If you’re buying a home for sale in Visalia, you’ll be glad to know that there are several spectacular parks and attractions that are perfect for playing and spending quality time with family and friends.
5 Amazing Things to Do in Visalia
Some of the most notable parks and attractions in Visalia include:
- Mooney Grove Park
- Kaweah Oaks Preserve
- ImagineU Interactive Children’s Museum
- Visalia Adventure Park
- Ice House Theatre
1. Visit Mooney Grove Park
Located at 27000 South Mooney Boulevard in Visalia, Mooney Grove Park is home to a beautiful lagoon, wild peacocks and towering oaks. With plenty of picnic areas that include barbecue facilities, kids’ playgrounds and ample space to relax in the shade, this large park is a great place to spend the day.
There’s a $6 per-vehicle entrance fee to use the park, which is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Thursday and Friday, and on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The park is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
2. Check Out Kaweah Oaks Preserve
Kaweah Oaks Preserve, maintained by the Sequoia Riverlands Trust, offers great events and educational programs for kids and adults throughout the year. You can enjoy movies in the park, enjoy birdwatching or take a hike on one of the preserve’s many nature trails.
Admission to Kaweah Oaks Preserve is free, and it’s open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily during the summer; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the spring and fall; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the winter.
3. Spend an Afternoon at ImagineU Interactive Children’s Museum
The ImagineU Interactive Children’s Museum is located at 210 North Tipton Street in Visalia, and it’s open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (except Sundays, when it’s open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.). Kids and adults can enjoy revolving and permanent exhibits, such as the Imagination Station made for creating beautiful works of art, the U-Fix-It Garage designed for little engineers, and Angela’s Castle, where hundreds of costumes wait for tiny performers to take the stage.
Admission is $8 per person, and seniors and military personnel get in for $6. EBT card holders get in for $3.
4. Swing By Visalia Adventure Park
Visalia Adventure Park has indoor and outdoor fun for all ages. Located at 5600 West Cypress Avenue in Visalia, this park offers:
- Miniature golf
- Bumper boats
- Laser tag
- Go Karts
- Laser Maze
- Batting cages
They’re open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and there’s no entrance fee – each attraction is individually priced. You can also purchase an all-day wristband for unlimited access to some attractions, and you can check for coupons here.
5. Watch a Performance at the Ice House Theatre
The Ice House Theatre, run by the non-profit Visalia Community Players, is a wonderful place to watch local actors performing classics and originals. You can check the Ice House Theatre’s calendar to find out what’s on stage each week at this charming theatre, or you can volunteer to act, set up props or participate in other ways. Ticket prices vary.
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