Our Hometown Tourists Visit the California State Railroad Museum in Old Sacramento

EDITOR'S NOTE: Our Hometown Tourists visited the California State Railroad Musuem on their most recent excursion.  The following blog includes an account Carol Dabrowiak and photos by Cynthia Gibbs detailing their visit to this Sacramento attraction.  When you stay at a participating Sacramento Gold Card hotel, remember to ask... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Visit the California Automobile Museum

EDITOR'S NOTE: Our Hometown Tourists visited the California Automobile Museum on their most recent excursion.  The following blog includes accounts by Janet Lewis and Carol Dabrowiak with photos by Cynthia Gibbs detailing their visit to this Sacramento attraction.  When you stay at a participating Sacramento Gold Card hotel,... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Visit Apple Hill

The Do's and Donuts of Apple Hill By Cindy Gibbs Autumn is in the air and it is Apple Hill time again.  Orchards and shops in the Apple Hill area are really open during most of the year in the Gold Country.  October, though, is the time of year the majority of people seem to go.  However, other “off peak” times of the year offer... Read more »

Disconnect in Sacramento

Today’s travelers are more connected than ever. Friends, work and information of all kinds are never further away than the tap of a touchscreen. And while smart phones, iPads and other technologies have made travelling easier and more enjoyable in many ways, sometimes you just want to disconnect and enjoy your surroundings. ... Read more »

Top 12 Things You May Not Know about Sacramento International Airport

Getting there is half the fun, right?  Many lucky travelers have had a chance to experience the incredible new Terminal B at Sacramento International Airport.  But you may be surprised by the things you don’t know about traveling to and from Sacramento via SMF.  Here are some features, factoids and fun tips you should know about... Read more »

Day Two of Murhpys Wine Tasting

Hello again. Well day two in Murphys started out a little cloudy and I don't mean the sky!  Actually the weather in the Gold Country was quite beautiful that morning.  We were lucky enough to stay at my friends brother's home up above Murphys and had a wonderful view of the hillsides!  Our first stop of the day was for breakfast... Read more »

Wine Tasting In Murphys - Day One

Hello all you lovers of wine!!  I know many of you have been to wineries in California and in asking around I found that several of my co-workers and friends have been to Murphys in Calaveras County.  Well, I had not until now!!  Murphys is in the Gold Country and is known as the Queen of Sierra.  I am excited to get to talk... Read more »

Sacramento Boosts Sports Tournament Directors

Do you depend on booster clubs, parents and fans when it comes to the success of your team -- on and off the home field or home court? Could you use a reliable boost of support to help you plan and execute a well-run tournament? It's no surprise that tournament directors and competition organizers recruit the Sacramento... Read more »

Road Warriors Bring Home Gifts to Show They Care

Road warriors have a tough time during the holidays: Airplanes are fuller. Hotels and restaurants are more crowded. Year-end quotas loom. Even shopping and gift wrapping have deadlines! When you travel to Sacramento, California, for business, pick up a few items to show you care about your loved ones... and perhaps hard-working... Read more »

A Gentleman's Gentleman: Excellence in Sacramento Hotel Service

As Californians we treasure our laid back lifestyle, but last night was a delightful opportunity for fancy dress and fun. Once a year the Sacramento Hotel Association sets aside a night to formally recognize employees who symbolize genuine excellence in Sacramento hospitality. Allow me to borrow the British phrase 'a gentleman's... Read more »