Visalia, California


Gateway to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest.

Settled in 1852, Visalia is the oldest permanent inland settlement between Stockton and Los Angeles, California. Located in the heart of central California’s most productive agricultural region, Visalia boasts a charming historic downtown district that features the Visalia Convention Center, a wide array of dining and lodging options, art galleries and historic sites, the historic Fox Theater, antique and boutique shopping, and over 50 murals. You can walk around the city’s downtown district, take the Downtown Visalia Trolley, and in the summer months, take the Sequoia Shuttle to Sequoia National Park.

Local Highlights include: Visalia Fox Theatre, Visalia Opera Company, Downtown Visalia Mural Trail and Historic Walking Trail, Icehouse Theatre, Enchanted Playhouse, Chinese Cultural Center, Jon Ginsburg Gallery at the Creative Center, LJ Williams Theatre, Visalia Convention Center, Visalia Farmers Market, Imagine U Children’s Museum, Bravo Lake Botanical Garden, Lake Kaweah, Kaweah Oaks Preserve, AgVentures! Learning Center / International Agri-Center and Tulare Fairgrounds.

Regional Highlights include: Lake Success (approx. 40 miles), Sequoia National Park (approx. 40 miles), Kings Canyon National Park (approx. 55 miles), Balch Park (approx. 60 miles), Sequoia National Forest (approx. 100 miles), Yosemite National Park (approx. 105 miles), and Pinnacles National Park (approx. 135 miles).

Nearby Cities include: Exeter (approx. 11 miles), Tulare (approx. 15 miles), Lindsay (approx. 20 miles), Hanford (approx. 20 miles), Porterville (approx. 30 miles), Three Rivers (approx. 30 miles), Bakersfield (approx. 80 miles), Kettleman City (approx. 55 miles), Fresno (approx. 45 miles), Paso Robles (approx. 105 miles), and Los Angeles (approx. 190 miles), and Sacramento (approx. 215 miles).

Nearby Airports: Visalia Municipal Airport-VIS (approx. 7 miles), Bakersfield Municipal Airport (approx. 75 miles), Fresno Yosemite International Airport (approx. 48 miles), Los Angeles International Airport (approx. 195 miles), LA/Ontario International Airport (approx. 226 miles), San Francisco International Airport (approx. 230 miles).

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