Westwood Village resides in Porterville, CA, a friendly, agricultural city with old-fashioned values and a mix of charming, modern, tried, and true. Porterville serves as a gateway to Sequoia National Forest, Giant Sequoia National Monument and Kings Canyon National Park.
Many Adventures to Be Had Around Porterville
Nearby Fresno is a college town, known for its artsy, popular events like the Rogue Festival and Woodward Shakespeare Festival, Fresno Grand Opera and Fresno Philharmonic. Fresno’s Forestiere Gardens is a sight to behold with its hand-built network of underground rooms, fruit trees, shrubs, and vines—all in an underground microclimate with ancient Roman architecture.
Bakersfield, the oil capital of California, offers locals plenty of ways to enjoy the region’s pleasant weather, from parks within the city limits to trails in the nearby Sequoia and Los Padres national forests. Bakersfield’s multi-cultural diversity is uniquely enjoyed through a variety of international restaurants and food shops.
A Popular Fishing and Rafting Destination
The Kern River is known as a wild and scenic waterway fed by snowmelt from Mount Whitney. The river passes through winding canyons in the mountains near Bakersfield which is a popular destination for fishing and whitewater rafting.
Descending from the Kern River and its exhilarating whitewater is Lake Isabella. The lake’s clear blue waters invite area boaters, water skiers, anglers, and wind surfers, adding much outdoor excitement for thrill seekers.