Living In Fresno | Best Kept Secrets!
Do you know what the best-kept secret is in the Central Valley? If you instantly think of big cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, or San Diego when you think of California living, then we’re here to show you one of the Golden State’s hidden gems! On this episode of Fresno Re.defined, we’ll take you on a tour of Fresno County and show you all of the amazing things Fresno and Clovis have to offer. With affordable living, a lively dining and nightlife scene, and proximity to three gorgeous national parks, you’re bound to fall in love with the Central Valley.
True California Lifestyle In Fresno County
When most people think of living in California, big city prices and expensive homes may immediately come to mind—especially ones that not many can afford. The truth is that our diverse state is home to a hidden gem that offers a California lifestyle without breaking the bank. Fresno County may be known for agriculture, farming, and hot weather, but there’s so much more to this amazing community.
As long-time residents of Fresno County, we’ve discovered that affordable living is the rule here, rather than the exception. With proximity to everything the California lifestyle has to offer, it also features several cities with award-winning schools, plenty of indoor and outdoor activities, and beautiful surroundings that make this area a prime choice.
Shopping, Dining, And Recreation In Downtown Clovis
In downtown Clovis, a retro electric sign welcomes residents and visitors to the “Gateway To The Sierras.” Amidst the natural beauty that surrounds it, you’ll find a variety of shops, restaurants, and nightlife in this historic area. From humble origins in the 1890s, this bustling yet charming town offers plenty of recreation for locals.
Nearby, the Clovis Old Town Trail provides plenty of space to walk, jog or bike for outdoor enthusiasts. For history buffs, passing by the historic train depot and the lovely 19th-century architecture of Old Town Clovis. The trail also winds along the Clovis Rodeo Grounds and a few parks.
Outdoor Adventures In The Central Valley
Fresno County has some of the best outdoor recreation spots, providing plenty of opportunities for residents to maintain their health and enjoy the outdoors. A diversity of trail options in Fresno and Clovis make Fresno County ideal for a recreational lifestyle. With several lakes, trails, parks, and other activities, there’s something for everyone
While many may think of Fresno as being hot, overall mild weather year-round means there’s plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature. Runners, walkers, hikers, cyclists, and skaters will find paved rail-trails that connect Clovis and Fresno. These trails are easily accessible and separated from traffic, making them ideal for everyday exercise.
One of the best parts of Fresno County is its proximity to Yosemite National Park. Tenaya Lodge, just 10 minutes from Yosemite’s south entrance, is a beautiful destination hotel that offers a getaway experience close to home. Living in Fresno County means living close to three beautiful National Parks, a bonus if you’re thinking of moving to and living in California.
What Are You Waiting For?
If you’re thinking of moving to California, Fresno and Clovis are our top picks. You can live the California lifestyle, stay close to nature, and find a home that works with your budget. So what are you waiting for? If you want to learn more about everything Fresno County has to offer, feel free to reach out to us and connect with us on our Facebook and Instagram pages. We can’t wait to hear from you!