Things to Do in Sacramento, CA

Our list of the best things to do in Sacramento, California, features the top 339 nearby activities — including 142 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

Sacramento, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Sports & Fitness, and Entertainment & Shows.

The results below include the top 47 things to do within the city of Sacramento, CA , followed by 294 popular activities in nearby cities, including Folsom, Davis, Carmichael, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, West Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Woodland, Rancho Cordova, El Dorado Hills, Lincoln, Orangevale, North Highlands, Avalon and Orange

Sacramento, CA

Highlights
  • History Museums - 6 Activities
  • Parks - 4 Activities
  • Bowling - 3 Activities
  • Amusement Parks (Kids) - 2 Activities

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Local Roots Food Tours
1
0.3 Miles

Local Roots Food Tours

1209 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Food Tours
Sacramento contains many fine restaurants, and visitors often feel overwhelmed by the number of choices they have. Local Roots Food Tours solves that problem by leading tour participants to the best spots to snack, nosh and sit-down meals. All ages are welcome, and reservations are recommended.

Rating

99% 430 Votes Submit a Review
Sacramento Train Museum
2
0.5 Miles

Sacramento Train Museum

125 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Other Museums & Galleries
Sacramento Train Museum is a huge museum dedicated to railway history. Three stories of exhibits and restored train cars give you a lot to see here.

Rating

98% 1769 Votes Submit a Review
California State Railroad Museum
3
0.6 Miles

California State Railroad Museum

111 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
History Museums
Open all year round, the California State Railroad Museum offers you the chance to learn about the history of the railroad. You can take rides on engines, explore a variety of exhibits and enjoy a multitude of events.

Rating

97% 1995 Votes Submit a Review
American River Bicycle Trail
4
2.6 Miles

American River Bicycle Trail

Bike Paths
Sacramento's American River Bicycle Trail is a cyclist's dream. The 32-mile paved route stretches from Sacramento to Folsom, and is popular with recreational bikers and commuters. The trail is scrupulously maintained and free of gaping potholes, cracks and other faults.

Rating

93% 837 Votes 1 review
Crocker Art Museum
5
0.7 Miles

Crocker Art Museum

216 O St, Sacramento, CA 95829
Art Museum
Sacramento's Crocker Art Museum is part museum and part art school. It is open Tuesday through Sunday and on select Mondays. The museum's permanent exhibits include huge assortments of artifacts from Asia and the Pacific Rim.

Rating

95% 1815 Votes Submit a Review
California State Capitol & Museum
6
0.3 Miles

California State Capitol & Museum

10th St btwn L & N Sts, Sacramento, CA
History Museums
Downtown Sacramento contains many culturally significant institutions, and none more so than the California State Capitol & Museum. The Capitol bears a strong resemblance to the White House in Washington, D.C. Complimentary tours happen several times every day.

Rating

94% 1812 Votes Submit a Review
William Land Park
7
2.9 Miles

William Land Park

1702 Sutterville Road, Sacramento, CA 95822
Parks
William Land Park is a great place for a day out with family. The park is well-maintained and spacious with the Sacramento Zoo located nearby. There is also a golf course, an amphitheater, a Fairy Tale Town and Funderland with exciting rides and activities for kids.

Rating

95% 200 Votes Submit a Review
California Delta
8
33.6 Miles

California Delta

River
Well known for its house boating and fishing, California Delta is a 1000 mile waterway fed by five rivers that passes through many town and marinas, RV parks and campgrounds, providing a picturesque venue for boating and fishing.

Rating

95% 57 Votes Submit a Review
Crest Theater
9
0.2 Miles

Crest Theater

1013 K St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Theaters
The last intact movie palace in Sacramento is the Crest Theater. Guests can enjoy movies, comedy shows, and live music concerts at the venue which has been fully restored to its former glory.

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Fairytale Town
10
2.9 Miles

Fairytale Town

3901 Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822
Amusement Parks (Kids)
Toddlers and young children have their very own theme park: Fairytale Town in Sacramento, California. The entire park is designed to provide safe, gentle fun for kids and their parents.

Rating

88% 662 Votes Submit a Review

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