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Guidebook for Visalia

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Guidebook for Visalia

Food Scene
This is the best steak house you'll ever have the pleasure of enjoying.
Double LL Steak House & Saloon
401 E Center Ave
This is the best steak house you'll ever have the pleasure of enjoying.
Wonderful Mexican Food!
Amigos | Restaurant & Cantina
5113 W Walnut Ave
Wonderful Mexican Food!
50's vibe breakfast hidden away.
The Corner Cafe
5219 W Goshen Ave
50's vibe breakfast hidden away.
For a very unique experience you must have brunch in this "little tin can" only locals enjoy. Located on East Main, not Main Street, this hidden cafe is not down town. Parking in the back.
Dimples Diner
1823 E Main St
For a very unique experience you must have brunch in this "little tin can" only locals enjoy. Located on East Main, not Main Street, this hidden cafe is not down town. Parking in the back.
My personal favorite and another treasure known only by the locals. Family-owned operation serving breakfast & lunch food in a homey setting with a gift shop. Unique Swedish and other healthy breakfast option choices will have you amazed.
6
locals recommend
Valhalla | Restaurant & Gift Shop
314 West Center Avenue
6
locals recommend
My personal favorite and another treasure known only by the locals. Family-owned operation serving breakfast & lunch food in a homey setting with a gift shop. Unique Swedish and other healthy breakfast option choices will have you amazed.
Another breakfast spot you cannot leave town without experiencing.
Grannys Country Cafe
1718 E Mineral King Ave
Another breakfast spot you cannot leave town without experiencing.
50's style diner with great american food.
Chubby's Diner
3900 S Mooney Blvd
50's style diner with great american food.
Amazing food and atmosphere!
11
locals recommend
Fugazzis
127 West Main Street
11
locals recommend
Amazing food and atmosphere!
Entertainment & Activities
Downtown has great food choices, hometown shops and vintage vibe. Great night life options. Walking distance to breweries, bands, food, farmers markets, movies, live performances and much more!
Downtown Visalia Plaza
Downtown has great food choices, hometown shops and vintage vibe. Great night life options. Walking distance to breweries, bands, food, farmers markets, movies, live performances and much more!
Large movie theater and shopping too.
Mooney & Orchard (N)
Large movie theater and shopping too.
Bumper cars, video games and much much more family fun.
8
locals recommend
Adventure Park
5600 W Cypress Ave
8
locals recommend
Bumper cars, video games and much much more family fun.
large movie theater with parking garage across the street, Double L Steakhouse and many other great restaurants and entertainment downtown.
Regal Visalia
120 S Bridge St
large movie theater with parking garage across the street, Double L Steakhouse and many other great restaurants and entertainment downtown.
Sprawling park with an interactive water feature, baseball & soccer fields, playgrounds & mo
Riverway Sports Park
3611 N Dinuba Blvd
Sprawling park with an interactive water feature, baseball & soccer fields, playgrounds & mo
Amusement center
Quantum Leap Extreme Air Sports
4335 W Noble Ave
Amusement center
Miniature car raceway
Plaza Park Raceway
700 S Plaza St
Miniature car raceway
seasonally sponsored events
Woodlake Lions Rodeo
19400 Ave 398
seasonally sponsored events
Once a year Tulare host the largest Ag Expo in the world
World Ag Expo®
4450 South Laspina Street
Once a year Tulare host the largest Ag Expo in the world
Visalia Golf Club
Valley Oaks Golf Course
1800 South Plaza Street
NHRA drag racing and more!
Auto Club Famoso Raceway
33559 Famoso-Woody Road
NHRA drag racing and more!
38
locals recommend
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
894 West Belmont Avenue
38
locals recommend
Open during the summer, this water park offers water rides, pools, slides & kid play areas.
8
locals recommend
Island Waterpark
6099 W Barstow Ave
8
locals recommend
Open during the summer, this water park offers water rides, pools, slides & kid play areas.
Forested park on 90 acres with ponds, lake, zoo and amusement park.
Roeding Park
890 West Belmont
Forested park on 90 acres with ponds, lake, zoo and amusement park.
52-acre water park with a wave pool, kiddie area, mat slides, a rapid ride & more
10
locals recommend
Wild Water Adventure Park
11413 East Shaw Avenue
10
locals recommend
52-acre water park with a wave pool, kiddie area, mat slides, a rapid ride & more
Family recreation center with paintball, go-karts, mini-golf & arcades as well as snacks & drinks.
