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Hotels in Ridgecrest, CA
Located in the California High Desert, Ridgecrest combines a stress-free lifestyle with a technologically savvy business community. Just an hour and a half outside of the Sequoia National Forrest, Ridgecrest is home to the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station, and Little Petroglyph Canyon, home to the largest collection of ancient Indian rock art in North America.
Explore the High Sierras on your visit to Ridgecrest. Drive north and check out Lone Pine, or venture into the Maturango Museum – exhibits detail the diversity of the Northern Mojave Desert. Check out the U.S. Navy Museum of Armament and Technology for an up-close look at the famous Sidewinder missile.
Two of the major events are in October, when the city hosts the Ridgecrest Balloon Festival, a celebration of hot air balloons, and the Desert Empire Fair, featuring carnival rides and live entertainment.
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