Attractions

Brewery in Chico

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Hordes of beer snobs gather at the birthplace of the nationally distributed Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Schwarber, a Chico-only black ale. Also for sale are the ‘Beer Camp’ collaborations (www.beercamp.sierranevada.c…
University in Chico

Chico State University

Ask for a free map of the Chico State University campus, or about campus events and tours at the CSU Information Center, on the main floor of Bell Memorial Union. The attractive campus is infused with sweet floral f…
Historic Site in Chico

Honey Run Covered Bridge

The historic 1894 bridge is an unusual style this side of the country and a favorite spot for engagement photos. Take the Skyway exit off Hwy 99 on the southern outskirts of Chico, head east and go left on Honey Run…
Historic Building in Chico

Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park

Chico’s most prominent landmark, the opulent Victorian home was built for Chico’s founders John and Annie Bidwell. The 26-room mansion was built between 1865 and 1868 and hosted many US presidents. Tours start every…
Science Center in Chico

Chico Creek Nature Center

If you plan on spending the afternoon in Bidwell Park, first stop at this sparkling nature center, with displays on local plants and animals and excellent hands-on science programs for families. The exhibit hall is …