Downtown Antiques Hunting Walk (Self Guided), Bakersfield

The downtown streets of Bakersfield offer a plethora of intriguing antique finds. Come here for a spot of treasure hunting and search for unique collectables, vintage clothing and some old world inspiration for the home. Many of the antique stores can be found along 18th and 19th Street, with more than a dozen on 19th street alone. These antique shops feature one-of-a-kind finds and many fascinating pieces, each one telling a different story. They are among the most delightful stores you will come across during your time in downtown Bakersfield.

For those who love to rummage around the past and bring it into the present, there is much to whet your appetite in the downtown area. The quality and variety of the pieces on sale here are truly impressive. Look through shelves, trunks, racks, nooks and crannies that are filled with interesting items.

Among the stores to look out for are In Your Wildest Dreams, featuring antique furniture, vintage clothing and more modern items. Stop by Central Park Antique Mall, home to a vast selection of older merchandise. Go bargain hunting at the Five & Dime Antique Mall, where there are good deals on many items, including clothing and home ware.
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Downtown Antiques Hunting Walk Map

Guide Name: Downtown Antiques Hunting Walk
Guide Location: USA » Bakersfield
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles
Author: naomi

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