Visalia Apartments for Rent
Roadway leading to Sequoia National Park
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Hiking Trail through the Sequoias
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Waterfall in Sequoia National Park
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Giant Sequoias at Sunset
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At the doorstep of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the San Joaquin Valley, Visalia is the oldest inland settlement in the region. This agricultural hub is referred to as the “Gateway to the Sequoias” because of its proximity to Sequoia National Park. The park contains the giant sequoias, some of the largest trees on earth. The park includes the Giant Forest, home to over 40 miles of hiking trails and some of the largest trees on the planet, including the General Sherman Tree — one of the tallest, widest, and longest-lived trees on earth.
Add amazing weather year-round to a stunning landscape and it’s no surprise that residents of Visalia enjoy an outdoorsy lifestyle. Mount Whitney, the highest point in the US, is a stunning granite peak. The Mount Whitney Trail leads hikers to the apex of the mountain; this 22-mile hike typically takes two days. The Mountaineer’s Route is a scramble, or climb that uses both feet and hands. Technical climbs, those considered class 4 and 5, can be tackled on the East Face route.
Visalia features a stunning downtown with the Sierra Nevada Mountains an impressive background. Garden Street Plaza offers free concerts, while restaurants, shops, and nightclubs line the pedestrian-friendly downtown streets. The historic Fox Theatre provides live entertainment, and a farmer’s market is available during spring, summer, and fall months.
Renters of apartments in Visalia will have endless opportunities, from major employers in health, agriculture, and industry to great baseball at the Visalia Convention Center. Events held in Visalia include the Amgen Tour, the country’s largest professional bicycle race.