Our tree lined streets; friendly atmosphere and our charming Main Street are a unique taste of hometown America. Home of world famous landmarks such as Hilmar Cheese, MedicAlert Foundations and Turlock Lake State Recreation Area it's no wonder so many people choose to visit and live in Turlock.
A Place to Stay
From luxurious lodging to rooms on a budget, Turlock offers a full range of options to meet your needs that fit your wallet in one of our 750 rooms. Whether you're in town for a meeting, event or just a visit, enjoy Turlock's array of accommodations. Many lodgings offer well-equipped meeting rooms that are ideal for business or social gatherings. A host of amenities away you including high-speed internet, swimming pools, gyms, and even kitchenettes.
Turlock has it all: the finest examples of cutting edge California cuisine, authentic flavors from around the world and casual family dining. Diners will find a vast array of eateries ready to please the palate and the budget. Come by any time of the day or evening, and there'll be a great meal waiting.
Things to do and see
Turlock is full of fantastic things to see and do! The Arts abound in Turlock with gems like the CSU Stanislaus’ art gallery, theatrical and musical productions, Turlock Community Theatres and the Carnegie Arts Center offer year long activities and events featuring national and international artists. The Stanislaus County Fairgrounds is host to hundreds of events, as well as, the award-winning County Fair. Historic Downtown Turlock is filled with boutique shops, exceptional restaurants, a farmers market, and hosts many community events. Looking for a guided tour? Try our Southside Stroll audio tour which will guide you through Turlock’s history and attractions. A few day trip options can help you make the most of Turlock during your stay.
Turlock offers endless shopping opportunities! From bookstores and galleries to shopping centers and boutiques, there is plenty of shopping opportunities throughout Turlock. Turlock, offering the best of national chains and specialty shops to fulfill anyone’s shopping list. Turlock has something for everyone!
Turlock is hosts a wide range of special events like the International Model A Swap Meet, American Cowboy Team Roping Western Championship, and unique events like the week long Central Valley Bluegrass Association’s RV Rally and Campout. Check out our community calendar and smart phone app for a complete listing of community events, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube.
Known as the Heart of the Central Valley, Turlock is centered among California’s most popular tourism destinations with access to San Francisco, Yosemite Park, and Monterey Bay. Situated about 93 miles south of the State Capital of Sacramento at the intersection of California State Highways 99 and 165, Turlock affords close proximity to Interstate I-5 and State Highways 33, 132, and 140. Nearest communities are Modesto (to the northwest) and Merced (to the southeast). The Visitors Bureau is located at 115 S Golden State Blvd, Turlock, CA.