Sacramento is not only the star on the map of California; it’s a shining-light-of-a-city that provides cultural, epicurean, and adventurous opportunities year round. In Sacramento, you’ll find plenty of things to enjoy, whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure. Some say that California begins in Sacramento, and many concur that there is no shortage of history, sporting events, outdoor activities, and other types of fun to be had in the state’s capital.

Sacramento sees more than 230 days of pure sunshine annually, so it’s the perfect place to soak up some rays with wine tasting adventures, nature walks, Old Town tours, and so much more. The inside of Sacramento is equally exciting, with world-class museums, performing arts centers, and other outstanding venues to visit for days and evenings full of discovery.

Whether you’ll be in Sacramento alone, with a partner, or as part of a family or group, the city offers chance after chance to meet people, linger in beautiful public spaces, dine, explore landmarks, watch top-notch theatrical productions, and the list can go on and on. Come for a day, weekend, or week (or longer) and find something new to experience each day.

Sacramento has more Zagat-rated restaurants than anywhere else in Northern California – including San Francisco! The city is at the forefront of the farm-to-table movement in America, offering fresh, seasonal foods year round at a variety of price points.

If you want to enjoy quality museums, there are nearly 30 to choose from in Sacramento. Learn about Gold Rush history, aviation, the State Capitol, art, railroad history, or practically whatever piques your interest. Family-friendly fun is available throughout the Sacramento city limits, whether you want to hike, bike, watch Sacramento Kings basketball, or even raft 2 thrilling rivers.

Do you love wine? There are 5 wine regions within an hour’s drive of Sacramento, offering tastings at more than 200 wineries nestled in the beautiful countryside. No matter when you come to Sacramento, you’ll surely find something exciting to participate in and enjoy – like the many annual events held each year including Farm-to-Fork Week and Gold Rush Days.