Nick's 2016 Year-End Tourism Recap

The Visit Sacramento Tourism Office had another exciting, successful year. We welcomed more visitors to Sacramento than ever before. We also hosted more industry familiarization tours, which has led to more people actually seeing firsthand why Sacramento is such a great town. 2016 also saw our tourism team spend countless hours... Read more »

5 Tips for Planning Your Gold Country Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Summer is in full swing in Sacramento and so is rafting season on the American River. Whether you want to have a lazy tubing trip closer to downtown Sacramento or experience the rapids in El Dorado County, there is a summer rafting experience for everyone. And this is one of the best summers for rafting in several years. For... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Visit Calaveras County's Caves and Caverns

Sacramento resides in the heart of a fabulous tourist area. Beyond our immediate city boundaries, within a one- to two-hour drive, are myriad destinations to explore and enjoy. Just southeast of Sacramento is Calaveras County with several fantastic limestone caverns.  Each one is unique in its own way and all are... 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 »

Sacramento Tourism Team Names 2015 Tourism Champions

As the Tourism team here in Sacramento, we know that tour companies count on the cooperation of our partners to make our destination an easy, memorable and affordable part of an itinerary. When we have a chance to show off Sacramento, we don’t want to squander the opportunity by providing anything less than the best. This means... 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 »

5 Reasons to Travel to Sacramento by Train

What if your trip to Sacramento was part of the fun?  The Capitol Corridor is an excellent and convenient way to travel to Sacramento from the Bay Area and the  Central Valley. Whether you are planning a trip for a large group or a small family gathering, there are several reasons you should consider using Amtrak and the Capitol... Read more »

California is the Wild West – a historical playground for your meeting and convention delegates.

California Begins Here. Incorporate Sacramento's Gold Rush history into your meeting for a unique, one-of-a-kind experience. California saw the largest migration in U.S. history when people came from all over the country and the world in hopes of becoming wealthy during the Gold Rush. That movement transformed the state forever.... Read more »