Sacramento Company Offers Round-Trip Tours of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

A new tour takes beer aficionados from Sacramento directly to Northern California’s most recognizable brewery – Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico. Alopex Eco Adventures is a local tour company that provides a personalized tour experience for small groups, with frequent travels around the region to places such as Yosemite... 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 »

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 »

Where to Ride in Sacramento: Get Cycling in the Bike-Friendly City

Sacramento and cycling are entwined. From professional bike races like the Amgen Tour of California to the recreational riders and commuters who pedal daily along the 32-mile American River Bike Trail, the city and the sport help define the Sacramento community. American River Bike Trail This paved pathway extends 32 miles... Read more »

Fly right in and get on with it

Sacramento is one of California’s most accessible major cities with stress-free and convenient entrance points.  Sacramento International Airport (SMF), located just 15 minutes from downtown, offers more than 130 non-stop flights per day and limitless connection possibilities with 11 major airlines and regional carriers.  SMF is... Read more »

Will the Fix 50 Road Construction Affect Sacramento Conventions and Meetings?

From now through June 25, 2014, Highway 50 around Sacramento will be undergoing necessary repairs, resulting in traffic backups into or out of the city on certain roads.   The work is being done in phases, so only one direction of travel will be affected at any one time. While the work is ongoing, at least two or three... Read more »

Traveling Amtrak With Kids

If you have kids, you are well aware of how stressful car travel can be. Even if you are only driving a couple of hours away, you’ve got to think about meals and snacks, bathroom breaks, and bringing along fun things to keep the kids occupied. And heaven forbid you get stuck in traffic, or have a flat tire. So many issues to... Read more »

Destination Sacramento: The Perfect Multigenerational Family Vacation

You've seen them're on vacation, leisurely snapping photos in places like Disneyland or the Grand Canyon, when all of a sudden you are descended upon by a group of people ranging from toddler age to senior citizens. You know who I'm talking about, those families who travel in packs. With matching t-shirts. Maybe you... 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 »