Area Attractions

Your journey to the majestic national parks and historic sites of the San Joaquin Valley starts at the front desk of Hyatt Place Delano. Consult a Gallery Host for tips on the best route to the Sequoia National Forest—home to the General Sherman, the world’s largest tree—and restaurants recommendations along the way. Follow Highway 99 north to reach the heart of Delano or continue south past town to Bakersfield.

Hyatt Place Delano

1200 Garzoli Avenue
Delano, California, United States, 93215



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Local Food + Drink

Deli Delicious

This casual chain lets you load up a custom sub with the meat or veggies you’ve been craving. Located in Delano Marketplace.


Dig into stacks of pancakes and hills of hash browns served round-the-clock at this classic diner chain.

Jenny's Cafe

Located off Highway 99, this Mexican restaurant serves up delicious chorizo, chips with spicy salsa, and hot enchiladas.

Mary’s Heavenly Bites

Tucked away behind the ampm gas station, this local favorite serves spicy catfish and Southern favorites, as well as Filipino dishes.

Maui Pho Too

Known for the heat of their popular volcano rice, this Asian fusion joint serves everything from pad thai to orange chicken.

New China Restaurant

Known for its generous portions, this Chinese spot serves up all the chow mein and kung pao chicken you can handle.

Oishi Teriyaki & Sushi

True to their name, this Japanese restaurant features sweet teriyaki-soaked meats, fiery tempura rolls, and avocado-packed specialties like the “911 Roll.”

Panda Express

You know what you’re getting at Panda Express: tasty Chinese dishes prepared fast with minimum fuss. Better yet, it’s close by in Delano Marketplace.

Round Table Pizza

Pick up a piping hot pie at this nearby pizza joint. Enjoy pizzas like the pineapple-loaded Maui Zaui featuring fresh dough rolled from scratch daily.

Local Attractions

Aviator Casino

Sit down to games of Texas Hold ‘em and Mexican poker (where jokers are wild) at this nearby casino, which houses a bar and grill.

Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park

Interested in local history? Check out the preserved site of Allensworth, a 1908 settlement founded as an African-American community.

Delano Marketplace

Across the street from Hyatt Place Delano, this shopping center is packed with fast food options and stores like Walmart and Rue 21.

Delano Municipal Golf Course

Bring the family with you to this charming course and grass practice range, which serves hot dogs and ice cream.

Delano Public Tennis Facility

Work on your serve or play a game with friends on one of 10 lighted tennis courts, located near Delano High School.

Delano Soccer Complex

Rec teams play in the sunshine on five soccer fields and two football fields at this 40-acre outdoor complex.

Famoso Raceway

First built as a military training base, this quarter-mile track now hosts the famous March Meet drag race and NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) events.

International Agri-Center

The host of the annual World Ag Expo, the IAC also runs festivals, antique equipment shows, and the Agventures! Learning Center.

Kern River Golf Course

Tackle the 6,200-yard championship course as you admire the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains rising in the distance. Features shorter tees for junior golfers.

The Links at Riverlakes Ranch

The design of this naturally flat 18-hole course uses measured undulations and careful tree placement to create a serene, refreshing golfing experience.

North Kern Golf Course

Tee off on mildly hilly terrain at this 18-hole, 6,754-yard course, or practice your swing at this driving range and practice facility.

Porterville Municipal Golf Course

Take on the challenges of this 9-hole course, one of the Central Valley’s oldest, or sign up for on-site PGA instruction.

Sequoia National Forest

For hikers, this is a must-see. Stretching over 1,800 square miles, the majestic forest is home to groves of giant sequoias.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

These two jointly administered parks cover 1,353 square miles and contain both Mt. Whitney and the world’s largest living tree—General Sherman.

Tulare Golf Course

Located just off Highway 99, this 18-hole course provides ample shade and views of surrounding farmland as you golf.

Yosemite National Park

Famed for its waterfalls and awe-inspiring cliffs, Yosemite National Park attracts backpackers, climbers, and day hikers alike.