Getting There -- If you're driving from San Francisco, take I-580 east to I-5 south to Highway 198 east. The trip takes about 5 hours.

Amtrak (tel. 800/USA-RAIL; stops at nearby Hanford, and a shuttle runs from there to Visalia.

Visitor Information -- Contact the Visalia Chamber of Commerce, 220 N. Santa Fe Ave., Visalia, CA 93291 (tel. 559/734-5876;

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.