Local Attractions - Fresno CA.

Welcome to Valley Inn - Fresno Hotels Attractions and Things To Do Page.
Valley Inn - Fresno is conveniently located near numerous attractions, activities, and lots of things to do in and around the area. Discover all Fresno Ca has to offer. We are about 1 1/2 mile to the "Tower District", a fun an unique area of Fresno, with lots of taste bud tantalizing restaurants, movie theater, pubs, taverns, antique shops and unique mercantile and gift shops. For more detailed information regarding all the things to do in and around Fresno, you can visit the official chamber of commerce web site, by clicking here.

About Fresno
From country farms, majestic lakes, rivers, rolling foothills and mountain ranges, Fresno is an ideal destination for family and friends..

Fresno is home of the "Grizzly's" and "Fresno State Bulldogs". Chuckchansi Park is a huge attraction for baseball fans, located here in Fresno 3 miles from our Valley Inn location. Get your tickets Here!.
Some of the outdoor activities you and your family can enjoy are; skiing, white-water rafting, rock climbing, camping, horseback riding, hiking, sailing, boating, canoeing trips,and kayaking. Fishing and hunting are also very popular outdoor activities for every age.

Throughout the year there are a series of festival and events such as old-fashioned hometown festivals, rodeos and cultural celebration to the largest harvest fair in California.

Aspen Acres
Fun for the kids! Imagine Llamas, miniature horses, emus, pygmy goats and geese all await your arrival. Call to book your narrated tour now.
Located between Sanger and Clovis.
For reservations and directions call: (559) 292-3099

Blackbeard's Family fun Center -
Open every day of the year, some attractions are seasonal. Admission is free - pay as you go for activities. 4055 North chestnut Avenue - (559) 292-9000
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Blossom Trail
Best time to view the blossom trail is end of Feb. - middle of March. Located in Sanger just 15 min. from Valley Inn-Fresno.
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Boomers
Boomers brings out the best in everyone with exciting attractions such as miniature golf, bumper boats, go-carts, laser tag, 32-ft. rock wall and virtual reality video games. Test your skills on lightning fast go-kart's, games and more. It's a great way to spend the day in a fun, safe, family friendly environment. 7354 N. Abbey St., Fresno, (559) 432-9684.
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California State University - Fresno, California -
California State University, Fresno was founded as Fresno State Normal School in 1911, became a teacher's college in 1921, and has offered advanced degrees since 1949. The university's popular nickname is "Fresno State." Our mascot is the Bulldog.
Special activities open to the public throughout the year. Click Here

Downing Planetarium
A 74 seat theater on the campus of California State University, Fresno features a 30-foot dome. Stargazing is held after the Friday-night public shows, weather permitting.
5320 N. Maple -
Fresno (559) 278-4121 For more information click here

Fig Garden Village
It features more than 50 gift and specialty shops, fine fashions, and some of Fresno's best restaurants.
Palm and Shaw Ave.- (559) 226-4084 For more information click here.

Fresno Art Museum
Bring the family to the Fresno area's only modern and contemporary art museum.
2233 North First Street Fresno - (559) 441-4221
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Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Located in Fresno's Roeding Park, the zoological and botanical gardens are home to nearly 1000 mammals, birds, and reptiles. We are within walking distance to Chaffee Zoo.
879 West Belmont Avenue - (559) 498-5910
Open every day of the year. For more information click here.

Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art, History & Science
The museum features innovative traveling and permanent exhibitions that spark curiosity and stimulate thinking.
1515 Van Ness Avenue - (559) 441-1444
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Gateway Ice Center
Gateway Ice center, state of the art ice skating and family entertainment. Gateway has an NHL size arena, full service pro shop, glass enclosed warm room and video arcade available for all of your ice-skating needs. In addition to providing a first class ice skating facility, Gateway is committed to maintaining an environment that is clean, safe, family friendly and fun. In addition for free skates, Gateway offers lessons, hockey and special group events.
Located at 2473 N. Marks, Fresno, (559) 277-2233.
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John's Incredible Pizza Company
Enjoy all-you-can-eat buffet and an extensive game room. Bring the kids for a carnival-like midway with bumper cars, air hockey, amusement rides and virtual games. Excellent family fun!
7095 N. Cedar Ave. Fresno (559) 323-1111

