Family Guide

Sacramento is a great vacation spot for families looking for an authentic California experience. Families of all sizes can find interesting activities to do together, whether that be something for the little ones or fun with older kids.

Step back in time and explore Old Sacramento Waterfront’s Gold Rush-era museums and charming shops. Let your little ones learn at local museums or splash around at water parks. And when hungry tummies rumble, America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital has plenty of fresh, health, and tasty unique kid-friendly restaurants that even the pickiest eaters will enjoy.

Craft your next perfect family vacation full of unforgettable memories in Sacramento.

The Ultimate Guide to Second Saturday in Midtown Sacramento

Sacramento’s beloved Second Saturday events are back from now until Oct. 12, celebrating...

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Five Water Activities to Try this Summer in Sacramento

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Sacramento’s Biggest Events You Can’t Miss in 2024

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Performing Arts in Sacramento

From the grace of ballet to musicals from Broadway, Sacramento is home to a bustling performing arts...

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Get to Know Sacramento's Local Bookstores

Whether you’re a bibliophile looking for that special find on the used shelf or an occasional...

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Your Guide to Sacramento’s Farmers Markets

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Best in Show: Five Dog-Friendly Sacramento Adventures

California's capital city promises sun-splashed fun for families and their four-legged friends....

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Sacramento’s Concerts in the Park 2024 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Sacramento’s favorite free summer concert series, Concerts in the Park, is...

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Podcast: California Agricultural Museum

The California Agricultural Museum and Event Center is a free interactive museum in Woodland, a few...

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Podcast: River Rat is your Ticket to Rafting Fun on the American River

River Rat Raft has been renting rafts on the American River for 50 years, ensuring people who want a...

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Things to Do for Spring Break with Kids in Sacramento

With spring break quickly approaching, you may be left wondering how you’re going to...

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What to do on a Rainy Day in Sacramento

With more than 250 days of sunshine every year here in Sacramento, rainy days can be few and far...

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The Ultimate Sacramento Holiday Bucket List

‘Tis the season, Sacramento! With so many holiday events, light displays and activities,...

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Get in the Holiday Spirit at the Old Sacramento Waterfront

It’s officially the most wonderful time of the year here in Sacramento. If you’re...

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Podcast: Sacramento Children's Museum Provides Interactive Fun for Kids from Birth to Age 8

The Sacramento Children's Museum is an interactive, child-led experience that kids enjoy so...

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A Ghostly Night Out in Sacramento with US Ghost Adventures

Boo! Did we scare you? Spooky season is coming up fast, and Sacramento’s whispers of...

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Adventure Awaits on Sacramento's River Fox Train

Nestled in the heart of the Sacramento region awaits a thrill that blends history, agriculture, and...

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Where to Get Ice Cream in Sacramento

Whether it’s spring break, the heat of summer or the beginning of fall, it’s never a...

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Podcast: Westfield Galleria at Roseville Provides Shopping, Food, Fun in Sacramento Region

The Westfield Galleria at Roseville is one of the largest shopping malls int he Sacramento region,...

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The Ultimate Sacramento Summer Bucket List

Summer is officially here and is the perfect time to get out and explore Sacramento. Whether...

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Curiosity Piques in Sacramento

Do you know how many gallons of water it takes to make one pair of jeans? How about one disposable...

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Your Guide to Going to a Sacramento Kings Game

Basketball season is officially in full swing here in Sacramento, and you aren’t going to...

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