Whether visiting or living in this California destination, there are many things to see and do. Here are attractions, activities and events of interest:
VacationsVisalia, Calif.—This gateway to the Sequoias is a perfect home base for visits. The Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park include the world's biggest trees and most famous the giant redwoods General Sherman and General Grant. Visalia is the biggest city with shopping, dining, hotels, and theater outside the National Park. Inside the park there's really only one hotel, Wuksachi Lodge.
Crystal Cave may be haunted, but only the bravest few will actually find out...This Halloween special is certainly no trick, it just might be downright terrifying! Celebrate your haunted holiday with Sequoia National Park (sequoiahistory.org). Join experienced cave naturalists for a day of spooky Halloween fun.
Bravo Farms Cheese Factory in Traver offers ice cream to espresso, packaged goodies and special treats, Bravo Farms offers everything you need for family fun this fall! Come and see for yourself what makes Bravo Farms Cheese so delicious as you watch the cheese-making process from behind the scenes, and then, taste the difference with a sample of ice cream. Located off Highway 99, just north of town at 36005 Hwy 99, Traver.
KAWEAH LAND AND ARTS FESTIVAL is a four-day celebration of art and nature with four events that focus on the landscape of the Kaweah watershed through visual art, poetry, music and storytelling. From the awe-inspiring peaks of the Sierra Nevada to the productive valley farms and cities below, this festival celebrates the diverse land that inspires visitors to become more active stewards of this remarkable and endangered landscape. For more information about the Land & Arts Festival.
Tulare County Museum of Farm Labor and Agriculture includes exhibits that showcase ethnic groups helping make Tulare County the world's second largest ag producer. Mooney Grove Park 27000 South Mooney Boulevard Visalia, California 932977
Visalia Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted dozens of Outdoor Journalists from across California for their bi-annual OWAC Conference. Writers spent time in Visalia and our backyard exploring the historic downtown, mountain biking, bass fishing, horseback riding, discovering the Giants in Sequoia National Park, and relaxing at Crawdaddys and the Visalia Convention Center.