Fresno County is full of endless adventure! Whether you're here for one day or several, here are the things you can't miss when you visit: 

Forestiere Underground Gardens | @forestiereundergroundgardens

Location: 5021 W Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93722

tree growing in the middle of an underground passageway

Venture through the Forestiere Underground Gardens, an underground wonder carved by hand in the early 1900s by Baldassare Forestiere. The Sicilian immigrant and citrus farmer spent 40 years excavating rooms, creating beautiful courtyards, experimenting with citrus plants and even built an underground aquarium using farm tools and his imagination. As you wander through the magnificent gardens, you’re transported back in time and into the mind of a man pursuing his dream.

Shinzen Japanese Friendship Garden | @shinzenjapanesegarden

Location: 114 W Audubon Dr, Fresno, CA 93720

garden pathway surrounded by nature scenery

Discover the Shinzen Japanese Friendship Garden in Fresno. The tranquil garden was established to promote peace and recognize the role of Japanese immigrants within the Fresno region. Explore the beautiful Ume Grove, get a view of the Koi pond and colorful blooms from Double Moon Bridge and learn about more than 100 species of bonsai trees in the Clark Bonsai Collection

Mural District 

Location: Tour Fresno's Mural District here.

woman posing in front of fresno postage stamp mural

Walk through Downtown Fresno’s Mural District to experience art that embodies our community. From mystical creatures to the pride of Fresno, local artists have left their mark for us all to enjoy! Along Fulton Street, you’ll also find statues by artists from before 1964, and the Acero Picado, three colorful steel archways created by Napa artist Gordon Huether in 2018.

Simonian Farms | @simonianfarms

Location: 2629 S Clovis Ave, Fresno, CA 93725

front door entrance from inside of market

Simonian Farms is a unique stop to find fresh produce and get a taste of life in the Old West. The family farm grows nearly 200 fruits and vegetables, and produces premium dried fruits and nuts. Shop inside the old fashioned candy and soda shop, sip on some wine made from fruits grown right on the farm and check out the antiques in their Old Town museum. 

Tower District 

Location: Tower District, Fresno, CA 93728

Tower Theatre at Night

Fresno’s Tower District is a neighborhood with a love for the arts. Known for its entertainment scene, restaurants, bars and unique shops, the district comes to life at night and is anchored by the 1939 art deco Tower Theatre. Dance the night away at FAB Fresno, grab dinner and a drink at Veni Vidi Vici or catch a show at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater.

Downtown Fresno Brewery District

Location: Downtown Fresno, CA 93721

Brewery District Mural

Tap into some of Fresno County's best local craft beers and cocktails by visiting the Downtown Fresno Brewery District. Located along Fulton Street between Inyo and Mono, the breweries in the district are all within walking distance of each other and pouring hops with their own unique twists. Stop by Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company for craft beer inspired by iconic landmarks within Central California and Sierra Nevada. Enjoy the best live entertainment with a glass of Full Circle Brewing Company's best brews or head over to The Modernist where bartenders are pouring delicious craft cocktails.

Old Town Clovis | @old_town_clovis

Location: Old Town Clovis, CA 93612

Exterior of antique shop with sign that reads "Clovis Antique Mall"

Old Town Clovis is a charming western-themed downtown, home to several unique locally-owned shops, restaurants and a vibrant nightlife. Browse antique stores and take in the sights along the Clovis Trails. A variety of family-friendly events are hosted in Old Town Clovis, including the annual ClovisFest & Hot Air Balloon Fun Fly and weekly farmers markets

Food Trucks

Location: Varies by truck. Click here to learn more about some of the areas best food trucks and how to find them. 

Group of people wait in line for food at Yass Fish Tacos

Fresno County’s food truck scene is unlike any other in California. You’ll find trucks parked on several street corners, offering everything from tacos to Philly cheesesteaks and even teppanyaki. The food truck is part of our culinary culture, with breweries and wineries teaming up with local trucks to offer a full dining experience, to events dedicated solely to trying food from new trucks and an annual Taco Truck Throwdown, the best event of its kind, to crown a taqueria champion.

Woodward Park

Location: Woodward Park, Fresno, CA 93720

Woodward Park

You'll never be bored when you visit Woodward Park in Fresno. The 300-acre regional park has playgrounds, trails and recreation areas, ponds for fishing and a BMX course. Beloved by locals, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Pincushion Peak

Location: Click here for directions to the trailhead.

Pincushion Peak

Wander the Pincushion Mountain Trail, a 2.8 mile round-trip trail located about 30 minutes from the Fresno/Clovis area near Friant, California. A favorite hike among locals, the short trail overlooks Millerton Lake and ends with a steep climb up to Pincushion Peak and a view of Fresno in the distance.