Our Hometown Tourists Take an Architectural Walking Tour

Beaux Arts. Renaissance. Italianate. Greek. Baroque. Victorian. Do you know what these terms have in common? If you guessed architectural styles, you are correct. But I just learned that all of these architectural styles and more can be found within a five block area of downtown Sacramento. That is what we realized when Janet,... Read more »

Sacramento Student Travel Itinerary Teaches Gold Rush and California History in a Fun Way

Fourth-grade student travel groups coming to Sacramento get a wealth of information from overall California history to Gold Rush history. A comprehensive two-day trip gives an exciting real-life experience of otherwise dusty topics in history books. Arriving at Sacramento International Airport or in Downtown Sacramento,... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Enjoy a Food Truck Event

Since we live in Sacramento, America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, we are very fortunate to have amazing culinary events throughout the area. In addition to the amazing restaurants, farmers markets, and other activities, food trucks play a big role in Sacramento’s culinary scene.  And maybe you've seen 'em zipping around town:... Read more »

Travel Trends: Voluntourism

A growing trend in leisure and business travel across the country is volunteer travel. Voluntourism is the act of travelers doing voluntary work to contribute to the community in which they are visiting. According to a recent United Nations report, the idea of combining vacations with volunteering has been increasing... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Enjoy an Old Sacramento Ghost Tour

Are you ready for a historical tour in Old Sacramento that will give you shivers and maybe even goosebumps?  Try the Historic Old Sac Foundation’s Ghost Tour, available only through the month of October.  Even if you’ve previously enjoyed the foundation’s Old Sacramento Underground tour, rest assured that the Ghost Tour is not... Read more »

5 Regional Festivals To Add To Your Itinerary

Sacramento is a great home base for those wanting to visit a number of festivals that take place throughout the region. Whether you’re looking to unleash your inner hippie, sample some great wines, or listen to the hottest new music, there’s an annual event that’s just a short drive away. Check out this list for a sampling of... Read more »

Planning Ahead: 12 Annual Sacramento Events

We know that our tour operator clients plan their itineraries several months to a year in advance.  Sacramento has several events that happen around the same time every year.  We have compiled a list of 12 annual events that your groups will love.  All of these events are group-friendly and are sure to be a hit with your group... Read more »

Educational, Fun, Affordable: A Sample Two-Day Itinerary for Your Student Groups

Sacramento is one of California’s most popular student travel destinations.  Sacramento offers a variety of educational experiences from history and government to environmental to agricultural. The capital city is also an ideal destination for performance groups, as there are numerous performing venues in and around the city.... Read more »

Top Sacramento Performance Venues for Your Student Groups

Sacramento is the perfect place for your student performance group to shine.  Not only do we feature many different types of performance venues, but Sacramento also provides a great education component to your students’ experience.  From small, intimate venues for your groups to practice to large festivals, there are several... Read more »

10 Student-Friendly Attractions in Sacramento

Sacramento is full of student-friendly activities that are educational, fun and affordable.  A visit to California’s capital city is a rite of passage for many students in California and surrounding states – and there is a reason why.  Sacramento’s historical significance extends beyond California.  Our history is significant to... Read more »