Check before you go: Winter Storm Warning for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks March 1-3, 2024


Press Release High Sierra Visitors Council Announces Partnership with Interface Tourism of France Oct 13, 2023

Visalia Named One of 7 Best Destinations for Neurodiverse Travelers, KSEE24 News, Sept 1, 2023

8 Most accessible national parks in the US for travelers with disabilities Reader's Digest, July 19, 2023

My Son Has Autism and These are 7 Trips I Recommend for Neurodiverse Families Travel + Leisure, July 7, 2023

A ‘towering light.’ California’s Central Valley is now home to the largest Catholic parish church, Valley Public Radio Feb 8, 2023

Visalia, CA: Certified Autism Destination Ability Magazine Apr 20, 2023

How A Central Valley Town Became Autism Friendly Meetings+Events Magazine Dec 27, 2022

Visalia Spring Culinary Events Trazee April 21, 2022

Where to see wildflowers across the United States Forbes Mar 31, 2022

This 'Blossom Trail' May Be California's Most Beautiful Spring Super Bloom Destination Travel+Leisure Feb 25, 2022

This city is the first Certified Autism Destination in the U.S. Travel Awaits Jan 12, 2022

Visalia is recognized at first Certified Autism Destination ABC30 Dec 27, 2022

How this Central Valley town because autism friendly Smart Meetings Dec 27, 2022

Visalia, CA becomes country's first Certified Autsim Destination Travel Pulse Dec 15, 2022

This Blossom Trail May be California's most beautiful Spring super bloom destination Travel + Leisure Magazine Feb 25, 2022

16 Beautiful Towns Our Readers Love to Visit Travel Awaits Dec 28, 2021

aha! to launch non-stop service to Fresno from Reno-Tahoe International Airport Fly Fresno Sept 29, 2021

Visit Visalia becomes certified autism center Yahoo News, Sept 13, 2021

Visit Visalia becomes first certified autism destination marketing organization in California Digital Journal, Sept 10, 2021

Visit Visalia becomes first California Autism Certified DMO PR Underground, Sept 13, 2021

Driving California's Majestic Mountain Loop Pursuits with Enterprise, Sept 12, 2021

Family Fun along the Majestic Mountain Loop Pursuits with Enterprise, Sept 12, 2021

Visalia Becomes Certified Autism Center Hanford Sentinel, Sept 10, 2021

Visalia earns Certified Autism Center Status Sun Gazette, Sept 8, 2021

Taste Visalia at Fall Festivals Taste California Travel, Sept 2, 2021

Where to see fall color in the national parks VIA Magazine Aug 19, 2021

Fall Festivals offer a "taste" of Visalia  Drift Travel Aug 19, 2021

9 Best Labor Day Fisting Destinations Fishing Booker Aug 16, 2021

5 Destinations designed for Autism friendly travel Rickshaw Travels Aug 8, 2021

Nature's Bounty Monocle Minute July 11, 2021

Valley travel industry shows signs of rebound as CA reopens economy ABC News June 15, 2021

Visalia Rawhide accepts affiliate invitation from Arizona Diamondbacks Feb 12, 2021


12/17/2020 What they are saying about Southwest Airlines coming to Fresno The Business Journal

12/17/2020 Southwest Airlines Announces Air Service to Fresno Yosemite International Airport Hanford Sentinal

12/17/2020 Southwest Airlines Lands at Fresno Yosemite International Airport Visalia Times Delta

11/12/2020 Big Trees in California Road Trip Tammilee Tips Life

10/19/2020 Visit 3 Spectacular National Parks Yosemite Journal

10/7/2020 10 Great Places to Road School Your Kids USA Today

7/7/2020  Wyndham Visalia Wins 2019 Best of Wyndham Award 

7/5/2020  Best Scenic Drives for 2020 National Parks Trip Media

6/9/2020  Tulare County tourism takes a hit, but could recover faster than rest of state ABC 30

4/26/2020  All The Cool Things You Can See On National Park Webcams Sun Port Charlotte

4/24/2020  Sequoia National Forest Update on Recreation During Coronavirus Sequoia National Forest Recreation Update

3/16/2020 How to Enjoy the National Parks During the Coronavirus  National Parks Traveler

3/12/2020 10 Mistakes to avoid when visiting a National Park Travel and Leisure

2/20/2020  Top 20 Most Instagrammed National Parks commdiginews

2/11/2020  Best Day Hikes in Kings Canyon National Park Just Go Travel


Dec 23, Visit CANatural Wonders Road Trip through Sequoia National Park

Dec 13, GV Wire  Visalia Catholics think big, and it's a wonderful thing

Dec 11, Exeter Sun Gazette Visit Visalia readies for the world’s first inland surfing TV show

Dec 5, Valley Voice Visit Visalia announces self guided historic tour of early Visalia

