Attractions in Fresno CaliforniaFresno tourist attractions are many and varied. Filled with fun things to do for the whole family or a romantic getaway, top attractions draw visitors from around the world to sunny Fresno, California.
From historic sights and landmarks like Meux Home Museum and Shinzen Japanese Garden to national parks, shopping, dining and thrills at amusement parks like Wild Water Adventures, there’s truly something for everyone. Leading Fresno, California tourist attractions also include Yosemite National Park (70 miles), Sequoia National Park (80 miles) and Kings Canyon National Park (80 miles). Enjoy a prime Central Valley hotel location for exploring the feast of fun activities and things to do in Fresno, California, the La Quinta Inn & Suites Fresno Riverpark is the ultimate location to experience it all.
Sequoia National Park.Sequoia National Park was America’s second national park after Yellowstone National Park and is located approximately 80 miles east of Fresno, CA in the southern Sierra Nevada. Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park are administered together as one national park and often mentioned in the same name, but are actually two distinct parks. Kings Canyon National Park being just north of Sequoia National Park. To learn more about attractions at Sequoia National Park, visit www.nps.gov/seki. [Top]
Kings Canyon National Park.Kings Canyon National Park was established in 1940. Approximately 80 miles east of Fresno, California, the park is home to the largest Giant Sequoia grove in the world, Redwood Mountain Grove. Kings Canyon National Park also features the General Grant Grove and the landmark General Grant Tree. For more information about visiting the many attractions of Kings Canyon National Park, visit www.nps.gov/seki. [Top]
Yosemite National Park.Yosemite National Park was one of America’s first nature parks and is well known for the stunning Half Dome mountain and a bevy of flowing waterfalls that dot the nearly 1,200 square miles of acreage that Yosemite National Park covers. Yosemite National Park is located 70 miles outside of Fresno, California. To learn more about Half Dome and other top attractions at Yosemite National Park, visit www.nps.gov/yose. [Top]
River Park Shopping Center, Fresno CA.Fresno, California's Riverpark Mall is home to a wide range of shopping, dining, entertainment and fun things to do for the whole family. Top Riverpark Fresno attractions include a 21-screen movie theater, dozens of top retail stores, a weekly Farmer’s Market and leading Fresno restaurants. For more information about attractions at Riverpark Mall in Fresno, CA, visit www.Fresno-Riverpark.com. [Top]
Island Waterpark, Fresno CA.Island Waterpark in Fresno, California offers water-soaked thrill rides and adventure for the whole family plus entertainment and headliner concerts from the biggest names in the music business. Island Waterpark features a great line up of fun Fresno attractions like the Australian-inspired Biondi Beach and the Singapore Tsunami. For more details on Island Waterpark, visit www.islandwaterpark.com. [Top]
Shinzen Japanese Garden, Fresno CA.Shinzen Japanese Garden recreates an authentic Japanese-style garden. Due to the similarly mild climates of Japan and Fresno, California, the garden is authentic down to its Japanese plant roots. Serenely tranquil and beautiful, Shinzen Japanese Garden is located in Fresno’s Woodward Park. For more information about the lovely tourist attractions at Fresno’s Shinzen Japanese Garden, visit www.shinzenjapanesegarden.org. [Top]
Chukchansi Gold Resort.Chukchansi Gold Resort offers Vegas-style gaming like 3-Card Poker, Blackjack, Spanish 21 and Pai Gow, plus plenty of slots action. Located in Coarsegold, California which is 30 miles outside of Fresno, Chukchansi Gold Resort is in between both Yosemite National Park and Fresno. To learn more about Chukchansi Gold Resort, visit www.chukchansigold.com. [Top]
Fresno Art Museum.Fresno Art Museum exhibits a wide range of local, national and international contemporary art and includes collections focused on French post-impressionist graphics and Mexican art and pre-Columbian ceramics from ancient times to present. For more details about Fresno, CA attractions and fun things to do at the Fresno Art Museum, visit www.fresnoartmuseum.org. [Top]