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 »

It’s Time for a Weekend Getaway to Sacramento

For those of you who live throughout California and beyond, Sacramento is the perfect weekend getaway. Our location makes us easily accessible. Our top-notch hotels, attractions and dining make us exciting. And our down-to-earth style makes us affordable. And it could not be a better time to visit Sacramento. If you have not... Read more »

Planning Your Visit to the California State Capitol -- Self-Guided Tour

The California State Capitol was completed in 1874, and since then, it has been an enduring and must-see Sacramento attraction. It is a living museum, dedicated to sharing California’s past and at the same time working to build California’s future. When you visit Sacramento, the Capitol should be on your list of attractions... Read more »

Sacramento's Crocker Art Museum Prepares for an Exciting 2016

    There is a lot happening at Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum as we head into the second half of 2016 - exhibitions include glass (from ancient Roman to contemporary American), photography, colonial art, sculpture and European drawings. Talks, walks and the like are great ways to learn a little more about the art on display.... Read more »

Explore Sacramento's Diverse Population, Past and Present, at the 18th Annual Sacramento Museum Day

Sacramento is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the nation, and you can find out more about the different groups of people that historically have called Sacramento home at the 18th Annual Sacramento Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.  Twenty-six area museums are opening their doors to the public for free (or half... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Visit Folsom's Museum of Wonder and Delights

Folsom's Museum of Wonder and Delights -- it's for the kid in all of us.  The newest of Folsom Historical Society's museums, the Folsom Museum of Wonder and Delight opened in mid-September 2015. Cindy, Carol, and Janet visited the museum on its opening weekend.  As you enter from the plaza just north of the Historic Folsom light... Read more »

Immerse your Delegates in the Past and Present when you Hold your Event at Sacramento’s Historic Crocker Art Museum

Sacramento's Crocker Art Museum is the oldest public art museum in the Western United States, bringing the historic and modern together in one adjoining complex and providing multiple meeting and event spaces to fit the bill for any corporate, association, government or private event. Unique Outdoor Space The Crocker has two... Read more »

Free Admission on Sacramento Museum Day 2015

***THIS BLOG POST IS ABOUT FREE MUSEUM DAY 2015. TO SEE DETAILS OF THE 2016 EVENT, CLICK HERE*** The 17th annual Sacramento Museum Day is Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, and now is the time to plan your visit to some of the best Sacramento attractions. This year, nearly 25 area museums will welcome you, your family and friends all... Read more »

Sacramento Museums Offer Unique Holiday Gifts

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you haven't completed your Christmas shopping yet, you are not alone. Statistics show that only half of Americans have their shopping done one week prior to Christmas. Chances are, those on your list who are easy to buy for have already been crossed off. But what about those... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Explore the Hawaiian Chieftain

Ahoy, matey! When you tour the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, you suddenly want to talk like a pirate. She was berthed on the river in Old Sacramento from October 22 through December 8 for her annual visit to our city. The day we went on board for our latest adventure was cold and rainy. So that added a bit of mystery to... Read more »