The Limitless Escape Room Experience is a physical adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Players are given a set time limit to unveil the secret plot which is hidden within the rooms. Games are set in Pirate theme, Bank Heist, and Sherlock Holmes, and the various puzzles and riddles themselves follow the theme of the room.
In operation since 1947, The Fruit Bowl continues to provide the freshest and the best of local produce, baked goods, nuts, jams, local honey and olive oils, and Lodi wines. The Lucchetti family encourages you to stop in and enjoy the bounty of San Joaquin County. We specialize in tree-ripened fruit and fresh vegetables picked daily during the summer season. Just 3-1/2 miles east of Highway 99 on Waterloo Road (Highway 88), The Fruit Bowl is a great place to stop for lunch and enjoy our lawn and shade trees or pick up the perfect imported Italian ingredients to stock your pantry shelves.
A family favorite in the region, Pixie Woods is a children's fairyland. Appropriate for kids 10 & Under. Discover Pixie Woods' enchanted forest and magical pathways for children of all ages! All who enter the rainbow gates are transformed by a world of imagination, wonder, and play. In this treasured park, memories are created for generations to come. Pixie Woods began as a dream and became a reality in 1954 through the generosity of local businesses, organizations, and individuals. Over one million visitors from all 50 states and other countries have journeyed through its rainbow gates.
A hands-on learning and fun museum for kids under 12. The facility is 22,000 sq. ft. and currently houses over 40 exhibits. Our goal is to provide a safe, fun, educational experience for families within our community. 'WHERE EVERY TOUCH IS A KNOW-KNOW!" An interactive educational environment for children to learn, play and explore.
A very unique place to visit in Stockton and California. The temple offers visitors a glimpse into the life of the Cambodian Buddha and Buddhism through larger than life, hand carved and painted, statues. Self guided tours. Open to the public daily during daylight hours. Click the link for more info.
New renovated fine art galleries in 2017. A fine art and local history museum like no other in the Central Valley, On display in the museum’s fine art galleries are dozens of paintings by renowned 19th- and early 20th-century American and European artists, including Jean Béraud, Rosa Bonheur, William Bouguereau, Jean-Léon Gérôme, George Inness, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Of particular note are breathtaking panoramas of Yosemite Valley (including one once loaned to the White House) by American painter Albert Bierstadt. The Haggin has the largest museum collection of major Bierstadt works. Haggin Museum also houses the largest museum collection of original art works by "Golden Age" illustrator J.C. Leyendecker, in the world.
Chukchansi Park is a multi-use stadium and is home several of Fresno County’s major sports attractions such as the Fresno Grizzlies baseball team as well as the soccer teams Fresno Fuego, Fresno Freeze, and the newest member to United Soccer League (USL) Fresno FC. During the summer months, the stadium is filled with fans from all over the Central Valley cheering on their favorite team. Due to the stadium’s central location, visitors are able to make a full day excursion without having to drive. Before or after the game, visitors grab a pint or two on the Downtown Fresno Ale Trail, tour the Cultural Arts District filled with an ever-expanding collection of public murals and rare statues, or see the newest exhibit at one of Fresno County’s art museum. In addition, visitors will also enjoy the unique shopping and dining options Downtown Fresno has to offer.
From the tallest trees in the world to some of the deepest canyons in California, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks offer some of the most unique experiences and views nature has to offer. Visitors from all over the world come to these two adjoining national parks. In Sequoia National Park, visitors can see the largest living sequoia in the world, the General Sherman Tree, enjoy the stunning views from Moro Rock or take a guided tour viewing rock formations in Crystal Cave. In Kings Canyon National Park, visitors can walk a looped trail that leads to the second tallest Sequoia tree in the world, General Grant Tree or the awesome sight of the mighty Kings River. No matter the time of the year, both parks offer several activities throughout the year such as activity programs for adults and children as well as hiking, fishing, horseback riding and wildlife watching.
