Groups & Tours

Discover group-friendly Visalia, California! From convenient downtown bus parking to group-friendly hotels, restaurants, attractions, events and more, you'll find a warm welcome for your group here.

The Visalia CVB looks forward to assisting you and your group from start to finish. Let us find the property best suited for your group and budget needs, recommend the best group dining and provide fresh and fun itinerary ideas that will be sure to keep your group wanting to visit Visalia and the Sequoias year after year!

Majestic Mountain Loop

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Explore the unrivaled beauty of Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks, in as little as 3 days! Try this itinerary for a high sierra vacation full of all the adventure you can imagine. Trek to the largest living tree, explore underground caves, hike to stunning waterfalls, and discover the best vistas in all three parks! You’ll enjoy snowshoeing, canoeing, hiking, swimming and more! Do all three parks and you will have completed the Majestic Mountain Loop!
  • Crystal Cave
  • Giant Forest Museum
  • Moro Rock
  • Tunnel Log
  • Flour Mill
  • General Sherman Tree
  • General Grant Tree
  • Zumwalt Meadow
  • Panoramic Point
  • Horseback Riding at the Horse Corral Pack Station
  • Kings Canyon and The Road’s End
  • Wuksatchi Lodge
  • Mariposa Grove
  • Wawona Hotel
  • Glacier Point
  • Tunnel View
  • Sentinel Bridge
  • Day Parking access to Yosemite Falls, Ahwanee Hotel, Yosemite Lodge, Happy Isles and Mirror Lake

Historical Walking Tour

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Take this 45-minute stroll through old downtown Visalia for a history lesson and some good exercise! Along the way you’ll discover old churches, the little white schoolhouse, early hotels and the famous Fort Visalia.

Trailblazing the Outrageous Outdoors

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Pack your gear for this vacation, because here in Visalia, adventure is ‘in our nature.’ Try one of these outdoor excursions that is so accessible you’ll be able to fill your day full of hunting, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, golfing, biking, or another outdoor excursion and still have time to unwind with a dinner and a late-evening stroll downtown. Then, save the river rafting, canoeing, skiing, ice skating and swimming for tomorrow!
  • Sequoia Shuttle
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Pixley Wildlife Refuge
  • Kayak on Lake Kaweah
  • Mineral King Adventure
  • Ranger-led Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing

A Three Hour Tour

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With hundreds of places to explore in Visalia and our backyard, you’ll definitely wish you had more than 3 hours. But we know sometimes you’re crunched for time. Take a walking tour in Downtown Visalia, catch a game at Rawhide Stadium, enjoy a long lunch, or explore the Sequoia National Forest by horseback! But whatever you do, plan to come back for all the adventures still undiscovered!
  • Downtown Visalia Historical Walking Trail
  • Progressive lunch in Downtown Visalia
  • Rent a boat on Lake Kaweah
  • Take a pack trip at the Balch Park Pack Station
  • Visalia Rawhide Professional Baseball Game
  • Mural Walking Tour

Behind the Scenes

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Explore Visalia and our backyard Behind the Scenes. From agriculture tours to u-pick farms, wine tasting tours and a trek to nation’s second oldest National Park, we’ve got it all, and now we’re willing to share! Come to see where our food comes from, and get a lesson from the expert with tips, tricks and recipes that will change the way you dine and cook forever!

  • Bravo Farms Cheese-making
  • Culinary Demonstrations
  • U-pick fruit adventure
  • Sequoia Shuttle
  • Terra Bella Wine Trail

Culinary Excellence from Farm to Fork

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A foodie’s ultimate paradise, Visalia and the Sequoia region have always been hotspots for fresh, farm-to-fork cuisine. And now, the secret’s out! We’re cookin’ up all the finest dishes. From local favorites to sweet treats, creative recipes and concoctions that will literally make your head spin, you’ll never find a destination more ready to dish it up!

  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Progressive lunch in Downtown Visalia
  • Naylor Family Organic Farm
  • Historic Seven Sycamores Ranch
  • Themed dinner at the Southern Pacific Depot Restaurant

Festivals and Events

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Annual festivals and events have shaped the Sequoia region into a vibrant destination. You’ll discover unlimited opportunities to experience art, culture, history, taste fresh farm-to-fork cuisine, and enjoy entertainment amidst unrivaled and dynamic natural beauty.

  • Taste the Arts
  • Foodie Fest
  • Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree
  • Taste of Downtown Visalia
  • Tulare County Symphony at the Fox Theatre
  • Iris Festival
  • Apple Festival
  • Great Western Gospel Music Fan Festival

Please don't hesitate to contact Suzanne Bianco, CVB Manager, for more information at 559-334-0141 or send an email to