Visalia is part of San Joaquin Valley and has more than 130,000 residents. It is the seat of Tulare County and has several wonderful attractions that are worth a visit on a bus rental in Visalia, California.
You can invite up to 60 of your family members and friends on a bus rental in Visalia, California and have a memorable weekend getaway. Some of the places that should be on your itinerary include:
Arts Visalia is located downtown and is housed inside an old Golden Creamery building. You will find an ever-changing exhibit of artworks and crafts. The center also offers art classes for adults and children. You can also go to the Chinese Culture Center where you can find Chinese artifacts, relics and antiques that would help you learn more about Chinese culture.
You may also want to visit the Creative Center, which provides cultural resources for member of the community. This is also where you would find the Jon Ginsburg Gallery, which features the works of the center's students. They also have a theater for performances.
The College of the Sequoias also has an art gallery that you can visit.
Meanwhile, the Imagine U Children's Museum is where kids can play and learn. Some of the museum's exhibits include Majestic Oak, the Amphimeadow, Grove Pick and Pack, Wonderful Water, U-Fix It and Imagination Station.
Those who love the performing arts can go to the Community Players at the Icehouse Theatre. This is one of the oldest performing arts groups in the San Joaquin Valley area, wowing audiences for more than three decades now. Or you can watch productions by the Enchanted Playhouse Theater Company.
You should catch the Tulare County Symphony Orchestra as they weave their musical magic, too. The orchestra has around 70 local musicians and regularly performs at the Visalia Fox Theatre. Another group that you should watch is the Visalia Opera Company. Other popular performance venues and performance groups include the LJ Williams Theatre, Rotary Theatre, Barn Theatre, Encore Theatre Company, and the Fourth Wall Theatre Company.
Apart from these, you can also go on the Mural Trail in downtown Visalia, a collection of close to 100 murals created by artists from the area. Or check out the Taste the Arts Festival, which combines agriculture and art in a single annual event.
Other related attractions you can visit are the Sam B. Pena Planetarium and the Juniper Berry Gallery.
Get the freshest fruits and vegetables, gourmet cheese, nuts, and other food products at the Farmers Market on S. Church St.
Check out the best restaurant in the city: Korean House. Or you might want to try out the food truck scene with Mexican food from Quesadilla Gorilla, Tacos Galacticos, Tacos Don Tono, or Tacos El Rojo. You might also want to start the day right at Fat Darin's where you could order the best breakfast and brunch items.
If you are in a hurry, there is always Farm Fresh Bowls. If you want to get really great afternoon snacks, go to Char-Cu-Te-Rie or Cafe Tommy. You can also enjoy the Indian and Middle Eastern food at Tandoori House or get great-tasting Lebanese fare at Amir's Kabob. Then sample the Laotian cuisine of Davorn's Place or the Latin American fare at Figaro’s Mexican Southwestern Grill.
Other restaurants you should try are Pizanos, Tazzaria, Pita Kabob Mediterranean Fusion Grill, Sushi Kuu, and Pita Kabob & Grill.
The Valley Oaks Golf Course, Oaks Course has three nine-hole courses that you can play in: the Valley, Oaks, and Lakes courses. Or you can play at the Visalia Country Club where you have 18 holes spread over more than 6,600 yards at the longest tees. It has a par of 72, a course rating of 72.0 and a slope rating of 122. The course was first opened in the 1920s.
You can also watch the Rawhides play at the Recreation Ballpark.
There are five sites in the city that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the Bank of Italy Building, Hyde House, Sequoia Field- Visalia-Dinuba School of Aeronautics, The Pioneer, and the US Post Office-Visalia Town Center Station.
Go camping at San Joaquin High Sierra Camp where you can enjoy clean air, comfortable cabins, and different facilities for biking, hiking, swimming, and star gazing. Or you can go to Kaweah Oaks Preserve where you have 322 acres of space to hike on. On your hike, you can enjoy watching the birds, wildlife, and local plants.
Plaza Park has several recreational facilities such as playgrounds, picnic facilities, play areas, tennis and horseshoe courts, softball fields, fishing pond, bike path and a dog park. Meanwhile, Mooney Grove Park allows you to have a picnic under the shade of majestic oak trees. You can also find ducks and geese at the lagoon.
Further, you have Blain Park, which has sports fields, a playground, play areas, a fitness course, and walking paths. For the sports minded, you can go to Riverway Sports Park where you have a splash pad, picnic facilities, a tot lot, a playground, soccer fields, an events promenade, the Saputo Sports Field, and the CR Shannon Baseball Complex. Another park that you should go to if you want to have some outdoor activities is the Whitendale Park, where you have picnic facilities, a multi-use field, play areas and softball fields.
Other parks you can go to are Alejandro R. Ruiz Sr. Park, Cherry Meadow Park, John Combs Park, Garden Street Plaza, Lincoln Oval Park, Mill Creek Garden, Perry Family Park, Provident Skatepark, Riverway Sports Park, Seven Oaks Park, West Main Park, Willow Glen Park, and Wittman Village Park, among others. You can also go fishing in some nearby spots such as Balch Park, Mineral King, Lake Success and Lake Kaweah.
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