5 Sacramento Summer Coffees to Cool You Off

Sacramento is quickly becoming known for its coffee culture, and while most typically think of coffee as hot, Sacramento coffee bars also serve a host of summer coffees to take the edge off a warm summer day and give that afternoon pick-me-up we all need from time to time. The four coffees and one tea listed here are just... Read more »

Grape Escape is Back to Headline Weekend of Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Events in June

Sacramento's most popular wine tasting event is back in 2016 as Grape Escape returns to Cesar Chavez Plaza June 4. The weekend begins with winemakers' dinners at some of Sacramento's most famous restaurants and wraps up with a farm-to-fork Sunday brunch on 13th Street between K and L streets with excellent food, Bloody Marys and... 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 »

Things to do in the 916 this Thanksgiving

Wake up for a great cause this Thursday at Run to Feed the Hungry. (Photo courtesy of Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services.) While there is always something to be thankful for, this Thanksgiving week in Sacramento is extra special with events that celebrate our diversity, cultural institutions, and fun ways to give back.... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Explore Public Art at Sacramento International Airport

Each time travelers pass through Sacramento International Airport, they're walking through an art museum. As you grab your bags and rush to the train to get to baggage claim, try looking around. There are lovely pieces of public art to see and experience.  Terminal A doesn’t have as much art as the newer Terminal B, but one... Read more »

California Capital Airshow to Thrill for Tenth Anniversary

The California Capital Airshow roars into the Sacramento region Oct. 2-4 for its 10th anniversary show, featuring two jet teams – the US Air Force Thunderbids and the Canadian Showbirds – and for the first time, a night show. Held each year at Mather Airport in Rancho Cordova, about 20 minutes from downtown Sacramento,... Read more »

Quick Guide to Sacramento's 2015 Farm-to-Fork Celebration

It’s September, and that means that the 2015 Farm-to-Fork Celebration is in full swing in Sacramento, America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital. Food festivals, farm dinners, wine tastings, local beer fests and restaurant specials highlight this year’s annual celebration. Don’t miss out on the fun and the opportunity to savor the best... Read more »

Gold Rush Comes to Life in Sacramento Labor Day Weekend During Sacramento Gold Rush Days

Visit Old Sacramento this Labor Day Weekend for one of the best family-friendly events of the year – Gold Rush Days. This four-day festival kicks off Sept. 4, 2015, and turns historic Old Sacramento into a scene straight out of the 1850s, with costumed reenactors, gold panning, great food and live music. Dirt will cover... Read more »

Sacramento Tour Company is Your Ticket to Northern California Adventure Travel

Sacramento is a perfect tourism destination – with Gold Rush history and the birth of California as a state to today’s thriving food scene, there’s plenty to do in town, and it’s conveniently situated among some of the premier destinations in the world.In the summer of 2014, Alopex Eco Adventures began taking small groups... Read more »

Sacramento Brings Bubbles & Berries Farm-to-Fork Brunch Downtown June 7

Sip bottomless mimosas and eat your fill of gourmet farm-fresh food at one long table down 13th Street in Downtown Sacramento for the inaugural Taste of Summer Bubbles & Berries Brunch prepared by Jason Poole, one of the lead chefs at last year’s Tower Bridge Dinner. Steps away from the Capitol and beautiful Capitol Park,... Read more »