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Rosamond

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Rosamond is a city in Antelope Valley, Southern California.

Get in

By car

California State Route 14 bisects Rosamond, coming from the Lancaster/Palmdale area to the south and Mojave and U.S. Highway 395 to the north.

By plane

The nearest airport is Palmdale Regional Airport (IATA: PMD) in Palmdale, served by United Airlines.

By taxi

  • El Taxi en Espanol (661) 266-2255 .. (Lancaster)
  • Rosamond Yellow Cab (661) 256-2227 .. (Rosamond)
  • Southland Yellow Cab (661) 723-2227 .. (Lancaster and Rosamond)
  • United Taxi (661) 267-9850 .. (Los Angeles)
  • Yellow Star Cab (661) 951-1155 .. (Lancaster)

Get around

See

  • Feline Conservation Center (The Cat House), 3718 60th Street West, +1 661 256-3793 (), [1]. Th-Tu: 10AM-4PM; Closed: Christmas day, Thanksgiving day, and the day of Feline Follies (call for date). A non-profit organization "dedicated to the protection and preservation of the world's endangered felines." Visitors are free to wander the compound to see all of the wild cats, which range in size from the house-cat size fishing cat to the 600+ pound Caesar, a Siberian Tiger. A Twilight Tour is available to allow viewing of the nocturnal species. $5 general, $4 seniors 60+, $3 age 3-12.

Do

  • Willow Springs International Raceway, 3500 75th Street West, +1 661 256-6666 (, fax: +1 661 256-9140), [2]. This race complex has multiple tracks ranging from basic ovals to the 2.5 mi (4 km) big track. There is also a mini-Kart track and a convoluted street course. Events are held most weekends. Check the website for details.

Buy

Eat

  • Guido's, 2739 Diamond St, +1 661 256-1236, [3].
  • M & G Burgers, 2915 20th St W, +1 661 256-8041.
  • Shanghai Restaurant, 2997 Desert St, +1 661 256-4397.
  • Valle Bravo, 2739 Diamond St, +1 661 256-6552.
  • Zuma's Restaurant, 2701 Sierra Hwy, +1 661 256-1022.

Drink

  • Coaches Sports Bar, Rosamond Blvd.
  • Diamond Jim's Casino, West Ave A.
  • Norma's Pub, 1315 W Rosamond Blvd # A, +1 661 256-4345.
  • Zebra Bikini Bar, Sierra Hwy.

Sleep

  • Carl's Motel, 2529 Sierra Hwy, +1 661 256-2043.
  • Devonshire Inn Motel, 2076 Rosamond Blvd, +1 661 256-3454 (fax: +1 661 256-9205), [4]. $62-98.
  • Joshua Motel, 2561 Sierra Hwy, +1 661 256-2348.
  • Rosamond Palms, 3377 Sierra Hwy, +1 661 256-1964.

Contact

Get out

  • Edwards Air Force Base, 1 S. Rosamond Blvd (Take Rosamond Blvd. east out of town and follow it directly to the base, about 9 mi (14 km)), +1 661 277-3510 (fax: +1 661 277-2732), [5]. Located east of Rosamond, Edwards AFB is a massive testing and training ground for the Air Force and NASA. There is a museum on the base and tours are available. See the website for details. Note that this is an active military base so ID will be required and visitors may be required to submit to a search.




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