Pizza Farm at Historic Cobb Ranch
Historic Cobb Ranch is the place for family fun all year long. visit the only farm in California that actually grows pizza. Get lost in our Cornfield Maze and pumpkins abound in our pumpkin patch.
8805 N. Hwy. 41 Fresno (559) 439-0606
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Rocka's Dinner Hall
Dinner theatre featuring the Good Company Players.
The Tower District -1226 North Wishon Ave. Fresno (559) 266-9494
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Rotary Storyland and Playland
Experience your favorite fairy tales as they come to life! The area also includes 11 rides such as a train, merry-go-round, and boat rides on Lake Washington that appeal to younger children. Call for hours.
890 W. Belmont, Roeding Park - Fresno
Play land (559) 486-2124 Story land (559) 264-2235

Shinzen Japanese Friendship Garden
A large waterfall, pines and evergreens dominate the Winter Section. The Garden is also proud to be home to a thatched roof Japanese Teahouse, one of the two authentic teahouses in the Continental United States. Annual events in the Garden include: the Spring Blossom Festival, Toro Nagasaki (Floating Lantern) Ceremony; the Shinzen Cultural Faire and the Fall Color Festival. The Garden is located inside of Woodward Park, Fresno, (559) 621-2900.

Wild Water Adventure Park
Family water amusement park with more than 52 acres of grass, trees, and water fun. More than 17 rides and attractions. The West's largest wave pool, the Banzai Pipeling, The Black Hole, inner tube rides, and an Olympic-size pool. Call for days and hours. (559) 299-9453
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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Steam Train Excursions
Take a one-hour narrated ride through the Sierra national Forest.
Located on Hwy 41 at Fish Camp.
Call for information and directions please call: (559) 683-7273
To visit their website click here.

Yosemite National Park
Explore mammoth peaks, deep canyons, picturesque meadow, waterfalls, lakes, and amazing sunsets. Yosemite National Park is an awe inspiring adventure that is well worth the 1 hr. 52 min. drive. Be sure to bring your camera, and check weather conditions on our weather page.
Click here for driving directions into Yosemite National Park.
To download park brochures click here.

Giant Sequoias
Massive, ancient giant sequoias live in three groves in Yosemite National Park. The most easily accessible of these (spring through fall) is the Mariposa Grove, near the park's South Entrance, off of the Wawona Road (Highway 41). Two smaller—and less visited—groves are the Tuolumne and Merced Groves near Crane Flat. click here to read more.

Kings Canyon
This landscape testifies to nature's size, beauty, and diversity - huge mountains, rugged foothills, deep canyons, vast caverns, and the world's largest trees!

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks lie side by side in the southern Sierra Nevada, east of the San Joaquin Valley. Visitor activities vary by season and elevation (1,370' to 14,494'). To learn more, click here.

CASINO AND GAMING CENTERS

Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
Featuring 1,800 sizzling hot slots and 41 gaming tables. Delight your appetite even further with 7 delicious restaurants and entertainment
Off Highway 41 just 30 minutes from Fresno.
Call for information; (866) 7 WIN-WIN (946-946)
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Club One Casino
Located in downtown Fresno. Enjoy cards and horse racing via satellite. A full service restaurant is open 24hrs a day.
1033 Van Ness Ave. - Fresno
Call for information (559) 497-3000

Tachi Palace Casino
2,000 slots, bingo hall with snack bar, blackjack, poker room, headline concerts, and indoor-outdoor dining.
17225 Jersey Ave. - Lenmore
Call for information (866) 4-PALACE

Table Mountain Casino
Slots, poker, blackjack, Fortune Pai Gow and bingo. Enjoy entertainment and 2 award winning restaurants. Open 24/7 for your pleasure.
8184 Table Mountain Rd. - Friant
Call for information (559) 822-7777

 
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