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One Last Summer Adventure

As the summer season winds down and school is starting soon… wait you still have a whole week of fun ahead of you! Don’t sit around wishing you could have one more day, get out and do something fun. There is still so much to do in Visalia before the school year starts so plan […]

Election Madness and our Privilege to Vote

Voters came out in record numbers this past Tuesday to cast their vote in arguably the one of the most historic, contentious, and wildest elections in years! We’ve seen all kinds of crazy posted on Facebook and Twitter, printed in our newspapers, and on TV. It got so that we were arguing over everything! Marney […]

Visalia brings Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks to downtown

Are you traveling – or thinking of traveling – to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks with the family and looking for something both kids and adults will enjoy? How about stopping in the charming city of Visalia for some fun and adventure! Visalia CVB is excited this summer to partner with Sequoia and Kings […]

Tips for travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon

Americans are hitting the road and visiting national parks in record numbers.  Visitation is up 15% at Sequoia National Park and all indicators point to a very busy summer. These are some tips from the parks to reduce wait time at the entrance stations.  The park will be operating four in-bound lanes to issue entrance […]

Guest Blog: Dark Sky Festival

A Spectacular Occasion and Dark Skies in Sequoia and King Canyon Summer in the Sierra Nevada is a magical place. As the winter snows melt, brilliant colors from wildflowers bloom under the sun-drenched meadows and forest of the Giant Sequoia. Wildlife such as the handsome black bear, curious marmot and spirited chickaree roam the woods […]

Guest Blog: Venturing Out in Visalia

Venturing Out in Visalia, California When you think of California, what comes to mind? Likely, you are conjuring up images of mighty sequoia trees surrounded by enormous pine cones, majestic mountains, clear waters, fresh farmland overflowing with the scent of citrus, and acres upon acres of vineyards. Surely you would have to traverse the entire […]

87th Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree

Each year the Sanger Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree. It’s quite the event, and we bet a lot of you have never been! This year, create a new tradition and visit this snowy, majestic attraction that we’re lucky enough to have sitting in our very own backyard (literally!). […]

Be Our Guest! Undiscovered Travels in Visalia

Undiscovered Travels in Visalia By Joe Laing, El Monte RV If there were ever a beauty contest for Central Valley towns, Visalia would most certainly be among the finalists. With the imposing Sierra Nevada as a backdrop, this picturesque hamlet 230 miles southeast of San Francisco welcomes visitors with towering trees, stunning vistas and plenty […]