Blackbeard's Family Entertainment
4055 N Chestnut Diagonal
Family recreation center with paintball, go-karts, mini-golf & arcades as well as snacks & drinks.
Horseback riding in the foothills of Springville
Balch Park Pack Station
36138 CA-190
Horseback riding in the foothills of Springville
Enjoy the warmed pools and spas naturally heated with the earth's hot springs. Cute gift shop, ice cream and lunch too tucked away in the mountain side.
8
locals recommend
California Hot Springs Resort
42177 Hot Springs Road
8
locals recommend
Enjoy the warmed pools and spas naturally heated with the earth's hot springs. Cute gift shop, ice cream and lunch too tucked away in the mountain side.
Skating Rink
Roller Towne
520 S Linwood St
Skating Rink
Arts & Culture
Great church. One of many in Visalia.
Visalia First
3737 S Akers St
Great church. One of many in Visalia.
Historic building host many events . You must check it out.
Visalia Fox Theatre
308 W Main St
Historic building host many events . You must check it out.
Kaweah Oaks Preserve is located in Tulare County, California east of the city of Visalia not far from the mouth of the Kaweah River near the Venice Hill
ImagineU Interactive Children's Museum
210 N Tipton St
Kaweah Oaks Preserve is located in Tulare County, California east of the city of Visalia not far from the mouth of the Kaweah River near the Venice Hill
Opened in 1985, this local history museum features memorabilia, rotating art exhibits & a gift shop.
Tulare Historical Museum
444 W Tulare Ave
Opened in 1985, this local history museum features memorabilia, rotating art exhibits & a gift shop.
Local history & culture exhibits, including a large collection of Native American baskets.
Tulare County Museum
27000 S Mooney Blvd
Local history & culture exhibits, including a large collection of Native American baskets.
The Forestiere Underground Gardens, located at 5021 West Shaw Avenue in Fresno, California, are a series of subterranean structures built by Baldasare Forestiere, an immigrant from Sicily, over a period of 40 years from 1906 to his death in 1946
44
locals recommend
Forestiere Underground Gardens
5021 West Shaw Avenue
44
locals recommend
The Forestiere Underground Gardens, located at 5021 West Shaw Avenue in Fresno, California, are a series of subterranean structures built by Baldasare Forestiere, an immigrant from Sicily, over a period of 40 years from 1906 to his death in 1946
Elegant 19th-century mansion with period furnishings, a scenic garden & guided tours.
Meux Home Museum
1007 R St
Elegant 19th-century mansion with period furnishings, a scenic garden & guided tours.
Guided tours of the 1903 residence of ranch manager M. Theo Kearney, furnished with period pieces.
Kearney Mansion Museum
7160 W Kearney Blvd
Guided tours of the 1903 residence of ranch manager M. Theo Kearney, furnished with period pieces.
The Fresno Art Museum is an art museum in Fresno, California. The museum's collection includes contemporary art, modern art, Mexican and Mexican-American art, and Pre-Columbian sculpture
9
locals recommend
Fresno Art Museum
2233 North First Street
9
locals recommend
The Fresno Art Museum is an art museum in Fresno, California. The museum's collection includes contemporary art, modern art, Mexican and Mexican-American art, and Pre-Columbian sculpture
Nonprofit 3-acre demonstration garden with drought-resistant plants, an information center & tours
Clovis Botanical Garden
945 N Clovis Ave
Nonprofit 3-acre demonstration garden with drought-resistant plants, an information center & tours
Wonderful foothill community event in October https://springvilleapplefestival.com/
Springville Apple Festival
35680 CA-190
Wonderful foothill community event in October https://springvilleapplefestival.com/
Unique place with food, cheese factory, gift shop, outdoor animals and buildings including play structures. Very neat place to go.
Bravo Farms Vintage Cheese Factory
36005 California 99
Unique place with food, cheese factory, gift shop, outdoor animals and buildings including play structures. Very neat place to go.
Must see for kids
Ultimate Aquarium
217 W Main St
Must see for kids
Shopping
Nice grocery store near the home.
Save Mart
5201 West Goshen Avenue
Nice grocery store near the home.
