Tehachapi Visitor Guide

Tehachapi Visitor Guide Fall-Winter 2013


The Visitor Guide for Tehachapi, California, is filled with information about area attractions, history, culture, lodging, dining, shopping and more.

In the About Tehachapi section, you'll find out what 'Tehachapi' means, along with information on how to get there and how to get around Tehachapi.

Throughout the A&E, Nearby Attractions, The Guides and Things to Do sections, you'll find various places to visit and things to try for everyone in the family.

Enjoy your visit.

About Tehachapi

  1. Helpful Information

    www.tehachapinews.com – website of Tehachapi’s hometown newspaper www.visittehachapi.com – website of the Tehachapi Tourism Commission www.tehachapi.com – website of the Greater Tehachapi Area...

  2. Where is Tehachapi?

  3. Getting to Tehachapi

  4. Getting Around Tehachapi

Arts & Entertainment

  1. Movie Theater in Downtown Tehachapi Offers Latest Films

    Hitching Post Theaters, a multi-screen complex located in downtown Tehachapi (corner of Green and “F” Street) offers the latest films. 661-823-7469; www.hitchingposttheaters.com.

  2. Concerts are Held Year-Round in Tehachapi

  3. Beekay Theatre: home of the Tehachapi Community Theatre

  4. First Friday and the Arts


  1. Windswept Ranch

    Windswept Ranch, located just east of the Tehachapi wind farms, also owns alpacas, along with a variety of other exotic animals, including camels and reindeer. They offer petting zoos and other...

  2. Feline Conservation Center

  3. Amazing array of animal life in and around Tehachapi

  4. Alpacas abound in Tehachapi

Doing Business

  1. Kern County Board of Trade

    The Kern County Board of Trade is responsible for promoting and marketing Kern County; it acts as the county's official tourism bureau, as well as promoting Kern County as one of California's...

  2. Kern Economic Development Corporation

  3. City of Tehachapi, Community Development Department

History & Culture

  1. César E. Chávez National Monument established in October 2012

    In October 2012, thousands of people filled the grounds of La Paz — the property that served as the headquarters of the United Farm Workers labor movement from the 1970s until the death of...

  2. State park preserves native sites

  3. Tehachapi's wine industry is healthy and thriving

  4. Tree-ripened apples ... yum!

Nearby Attractions

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    Murray Family Farms

    Driving between Tehachapi and Bakersfield along Highway 58, you will find yourself visually marking your journey's treck with a Cherry Water Tower which sets north amongst tall palm tree clusters and...

  2. Willow Springs International Raceway

  3. Red Rock Canyon State Park

  4. Twenty Mule Team Museum, Boron

Spiritual Life

  1. Norbertine Sisters Monastery in quiet Water Canyon

    Just a few minutes southwest of the City of Tehachapi sits a secluded patch of heaven hidden in the clouds. A peaceful atmosphere pervades the beautiful 470-plus acre property of the Bethlehem Priory...

  2. Mountain Spirit Center

  3. Tehachapi Area Worship Directory

The Guides

  1. Event Venues & Services

    Tehachapi is a great place to get married, hold a family reunion or other special event, or get a group together for a business retreat. Some hotels and restaurants have small meeting rooms and many...

  2. Shopping

  3. Dining & Refreshments

  4. Lodging

Things to Do

  1. Bicycling

    The Tehachapi area is a bicyclist’s paradise with numerous trails as well as scenic byways and terrain ranging from flat to grueling. A great resource for bikers is the website of the Tehachapi...

  2. Camping

  3. Fishing

  4. Flight

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