Fresno Travel Guide, California
Plan a vacation to Fresno
The beautiful city of Fresno serves as the economic as well as the cultural center of Fresno-Clovis metropolitan region. Also, this city is popular for being the second largest metropolitan region in the entire Central Valley.
A large number of travelers from different parts of the globe visit this beautiful destination in United States in order to make their vacations all the more exciting and fun filled. Apart from offering from a large number of attractive tourist spots to visit, the city is also well known for its great culture, traditions and nightlife. Fresno is a brilliant community that provides something for the other for each and every traveler as well as locals.
Being a dry desert in sometime, Fresno was actually discovered when the missionaries from Spain were looking for some suitable sites. The Fresno County was also established in the year 1856 but the Fresno town emerged as the county seat in the year 1874. Fresno also attracted farm workers from all across the globe. Soon Central Valley and Fresno became widely known as the producers of grapes, raisins, cattle, citrus and wheat. Various ethnic communities such as Armenians, Basques, Italians and the Hmong still maintain a powerful sense of pride as well as identity in their heritage and this is clearly reflected in the city life of Fresno today.
The must see sights as well as museums of this great city of Fresno includes the Water Tower Visitor Center, the Tower District, Simonian Farm’s agricultural bounty and the Kearney Mansion Museum.
The Tower District is the best destination if you are looking forward to some great late night dancing and a pool game. For late dinner, entertainment and exceptional beer collection, a visit at the Silver Dollar Hofbrau and Club One Casino can prove to be really entertaining and exciting. So, pack your bags today and plan a vacation to the attractive, serene and charming city of Fresno.
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- Shinzen Japanese Garden in Fresno
travel tip by Sayuri87 posted more then 30 days ago
Located in the grounds of the Woodward Park in Fresno, the Shinzen Japanese Garden is a true symbol of Japanese culture, mixture of tranquility, beauty and harmony. In the garden you can take a tour or just walk by yourself, exploring...
- Big Fresno Fair
travel tip by papillon posted more then 30 days ago
The biggest and greatest event of the city that is held every year in October for 10 days is the Big Fresno Fair. If you can, visit Fresno during these almost 2 weeks, because you will have the time of your life. Live concerts, shows,...
- Island Water Park
travel tip by Sistazzione posted more then 30 days ago
We've visited the Island Water Park with some friends and their kids and it was just mind blowing. During summer the air is so hot so having fun with water is just the thing we needed. The park is open only during the summer, so you...
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