Things To Do With Kids in Sacramento

Families love Sacramento. Affordable hotels and restaurants give a top-quality experience while the outdoor recreation opportunities let everyone put down their phones, iPads, and other devices to enjoy spending time together and making new memories.

Old Sacramento is straight out of a child's imagining of the Old West, and the fun they'll have roaming the wooden sidewalks, peeking into toy and candy shops and touring the hidden Gold Rush-era underground city is so immersive that they'll forget they're actually learning.

A trip to the Capitol is both fun and free, and the surrounding park is gorgeous, with many secluded spots for a picnic.

Relaxing in Discovery Park for a barbecue or a beach day at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers is a fun childhood memory for most Sacramentans, and you can give the same memories to your kids on a visit.

Another spot for kids to make memories and explore is William Land Park, which houses the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town, where children can take a hands-on approach to their favorite stories.

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Family Activities

Sacramento is a great vacation spot for families looking for an authentic California experience. With 30 museums, the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town, the city offers a diverse selection of family-friendly activities.

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Water Parks & Activities

Sacramento's sunny weather means our water parks are fun for the whole family on your visit.

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Kid-Friendly Activities

Families can find plenty of interesting activities to do together in Sacramento, whether that be something for small kids or fun with older kids.



Kid-Friendly Restaurants

As America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, Sacramento has plenty of kid-friendly restaurants that offer fresh, healthy, and tasty meals not just for adults, but even for the picky eaters in your family too.