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Quietly nestled between California’s Central Coast and Sequoia National Park, Bakersfield is centrally located and best known for agriculture, natural history, entertainment, and its family friendly environment. Bakersfield’s unique location provides many opportunities for exploring and fun for the whole family! For your convenience, we have curated a list of attractions for your consideration and hope you and your family enjoy Bakersfield and all it has to offer while here with us at LEAP!

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FAMILY FUN

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California Living Museum

Bakersfield Zoo

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Kern County Museum

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McMurtney Aquatic Center

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Murray Family Farms

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Pulford's Appletree Orchard

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Santa Carota Beef

Ranch Tour

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Studio Movie

Grill

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Valley of Children's

Ice Center

OUTDOOR RECREATION

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Kern River Park

Trail

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Rio Bravo

Country Club

River’s End

Rafting

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Hart Park

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Wind Wolves

Preserve

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Sharktooth Hill

Fossil Hunting

ENTERTAINMENT

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Bakersfield Music Theatre

Stars Theatre Restaurant

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Buck Owens’

Crystal Palace

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Fox Theater

FARMERS MARKETS

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Brimhall Farmers Market

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Haggins Oaks Farmers Market

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Valley Farmers Market

NEARBY COASTAL CITIES

Cambria, CA

Carpinteria, CA

Cayucos, CA

Morro Bay, CA

Paso Robles, CA

Santa Barbara, CA

NEARBY MOUNTAINOUS CITIES

Lake Isabella/Kernville, CA 

Tehachapi, CA

Sequoia National Park 

Yosemite National Park 

Alta Sierra Ski Resort