Orbitz.com is your go-to site for finding deals on flights to Bakersfield. This California desert town is waiting to welcome you with a wide variety of fun activities, including kayaking on the Kern River and picnicking on the grounds of the zoo at the California Living Museum (CALM).
Flights to Bakersfield land at Meadows Field Airport. The airport is located 3.7 miles from downtown Bakersfield and serves as the primary airport for Kern County. United Express and US Airways Express are the two airlines providing service to the airport. They provide service to and from Denver, Phoenix, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Taxi service is available 24 hours a day at the airport from American Cab and Yellow Cab. You can call them when you get to the airport or make arrangement before you fly. You can rent a car inside the terminal. To make it easier, book your rental through Orbitz.com when you make your travel arrangements.
One must-see attraction is the Kern County Museum. This museum includes a 16-acre property called Pioneer Village, which features a historical village made up of buildings, homes and trains showcasing the history of Kern County. The popular Black Gold exhibit highlights the area's heavy connection to the oil industry. If you want a little more action, go rafting with River's End Rafting. The experienced guides take groups on white water rafting trips from Kern Canyon to Ming Lake. You can choose a more sedate class for a relaxing trip down the river, or a more intense half-day trip for an intense river workout. Bakersfield's climate is desert-like, meaning that summers are dry and hot, with average high temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit. In winter, average low temperatures drop to less than 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Orbitz.com can function as your budget planner, allowing you to book low-fare flights to Bakersfield. The city is the perfect destination for travelers looking to experience everything from the rivers bustling through Kern Canyon to historical attractions.
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