The Central Valley
Whether you are a sports enthusiast looking for the next big game, an avid art lover in search of hidden treasures, a foodie with a big appetite for fresh produce and local flavors, or the next Olympic snowboarding champion, California’s Central Valley has a playground for you, any time of year!
Explore Our National Parks
Explore the unrivaled beauty of Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks using the Majestic Mountain Loop itinerary!
Outdoor Sports & Recreation
The Central Valley stretches from the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the east, across to the Pacific Coastal Range of the west. The incredibly beautiful area provides opportunities for fishing, hunting, rock climbing, camping, horseback riding, mountain biking, watersports, skiing, and so much more.
Family Friendly Attractions
Imagine, learn, discover, and enjoy our family friendly attractions. Visit the largest wave pool in California, the largest middle-Pleistocene fossil excavations in North America, feed a giraffe, discover how sound works, or just gaze up at the stars. Your family will be amazed at the endless possibilities available in the Central California region.
Take a journey through our Agricultural treasures within the Central Valley, known as the Ag Capital of the World. Stop to pick fresh cherries and strawberries still sparkling with morning dew. You will also find locally produced wine, sausage, bread, and cheese available directly from local farms.
The cultural arts scene in the Fresno region matches what you would find in much larger cosmopolitan cities around the world. Immerse yourself in the accomplishments of others at one of our many diverse historical and cultural museums. Celebrate performances and art at one of the biggest Rogue festivals in the West. With so many choices, you are sure to find something to pique your interest.
Sport Venues & Outdoor Activities
There are not many communities that can offer two arenas, seven stadiums, more than 100 softball/baseball fields, championship caliber pools, BMX and mountain bike tracks, paintball and skateboard facilities—all within a 20-minute radius. From quality venues and affordable, sports-friendly hotels to great weather and a variety of leisure activities, Fresno has it all.