Walk to Valley Plaza Mall
You’re just a 10-minute walk from stores like Apple, Macy’s and Sephora at Valley Plaza mall when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Bakersfield. From local artwork at the Bakersfield Museum of Art to the live shows at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace, you can find plenty of entertaining things to do near the hotel. Guests also appreciate our convenient location near CA-99, on Wible Road between Ming Avenue and Wilson Road, and just nine miles from Meadows Field Airport (BFL).
- Bakersfield Museum of Art (5.8 miles)
Paintings, photography and sculptures make up this museum’s permanent collection of works by California artists from the nineteenth century to the present. The museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Phone: +1 (661) 323-7219
- Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science (4.4 miles)
This 20,000-square-foot facility has three floors of world-class exhibits, including an interactive Nature Discovery Center with stimulating activities for children. As a highlight, see the world’s largest collection of shark tooth Miocene fossils.
Phone: +1 (661) 324-6350
- California Living Museum (17.3 miles)
Located on 14 acres, this unique museum features more than 100 species of animals and native California plants. The animals housed here have been injured and cannot survive on their own in the wild, so their natural habitat has been recreated for visitor enjoyment and education.
Phone: +1 (661) 872-2256
- Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace (3.9 miles)
Gather your friends and loved ones for a fun night of live country music and great food. Be sure to visit the museum, which displays guitars, suits and other memorabilia of famous country stars.
Phone: +1 (661) 328-7560
- Kern County Fairgrounds (2.1 miles)
Concerts, rodeos, sporting events and trade shows are just a few of the events you might experience at the fairgrounds when the fair is not in town. If you are here for the fair, you’re in for a treat with all the livestock, entertainment and food that awaits.
Phone: +1 (661) 833-4900
- Kern County Raceway Park (15.6 miles)
Get ready for daring, fast-paced entertainment at the racetrack. This park features a dirt track, asphalt track and motocross track, giving racing fans a variety of shows.
Phone: +1 (661) 835-1264
- Rabobank Arena, Theater & Convention Center (4.3 miles)
Catch concerts and other live shows at this modern venue. The arena also serves as the home for the AHL’s Bakersfield Condor hockey team.
Phone: +1 (661) 852-7300
- Valley Plaza (0.6 miles)
Shop, eat and catch a movie at Valley Plaza mall, which has over 140 stores. It’s within walking distance, so you can easily buy what you need from Target or grab dinner at Red Robin.
Phone: +1 (661) 832-2436
Mar 14, 2018 2018 Kern County Economic Summit
Apr 21, 2018 Third Annual Medieval California Festival
Aug 12, 2018 Bakersfield Speedway Race Event
Aug 18 - Sep 16, 2018 Kern County Raceway Events
Weekly Music and Dancing at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace
Weekly Family Day at Buena Vista Museum