Local Area Attractions
California State Capitol Museum
The State Capitol Museum provides an opportunity to tour this magnificent restoration, and to see how laws are made. Offers guided tours, exhibit rooms and films to make your visit complete. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Sunday.
California State Railroad Museum
The California State Railroad Museum is the largest and finest interpretive museum of its kind in North America, displaying 21 restored locomotives, cars and 46 exhibits. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. (Ticket Prices are subject to change without notice) Adults $10 Youth $5 (6-17)
The Museum is located at the corner of "I" Street and Second Street in Old Town Sacramento.
Crocker Art Museum
Art for all ages can be found in this spectacular restored Victorian building filled with early California paintings. The Crocker Art Museum is the oldest public art museum in the West.
Hours Open: Tuesday – Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM Thursday 10 AM – 9 PM Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day*
Pricing: Adults $10 Seniors (65 and older) $8 College Students $8 Youth (7–17) $5 Children (6 and under) Free
Historic Old Sacramento
At Historic Old Town Sacramento , attractions to do include Visitor Center, Riverboat Delta King Hotel, Riverboat Cruises, Pony Express Monument, Old Sacramento Schoolhouse, Horse-Drawn Carriages and Old Sacramento Market Site. Old Town is located in downtown Sacramento. Take 1-5 to Downtown then take J street Exit, and follow the signs to Old Town.
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
At Sutter's Fort State Historic Park , self-guided tours with radio-wands explain the exhibit rooms, which include carpenter’s and blacksmith’s shops, a bakery, prison, dining room and living quarters as well as special exhibits museum space and a visitor orientation room. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. Pricing: Adults $5 Youth (6-17) $3 Children (5 and under) Free
Take a cruise on this riverboat, Spirit Of Sacramento, and enjoy its saloon, dining room and open-air dance floor. The wide-windowed saloon provides a scenic view of a variety of river vistas. The "Captain's Cruises" are in the afternoon and are two-hour river jaunts which include brunch and champagne. The sightseeing tours are narrated excursions to the upper reaches of the Sacramento River Delta. Specialty evening cruises feature a DJ and dancing. Hours and charges vary according to the cruise package chosen.
Raging Waters Sacramento CA at Cal Expo
Raging Waters Sacramento features more than 25 exhilarating water attractions, breath-taking slides, crystal clear pools and fun-filled activities for children and adults of all ages. Located at Cal Expo off of Capital City Freeway at Exposition Boulevard. Raging Waters Sacramento is the perfect destination for families of all ages!
Enjoy these additional campground attractions. Fun for all ages!
- Fishing - No License Required - Catch a big one!
- Recreation Room with Video Arcade - games for all ages!
- Swimming Pool - open when it's sunny and hot!
- Paddle Boats - cruise along our river
- Bike Rentals - cruise along our roads
- Community Fire Pit - GREAT for a relaxing evening!
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
From Shouka the killer whale to Medusa the tallest and loopiest roller coaster in Northern California, Six Flags Marine World is home to more than 3,000 animals, 35 fun-filled roller coasters and 11 great shows. Marine World is America’s first combination wildlife park, oceanarium and theme park is an interactive dolphin and penguin encounter.
In 1850, Captain Taylor opened the cave for public tours, making it the first show cave in the state of California. If your feeling adventurous take a trip over to Mountain Ranch CA and check out some of California's oldest caverns. Open Saturday and Sunday 10 A.M.- 4 P.M. The first tour departs at 10 A.M. and the last tour of the day will leave at 4 P.M. They also offer a selction of Above Ground Amenities including : Gemstone mining, gold panning, geode cracking, picnic tables, nature trails and a gift shop.
The Sacramento Zoo exhibits 400 different animals on 14 acres, the variety of animals includes: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Ride the mini train into fairytale town and explore what it has to offer. Great for children and families. Open Daily from 9 A.M.-4 P.M. Prices: General Admission $11.25, Seniors $10.50, Children 2-11 $7.25, Children under the age of 1 are free.
Discovery Park is a 160 acre park that is located at the center of Sacramento, where the American and Sacramento rivers meet. The boat launch allows boaters access to both the American and Sacramento rivers. Has bike trials, reservable picnic areas, and a playground. The park is open year round from sunrise to sunset. Parking fees are collected 365 days a year. It is also the starting point for a 32-mile bicycle trail that ends in Folsom.W.A.
San Francisco - Fisherman's Warf, Alcatraz, Lombard Street
Worth a day trip to the city.