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 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…
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 …
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 …
Museum in Sacramento

California State Railroad Museum

Train buffs will delight in this incredible collection of vintage locomotives (even if history buffs will question the candy-coated presentation about the plight of workers who built the rails). You can also hop abo…
Science Center in Red Bluff

Sacramento River Discovery Center

This kid-friendly center has exhibits on the river and the Diversion Dam just outside its doors, which has been permanently opened to allow endangered chinook and green and white sturgeon to migrate. Though the fish…
Historic Building in Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta

Old Sugar Mill

A jazz combo echoes through the space to complement wines of the Carvalho family, who own this custom crushing facility. It's the hub of a thriving community of local winemakers. The wines of the Clarksburg region h…
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. It hosted many US presidents and John Muir, wh…