Plan Your Bakersfield Family Vacation

Fun for All

The kids will love the Olympic-sized swimming pool, high-speed Wi-Fi and made-to-order breakfast each morning at Red Lion Hotel Bakersfield. And when it's time to explore, they'll appreciate being within easy access of a wealth of fun-filled attractions.

Plan your Bakersfield family vacation and enjoy everything from museum-hopping to ice skating: 

Bakersfield Ice Center

The Bakersfield Ice Center offers skating lessons, hosts hockey leagues and allows public skating sessions year-round. It also houses a snack bar so you can re-energize before heading back out for another loop. Call (661) 852-7400 for more details.

Kern County Museum

This unique 16-acre facility provides interpretive experiences through historical artifacts that tell the story of Kern County. The Kern County Museum has been collecting real pieces of California history since 1928, resulting in thousands of historical and cultural objects displayed in more than 56 historic buildings. Call (661) 437-3330 for more information.

Buena Vista Museum

When looking for things to do with kids in Bakersfield, consider the Buena Vista Museum. Promoting the scientific and educational aspects of our earth’s history, particularly paleontology, geology, anthropology, archaeology and biology, the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science is a big hit with kids. The Museum is also the repository of the largest collection of Shark Tooth Hill Miocene Fossils in the world. Call (661) 324-6350 to learn more.

California Living Museum

The California Living Museum primarily focuses on plants and animals that are native to California, specifically Kern County. Animals include Bald Eagles, Black Bears, Coyotes, Road Runners and Rattlesnakes. Call (661) 872-2256 for more insight.