Rugged mountain vistas are the backdrop of this beautiful city, and the residents take great pride in Visalia’s rich history and diverse cultural environment. The contributions and resources of both residents and businesses have helped enrich the lives of everyone within the city. The streets are safe and clean, and there is great camaraderie among families and business people.
The beautiful Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are a short drive away and offer activities for any outdoor enthusiast: water skiing, snow skiing, mountain biking, fishing, backpacking, hiking, camping and exploring caves. For those who want to stay closer to home, there is an abundance of cultural events in the city’s four live theaters, three concert theaters, several movie theaters, cultural centers, and art galleries.