Go Nuts at Madera’s 7th Annual Pomegranate Festival

The 7th annual Madera Pomegranate Festival takes place Saturday, November 4 from 10am – 5pm at the Madera District Fairgrounds. The unique, vibrant and fun event brings in visitors from all over the world to experience the best of the Central Valley’s local pomegranate and nut products. The event is organized by the Madera Tourism Alliance, of the Madera […]

Fresno Chaffee Zoo to Hold Annual All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Event

Producers Dairy Ice Cream Zoofari, a summertime tradition for over twenty years, will take place at Fresno Chaffee Zoo on Saturday, August 5 from 6-9pm. Guests can beat the heat at this all-you-can-eat ice cream event as they enjoy unlimited ice cream, sherbets, frozen yogurt and sundaes. While satisfying their sweet cravings, guests can stroll […]

Fresno Yosemite International Airport Part of Frontier Airlines’ Major Expansion Announcement

Frontier Airlines has announced major air service expansion plans to 21 cities including Fresno.  The airline, committed to offering low fares done right, will begin non-stop air service between Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and Denver International Airport (DEN) in spring 2018. Introductory fares, flight frequencies and schedules for non-stop service between Fresno and Denver […]

New Grant Grove Restaurant Opens in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

The National Park Service and Delaware North are pleased to announce the completion and opening of the new Grant Grove Restaurant in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks. Delaware North this week completed the 10-month ecofriendly redesign and reconstruction of the Grant Grove Restaurant. The $6.3 million rebuilt restaurant opened today, June 30, bringing elevated […]

4th of July Weekend Preparations

Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend in your national park. Safety is a top priority for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, please obey all restrictions and plan ahead. Read below for things to know, and always check their website for the latest information. Campgrounds All campgrounds are expected to be open by June 29. All online […]

Santa Barbara’s Hidden Coast

For most weekenders and day-trippers, the allure of California’s Central Coast tapers off somewhere south of Pismo Beach. Those folks are missing out. Down the road, past the point where Highway 101 starts its climb into Santa Barbara County, endless rows of strawberries fill the air with the scent of fruit, rocket ships stand poised […]

Columbia in the Heart of the Mother Lode

There’s a lot of history to be found along Highway 49 from the Central Valley to Northern California, and Columbia is one point of interest well worth spending a couple of days. Located in Tuolumne County, just a few miles from Sonora, and about 150 miles north of Visalia, Columbia was founded during the Gold […]

Antiquing the Foothills Leading to Yosemite

The South Valley is well-known for an abundance of antique stores. But, for a change of pace, and an enjoyable out-of-the-area trip, the Oakhurst-Coarsegold area has a whole different array of shops. Located along Highway 41, Coarsegold Historic Village is home to a unique community of shops and vendors including antiques and collectibles. The Village […]