Welcome to Delano
Delano (pop: 50,300) is located north of Bakersfield. It was founded as a railroad town in 1873, and his since become the second largest city in Kern County.
The many key attractions of Delano include Lake Woollomes, Tulare Agricultural Expo, Eagle Mountain Casino and Famoso Raceway.
North Kern County Resort Hotels:
Buttonwillow Homeland Suites
Buttonwillow Red Roof Inn
Buttonwillow Super 8 Motel
Buttonwillow Heritage Inn Best Western - Stockdale Hwy Exit from I-5
Delano Liberty Inn - Best Western
Delano Holiday Inn
Delano Rodeway Inn
Wasco Inn - Best Western
Voice of America
Delano Relay Station
11015 Melcher Rd, Delano, CA?93215; 661-725-0150;
The Voice of America is a multimedia US Government international broadcasting service operating continuously since 1942.
VOA broadcasts approximately 1,500 hours of news, information, educational, and cultural programming every week to an estimated worldwide audience of 134 million people
in over 45 languages. The Delano facility consists of numerous shortwave transmitters and broadcasting antennas.
Minter Field Air Museum - Shafter CA
Aviation Museum housed at Minter Field, famous WWII airbase.
The field is known for many restoration companies who specialize in Warbirds and Antiques.
Minter Field is the home of Air Race Champions which are included in tours.
Popular Local Attractions
Highly recommended tourism venues in this area.
Exiciting destinations less than two hours away:
Bakersfield Adventure Tours
Explore the Golden State - (Keyword: Bakersfield)
Air Flight Museums
There are several good quality public aviation displays across the Antelope Valley that pay tribute to the region's key role in modern aircraft development.
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace
In the field of country music, nobody ever made it look easier than Buck Owens and His Buckaroos.
Come to Buck Owens' Crystal Palace for great food and great country music 5 days a week.
From live dance music to concerts by some of your favorite performers.
Wasco Festival of Roses SEPT
55% of all roses grown in the United States are grown in and around Wasco.
Over 50 million plants are grown in the area by more than 9 major rose companies.
915 11th Ave, Delano, CA?93215; 661-454-1185;
Lake Woollomes County Park
This 455 acre lakefront park surrounds Lake Woollomes, an equalizing reservoir for the Friant-Kern Canal, which is used for irrigation of the surrounding fields. The waters attract as many ducks, geese and other waterfowl as people along its three mile shoreline. The surrounding area includes almond groves and grape vineyards.