Best Things To Do in Sacramento, California

Whether you're visiting Sacramento for a few days or are a localite, Sacramento is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Sacramento. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Sacramento. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Sacramento. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Sacramento keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Sacramento listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Sacramento which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Sacramento will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Sacramento recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Sacramento

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Sacramento that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 559 itineraries
    Old Sacramento

    Tags: Landmark

    Address: 1002 2nd St Sacramento, CA 95814

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Old Sacramento is basically a 28 acre National Historic Landmark District that acts as a memento of the glorious past of the city of Sacramento. The whole area is full of various shops, attraction and...Read more

  2. #2 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 299 itineraries
    California State Capitol Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 1315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The California State Capitol Museum comprises of the State Capitol and the grounds around in it. The State Capitol has been the home of the California Legislature since 1869 and has undergone a series...Read more

  3. #3 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 169 itineraries
    Sacramento Zoo

    Tags: Zoo

    Address: 3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Opened in 1927, the Sacramento Zoo, located in William Land Park is a very popular tourist attraction in the city of Sacramento. The museum started off from some 40 animals and now currently has over ...Read more

  4. #4 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 257 itineraries
    Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail

    Tags: Trail

    Address: Sacramento, CA, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Trail is a paved out pathway of almost 51-kilometer length and is used majorly by bicyclists for recreational purposes. It passes through many famous attractions of Sacramento like the Discovery P...Read more

  5. #5 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 419 itineraries
    Sutter's Fort

    Address: 2701 L St, Sacramento, CA 95816, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built in 1839, the Sutter’s fort was basically and agricultural and trade colony. A Swiss, John Sutter, was the one who built it and the fort was eventually named after him. In the old days, the...Read more

  6. #6 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 281 itineraries
    California Automobile Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 2200 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95818, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The California Automobile Museum was opened to the public back in 1987 and has come out a long way since when it just had a single Montana baker in its collection. Currently there are over 150 classic...Read more

  7. #7 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 131 itineraries
    Fairytale Town

    Tags: Park, Rides

    Address: 3901 Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Fairytale town was opened in 1959 and was dedicated as a gift to the children of the Central Valley by the people of Sacramento. The immense popularity of Disneyland was a prime reason behind the conc...Read more

  8. #8 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 561 itineraries
    Cathedral Of The Blessed Sacrament

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 1017 11th St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church, the magnificent Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament has been serving the Sacramento diocese for over 127 years. A religious landmark in the city, this architec...Read more

  9. #9 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 215 itineraries
    American River Parkway

    Address: Sacramento, California

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Running along the American River that flows through Sacramento, the American River Parkway is a 37-kilometer-long parkway that houses many boat launching points and small parks as well. Spread across ...Read more

  10. #10 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 146 itineraries
    Sleep Train Arena

    Tags: Arena

    Address: 1 Sports Pkwy, Sacramento, CA 95834, United States

    Previously known as the ARCO Arena, and then the Power Balance Pavilion, this arena is now called Sleep Train Arena. It is an indoor arena which is the home of the Sacramento Kings of NBA fame. Hostin...Read more

  11. #11 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 361 itineraries
    Tower Bridge

    Tags: Bridge

    Address: Sacramento, CA 95814, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Built in 1935, the Tower Bridge is a vertical lift bridge that is built across the Sacramento River and is an iconic structure of the city. Initially the bridge was used as a railway bridge and much l...Read more

  12. #12 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 98 itineraries
    Sacramento History Museum

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: 101 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Opened in 1985, the Sacramento History Museum is probably the only museum in the United States that focuses on California, Sacramento and California Gold Rush history. The building is an exact reprodu...Read more

  13. #13 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 106 itineraries
    Sacramento Convention Center

    Tags: Convention Center

    Address: 1400 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814, United States

    The Sacramento Convention Center is a huge convention and meeting venue which has 31 meeting rooms, 137,000 square feet of exhibit space and a ballroom. As beautiful the building appears from the outs...Read more

  14. #14 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 61 itineraries
    California State Indian Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: 2618 K St, Sacramento, CA 95816, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The California State Indian Museum was opened in 1940 and has been operational for more than 75 years now. The museum is perfect for allowing a sneak peek into the lives and culture of the Native Indi...Read more

  15. #15 of 2059 Things To Do in Sacramento
    - Used in 178 itineraries
    Funderland Park

    Tags: Amusement Park, Park, Entertainment

    Address: 1350 17th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95822, United States

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Funderland Park was opened in the 1940s and was initially known as Land Park Kiddle Land, until 1984, when it was purchased, remodeled and then renamed to its present – Funderland Park. The ...Read more

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  • where can I see a mariachi in Sacramento

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    • Many restaurants in Sacramento such as the La Terraza host live Mariachi. To know other restaurants, locals would be your best source of information.

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