Things to Do in Chico, CA

  • Our list of the best things to do in Chico, California, features the top 68 nearby activities — including 29 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Chico, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sports & Fitness.
  • The results below include the top 38 things to do within the city of Chico, CA , followed by 30 popular activities in nearby cities, including Oroville and Paradise
  • Our list of the best things to do in Chico, California, features the top 68 nearby activities — including 29 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
  • Chico, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sports & Fitness.
  • The results below include the top 38 things to do within the city of Chico, CA , followed by 30 popular activities in nearby cities, including Oroville and Paradise
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4.2 Miles
95% 399 votes
Parks 965 Fir St, Chico, CA 95928 MoreLess Info
Established in 1905, Bidwell Park has preserved over 2,500 acres of land in Chico, CA. The park contains an educational nature center, disc golf course, hiking, and a pool along the creek
1.3 Miles
93% 261 votes
Breweries 1075 East 20th Street, Chico, CA MoreLess Info
Visitors of the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company will be able to dine and enjoy the location's beverages. The site's Big Room is a 350-seat performance venue that offers live music and events throughout the year.
0.4 Miles
94% 127 votes
Historic Sites 525 Esplanade, Chico, CA MoreLess Info
The Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park is a three-story, 26 room Victorian House that was the home of John Bidwell, a pioneer, politician, and philanthropist. The building features a pink tinted plaster exterior.
7.1 Miles
91% 67 votes
Bridges 1670 Honey Run Road, Chico, CA 95928 MoreLess Info
Providing passage over a river, Honey Run Covered Bridge is a historic wooden, covered bridge that visitors can walk on. The park hosts an annual pancake breakfast on the bridge with prizes and pancakes.
0.2 Miles
100% 6 votes
Art Gallery 122 W 3rd Street, Chico, CA 95928 MoreLess Info
Art, Etc. is a frame shop that features many works from local artists and also provides art cleaning and frame repair. They also have an art classroom in the back where they teach oil and acrylic painting.
4.5 Miles
100% 5 votes
Sports Facilities/Fields 21 Valley Ct, Chico, CA 95973 MoreLess Info
As an athletics complex, TNT Athletic Performance offers a variety of indoor sports fields and courts for visitors to practice on. The complex also hosts lessons and clinics for basketball that teaches basic ball handling skills.
0.5 Miles
100% 9 votes
Recreation Centers 150 Cherry Street, Chico, CA 95928 MoreLess Info
Located on the campus of the California State University at Chico, WREC - Wildcat Recreation Center features a variety of amenities for students, including weight and cardio areas, basketball courts, and a running track.
0.1 Miles
90% 10 votes
Movie Theaters 351 E 6th Street, Chico, CA 95926 MoreLess Info
A single-screen movie theater, Pageant Theatre displays independent and foreign films using digital projection. The theater offers couch seating along the front as well as auditorium rentals for screenings, parties and meetings.
0.5 Miles
90% 10 votes
Historic Homes 525 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926 MoreLess Info
Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park is a 3-story museum made out of a Victorian era house that serves as a memorial to California pioneers John and Annie Bidwell. Guided tours are available on site as well as historical exhibits.
0.4 Miles
78% 32 votes
Science Museums 625 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95929 MoreLess Info
Gateway Science Museum inspires the exploration of science and natural history. The Museum features a variety of exhibits, gateway gardens, class field trips and educational activities while providing opportunities for patrons to learn about their environment.
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