Things to do in Fresno

Fresno – the city of fashion and arts

Fresno is a city located in central California, USA and the city has a lot to offer to all kinds of tourists. For the active and curious traveler, there’s a lot to experience and a lot of things to do in Fresno as the city is home to several world-class museums, historic theaters, and other exciting holiday treats. It also hosts several annual events that are known all throughout the country and the whole world.


Things to do in Fresno


The Fresno Chaffe Zoo

The Fresno Chaffe Zoo is one of the main tourist attractions in the city. Children will definitely love this place because it offers different exhibits and activities.


The Fresno Art Museum 

The Fresno Art Museum is a place for art junkies. The museum houses both permanent and temporary exhibits that showcase international and local artworks of various styles.



The locals also enjoy a lot of sports and activities, especially ice skating during the winter season. The Fresno Ice Rink is a favorite spot of professional and amateur ice skaters in the city.



If shopping is your hobby, drop by the Fashion Fair Mall and visit stores like Macy’s and Forever 21. There are different types of clothes and accessories sold in Fashion Fair, making it a shopping haven for shopaholics.


When to go to Fresno

The spring season is a lovely time to visit Fresno. The city’s local produce is very popular and spring is the season when you can try tasting some of Fresno’s agricultural products, be it in the markets or the restaurants. Spring season runs from March to June, with average temperature ranging from 15°C to 32°C (60°F to 90°F).


Another great period to plan your holiday in Fresno is during the winter season because you will be able to see one of the tallest living Christmas trees in the city. However, do not expect any snowfall in this beautiful city.  Average temperature during the winter season is only at 14°C (58°F), so you might not need to pack your winter clothing.

Fresno Facts

Population509 039
CountryUnited States of America (USA)
CurrencyUS Dollar
AirportFresno Yosemite Intl, United States (FAT)

Fresno average temperatures

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Golf in Fresno

There are plenty of options for golfers in Fresno. Centrally located in the San Joaquin River basin you will find Fig Garden Golf Club, an 18 hole flat woodland course. Close by you can also play on Airways Golf Course, an 18 hole course just by the airport. A bit further to the west, in the outskirts of the suburban area of Riverside you will find the Riverside Golf Club, a beautiful 18 hole course that runs along the San Joaquin River.

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Water Parks in Fresno - Relax and splash at Island Water Park

Fresno is home to Island Water Park, where you can swoosh down water slides, relax on the lazy river, bobble in the wave pool or just splash around in either the family pool or the kiddie pool. For those of you who likes water slides this place will be great, there are body slides, speed slides, tube slides and family rafting to choose from. If you feel like taking a break from the water you can have a picnic or do some gift shopping.

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