Located in the San Joaquin Valley of California, Bakersfield may get overshadowed by neighboring Los Angeles, which is just over 100 miles south, but its country music scene, quirky museums, and easygoing pace make it a unique place to visit. Indeed, Bakersfield is certain to be a good time. If you've come to visit Bakersfield College too, the campus and its facilities will impress you. Be sure to look for hotels near Bakersfield College in advance, as that will make your stay much more convenient.
A public community college that was founded in 1913, Bakersfield College features a pleasant 153-acre campus and offers associate degrees and certificates in fields ranging from agriculture and fire technology to culinary arts and business administration. The college also hosts non-degree courses for adults of any age. If you're thinking about attending the university, book one of the hotels by Bakersfield College, and come to the school. Campus tours are regularly offered and you can even attend classes to get a feel for the college. Or if you just wish to visit out of interest, there are many things to do, including stroll the grounds, attend a public lecture, and watch a sports competition.
The college is near some of the best Bakersfield hotels as well as other sites in town, such as Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, which is a 5-mile bus or car ride away; this music hall not only has great concerts throughout the year, but is where much of the legendary musician's memorabilia and legacy is preserved. The California Living Museum—a zoo known for its preservation of endangered species—is just 8 miles away as well.
Few places are like Bakersfield, and that's part of what makes it a thrilling destination. Search for cheap hotels near Bakersfield College on Travelocity, and have more dinero to experience all the city can offer. If you download the Travelocity app, you can get mobile exclusive discounts on vacation packages to Bakersfield.