- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.