Clovis - Gateway to the Sierras
Travel Time
One way
3 Hours
Estimated Cost
Total
110 $ - 295 $
Transportation
25 $ - 35 $
Hotel
60 $ - 200 $
Restaurants / Bars
25 $ - 60 $
Activities
Overview
110 $ - 295 $

Located just over six miles north of Fresno, Clovis is right in the heart of California. The city of Clovis was ranked the number one city to raise a family in a survey that ranked different Californian cities and therefore attracts many young families on weekend trips from San Francisco. Situated in a rich agricultural area with lots of value put into local attractions, events, and activities, Clovis is a great weekend away for the family to escape the hustle and bustle of San Francisco city life.

Clovis Old Town
Gateway to the Sierras
Clovisfest
DOY Grill
Holiday Inn Clovis
Clovis Rodeo
Clovis Old Town
Gateway to the Sierras
Go
25 $ - 35 $
Travel time
3 Hours
Estimated Fuel Cost
25 $ - 35 $

Residents of San Francisco can get to Clovis by car in approximately three hours. This short drive allows for a quick weekend getaway without the hassle of having to take extra days of to compensate for one days worth of driving. To get there, jump onto the US-101 South, Take I-580 E, I-205 E and CA-99 S to W Bullard Ave in Clovis. You will go past Turlock and Merced around halfway into your journey which are good places to jump out and stretch your legs if you need a break.

If driving is not your thing, then take the 6855 Greyhound bus that leaves twice daily to Fresno, taking around 4 hours and then either jump in an Uber for 20 minutes to Clovis or take the A Shelter bus that runs throughout the day.