Step back in time to the charming, western-esque setting of Old Town Clovis that is truly unique to Fresno County. Established in 1912, the Old Town Clovis area is rich in history and the host of several annual events. Visitors can peruse through several locally owned, one-of-a-kind shops and antique stores or take a self-guided tour of the historical homes and sites in the area such as the Old Town Clovis Museum. This historic area also offers delicious dining options from old style saloons to mouth-watering bbq and farm to fork fine dining. Old town host several activities and events for all ages to enjoy throughout the year including festivals, farmers markets, beer crawls and an annual rodeo. If you’re looking to skip the hustle and bustle of big city and have an authentic old western experience, Old Town Clovis is the place for you.
Go beneath the surface for an unforgettable tour of the Forestiere Underground Gardens. This one-of-a-kind tour takes visitors 25 feet underground through rooms, passageways, grottos and courtyards reminiscent of Ancient Roman Architecture that was once the home of Sicilian visionary and self-taught artist/builder Baldassare Forestiere built over 110 years ago and is now a California registered landmark. Visitors will also get a chance to view the extraordinary garden Forestiere created featuring various fruit trees, kumquat, jujube, carob, quince, and dates as well as wine and table grapes all grown underground and still thriving. Throughout the tour, guests will learn more about Forestiere and the 40 years he spent building his dream home using only simple farm tools. The Forestiere Underground Gardens is known to locals as one of Fresno County’s most hidden gems and is a must see for anyone visiting the area.
Wine-taste your way through the charming family-owned wineries of Fresno County. Visitors will enjoy the Fresno County Wine Journey filled with breathtaking views, award-winning wines and refreshing craft brews. This one-of-a-kind wine tasting experience consists of over 10 wineries spread across the acres of Fresno County vineyards. At each stop, not only will guests be able to taste a variety of award winning wines, but will also get a chance to meet with the winemakers themselves and learn about each of their unique winemaking processes using locally grown grapes. Throughout the year, the Fresno County Wine Journey hosts weekend events such as Wine and Chocolate Lovers Weekend and Roll Out the Barrels Weekend with each event promising a weekend full of live music, good food and of course wine. In addition, the induvial wineries also host their own events and outdoor concerts.
If you’ve never seen a rodeo sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, there’s no better place than the Oakdale Rodeo. Since 1946 the rodeo has been the pride of the Cowboy Capital of the world. Come to Oakdale the second week of April for the thrill and excitement of bull riding, bareback riding, roping, bucking broncos and more. Brought to you by the Oakdale Saddle Club.
Visitors from around the world stop at this monument to the American cowboy. The Oakdale Cowboy Museum contains the sights, sounds and smells of our western heritage. Check out trophy saddles won by the region’s many world champion rodeo riders and admire the unique skills of the leather crafter on these finely tooled leather saddles. Kids can try the tools of a rancher as they put on the cowboy boots and grab hold of a branding iron.
Alamosa Hat Works’ hats have been donned by premier rodeo athletes, celebrities, ranchers, and musicians the world over. Carrying on the tradition of hand crafted millinery, their Western and Fedora hats are made using the best quality materials available. These hats are bona fide and located right here in the Cowboy Capital of the World.
Woodward Reservoir is a 24-hour outdoor recreational facility open to the public for camping, day use, horse riding and dog training. Horse riding is available on the Cocklebur Beach day use area located off Eastman Rd. on the north side of Woodward Reservoir. These campsites are first-come, first-serve, so make sure you stake a claim as fast as you can. In the summer come out to swim, waterski, wakeboard or jet ski. The fish, wildlife, and radio control airplane landing field are perfect for the whole family.
Stars Recreation Center is the area’s premier bowling and entertainment destination. Featuring 40 lanes of bowling with state of the art graphic scorers, nightly Glow & Bowl, a massive arcade, laser tag, and a billiard room with shuffleboard and darts, Stars is the perfect spot for a little friendly competition. Visitors can also enjoy great food, a full bar, and live entertainment every weekend at City Sports Bar & Grill.
Morningsun Herb Farm is a specialty nursery located on an old walnut orchard in beautiful Pleasants Valley, perched in the rolling hills on the outskirts of Vacaville. Morningsun propagates and sells more than 600 varieties of culinary, medicinal, and landscaping herbs, as well as a large selection of native perennials for hummingbird and butterfly gardening, scented geraniums, and heirloom vegetable starts. Spread throughout the property are carefully tended demonstration gardens and quiet sitting areas, and visitors also love to meet the resident donkeys. The farm hosts an Open House event each spring, as well as a popular Tomato Day celebration in the fall. Recently featured in Sunset Magazine, Morningsun Herb Farm is one of Vacaville’s most unique and special places to visit.
