Enjoy Area Wildlife at Sacramento's Effie Yeaw Nature Center

I picked the kids up from school recently and we headed straight for the Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Ancil Hoffman County Park in Carmichael, located just 11 miles from Downtown Sacramento.  With the exception of a $5 parking fee, access to the Nature Center is free and donations are encouraged.  We were pleasantly surprised to... Read more »

Exploring Sacramento's California State Railroad Museum with Kids

The California State Railroad Museum, located in the heart of Old Sacramento, is one of our favorite museums in town. With over 200,000 square feet of exhibit space, 21 carefully restored locomotives and cars, and several exhibits documenting California's railroad and Gold Rush history, it seems there is always something new to... Read more »