Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Fresno

Come and experience Fresno and its live music, festivals and theatre 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-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Fresno

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 holiday in Fresno. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fresno?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 78 holiday lettings around Fresno. From 47 houses to 6 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Fresno?

Crisp fresh air, postcard-worthy vistas and plenty of time in the wilderness. If you've been itching to recharge and refresh, an alpine retreat is exactly what the doctor ordered. HomeAway has 9 mountain rental properties available. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has stacks more options to take a look at, including:

  • 7 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 4 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Fresno?

Bid farewell to uninspiring hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you could possibly need! There are 46 options currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £58 a night. Looking for a greater variety? We can suggest some other self-catering accommodation options, including:

  • Hotel: 45 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.
  • Farmhouse: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.

Can I stay in Fresno in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than exploring somewhere completely new with your family and loved ones. And the great news is HomeAway has some places to suit large groups. The most popular option for big groups here are house holiday rentals, and there are 8 available. Around this area, the properties that are suitable for larger sized groups include:

  • On the lookout for rentals that can hold 6 people? We have 54 that will be perfect. Prices start from £53 per night.
  • Keen to find a holiday property for 5 people? We have 32 that will serve you well. Prices begin at just £65 per night.
  • Trying to find rental properties to suit 12 people? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 20 that will fit the bill. You can secure one for as little as £114 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can take your dad, your cousin and all your buddies to Fresno.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Fresno?

Tight hotel rooms are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Uncover our budget-friendly holiday rentals now and ensure everyone in your group has room to move. You'll find plenty of deals waiting for you in Fig Garden. The average price in this fantastic area is £88 a night, and you'll have as many as 2 holiday rentals to choose from.