Dec 5, Exeter Sun Gazette The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Holiday Season

Nov 8, Visit California Follow California's Festive Spirit for the Holidays

Oct 22, Visalia Times Delta Visalia chosen as home for largest Catholic Church in Western United States

Oct 8, Backpacker See a Perfect Sunset in Sequoia National Park, California

Oct 8, The Travel 10 Most Breath-Taking Hiking Trails in North America-ranked

Sept 24, Sun Gazette You can't put a price on beauty

Sept 18, Outside The Best Hike in Every National Park

Sept 18, The Sun-Gazette Local Fests offer 'taste' of Visalia

Sept 12, Cheapism 31 Bucket-List experiences in America's National Parks

Sept 11, Medium The Tallest Trees in the World

Sept 9, Smarter Travel 12 Gorgeous Photos of America's National Parks

Sept 6, The Inside Hook A Weekend in Visalia, the Perfect Base Camp for Kings and Sequoia

Sept 5, San Francisco Examiner Day hikes among the giants of Sequoia National Park

Sept 5, Coronado Times Spend your 'second summer' in the Sierras

Sept 4, National Parks Traveler Food service improvements made at Sequoia, Kings National Parks

Aug 31, Los Angeles Times In fall, experience the awe and adventure in Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Aug 27, CBS This Morning Inside Sequoia National Park, home of the world's largest tree

Aug 26, Sunset Magazine 2019 Travel Awards Best National Park


Stay up to date on Visalia travel, food, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks and activities in the news  


Crystal Cave: Sequoia National Park Secret Underground World Travel Awaits, March 13, 2021

How to Visit the 2,200 year old General Sherman Tree Travel Awaits, Jan 9, 2021

A First Timer's Guide to Sequoia National Park US Park Pass, July 24, 2020


Dec 12, 2020 Sequoia National Forest day use opportunities available, overnight camping prohibited

Nov 25, 2020 Thanksgiving Weekend travel tips to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

October 15, 2020 Yosemite Journal Best 8 Uncrowded Parks

August 10, 2020 Construction to improve accessibility to Big Stump area may affect visitors

July 15,2020 7X7 Perfect Itinerary for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

June 7, 2020 Fodor's Travel  10 of the United States most beautiful forests

June 23, 2020 Visalia Times Delta  More services reopening at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

June 12, 2020  Weekend Sherpa  Three California National Parks . .  Now Open!

May 22, 2020 Pasadena Now The drives you'll drive when this is all over

Feb 20, 2020 Narcity  Waterfalls in California You Should Road Trip to the Spring

Feb 8, 2020 Valley Voice 100,000 Visitors Expected in Visalia area, Feb11-13 for World Ag Expo

Feb 5, 2020 Morning Ag Clips 100,000 Visitors Expected in Visalia area, Feb 11-13 for World Ag Expo

Feb 5, 2020 Exeter Sun Gazette Sequoia Shuttle Rides Free with Visalia Hotel Bookings/

Feb 1, 2020 Visalia Times Delta Big Changes Coming to Sequoias Park

Jan 7, 2020 OutOfOffice Blog Things to Do, See and Eat in Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon


12/23/2019 Visit California Natural Wonders Road Trip through Sequoia National Park

12/06/2019 National Parks Traveler Winter Opens Snowy National Parks To Hardy Adventurers

12/04/2019 Narcity This Map Will Take You To The Best National Parks In The West

12/4/19 National Parks Traveler  93rd Annual Trek To Nation’s Christmas Tree At Kings Canyon National Park On Sunday

12/2/19    Travel Daily News  Four fascinating places to visit in Southern California                

11/29/19   Narcity  15 Cool Places To Explore In California If You're Flat Broke And Still Want To Travel                            

11/25/19    Daily Stock Dish USA: Five of the best National Parks for outdoor adventures                

11/25/19    Narcity  7 Largest Waterfalls In California That Will Blow You Away                   

11/21/19  Daily Hive  10 of the world's best treks that need to be on your bucket list

11/19/19  Narcity 8 secret places in California to visit this winter 

11/18/19  Travel + Leisure These Are the 10 Most Beautiful U.S. National Parks, According to Two Photographers Who Visited Them All

10/8/19   The Travel The 10 Most Breath-Taking Hiking Trails In North America, Ranked 

10/8/19   Backpacker See a Perfect Sunset in Sequoia National Park, California 

10/17/19 Thrive Global Top 6 Wilderness Travel Destinations (And How They Make You a Better Person)

9/25/19   Sun Gazette You can't put a price on beauty 

9/18/19    Outside The Best Hike in Every National Park                                                                                               

9/12/19    Cheapism  31 Bucket-List Experiences in America's National Parks                 

9/11/19    Medium  The Tallest Trees in the World    

9/9/19   Smarter Travel   12 Gorgeous Photos of America's National Parks 

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