Sample Itineraries

Sacramento is a vibrant, upcoming metropolitan scene with an emerging wine country, nationally recognized events, and a wealth of historical significance. Sacramento is also only a short drive from various destinations such as Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The following sample itineraries are great snap shots of what your Sacramento stay could entail.  For further assistance and to cater your itinerary to your group's interests, please contact the Sacramento Tourism Office at (916) 808-8989 or


8 Days
Gold Bug MineFilled with colorful history, humor, ghosts, heroes, villains and tall tales, the California Gold Rush was one of the most intriguing and entertaining times in our history. On this tour you will follow the footsteps of California's early pioneers from San Francisco through Sacramento, the foothills, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite. Along the way you'll enjoy some of Northern California's present-day bounty of entertainment, adventure and world-famous cuisine.

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14 Days
Yosemite ValleyCalifornia is full of famous icons: Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Napa Wine Country, the Golden Gate Bridge, and more. This itinerary allows you to see the sights that made California famous while minimizing lengthy stretches aboard a motorcoach. You'll also save yourself unnecessary packing and unpacking by utilizing Sacramento as a hub for a number of day trips.

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Bikes & Brews Tour

5 Days
Bikes & BrewsSacramento and its surrounds offer hundreds of miles of designated bike lanes and trails...and what better way to conclude a long and satisfying ride than with a frosty pint? If you're looking for outdoor adventure, hands-on tourism, and the hoppier side of California's culinary world, Sacramento is definitely the place for you. 

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Vine to Glass Wine Tour

5 Days
Vine to GlassSacramento sits in the center of the northern California valley where over 70% of the Golden State's wine grapes are grown. This 5-day sample itinerary takes you from the rolling foothills of the Gold Country to the rustic towns along the storied waterways the California Delta. The area's pride in its rich agricultural history shines through at wineries where the farmers and winemakers often meet you in person and share their passion. With over 200 wineries in the region, it's (probably) impossible to visit them all, but this sample itinerary will give you a good start on exploring California's most welcoming wine region. 

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Sample Student Itinerary

2 Days 

StudentThere's a reason why Sacramento is one of the country's most popular destinations for student groups. Whether it's exploring California's colorful Gold Rush history, getting hands-on experience on a farm in one of the world's richest agricultural regions, diving into the state capital's world of government or simply having fun with the endless outdoor recreation opportunities, student groups never have a shortage of memorable moments in Sacramento. And if you have a student performance group, Sacramento's wide selection of festivals, fairs and other events offers an ideal opportunity to showcase their talents. 

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