Get out of the city for a little while and escape to one of these secluded places to stay near Bakersfield, California. Smack dab in the middle between two of Southern California’s most prestigious forests—Los Padres National Forest and Sequoia National Forest—the areas surrounding Bakersfield offer charming an endless array of stunning trails to be explored and adventures to be had. With a diverse landscape of Pacific Ocean shorelines, desert lands, and more, there are endless opportunities for fun and thrill-seeking in this lively and beautiful area. Wake up to the stunning scenery—oceanside or mountainous, your choice!—and enjoy your coffee and morning sun with a view. Spend your days exploring your surroundings and taking in the beauty of Mother Nature in this lush area. Wind down in the evenings roasting marshmallows over the fire-pit and stargazing into a beautiful California sky. No matter how you spend your time, you can count on going home fully rejuvenated by the great outdoors.