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Rosamond is a city in Antelope Valley, Southern California.

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By car[edit]

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[edit]

The nearest airport is Palmdale Regional Airport (IATA: PMD) in Palmdale, previously served by United Airlines but currently non-functional.

By taxi[edit]

  • El Taxi en Espanol (661) 266-2255 .. (Lancaster)
  • Rosamond Yellow Cab (661) 256-2227 .. (Rosamond)
  • Southland Yellow Cab (661) 723-2227 .. (Lancaster and Rosamond)

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • 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 public area of the compound to see all of the wild cats, which range in size from the small Geoffrey's cat to Tiga, the Malaysian tiger. A Twilight Tour is available to allow viewing of the nocturnal species. Different levels of membership are available. Cats are also available for "adoption," which helps pay for the upkeep and care of the animals and facility. $7 general, $6 seniors 60+, $5 age 3-12.  edit

Do[edit][add listing]

  • 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.  edit

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Eat[edit][add listing]

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

Drink[edit][add listing]

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

Sleep[edit][add listing]

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


Get out[edit]

  • 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.  edit

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