Sacramento Student Travel – a Year in Review

As the student travel season comes to an end, it is a great time to recap some of the year’s more memorable occasions in Sacramento student travel. Once again, thousands of students arrived in Sacramento via planes, trains and buses to experience the California State Capitol and Gold Rush history they had learned so much about... Read more »

Where to Watch the Amgen Tour of California in Sacramento

The 2014 Amgen Tour of California’s official start is in Downtown Sacramento in front of the Capitol, showcasing the country’s biggest cycling event in the heart of California. And it's free to watch. Cyclists will start in front of the State Capitol in Downtown Sacramento at 10:50 a.m. on Sunday, May 11. They then head up Ninth... Read more »

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 »