Recreation & Retail

The Land of Superlatives

The Sequoia Valley is home to tallest mountain, world’s largest tree, world’s largest dairy herd, world’s largest producer of agricultural commodities, largest farm equipment show, oldest living thing on earth, and more murals per square mile than Florence, Italy.

Discover the Farm Trail

Plan a picnic and save room for tasty treats gathered along the way as you linger at farms and produce corners, but save a place for nuts, freshly made cheeses, dried fruits, and those famous raisins! Experience our iris, herbs and lavender gardens, visit a dairy and see cheese processed.

Concrete Canvas – the Murals of Sequoia Valley

Complementing our natural scenery are clusters of historical wall paintings. These public art works are located in many communities and commemorate important events in our country, honor people that have made a difference in our lives and memorialize our local history and culture.

Rails to Trails

Stretching 4.6 miles in the City of Tulare is the Santa Fe Trail. It is designed for commuting and recreating bicyclists, walkers, joggers and horse riders. It is just one of many trails that visitors can stretch out their auto-bended legs and explore our communities.

Pull Me Closer, John Deere

Farm stays and bed and breakfast inns are a great way to escape fast-paced city life, relax and reconnect with a loved one. We offer a variety of small inns matching visitors’ needs and their pocketbook.

Down on the Farm

What more agriculture? No, this time we are talking baseball – minor league baseball. The Visalia Rawhide the single A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Rawhide have seen major league players like Vada Pinson, Kirby Puckett, Neifi Perez, Barry Zito and Eric Chaves on their roster over the years.

Land of the Giants

Home to Sequoia National Park, the Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Forest, the worlds largest and the oldest living thing on the planet – the giant Sequoia. The General Sherman tree is more than 275 feet high and 102 feet in circumference. And if that’s not tall enough – the highest peak in the United States, Mt. Whitney is also located in Tulare County.

Come on In, the Water’s Fine

The Sierra Nevada foothills provides an ideal location for water sports and outdoor recreation. Lake Success, located east of Porterville and Lake Kaweah, located north of Woodlake, offer swimming, fishing, boating, and camping. For more information on things to do, check out our attractions and events.

Tulare Outlet Center

The Tulare Outlet Center offers over 50 name brand stores and 4 restaurants,  including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Polo Ralph Lauren.

Visalia Mall

Visalia Mall offers over 70 stores and restaurants, including Macy’s, JC Penny, Hollister, American Eagle, and many others.