Visalia Off The Beaten Path

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    Downtowne Visalia, Main Street :)

    by Acore_Beauty_4_U_Luv Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Downtown Visalia Can Be Found 72 Miles North of Bakersfield and 43 Miles South of Fresno. Just Off Highway 99 about 6 miles East on Highway 198.

    Downtown Visalians is a membership organization in excess of 600 individual businesses, service providers and professionals who organized and received their incorporation papers in 1963. The majority of our members employ fewer than 20 people. The City of Visalia whose offices are located downtown employ 877 and the County of Tulare retains a presence downtown with nearly 200 employees. A local newspaper checks in with 190 employees and the Radisson Hotel with125. Five more larger employers contribute over 300 employees to our day-time population of every day shoppers, clients and diners. Our largest employer is Kaweah Delta District Hospital with 2,630 employees.
    Main Street during the Christmas season is beautiful. Window shopping is enjoyable year round.
    Following is just a short list of the Eateries:
    Bolo's, Bogart & Lulu's, Bothof's, Brewbakers, Cafe 225, The Deopt, Forlini, Fugazzis, Gumbo Fine Dining, Henry Salazar's, Juice Appeal, LaDolce Vita, Las Palmas, Little Itlay, Magical Cakes, Main Street Hofbrau, Main Street Stone Creamery, Mr. Gable's, Pescado Pete's, Taylor Bros. Hot Dogs, Tazzaria, The Vintage Press, Visalia Brewing Company.

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  • I've lived here for about 10...

    by watpolo555 Written Aug 24, 2002

    I've lived here for about 10 years and missed out on the best places until about a year ago when I moved accross town. Out past Lovers Lane and Golden West high school is farmland. There are lots of backroads for biking and picnicing. Take 198 N to the lovers lane exit, head west on lovers lane, go down to Houston and head N. Go down Houston to Cutler Park and take a walk back to the St. John's river, and enjoy the very non-California atmosphere.

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