As part of the Wyndham family of properties, the Travelodge in Bakersfield, CA caters to the budget minded traveler offering comfortable and affordable accommodations. Centrally located in Bakersfield, be sure to spend a few days exploring the area or with easy access to Highway 99 and 58 and a few miles to Highway 5, it's a convenient place to stay before heading onto LA and southern CA destinations or north to Monterey and the S.F. Bay Area.
Front desk with 24hr reception staffed with knowledge personnel eager to welcome guests. Settle into clean and comfortable rooms with a variety of desirable room amenities including free WiFi, mini-refrigerator, microwave, air conditioning, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer, cable TV and bathroom amenities, alarm clock, and desk. This property is pet-friendly and offers free parking. Start the day right with free hot breakfast and take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool.
Take in the area attractions in the city limits or head to the mountain by Choctaw Valley. Start with a family fun day at Camelot Park with Go-Karts, Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, arcade and Kiddie rides. Need a thrill for speed, catch some car racing at the Auto Club Famosa Raceway. In additional to many area parks, it's a must to frequent the historic sites and museums including the Pioneer Village exhibit with 50 historic buildings, California Living Museum with reptile house and touch tank and the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History to name a few.
Grab a quick bite to eat right outside the hotel at Chinatown Buffet, Bootleggers Craft Pub & Eatery or a burger at Frostee's Burger & Ice Cream place. Jump in the car and just few minute drive there away are a variety of fast food, fast casual restaurants alone with some sit down locations like Marie Callenders, Black Bear Dinner and Logan's Roadhouse so for the casual dinner. Looking for something a little fancier or something different? In the area, there two stops featuring Basque cuisine at Pyrenees Café or Wool Growers. For Italian, consider Frugatti's which features outdoor seating near the Kern River or Sorella Ristorante Italiano. Fine dining can be had at the Belvedere Room or consider Petroleum Club of Bakersfield.
The Antique District is a place for unique and hard to find collectibles. The Shops at River Walk is at a great location and has a good selection of stores including Nordstrom Rack and various eateries. Also close by is The Marketplace with a variety of stores. For the largest mall in the San Joaquin Valley, that title goes to the Valley Plaza Mall with host of retail stores for clothing, shoes, sports apparel and food choices. For something different, consider The Antique District which is a place for unique and hard to find collectibles and it also feature the last operating Woolworth's lunch counter in the US.
Put your walking shoes on or grab a bike for a scenic ride along the river walk and trials at The Park at River Walk along the Kern River. Likewise, nestled in the foothill of the mountains is Park Lake and Lake Ming for some scenic views. The Kern River golf course is there as well for some links time. Area parks abound throughout with Area Park, Campus Park North/South and Tevis Park suggested to visit. For those hotter days, McMurtrey Aquatic Center should fit the bill. With the Kren River winding through city, class II-III whitewater makes river rafting exciting or rent a kayak.
Nightlife abounds with a variety of venues to keep the fun going all night long with great live music, dancing and bars throughout the town over. 1933 offers a number an assortment of offerings under one roof from the Speakeasy Bar & Grill, game area with pool tables, hosted live music events and to crank up the energy, Prohibition for club style music and dancing. Riley's Tavern is a premier spot featuring live music and specialty cocktails with comedy offered on particular nights. Another restaurant and bar in the heart of Bakersfield is Sandrini's Public house. Finally, check out the newest dance club, the Avenue Downtown.