About Bakersfield


Let's have a look around into background of Bakersfield
  • County: Kern County
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 41.1305556
  • Longitude: -  -85.1288889
  • Time zone: US/Pacific
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

Weather in Bakersfield

  • Climate: Desert climate (hot, dry summers and cool winters)
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April

Location

With a population of approx. 365,000, Bakersfield is the ninth most populated city in the US State of California.

Distance from Bakersfield center to Airport

Airport: Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL)

Driving Distance:  6 miles /10 km

Driving Time: 11 minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Meadows Field (BFL / KBFL)
  • Rail: Amtrak’s
  • Road: Bus –Greyhound, Orange Bus Stages, Taxi – Mini cabs

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Oildale,
  • Lamont

Emergency Contact Numbers in Bakersfield city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911

Railroad: +1 800-872-7245

Airport: +1 661-391-1800

Hospital:  +1 661-327-4647 (Memorial Hospital)

Events

Let’s see what the city of Bakersfield has to offer.

  • Kern County Basque Festival (food, music, dance)
  • Kern County Fair
  • Bakersfield Business Conference

Tourist Attractions

  • Madison Grove
  • The Park at River Walk
  • California Area Living Museum

Theatre & Concerts

  • Fox Theatre
  • Bakersfield Community Theatre
  • The Gaslight Theatre and Music Hall

Visit Top Restaurants in Bakersfield

  • Firestone Grill
  • Noriega’s

Top Shopping Centers in Bakersfield

Downtown antique district

Valley Plaza Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Kern County Museum
  • Buena Vista Museum of Natural History
  • Crystal Palace and Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Basque Sausage – Noriega’s
  • Monster Burger – Firestone Grill
  • Waffles – J’s Place

Sports Club

Bakersfield Condors (American Hockey League)

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.65 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $4.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,228
  • Cheap meal: $13.50
  • Gasoline: $0.72/ liter
  • 3 course meal: $40.00

Information about Nassau

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Spanish Wells,
  • Rock Sound,
  • Freetown

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Lynden Pindling International Airport
  • Rail: Unavailable
  • Road: Bus: Nassau Bus & Transportation Service

Airport

Lynden Pindling International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 10 miles /16 km

Driving Time: 17 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Creole.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 
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