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Visalia History Comes Alive for Foreign Travelers

About 400,000 or so of the 2+ million visitors to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks are from outside the United States. Places like Germany, France, England, and Asia – and also the Netherlands, as is the case of Marianna Metcalf. She was recently in Visalia as part of a trip to the Parks and […]

[ART METHOD SUCCESS] It’s not what you think!

Artist Eric Gonzalez

Take away your preconceived notions of art, community service, and rural Central Valley and get ready to embrace a new generation of artists, educators, mentors and art scene insiders. Meet Eric Gonzalez, the Visalia 2017 Artist of the Year. Spray Can artist Erik Gonzalez got his start in the big cities of Los Angeles and […]

Majestic Mountain Loop: 3 National Parks in 3 Days

Majestic Mountain Loop 3 National Parks, 3 Days, 1 Epic Journey Do you hear that knocking on your door? That’s summer announcing it’s here to stay for a while, which means you get some time off. But those precious days spent away from the office shouldn’t go to waste via you melting into the couch […]

Limitless Travel: A guide for travelers with limited mobility

LIMITLESS TRAVEL WITH TRAVIS Its summer-time, and families and friends are hitting the road and heading to the National Parks to see our nation’s treasures. It’s good to know that people with all abilities can get out there and enjoy the parks too, just like our friend Travis did. MEET TRAVIS We invited Travis Norvell […]

Need a Fall Getaway? These ideas will inspire you!

Fall is here and we’ve got the best getaway events for you! Our Annual Taste the Arts and Tastemakers Festival will inspire your creative side with music, art, food, drinks and so much more.  The events start in Downtown Visalia with Taste the Arts and will end at the Rawhide Ballpark with the Tastemakers Festival. […]

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 […]

Visalia Rawhide to host California League All-Star Game

The Visalia Rawhide are this year’s hosts for the California League      All-Star game this June 19 and 20, 2017 at beautiful Rawhide Stadium! Are you one of the many fans that will converge on Visalia to be a part of this fun and exciting event? Visalia is looking forward to welcoming athletes, their […]

Gospelpalooza? Is that even a thing?

Visalia is getting ready to welcome fans from all across the US and Canada for the Great Western Gospel Music Fan Festival. Don’t know what this event is? It is a “gospelpalooza” if you will, that brings internationally known Gospel singers together for an uplifting and glorious 3 day festival held at the Visalia Convention […]

Top 10 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Visalia

Wow. The holidays are here! With Thanksgiving next week, so starts the most wonderful time of the year-and the most hectic! Let’s make sure you take some time to truly enjoy this season. I mean Really.Enjoy.It. Here’s how. Give the absolute best gift ever: the gift of time spent together with family and friends. It […]

Top 5 Weekend Get-Away Ideas for Fall Travel

Fall is the perfect time for a weekend get-away. The kids are back in school, tourists are back to work and many places that were swamped with visitors are now pleasantly quiet. Here are a few suggestions for a long weekend vacay in Visalia (just a few shorts hours from LA and SF)  that will […]