- 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
Cooking with the Calamari Sisters 2791 24th St., Sacramento, CA MoreLess Info
Hilariously competitive sisters host a cable cooking show, sling insults and belt out Italian hits such as “Mambo Italiano” and “Volare”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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10th St btwn L & N Sts, Sacramento, CA MoreLess Info
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.
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.
1013 K St., Sacramento, CA 95814 MoreLess Info
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.