10 Things to Do in Barstow That You Shouldn't Miss
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 22,639 at the 2010 census. Barstow is located 55 miles (89 km) north of San Bernardino.
1. Rainbow Basin Natural Area
4.5 based on 106 reviews
This scenic desert area is good for hiking and other outdoor activities.
Reviewed By CrankingChick - Tucson, ArizonaTucson, Arizona
Scenic Drive through Unique, Colorful Landscape
This area has very interesting and unusual geology! The colors and stratum of the rocky hills and canyons are fascinating. It reminded me of Artist's Palette at Death Valley National Park. Rainbow Basin is located about 10 miles north of Barstow off Irwin
2. Route 66 Mother Road Museum
4 based on 198 reviews
Reviewed By MikeinMalibu - Malibu, CaliforniaMalibu, California
See some history, I have traveled route 66 , before hwy40, so I remember all this. Stop in and see..
3. Outlets at Barstow
3.5 based on 396 reviews
Find great savings on merchandise from your favorite designer and name-brands direct from the manufacturer at stores like: Banana Republic, Fossil, Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, Guess, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Nine West, Reebok and many more. Before you travel, check out the Tanger Outlet website to find the latest Coupons & Sales Offers for Tanger Outlets in Barstow. Or, when you arrive at the outlets, make your first stop Shopper Services to learn about the benefits of joining TangerClub (Tanger Club information is also available online). In Shopper Services you can purchase a coupon book full of great savings or if you are already a TangerClub member pick up a coupon book for free! Think Outlets, Think Tanger.
Reviewed By Sandie-mitch - Swindon, United KingdomSwindon, United Kingdom
Not everything at factory prices
Stopped here on way to LA, when we pulled in there was about 30 coaches, we soon found out they were Japanese/Chinese, they were like bees around a honey pot & so rude, pushing people out of the way, trying to jump queues, a lot of people were getting so
4. Barstow Harvey House
4 based on 62 reviews
Reviewed By backpacker31 - Boynton Beach, FloridaBoynton Beach, Florida
A Step Back in Time
One of the last Harvey Houses left. Today it serves a multitude of purposes - museum, Amtrak train station, community center and railway display facility. Although the interior of the building was closed at the time, I was able to admire the wonderful ext
5. Barstow Station
3.5 based on 221 reviews
Whether you are looking for a place to take a rest, have some fun, use the restroom, engage in a history lesson, or collect souvenirs, we have it all here at Barstow Station. During your visit, you can grab great food, see interesting people, and stock up on supplies before hitting the road again. Barstow Station is home to more than 16 different vendors, including well-known names like McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts. Best of all, we have Wi-Fi, clean and inviting drivers' lounges, a liquor store, and clean restrooms. Looking for lotto tickets? Our family-owned fun spot is the fourth largest seller in the state of California. We have even made some millionaires!
Reviewed By NH2CA - Laguna Hills, CaliforniaLaguna Hills, California
Middle of no where
Here there is plenty of parking, gas, and a multitude of old train cars that all make up the ‘station’ several fast food restaurants, trinket shopping like sneakers & shot glasses as well as a bunch of candy, jerky, and drink shops. Cute place, but where
6. Western America Railroad Museum
4 based on 90 reviews
Reviewed By EvaF2Eva - Schoeningen, GermanySchoeningen, Germany
This small museum has surprisingly big collection of railway history related exhibits. Unfortunately they are all placed at very small area so it all becomes quite confusing. But it is worth a visit.
7. NASA Goldstone Visitor Center
5 based on 6 reviews
The NASA Goldstone Visitor's Center is located on the second floor of the Historic Harvey House. At the Visitor's Center you will find exhibits of the missions of NASA's Deep Space Network. These exhibits are for the enrichment and enjoyment of all.
Reviewed By Jim K - Indio, CaliforniaIndio, California
This is the visitor center for the Goldstone Tracking Center and you must see it. Has all the history for the satellites and radio communications. It is upstairs in the Harvey House so walk up the stairs or elevator. Fascinating and the docent was extreme
8. Mojave River Valley Museum
4.5 based on 17 reviews
Reviewed By Beachglass1006 - Santa Cruz, CaliforniaSanta Cruz, California
Go here for answers on area hiking, petroglyphs etc
After a weird visit to BLM office, first time ever told they won't give directions to petroglyphs as historic protected sitesThe guy finally helped with directions and did recommend going to this little museum for books on areas we want to exploreThe peop
9. California Welcome Center
4 based on 31 reviews
Reviewed By Jackbear - Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA
GREAT PLACE FOR CALIFORNIA TRAVEL INFORMATION
Located inside the Barstow Outlet Mall, the CALIFORNIA WELCOME CENTER is a great place to stop for tourist information for the state of California. It is funded by the mall rather than the state of California and is full I travel brochures and information
10. Treasure House Mall
4.5 based on 6 reviews
Reviewed By MominOC - Orange County, CaOrange County, Ca
This is an antique and consignment mall. The quality of items and displays are very nice and we were surprised to find it in Barstow. It was relaxing and interesting to look around even if we didn't buy anything this time.