Central Valley Experience

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is located in Roeding Park about 10 minutes away from downtown Fresno. Includes over 190 species of animals including a sprawling African Safari perfect for a day trip with the family.

The Forestiere Underground Gardens, located at with-in the city of Fresno, California, are an unusual man-made creation built by Baldasare Forestiere, an immigrant from Sicily, over a period of 40 years from 1906 to his death in 1946. A 15-minute drive from downtown Fresno.

The Madera Wine Trail hosts several winery’s in the showcases. Winemakers discuss the techniques that go into making these award-winning wines. Just 15 minutes north of Fresno, CA.

China Peak Mountain is an hour and half drive from Fresno to California's premier ski and summer hiking trail located near the scenic Huntington Lake.

Yosemite National Park is a national treasure a little more than an hour away in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It’s famed for its giant sequoia trees and the iconic cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome.

Sierra National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located on the western slope of central Sierra Nevada in the state of California. The forest is known for its mountain scenery and natural resources. Located less than an hour from downtown Fresno.

Pismo Beach is a two-and-a-half-hour drive to the beautiful Central Coast. It's known for its wineries and many beaches. The Monarch Butterfly Grove shelters monarch butterflies that migrate to Pismo State Beach in the cooler months.

Monterey Bay is a bay of the Pacific Ocean located on the coast of the U.S. state of California. A three-hour scenic drive from Fresno. The Monterey bay aquarium is a world famous institute for Ocean conservation.

Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city located 4 hours away. The center of film and television industry includes must see locations like the Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers which offer behind-the-scenes tours and the legendary TCL Chinese Theatre which displays celebrities’ handprints.

San Francisco, in northern California, is a hilltop city on the tip of a peninsula surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It's known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses as well as Alcatraz Island. A science mountainous drive from Fresno is about three hours.