Visalia Tourism, California

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Visalia (/vaɪˈseɪljə/ vy-SAYL-yə) is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230 miles (370 km) southeast of San Francisco, 190 miles (310 km) north of Los Angeles, 36 miles (58 km) west of Sequoia National Park and 43 miles (69 km) miles south of Fresno. The population was 130,104 at the 2015 census. Visalia is the 5th largest city in the San Joaquin Valley after Fresno, Bakersfield, Stockton and Modesto, the 44th most populous in California, and 198th in the United States. As the county seat of Tulare County, Visalia serves as the economic and governmental center to one of the most productive single agricultural counties in the country. Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks are located in the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains, the highest mountain range in the contiguous United States.


Visalia is located close to three national parks – Yosemite, King’s Canyon and Sequoia. A holiday in Visalia is for those who love the outdoors. You can head to the Kaweah Lake or the Kaweah Oaks Preserve to enjoy the beautiful nature around Visalia. The national parks are also a great option for hiking and exploring the magnificent trees planted in this park. The Bank of Italy building and the Town Center Post Office are examples of the beautiful architecture found in the downtown area. For a bit of entertainment, you can hit the bowling lanes at AMF Visalia Lanes. Pay a visit to the Regal Cinemas Visalia Stadium for a movie screening. Travel to Visalia for the exquisite Californian experience.


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Facts and Stats for Visalia*

  • Pollution Statistics in Visalia

    Know the pollution level of Visalia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Visalia - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 82.43 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.88 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Visalia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Visalia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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