildings and exhibits on a lush 16-acre site. Learn about the oil industry and pioneer spirit that shaped the region. Don't miss the Lori Brock Children's Discovery Center, with interactive exhibits for the whole family.

California Living Museum (CALM)

Visit CALM, the California Living Museum, for a unique zoo and botanical garden experience. See native plants and animals up close, including black bears, mountain lions, and birds of prey. Learn about conservation efforts and enjoy the diverse wildlife of California. Perfect for nature enthusiasts and families.

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Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

Don't miss Buck Owens' Crystal Palace! This legendary venue is a museum, restaurant, and music hall dedicated to country music. Experience live music, Southern-style dining, and explore memorabilia from the Bakersfield Sound era. A must-visit for country music fans!