Bakersfield has long held a special place in the heart of country music fans. Choose one of the hotels near Buck Owens Crystal Palace, and you can learn not only about how this music scene developed, but also about the history and natural beauty of this California city. And with plenty of cheap hotel deals available, you don't have to break the bank to do it.
Buck Owens Crystal Palace
Opened in 1996 by singer and songwriter Buck Owens, the Buck Owens Crystal Palace is more than a music hall—though it has the distinction of showcasing outstanding country music talent. It's also a blend of nightclub, bar, restaurant, and museum. The museum offers visitors a glimpse into the life of Buck Owens through photos and memorabilia and reveals a bit about how the "Bakersfield Sound" came to be. Once you drop your bags at your hotel in Bakersfield, this should be your very first stop. A hotel close to Buck Owens Crystal Palace makes it easy to pop over to the Kern County Museum. Take a tour through the pioneer village depicting early Kern County life, check out their unusual collection of neon signs, or take the kids over to the Children's Discovery Center. Next, consider heading over to CALM. The California Living Museum allows the public to experience a native animal zoo set in gardens that are their natural habitat—a fascinating learning experience and ideally close to cheap hotels near Buck Owens Crystal Palace. Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science is an excellent stop for people interested in seeing exhibits on everything from Astronomy to Paleontology. Or you could enjoy the go-karts, arcades, and bumper boats at the family theme park, Camelot Park.
Are you ready to experience the soul of Bakersfield? Whether you are going for the entertainment or the native beauty, you can get mobile exclusive deals on Bakersfield vacation packages through the Travelocity app that will help you see it all. Dust off your cowboy boots and book your trip today!