The city of Chico, founded by General Bidwell in 1860, maintains a remarkable sense of community and small town living. Chico also maintains a historic downtown where you can find a wide range of shops, restaurants, coffeehouses, entertainment venues and more. Home of CSUC (Chico State), Chico has a positive college vibe, as well as a historic feel.
There are many entertaining opportunities in and around Chico. Bidwell Park, the seventh largest city owned parks in the nation, is the focal point of the city’s park system and offers abundant trails for biking, hiking and equestrian use.
Other ways for the active spirit to take in the beauty are fishing, swimming, golfing, tubing, horseback riding and picnicking, not to mention some area wine tasting and casino play in nearby Oroville.
Van Man Charters of Chico, Butte County, situated in the northern Sacramento Valley of California, offers good traveling and transportation facilities of Charter Bus nature including Motor Coach (Tour Bus), Mini Bus, Party bus, and Passenger Van. We can also recommend excellent tour coordinators, travel agents, and limousine service. Chico offers Public Transit and world class lodgings for a calm and comfortable journey to its visitors.
Take a walk through charming downtown Chico or tour historic sites such as Bidwell Mansion, the Chico Museum and the vintage train station. Catch a show at Laxson Auditorium or El Rey Theater. Take the kids to the new Gateway science museum or visit some of the many local art galleries. Enjoy One Mile or Five Mile park, and remember, Chico is possibly the most bike friendly town in the nation!