You won’t want to miss the experience of the new Nut Tree! Once a simple road stop and vintage family entertainment venue, Nut Tree is now all grown up with a unique mix of contemporary retailers and restaurants. Grab lunch at Fenton’s Creamery, a Northern California original, or indulge in the all-you-can-eat sushi buffet at Fuji. Check out locally owned boutiques Eco Chic and Apricot Lane, and make sure to grab a great deal at Nordstrom Rack, new to the Nut Tree this year. Nut Tree’s expansive outdoor play plaza features the original Nut Tree Railroad, carousel, giant chess, and playground equipment for the little ones. Don’t forget to stop by the Visitor Center and get stocked up on great ideas to make the most of your stay in Vacaville!
The ultimate shopping destination. Vacaville’s Premium Outlets boast an exciting collection of 120 outlet stores from the world’s leading designers and name brands, offering savings up to 65% off every day. This beautiful outdoor property features favorites such as Coach, Gucci, Kate Spade, Nike, Cole Haan, True Religion, Ann Taylor, and many more. Pro tip: Stop by Simon Guest Services in the West Plaza for coupon books, maps, and visitor information.
Just off I-80 in Vacaville you’ll find beautiful Peña Adobe and Lagoon Valley Park, an expansive outdoor recreation area perfect if you’re traveling with pets or simply looking for a place to stop off and get some fresh air. With over 470 acres of unspoiled hiking and biking trails featuring sweeping views of the hills, Lagoon Valley Lake for fishing and non-motorized boating, plus archery, disc golf and a large dog park, Lagoon Valley Park is the ideal natural respite during a Northern California road trip. Bonus points if you can find the Instagram-worthy tree swing!
Consolidated Rock & Mineral opened in Vacaville in 1952, and is still owned by the same family. As the second largest shop of it’s kind in the Western United States, the Rock Shop houses hundreds of different types of rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, coral, and even meteorites. All of the specimens are for sale, and range in price from just a few cents to thousands of dollars. Rock hounds come from all over the world to peruse the extensive collection and discover exotic pieces not found anywhere else- there’s even an entire room dedicated to Amethyst! With a collection that can inspire visitors to get lost for hours, the Rock Shop is not to be missed.
The historic downtown is a hidden gem of Vacaville. With more than 26 restaurants, a variety of charming locally owned boutiques and lively events year-round, downtown has a little something for everyone. Stop off at the Vacaville Museum and pick up a copy of the Historic Home Tour, admire local art at the Vacaville Art Gallery, or take a quiet stroll along the Creekwalk trail in Andrews Park. During the spring and summer months, enjoy the Vacaville Farmers Market on Saturday mornings, as well as the Friday night Creekwalk concert series.
Bass Lake was named one of the “West’s Best Lakes” by Sunset Magazine and is known for fishing, watersports, hiking, mountain biking, shopping, and excellent lakeside dining. Lodging options include camping, cabins, luxurious vacation rentals, and full service resorts. Don’t have a watercraft? No problem, there are 3 marinas around the lake offering everything from paddle boards to pontoon boats. You’ll find numerous lakeside dining options from the best burgers at The Forks Resort and Miller’s Landing Resort to fine dining Ducey’s on the Lake. In the Pines Village there’s even a full-service market & deli should you choose to picnic or dine in your cabin. The Village also features gift shops, the Pines Bar, the Pines Village Bakery & Pizzeria, several Real Estate offices and a Casa Velasco Mexican restaurant. There is never a lack of things to do and see at beautiful Bass Lake.
Ride the logger! The Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad takes you on a ride through history aboard a genuine shay geared steam locomotive through the beautiful Sierra National Forest. Our one hour narrated excursion travels a four mile round trip and includes a stopover to enjoy the beautiful scenery and watch the locomotive crew service the engine. Daily steam trains operate seasonally April through October. "Moonlight Special" BBQ dinner trains run during the summer months on Wednesdays and Saturdays in June, July, August, and just on Saturdays in September. For a complete schedule and book your reservation, visit our website.
