Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Fresno

Come and experience Fresno and its live music, festivals and theater scene. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and zoo, this city welcomes all visitors. Fresno Art Museum and Forestiere Underground Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Fresno

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Fresno has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rotary Storyland and Playland (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Fresno Fairgrounds (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Fresno Chaffee Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Rotary Storyland & Playland (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • MB2 Raceway Indoor Go Carting (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Island Waterpark (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Fresno

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fresno. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Forestiere Underground Gardens (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Roeding Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Kearney Mansion Museum (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Shizen Friendship Garden (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Woodward Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Fowler City Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Fresno

Fly into Fresno, CA (FAT-Fresno Yosemite Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Visalia, CA (VIS-Visalia Municipal), which is 35.5 mi (57.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Fresno Station.

Where to stay around Fresno?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 60 holiday lettings near Fresno. From 45 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fresno is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Fresno?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Fresno. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • California State University Fresno: 52 holiday lettings
  • St. John's Cathedral of Fresno: 45 holiday lettings
  • Rotary Storyland and Playland: 46 holiday lettings
  • Fresno Chaffee Zoo: 45 holiday lettings
  • Fresno Station: 45 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fresno listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fresno?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 45 Houses in Fresno. Our other popular types of Fresno holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fresno?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Fresno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.