Soak up the California sun in the bustling city. Sandwiched between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you'll find the beautiful city of Fresno. This city is teeming with activities and attractions to keep you and yours entertained. Find out what all the fuss is about at these top Fresno Attractions!
Let your wild side roam free at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo
. Get up close and personal with the wildlife at the animal attractions, enjoy one of the magnificent performances at Ross Laird's Winged Wonders Bird Show or plan your trip around a special event, such as the popular Safari Night.
Address: 844 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728 - MAP
Phone: (559) 621-5799
Walk through a world of fairy tales come to life at Rotary Storyland Playland
, a small family amusement park. This land of Mother Goose tales and nursery rhymes features thirteen themed rides and a splash park. Take aride around the park in the miniature train or on the old-fashioned carousel. It's an attraction the whole family will love.
Address: 890 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728 - MAP
Phone: (559) 486-2124
Give your ears a treat at the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra
. Listen to the orchestra perform a variety of pieces, from Masterworks to Pop Concerts along with family and holiday specials. This cultural flagship is the premier orchestra in the Central San Joaquin Valley, on par with any found in larger cities.
Address: 2377 West Shaw Avenue # 101, Fresno, CA 93711 - MAP
Phone: (559) 261-0600
Beat the summer heat at Island Waterpark
, the perfect place to cool down and splash around. Designed to please patrons of all ages, from toddlers to adults, everyone will find something fun to do at this waterpark attraction. Laze around in the wave pool or floating river, or get your thrills on one of the 20 rides-including a three-story slide and the ever-popular Rapids.
Address: 6099 West Barstow Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722 - MAP
Phone: (559) 277-6800
Fresno Art Museum
offers a dynamic art experience. Appreciate the art from the museum's collection, including Japanese prints and late 20th century sculptures, or expose yourself to the beauties of the traveling exhibitions and attractions, including the Distinguished Women Artists exhibit or the collections of abstract expressionism. You can even take classes on the weekends.
Address: 2233 North 1st Street, Fresno, CA 93703 - MAP
Phone: (559) 441-4220
Walk through Fresno's amazing Forestiere Underground Gardens
. Designed in the style of ancient catacombs, this subterranean network showcases some of the most unique trees, shrubs and vines found in the state of California. Tours of this underground attraction are available on the hour, on a first-come first-serve basis. Bring your walking shoes and get ready to explore these unique gardens.
Address: 5021 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93722 - MAP
Phone: (559) 271-0734
Nature lovers will not want to miss the chance to explore Woodward Regional Park
. This 300-acre park is home to a number of attractions. It has a multi-use amphitheatre, an authentic Japanese Garden, an extensive trail system, three children's playgrounds, a fenced dog park and several bodies of water.
Address: North Friant Road, Fresno, CA 93720 - MAP
Phone: (559) 621-2900
Have an unforgettable adventure at the Kings River Expeditions
. Ride down the Kings River whitewater rapids in a group raft, perfect for beginning and intermediate rafters. This family-owned and operated whitewater rafting company offers both one- and two-day trips, filled with unique escapades! If you're seeking thrills in Fresno, this is an attraction for you.
Address: 211 North Van Ness Avenue, Fresno, CA 93701 - MAP
Phone: (559) 233-4881