From the rolling hills and beautiful views in the northeast, to the sprawling parks and shopping centers of the southwest, Bakersfield is a growing, diverse city. Many locals live, work and play in one section of town, seldom venturing out and experiencing the dining, shopping, entertainment and recreational opportunities that exist in other areas.
We break down our town into five regions – northwest, southwest, northeast, southeast and downtown – and explore what each has to offer and what makes them unique.
Listings of schools, shopping areas, restaurants, recreation spots and entertainment options are representative, rather than complete.
Read it here.