About Shafter


Let's have a look around into background of Shafter
  • County: Kern
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 35.376175
  • Longitude: -119.022102
  • Time zone: Pacific Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Shafter

  • Climate: Hot Semi-Arid Desert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to November

Location

Shafter is a city in the US state of California. Shafter has a total population of 18,945 (2016 Census).

Distance from Shafter center to Airport

Meadows Field is the main airport which serves the domestic passengers. The international airport is in Fresno which is 104 miles from the city.

Driving Distance: 16 miles / 26 km

Driving Time: 23 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Meadows Field
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines

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 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Wasco,
  • Taft,
  • Lamont

Emergency Contact Numbers in Shafter city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 661 391 1800 (Meadows Field)
  • Hospital: +1 661 746 9194 (Shafter Community Health Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Shafter.

  • Tehachapi Beer and Wine Festival
  • Oktoberfest
  • Rockin River Beer and Music Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Rooms of No Return
  • Kern County Veterans Memorial
  • California Living Museum

Theatre & Concerts

  • The Empty Space
  • Fox Theatre
  • Bakersfield Community Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Shafter

  • El Michoacano
  • Sno-Fun
  • Red Wagon

Top Shopping Centers in Shafter

  • Shafter Shootin Irons and Such
  • Floyd’s General Store
  • Sun Country Flowers

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Minter Field Air Museum
  • Tulare
  • Mannel Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pizza – Tony’s Firehouse Pizza
  • Fajitas – Ia Fonda
  • Mexican Food – Don Perico Mexican Restaurant

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.38
  • Taxi: $ 4 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1233.33
  • Cheap meal: $ 12
  • Gasoline: $ 0.73 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 45

Information about Vigo

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Gondomar,
  • Vila Praia De Ancora,
  • Mozelos

Modes of transport

Airport: Vigo-Peinador Airport

Rail: Vigo Railways Station

Airport

Airport: Vigo-Peinador Airport

Driving Distance: 12 miles / 19 km

Driving Time: 21 minutes

Languages: Galician

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10  % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Accordingly to bill
  • Housekeeper: Accordingly to bill
  • Concierge: Between Accordingly to bill

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10  % of the Bill.
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