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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 53 vacation rentals near Fresno. From 41 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fresno for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fresno?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fresno. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • 1821 Gallery and Studios: 36 vacation rentals
  • California State University Fresno: 45 vacation rentals
  • Woodward Park: 46 vacation rentals
  • Fresno Fairgrounds: 40 vacation rentals
  • Selland Arena: 36 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Fresno?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 41 Houses in Fresno. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fresno include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fresno?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Fresno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.