Madera is one of oldest grape growing regions in America. Visit the award-winning, family-owned wineries along the Madera Wine Trail and literally taste wine with the owners and winemakers. The countless acres of vineyards you see throughout the county grow wine grapes for some of the biggest names in American wines. But many of those grapes are used to make wines right here in Madera County that are earning increasing distinction above their better known competitors brands. Don’t miss their 2 annual Wine Trail events every February and November.
Yosemite National Park hosts over 4 million visitors per year and the most popular road into Yosemite is through Madera County’s Highway 41. Highway 41 takes visitors through the south gate of Yosemite where the first iconic attraction you will see is the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia. Take the shuttle into the grove to view these majestic trees in the newly restored grove re-opening in Summer of 2018. Follow Highway 41 into the historic town of Wawona where you’ll step back in time as you explore the town. As you make your way into Yosemite Valley you’ll come to Tunnel View which is one of the most photographed vistas in the world. The best way to enjoy Yosemite Valley is to park your car and take the free Yosemite Valley Shuttle to all the iconic and hidden treasures that Yosemite has to offer.
Dating back 780,000 years ago, Madera was the feeding and watering grounds for such creatures as the Columbian Mammoth, Smilodon (Saber-toothed cat), Sloth, Dire Wolf, Camel, Short-faced Bear, Horse and more. Visit the Fossil Discovery Center located off Highway 99 in Chowchilla, which showcases the largest middle-Pleistocene fossil excavations in North America.
Dutch Hollow Farms is a springtime sensation. Owner Jon Bos, plants over 100 different varieties of tulips, resulting in 300,000 colorful tulips for visitors to choose from. In October, the farm transforms into fall holiday fun by featuring hay rides, photos areas, a 10 acre corn maze, tractor rides, petting zoo and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Visit Dutch Hollow Farms in the spring and fall and enjoy a hands on experience in farming.
As a family of spirits enthusiasts, their primary goal is to make uniquely wonderful craft spirits such as beechwood smoked whiskey, gin & white rum with an emphasis on whiskey. They strive to use local ingredients as much as possible, and give back to their local community in true “Do Good” fashion. Spend an afternoon touring the distillery and visiting their tasting room.
The Sciabica Family has been producing the highest quality olive oil in California since 1936, making them the oldest family owned olive oil producer in the US. Four generations later, the family owned and operated farm and retail store, offers 100% Extra Virgin Varietal Olive Oils ranging from the strong and peppery Manzanillo Fall to the buttery sweet Mission Spring. Additionally the Sciabica's fresh press fruits and herbs with their olives to create amazing results such as Lemon, Basil and even Jalapeño olive oils. Visit the tasting room and try all of their artisan crafted, award winning olive oils and fresh picked flavored oil and vinegars. In the tasting room you will also find a variety of wonderful gift packs, family cookbooks and more.
The Great Valley Museum opens minds, touches hearts, and inspires action towards discovering, appreciating, and preserving our natural heritage and environment. Science literacy and the unique Central Valley are promoted by engaging students, educators and the community of onsite programs. These top-of-the-line projection instruments display unparalleled images of the night sky and full-dome planetarium films onto a 40-foot suspended dome ceiling for an audience of up to 100 people.
The connection between our farms, our food & our family has never been more important than it is now. With the wide variety of fruits, vegetables & meats grown right here, it is easier than ever to make that connection. Come out to the family owned U-Pick farms & pick your own berries for some family fun & the freshest berries & cherries possible. Ott U-Pick Farm Address: 3083 Shiloh Rd., Modesto, CA 95358 Hours: Saturdays and Sundays from May through the end of June, open 8:00am – 3:00pm. Internet: www.OttToHaveTheBest.com Email: [email protected] Vanderhelm U-Pick Farm Address: 1678 Albers Rd., Modesto, CA 95357 Hours: Saturdays and Sundays from May through the end of June, open 8:00am – 3:00pm. Phone: (209) 614-8307 Internet: www.Vanderhelmfarms.com Email: [email protected]
The Modesto Nuts are a minor league Class A advanced baseball team in the California League and a farm team of the Seattle Mariners. Modesto Nuts play home games at John Thurman field. The Nuts won the California League championship for 2017, sweeping both the Division Series and the League Series and winning nine games in a row dating back to the last three games of the regular season. The Nuts provide great baseball and great family entertainment, with many fan favorite promotions at the ball park. Friday and Saturday home games include a fireworks extravaganza.
