Attractions

Top Choice Stadium in Sacramento

Golden 1 Center

Welcome to the arena of the future. This gleaming home to the Sacramento Kings is one of the most advanced sports facilities in the country. Made with the highest sustainability standard, it's built from local mater…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Stockton

Wat Dhammararam Buddhist Temple

With elaborate grounds, brightly painted statues and a 50ft reclining Buddha, this is a vibrant home to the area's Cambodian population. The celebration of the Cambodian New Year in mid-April draws thousands of peop…
Top Choice Museum in Sacramento

California Museum

This modern museum is home to the California Hall Of Fame and so the only place to simultaneously encounter César Chávez, Mark Zuckerberg and Amelia Earhart. The California Indians exhibit is a highlight, with artif…
Top Choice Historic Building in Sacramento

California State Capitol

The gleaming dome of the California State Capitol is Sacramento’s most recognizable structure. A painting of Arnold Schwarzenegger in a suit hangs in the West Wing along with the other governors' portraits. Some wil…
Historic Site in Kern River Area

Weedpatch Camp

Weedpatch Camp is a Farm Security Administration camp, one of about 16 in the US during the Depression, to aid migrant workers. Today, it's the only one with any original buildings left. It was built in 1935 to hous…
Lake in Oroville

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area

This artificial lake was formed by the USA's tallest earth-filled dam, rising 770ft above the Feather River. There are boat-in, floating campsites available. The lake’s visitor center has exhibits on the California …
Historic Site in Bakersfield

Cesar E Chavez National Monument

This newly designated national monument, Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz, is the national headquarters of the United Farmworkers of America and was the home of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez from 1971 until his dea…
Brewery in Chico

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Hordes of beer fans gather at the birthplace of the nationally distributed Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Schwarber, a Chico-only black ale. You can also stock up on eccentric ‘Beer Camp’ collaborations, short-run craft…
Museum in Oroville

Chinese Temple & Museum Complex

This restored temple and museum offers a fascinating glimpse into Oroville's Chinese legacy and is well worth exploring. Built in 1863, it served the Chinese community, which built the area's levees and at its peak …
Gardens in Fresno

Forestiere Underground Gardens

If you see only one thing in Fresno, make it this intriguing historic landmark, two blocks east of Hwy 99. The gardens were built by Sicilian immigrant Baldassare Forestiere, who dug out some 70 acres beneath the ha…