Sacramento is the capital city of the state of California. Aside from being a notable economic center and financial hub on the West Coast, the city has a vibrant cultural scene with lots of things to do for residents and travelers alike.
Sacramento is home to a lot of notable museums, parks, theatres, and performing arts venues, as well as restaurants and coffee shops, festivals and events of all kinds. So there really is no shortage of things to do in and around the city.
For starters, you may want to check out some of these highly recommended family-friendly activities and soak up on the rich heritage and culture of Sacramento:
Local Roots Food Tours
Local Roots Food Tours offers food and farm adventures throughout Sacramento and its beautiful valley region.
They’re the #1-rated Sacramento food tour operator in Tripadvisor, and offers three different walking food and cultural tours in and around the big city:
- The Downtown Historical Tour
- The Sutter District Tour
- The Midtown Arts Tour
The tours focus on F.L.O.S.S. (fresh, local, organic, seasonal, and sustainable) foods and beverages.
Each tour offers a large variety of tastings (10+) while visiting 6-10 different specialty food shops, artisans, and neighborhood restaurants.
Visit the Local Roots official website or call 1-800-407-8918 for more tour information and available dates.
Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours
Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours operates socially interactive tour experiences in its unparalleled “luxury” customized fifteen-passenger bike bus.
Choose from a variety of available bike tours (e.g., the group pub crawl, the progressive dinner tour, the custom wine & mimosa tour, etc.) or book the bike bus for your own private party.
- Seats up to 15 people
- Hosted by two staff members: a chauffeur and a tour concierge
- Top-of-the-line onboard sound system for music and karaoke
- Bike games, trivia, and other fun activities
Certainly a unique concept with a lot of great feedback from guests, Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours is a party on wheels and takes the travel in style concept to a whole new level.
Visit the official Off the Chain Bike Bus Tours website or call 916-903-3987 for more details.
Located in William Land Park in Sacramento, the Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 500 native, rare and endangered animals representing over 120 unique species.
A leader in animal welfare, the Sacramento Zoo inspires appreciation, respect, and a connection with wildlife and nature through education, recreation, and conservation.
Aside from the many kid-friendly attractions. education programs, and family activities that they have, guests can learn more about how the zoo cares for animals and how they work to conserve species and habitats around the world through guided walking tours.
Visit the Sacramento Zoo website and check out their updated calendar of activities, or call 916-808-5888 so you can plan your upcoming visit.
The Sacramento Historic River Cruise
Take in a little history from the comfort of a yacht. California’s capital city is filled with a lively history and beautiful sights, and you’ll have the perfect view on this cruise.
The Sacramento Historic River Cruise is a one-hour cruise along the Sacramento River where you’ll sail past some of Old Sacramento’s famous historical sites, including the Delta King, the I Street Bridge, the Tower Bridge, and the Air Force Docks.
The tour has a with live narration by the ship captain that includes many interesting stories about local history and other bits of trivia. Hear about the Gold Rush, the Pony Express, and other key events that were part of Sacramento’s past.
The Sacramento Historic River Cruise is operated by Hornblower Cruises and Events. Find out more about the tour by visiting the official website, or giving them a call at +1 415-788-7020.
More Activities Around the Meadow Brook Mobile Home Community
Follow up these four activities with other great recommendations from locals and your neighbors from within the Meadow Brook Mobile Home Park.
There’s always something going on in and around Sacramento, so whether you’d want to catch a show, attend a festival, visit a museum, or try some great local cuisine, you’ll find no shortage of options from nearby establishments.
To learn more about Meadow Brook Mobile Home Park, give the team a call at (916) 334-0737 and set an appointment to see why it’s just perfect for families, seniors, and retirees.