Sacramento's pacific charm and sunny disposition make the top attractions on our list even more attractive! Whether you're traveling to or live in the city and want to do something educational, recreational or just plain fun, pick from one of our favorite River City spots to discover the best places in the city.
You won't run out of steam at the California State Railroad Museum
, the largest and best of its kind in the world, located in historic Old Sacramento. At this popular attraction you'll discover scads of artifacts along with life size three-dimensional model trains and 21 magnificently restored locomotives and railcars.
Address: 111 I St., Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 445-6645
Skip over to the docks of Old Sacramento and board the 1920s paddle-wheeler Delta King Hotel Riverboat
. Come aboard to enjoy the scenic river and its boating activity, exciting theatrical performances at the Capital Theater, causal dining and live entertainment at the Pilothouse Restaurant, and charming staterooms for overnight stays. You won't find another attraction like it.
Address: 1000 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 444-5464
History lives on at the California State Capitol Museum
, Sacramento's architectural masterpiece and symbolic story teller of the great state. History buffs and the politically inclined can watch the legislative process in action and view famous Hollywood governors' portraits and their historic chambers. History buffs will appreciate this attraction.
Address: 10th Street 10th and L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Walk a mile in the John Sutter's shoes at the Sutter's Fort
: Sacramento's Gold Mine of State History. Step into the Living History Days and Pioneer Demonstration exhibits to travel back in time to the gold rush days where you'll see period clothing, real cannons, a trading post and an immigrant refuge town, among other attractions.
Address: 2701 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 - MAP
Phone: (916) 445-4422
Stroll on the cobbled stone streets of Old Sacramento, the 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State Historic Park
situated at the banks of Sacramento River. The gold rush themed attraction is brimming with activities and distinctive shopping, dining, entertainment and world-renowned museums. You're certain to find gold nuggets at this state attraction.
Address: I St. and Front St., Sacramento, California 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 445-4209
Amazing architectural grace is found at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
. Step inside one of the most breathtaking buildings in the city. The soaring 1889 Roman Catholic structure, reconstructed dome, exquisite stained glass and the 2,000-pound crucifix suspended over the altar by airplane cables will leave you awe-inspired.
Address: 1017 11th Street Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 444-5364
Art lovers, this city has got an attraction for you. Explore Sacramento's Crocker Art Museum
to discover California art collections from statehood to the present and collections representing African and Oceanic Art, Asian Art and European Art. Duck into Crocker Café for a bite to eat. Shop the museum store for an artistic souvenir guaranteed not to break the bank!
Address: 216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 808-7000
Bump into Elizabeth Taylor and Ansel Adams at the California Museum
. Learn about the lives of the people and places that make Sacramento unique. Exhibits and attractions like the "Hall of Fame," honoring extraordinary Californians and "Riding Concrete," how skateboarding evolved, keep us nuts about California.
Address: 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 653-7524
Real Escape games let you and your group become the heroes of the story. We have real-life escape room games where teams of 3-12 people are locked into custom built, challenging, and entertaining themed environments to solve the many mysteries, puzzles and challenges. Your wits and teamwork will be put to the test as you race against the clock to find hidden passageways and secret switches that unlock the many mysteries in each environment. You need to piece together the clues to find the way to open the door and escape the room. Escape Rooms are fun for all ages.
Address: 2230 Arden Way, Ste C, Sacramento, CA 95825 - MAP
Phone: (916) 674-2008