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…
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…
Museum in Sacramento

Crocker Art Museum

Housed in the ornate Victorian mansion (and sprawling additions) of a railroad baron, this museum has striking architecture and an excellent collection. Works by California painters and European masters hang beside …
Historic Site in Sacramento

Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The historic river port next to Downtown, Old Sacramento remains the city's stalwart tourist draw. The old-fashioned Gold Rush-era atmosphere and the pervasive aroma of saltwater taffy make it good for a stroll, esp…
Museum in Sacramento

State Indian Museum

It’s with some irony that the Indian Museum sits in the shadow of Sutter’s Fort. The excellent exhibits and tribal handicrafts on display – including the intricately woven and feathered baskets of the Pomo – are tra…
Historic Site in Sacramento

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park

Originally built by John Sutter, this park was once the only trace of white settlement for hundreds of miles. Reserve a couple hours to stroll within its walls, where furniture, medical equipment and a blacksmith sh…
Plaza in Sacramento

K Street Mall

Known by locals as 'The Kay,' this formerly blighted neighborhood is undergoing a major redevelopment effort that has transformed it into a weekend hot spot. The pedestrian mall draws a party on weekends.
Museum in Sacramento

Sacramento History Museum

Exhibits, stories and artifacts of some of Sacramento's most fascinating citizens, though much of the information is focused on the Gold Rush. Get tickets here for the Underground Tour, a 45-minute look at what's un…