For tourists coming to Bakersfield, one of the fastest growing cities in the USA, the draw often is sports competitions. Many clubs and nonprofit sports organizations hold events in this affordable region that offers a somewhat central location in California. Bakersfield California has a historic museum set on 16 attractive acres, which talks about the city's past at the Kern County Museum, and teaches you about traveling the scenic byways of Kern County. If you're looking for things to do in Bakersfield, there's the usual dining, movies and shopping.
Athletes and outdoorsmen can enjoy whitewater rafting, jet skiing, kayaking, fishing, camping, mountain biking, hiking and backpacking. Social sports activities include fantastic golf, tennis, women's roller derby, motorcycle and auto racing. From night clubs and concert venues to theatrical productions, there's always some sort of live entertainment to enjoy. Annual events such as the Shakespeare and Jazz Festivals, are scheduled year-round in the city’s many theatres.
Bakersfield is a town of stock car races and downtown murals, honky-tonk bars and working farmers. Antiques and specialty stores will Wall Street Alley where you can enjoy the many historic photos and murals that are placed strategically throughout the downtown area. To roam in and around the city, people and tourists prefer buying or renting cars. Make sure you sign up Bakersfield Auto Insurance as soon as you get your own vehicle on the road.