The Fresno County Blossom Trail is a magical blossom wonderland you absolutely need to experience and not just hear about! See thousands of pink and white petals blooming along nearly a 70-mile drive you and your friends can tour.
Whether you are looking for amazing scenery to admire or want to learn more about the local cities around, the Blossom Trail is the ideal place to find the fun you have been looking for.
Here are a few things to do along the Blossom Trail that will help you explore it more than just driving through in your car!
Simonian Farms grows more than 120 varieties of fruits and vegetables and is home to a historic collection of farm equipment and memorabilia. Stop by the farm market to sample and purchase the variety of seasonal produce, local dairy items, dried nuts, candies, jams, honey, and wine.
Another exclusive feature Simonian Farms showcases is their western Old Town. Their Old Town has an old-fashioned country store featuring unique candy, over 100 flavors of vintage bottled soda pop, a Route 66 shooting gallery, and an Old West Saloon that offers daily wine tasting.
Located in Reedley, the Hillcrest and Wahtoke Railroad features the Blossom Trail Train that runs a little over a mile of 15" gauge track. Hop on board with your friends and family and have a wonderful time admiring some of the blossoms surrounding the farm.
The Blossom Trail train will be operating the first three weekends of March from 10 am - 5 pm. There will also be some food vendors, so don't forget to bring an appetite!
Get your helmets and bikes ready for the 32nd Annual Blossom Bike Ride that will be taking place on March 5th, 2022. Join various other participants and ride besides the gorgeous blossoms. There are three different routes participants can choose from: 20, 40, and 60 miles. Whether you're looking for a more scenic landscape for viewing pleasure or more of a challenge by going through the foothills outside of Reedley, this is the bike ride for you!
Enjoy the view of the beautiful blossom scenery and hills while you feast on a special meal School House has prepared for you. Besides having some of the best housemade "New American" cuisine, School House Restaurant & Tavern is an elegant rustic establishment that is ready to welcome anyone who walks in. From birthdays to weddings to just a night out, School House is ready to serve!
Kingsburg Swedish Village features wonderful intricate Swedish architecture, Dala horses, Swedish flags, and bay trees. Discover their Swedish downtown featuring over 30 restaurants and unique gift and collectibles shops. Visit the Kingsburg Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center - and receive a hearty Valkommen to Fresno County!
While you're visiting, check out Downtown Kingsburg. Stop by Bella Creamery for a cool treat! Choose a scoop of their ice cream with either cow or sheep milk in a variety of flavors, such as Salted Brown Sugar, Pistachio, and Peanut Butter Chip.
Stroll the streets of downtown for a quick shopping trip. The Mercantile features apparel for men, women and children, as well as seasonal home items great for gift-giving. For The Birds features beautiful decor to spruce up your garden such as rain chains and seasonal doormats.
House of Pendragon uses modern brewing techniques and the latest ingredients to embrace their one-of-a-kind flavors. H.O.P. loves to be involved with the local community by creating opportunities to join in on the fun with their Pub Quiz nights or seasonal popular-themed drinks. They host a number of events and activities that can be found on their Instagram @hopbeer or website https://www.hopbeer.com/
Visit Sanger where the blossoms keep on blooming and enjoy the Blossom Days Festival that is filled with vendors, music, and lots of family fun activities. Learn more about the blossom trail and its many fruits to come from the local experts! Don't forget to catch a glimpse of some sweet rides at their annual classic car show.
Desiring to experience the Blossom Trail at a closer view? Why not run along with the blossoms at Sanger's Blossom Trail Run! On March 5th, 2022, run or walk with your family and friends while you see different colored blossoms and foothills surrounding the quaint little town of Sanger.
Craving something sweet? Stop by this cute candy and gift shop, Sweet Destination. They have a variety of handcrafted chocolate and candy, toys, trinkets, and gifts for any occasion.
Another local favorite, The Nest, is the perfect place to find unique gifts, home decor, and cute and trendy outfits. Whether you're shopping for yourself or buying a gift for someone else, The Nest accommodates any type of shopper for all seasons.
Experience Cedar View Winery by stopping by with your friends and sip on a delicious and rich glass of wine. Cedar View serves traditional and hand-crafted wine that will have you wanting more. Enjoy this place made especially for people to enjoy their wine and also experience the art of winemaking. Stay connected with their ongoing events that involve live music, picnics, and of course more wine!
12. Orange Blossom Trail
Orange Cove is home to the Orange Blossom Trail, which is an extended route of the Fresno County Blossom Trail. Drive along this citrus region that blossoms with color and an amazing organic fragrance. The Historic City Hall of Orange Cove and Downtown shops and eateries also offer a welcoming and eccentric cultural experience.
13. "Raisin Capital of the World"
Producing 90 percent of the raisins in the United States, you can see why Selma is known for being the Raisin Capital of the World. Visit this lovely city that stays connected to their community by supporting local shops and restaurants and hosting ongoing fun events for all ages to have a blast at.