Walk to Valley Plaza mall

You're just a 10-minute walk from stores like Apple, Macy's and Sephora at Valley Plaza mall when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites in Bakersfield. From local artwork at the Bakersfield Museum of Art to the live shows at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, you can find plenty of entertaining things to do near the hotel. Guests also appreciate our convenient location near CA-99, on Wible Road between Ming Avenue and Wilson Road, and just nine miles from Meadows Field Airport (BFL).
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Bakersfield Museum of Art

3.38 mi / 5.44 km from the hotel
Paintings, photography and sculptures make up this museum's permanent collection of works by California artists from the nineteenth century to the present. The museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

3.57 mi / 5.75 km from the hotel
Gather your friends and loved ones for a fun night of live country music and great food. Be sure to visit the museum, which displays guitars, suits and other memorabilia of famous country stars.

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science

3.21 mi / 5.17 km from the hotel
This 20,000-square-foot facility has three floors of world-class exhibits, including an interactive Nature Discovery Center with stimulating activities for children. As a highlight, see the world's largest collection of shark tooth Miocene fossils.

California Living Museum

10.98 mi / 17.67 km from the hotel
Located on 14 acres, this unique museum features more than 100 species of animals and native plants. The animals housed here have been injured and cannot survive on their own in the wild, so their natural habitat has been recreated for them.

Kern County Fairgrounds

1.63 mi / 2.62 km from the hotel
Concerts, rodeos, sports games and trade shows are just a few of the events you might experience at the fairgrounds when the fair isn't in town. If you are here for the fair, you're in for a treat with livestock shows, food and entertainment.

Kern County Raceway Park

12.69 mi / 20.42 km from the hotel
Get ready for daring, fast-paced entertainment at the racetrack. This park features a dirt track, an asphalt track and a motocross track, giving racing fans a variety of shows.