With more than 170 miles of bike trails, lanes, and paths, Bakersfield is made for bike adventures. Start with the 30 mile paved path along the Kern River. The Kern River Parkway Trail takes you through preserved riparian habitat where you might see rabbits, roadrunners, and other wildlife, all protected from development.
Looking for indoor adventure, excitement and challenges? Rush Air Sports is a 40,000 square foot indoor athletic entertainment facility. Wall to wall trampolines, dodgeball courts, a battle beam, a foam pit and three slam dunk basketball hoops await. Rush also features a climbing area and ninja course to challenge you or a friend in reaching new heights.
Enjoy the thrills and excitement of AHL hockey with the Bakersfield Condors a franchise of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, The Condors have one of the strongest brands in all of minor league sports in North America, providing family fun and entertainment to more than two million fans over nearly two decades of play.
Murray Family Farms offers an ‘on the farm’ experience for the whole family! Enjoy hand-picking in-season fruits and vegetables or shop the market for fresh local produce. Farm tours, educational demonstrations and live entertainment is available. Sample seasonal delights in the country store while the kids pet the farm animals or try to find the exit in the maze.
Explore a turn-of-the-20th century 16-acre village, the largest collection of Shark Tooth Hill Miocene Fossils in the world, score of endangered animals and plants, and a broad spectrum of visual arts experiences -- all along the Bakersfield Museum Trail. This driving route connects four unique and family-friendly Bakersfield attractions – Kern County Museum, California Living Museum (CALM), Buena Vista Museum of Natural History and Science, and Bakersfield Museum of Art.
Bakersfield is synonymous with auto racing. Whether you’re into drag racing, NASCAR, dirt track or road racing, Bakersfield is the place to be. Auto Club Famoso Raceway’s annual March Meet and Hot Rod Reunion events attract drivers and fans from around the world. Kern County Raceway Park hosts a number of top-tier events all year for the NASCAR crowd. Buttonwillow Raceway is a multi-use road racing facility that runs everything from formula cars to motorcycles and karts. The legendary Bakersfield Speedway is the longest continually-operated racetrack in the state. The banked clay track is known as the fastest 1/3 mile in the west. http://www.famosoraceway.com/ http://www.bakersfieldspeedway.com/ http://buttonwillowraceway.com/ http://www.kernraceway.com/
River's End Rafting specializes in a stretch of class II-III whitewater that flows from the mouth of the Kern River Canyon to Lake Ming, just 20 minutes from downtown Bakersfield..”The Blaster“ is one of the Signature Series whitewater (not white knuckle) rafting trips suitable for adventurers of all skills and abilities.
Eat at the only original Woolworth’s lunch counter in the U.S. that is still running. When it opened in in 1950, the Bakersfield Woolworth’s was the most modernly equipped and air-conditioned of the chain’s store on the Pacific Coast. Today it is an antique mall and the lunch counter serves burgers, fries, sodas and shakes the old fashioned way every day until 4PM.
Buck Owens--along with other music greats like Merle Haggard, Bill Woods, Red Simpson and more--put Bakersfield on the country music map with the “Bakersfield Sound.” This brand of country music is known for its hard driving electric guitar that’s a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll. Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace is one of the Central Valley’s most popular tourist destinations. The restaurant/nightclub/museum is consistently nominated by the CMA as nightclub of the year and is a must-see for music lovers.
A fun, challenging, immersive, interactive game experience awaits you every day at Bakersfield Escape Room. While it looks like an ordinary room, it’s actually a puzzle. During your adventure, you will find yourself flexing your brain and looking in nooks and crannies you never even noticed. Find the hidden objects, figure out the clues and solve the puzzles to earn your freedom. You have a limited amount of time, so be quick! Come with your friends, family and coworkers and have a great time.