Things to do when in Fresno, California A travel Guide

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When you hear the name “Fresno, California”, agriculture comes to your mind, or you think of it as a destination portal to three of the most visited national parks of The United States of America (Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon). But, have you ever explored Fresno itself? Fresno is the 5th largest city of California and it is located in the middle of San Joaquin Valley with commendable weather. Its summer is hot and dry, rarely gets below freezing point in winter, which means that its winter is mild. This attracts a lot of visitors. But, have you ever made Fresno your solo travel location or a getaway spot? This travel guide will help you with your travel plans because the city has more to offer than what meets the eye. 

Reaching Fresno

If you fly to Los Angeles International Airport and take a car, it will take three and a half hours to reach Fresno, and three and a half hours to the south from San Francisco International Airport.

Traveling by car gives you more opportunities to explore the city, plus the city offers you with best Fresno car accident lawyers. They have you covered for any sort of legal complications and makes you feel safe. 

To reach Fresno by plane, you can fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, or you can take Amtrak San Joaquin Train. It travels from San Francisco or Sacramento down to Fresno.

Wine And Olive Oil Tasting

When it comes to Agriculture, City’s largest produce is Grapes, which means a lot of vineyards and plenty of wine to test! But wine is not the only thing that you can taste. Olive oil can be added to this list too. When you are in Fresno, you can visit olive oil farms and taste unique ki nds of it, which are not available in local stores. You can also taste flavor-infused oils, such as lemon-infused olive oil or chipotle Olive oil. 

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Underground Gardens

Expanded over an area of ten acres, Forestiere Underground Gardens are certainly one of the best-kept secrets of Fresno. These Gardens are interlinked series of rooms, passages, and grottoes and are insulated in a way that keeps out the heat during harsh summers. It is considered a Californian state landmark and is one of the coolest places to visit, like literally! 

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Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church  

Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church | Listed on the National Register of  Historic Places

This church was designed by an Armenian Architect and is considered a National Historic Place due to its traditional Armenian Architecture and rich history. Its most prominent feature is its dome that is situated in an area that was inhabited by Armenians before they moved to the suburbs. So, if history is your thing, visit this beautiful church and witness its tradition. 

The list is endless but a few of the tourist attractions are a must: 

  • The Big Fresno Fair where you can take rides, eat fried Oreos, and try funnel cakes. This Fair is home to three hundred vendors and approximately 0.6 million visitors come to visit it annually. Concerts and several events are also arranged here. 
  • Fresno Film festival 
  • Visit Christmas Tree lane in December 
  • Fresno County Blossom Trail 
  • Fresno County Fruit Trail
  • Downing Planetarium Theatre 

Fresno is full of surprises and secrets, give this hidden gem a chance when you plan to travel!  

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