The charming and vibrant city of Visalia, California, nestled in the foothills below the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains, is the gateway to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, home to largest living things on Earth: the giant sequoia trees.
Visalia welcomes travelers to experience the beauty, culture, and unique flavor of our destination, year-round. Visit the Parks, hit the links, spend an evening at the symphony, dine in one of the city’s world-class restaurants, or have a hiking, biking, camping, whitewater rafting or horseback riding adventure in a place of unmatched natural beauty!
Savor the city’s fresh farm to fork cuisine at one of many sidewalk cafés or spend the afternoon strolling pedestrian family-friendly streets, lined with unique shops and galleries. Tour the richest agricultural region in the United States and see the process firsthand, relax with a glass of local wine, or catch a baseball game at the state-of-the-art Rawhide ballpark!
Visalia makes a great home base for a National Park vacation with a variety of hotels from full service to select service available year round. Add to that the Sequoia Shuttle that offers seasonal shuttle service from most Visalia hotels to Sequoia National Park.
Whether you’re traveling for pleasure, business, with family, or just looking for a little extra adventure, the invitation is for you: Visit Visalia, explore our beautiful city, play in our backyard, and discover what makes Visalia such a special place!