Large mall with great parking
Visalia Mall
Large mall with great parking
Outdoor shopping mall
6
locals recommend
Tulare Outlets
1407 Retherford St
6
locals recommend
Outdoor shopping mall
River Park is an outdoor shopping center in Fresno, California on the east side of Blackstone Avenue
44
locals recommend
River Park Shopping Center
71 East Via la Plata
44
locals recommend
River Park is an outdoor shopping center in Fresno, California on the east side of Blackstone Avenue
Not sure I would call this antiques more like unique. Hand made items of all sorts, vintage and much more than you can imagine. Don't leave Visalia without spending a few hours in there! You will surely find your keepsake to remind you of the trip.
Visalia Vintage & Antiques
2700 S Mooney Blvd
Not sure I would call this antiques more like unique. Hand made items of all sorts, vintage and much more than you can imagine. Don't leave Visalia without spending a few hours in there! You will surely find your keepsake to remind you of the trip.
Create your own stuffed animals at this specialty chain, also stocking toy apparel & accessories.
Build-A-Bear Workshop
2031 S Mooney Blvd
Create your own stuffed animals at this specialty chain, also stocking toy apparel & accessories.
Exotic Reptiles
1328 S Mooney Blvd
Must see the uniquely made dog clothes and items!
Pet Envy Grooming & Boutique
5121 W Goshen Ave
Must see the uniquely made dog clothes and items!
PetSmart
4240 S Mooney Blvd
Parks & Nature
Just a few minutes drive
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locals recommend
Sequoia National Park
82
locals recommend
Just a few minutes drive
Very large park with museum, water, wild life and much more!
7
locals recommend
Mooney Grove Park
27000 S Mooney Blvd
7
locals recommend
Very large park with museum, water, wild life and much more!
Kaweah Oaks Preserve is located in Tulare County, California east of the city of Visalia not far from the mouth of the Kaweah River near the Venice Hill
8
locals recommend
Kaweah Oaks Preserve
29979 Road 182
8
locals recommend
Kaweah Oaks Preserve is located in Tulare County, California east of the city of Visalia not far from the mouth of the Kaweah River near the Venice Hill
Park featuring open fields, a playground, a walking path & reservable arbors with grills.
Blain Park
3101 S Court St
Park featuring open fields, a playground, a walking path & reservable arbors with grills.
This popular, community park features a children's playground, picnic tables & open green space
Perry Family Park
4013 S County Center Dr
This popular, community park features a children's playground, picnic tables & open green space
Huge park with water, ducks, bbq area, area for riding bikes, tennis courts and much more.
Plaza Park Playground
9000 W Airport Dr
Huge park with water, ducks, bbq area, area for riding bikes, tennis courts and much more.
Be careful but explore large rocks at the river's edge.
6
locals recommend
Slick Rock Recreation Area
39883 Sierra Dr
6
locals recommend
Be careful but explore large rocks at the river's edge.
Must see . Recreation Hall, hiking and just great outdoor adventures
Ash Mountain Recreation Hall
46725 Sycamore Dr
Must see . Recreation Hall, hiking and just great outdoor adventures
Woodlake Botanical Garden
577 E Naranjo Blvd
In February & March, this scenic drive is known for displays of blooming fruit trees & wildflowers
7
locals recommend
Fresno County Blossom Trail
7
locals recommend
In February & March, this scenic drive is known for displays of blooming fruit trees & wildflowers
Essentials
Children's Hospital is the best of the best. Coming soon to Visalia too!
Valley Children's Hospital
9300 Valley Children's Pl
Children's Hospital is the best of the best. Coming soon to Visalia too!
Great Doctors with labs and specialty services
Visalia Medical Clinic Inc
5400 W Hillsdale Ave
Great Doctors with labs and specialty services
Local Hospital
Kaweah Delta Health Care District
Local Hospital
Best Vet in town!
Care At the Courtyard Veterinary Clinic
120 N Akers St
Best Vet in town!
Sightseeing
Boat Rentals, jet ski, nature
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locals recommend
Lake Kaweah
17
locals recommend
Boat Rentals, jet ski, nature
Wonderful mountain community with many outdoor activities. Three rivers run through it. Nice hiking area too.
16
locals recommend
Three Rivers
16
locals recommend
Wonderful mountain community with many outdoor activities. Three rivers run through it. Nice hiking area too.
Wonderful ice cream and gift shop in the mountains!
31
locals recommend
Reimers Candies & Gifts
42375 Sierra Drive
31
locals recommend
Wonderful ice cream and gift shop in the mountains!
World's Largest Box of Raisins
13501-13999 S Bethel Ave
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
47050 Generals Hwy