Ridgecrest Tourism, California

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Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 395 in the Indian Wells Valley in northeastern Kern County, adjacent to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS, or China Lake). The population was 27,616 at the 2010 census, up from 24,927 at the 2000 census. The city of Ridgecrest is a largely "company" oriented (China Lake, above) community big enough to provide plenty of schools, shopping and health care. It was incorporated as a city in 1963. Ridgecrest is surrounded by four mountain ranges; the Sierra Nevada on the west, the Cosos on the north, the Argus Range on the east, and the El Paso Mountains on the south. It is approximately 82 miles (132 km) from the Lancaster/Palmdale area and approximately 145 miles (233 km) from both Bakersfield and San Bernardino, the three nearest major urban centers. Private air travel in and out of the city is provided through the Inyokern Airport. There are currently no scheduled commercial flights in or out of Ridgecrest. Ridgecrest is within two hours of the highest and the lowest points in the conterminous U.S.

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Ridgecrest in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. The nearest major city to Ridgecrest is Death Valley National Park. Death Valley National Park is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Badwater, Zabriskie Point, Dante's View. A vacation to Ridgecrest can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Ridgecrest*

  • Living in Ridgecrest - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 50.06 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ridgecrest

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ridgecrest

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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