Fresno is the gateway to Yosemite National Park, Kings Canyon National Park and Sequoia National Park. Fresno has a population of half a million residents and is located in the middle of the fertile San Joaquin Valley.
Fresno has mild weather in the winter and can get very hot in the summer. It is perfect weather for growing produce and is considered one of the finest agricultural areas in the world.
There are fun attractions in Fresno, including museums, zoological gardens, lots of festivals and good nightlife.
Fresno is the fruit basket for California, so enjoy all the roadside vegetable stands and stock up for your trip to the National Parks.