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Best Vacation Rentals in Bakersfield

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Bakersfield, Kern County
Vacation Rental • 764 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(7 reviews)
*30 day minimum booking required. Beautiful, Newly Refurbished Convenient Condo in community with lakes throughout. WIFI - Roku TV, Great shopping: Trader Joes, Miyoshi Sushi, Tutti Frutti, Albertsons, CVS, El Pollo Loco, Burger King, Health Food Store, Applebees, Tahoe Joe's Steak House and Cold Stone Icecream. Safe Area, Utilities Included, Blackout Bedroom with Plantation Shutters.It is a 1.5 bedroom because, although there are 2 queen beds, one is in a private bedroom and the other is just off the kitchen/living room.Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Private Patio and small backyard (perfect fo...
from $109 / night
Bakersfield, Kern County
Vacation Rental • 936 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(7 reviews)
Beautiful wall murals of a Treasure Chest, Pirate Ship, Compass & Beach in every room of this new, centrally located home with grocery stores restaurants and shops within walking distance. Full sized automatic garage right off the kitchen. Free WiFi, huge closets, lots of drawers, Master bedroom has King bed, second bedroom has Queen-sized pillow-top bed. All welcome, bring your pet - huge front lawn out your front door and private dog run through medium pet door (7"x11").
from $164 / night
Bakersfield, Kern County
Vacation Rental • 797 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(9 reviews)
Beautiful Tropical Beach Murals in every room of this all brand new, centrally located home with grocery stores restaurants and shops within walking distance. Full sized automatic garage right off the kitchen. Free wifi, huge closets, lots of drawers, Master bedroom has Queen pillow-top bed, second bedroom has Full-sized pillow-top electric adjustable massage bed. All welcome, bring your pet - huge front lawn out your front door and private dog run through medium pet door.
from $164 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Bakersfield

$182for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$272 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Bakersfield

40%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
62% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Bakersfield

Stunning destination in Bakersfield

Plan your next trip to the stunning destination of Bakersfield. This city can be found located in the Kern County of California, United States of America. The city is about 151 squared miles big and its situated near the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Valley region. With a population of 403,455 inhabitants. This is the ideal destination for you if you are looking to experience the big city life in California. Here you will be able to enjoy shopping trips, explore natural landscapes and partake in plenty recreational activities.

Vacation rentals in Bakersfield

There are many spectacular vacation rentals to choose from during your stay in Bakersfield. You will be able to find accommodations located in the middle of nature, close by the shops and restaurants, as well as others by the beach. Wake up in the morning to the calming sound of the sea splashing against the shore. Spend your afternoon shopping on the street outside your house or swimming in your private pool. Invite friends over for a Sunday barbeque in your terrace. These are some of the memories you could be making with an accommodation in Bakersfield.

Vacations in Bakersfield

The area and getting around

How to get to Bakersfield

You can make your way to Bakersfield with a number of modes of transportation. If you choose to drive to your destination, you will find that the city is located on the juncture of California State Routes 99 and 58. Taking the bus will also be a valid way to travel, there are plenty of route coming to Bakersfield with the Greyhound buses and the Amtrak buses. You can also take a train to your destination as there is a main terminal for Amtrak trains in downtown Bakersfield. However, if you want to fly to your destination, the main airport available for you will be the Meadows Field Airport which provides commercial flights for domestic routes.

Where to eat in Bakersfield

The city of Bakersfield is full of excellent restaurants to satisfy your appetite during your stay. If you are looking for a true staple of the city, go to Noriega’s. This restaurant is the oldest representative of Basque culture in the area and its been serving traditional Basque cuisine since 1940. On the other hand, for a true American experience, check out Hodel´s Country Dining. This eatery offers a buffet style lunch and dinner and it has been open for over four decades. You will be able to find fresh homemade salads, hot entrees, and its famous homemade cinnamon rolls.

Travelers and activities

Outdoor activities in Bakersfield

There are plenty of ways to explore the stunning natural landscape of Bakersfield during your visit. Take a hike on the Kern River Parkway Trail. This trail will provide you with scenic views and an easy trail for all level hikers. You will also find a paved bike path that follows the Kern River all the way down to the foothill. On the other hand, if you want to explore the waterways, join the River´s End Rafting. This water attraction will assure you a fun day out. You will be able to take boat tours of the river, as well as go white water rafting down rapids which are ideal for first time rafters.

Family friendly activities in Bakersfield

Plan to make your trip to Bakersfield a family vacation and enjoy these activities with the whole family. Your first stop should be at the California Living Museum. This museum is home to injured native animals, such as black bears, bighorn sheep, and native birds. You will be educated about the local wildlife and the vegetation while also having the chance to admire Lake Ming. On the other hand, you can take your family for a stroll in the Sequoia National Forest. This forest is filled with 30 groves of sequoia trees, canyons and rivers for you and your family to explore.

Did you know that this destination is the birthplace of the country music genre known as the Bakersfield sound?

Top 5 travel tips for Bakersfield

1. Kern River Canyon

Go visit a canyon. This beautiful canyon has plenty of activities for you to enjoy, such as fishing and hiking. You will be able to also admire one of the best sunsets in the region from here.

2. Kern County Museum

Take a stroll through history. This museum focuses on local history and the highlights include a replica of a Pioneer Village in a 16-acre area with 56 buildings of the 19th century.

3. Buck Owen Crystal Palace

Enjoy some country music. This restaurant and music venue has been a popular spot ever since it opened. In here you can admire the collection of guitar, clothing and memorabilia from famous country artists.

4. Buena Vista Museum of Natural History

Learn about the natural habitat of exotic animals. This museum is located in a 16,000 square feet area. You will be able to learn about Miocene fossils, as well as Asian, African and North American animals.

5. Fox Theater

Catch a live show. This theater has been open since the 1920s and its been producing shows on a weekly basis ever since. Be surrounded by the vintage charm as you enjoy a comedy show, a concert or a movie.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Bakersfield

How much do the vacation rentals in Bakersfield cost on average?

With an average cost of $168 per night, Bakersfield lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Bakersfield?

After analyzing our data from last year, the months with the cheapest prices in Bakersfield are May, August and June, with average prices of $121, $132, and $159, respectively.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Bakersfield go up the most?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Bakersfield was March, with an average price of $237 per night. This was followed by October, with an average of $191, and then January, with $189.

Is Bakersfield a good location for a last-minute getaway?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Bakersfield, it is necessary to think ahead as 84% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The most available months are, on average, September (with an availability of 36%), October (35%), and January (27%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

Are there many rentals in Bakersfield?

Our catalog features approximately 100 vacation rentals from 2 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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