5 Unique Vacation Rentals

It’s easy to admit that the Kern River Valley has a plethora of accommodations. From secluded cabins, cozy hotels and lodges, and camping under the stars, all you need to do is pick your comfort level. But maybe you’re looking for something a little more unexpected. We’ve got you covered with these five unique finds. Add a little extra spice to your adventure.


Rankin Ranch - Caliente

With the stunning views you’ll drive through on your way from Caliente to Kernville, you won’t believe it’s an hour away. Enjoy the open air and spend your vacation on a Dude Ranch! Home cooked meals, morning horseback rides, and the great outdoors, come unplug with your friends and family.  



Oak Flat Lookout - Greenhorn Mountains

Up and away from it all, the Oak Flat Lookout Tower has panoramic views of the Kern River Valley. Built in the 1930s for fire detection purposes, you can now rent out this off-the-grid lookout station for your group of four. Be sure to bring water and your own lighting, and get ready for spectacular sunrises.




Frandy Park Wagons - Kernville

Go back in time to those old Western roots with Frandy Park’s Wagon rentals! Roast some marshmallows and tell ghost stories fire-side. Centrally located in Kernville, Frandy Park is just a short walk away from SoCal’s shop.


Vacation Trailers

Test out the RV life without the commitment of buying your own! Check out their locations around Kernville, and pick your favorite spot.


Live like a local: Airbnb

There are plenty of options on Airbnb if you’re wanting to get the native experience. Spend a few nights at a cabin by the river, a house by the lake, or up in the mountains in Alta Sierra.


Start planning your next adventure. The only hard part is going to be how to choose where to stay!



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