Explore Our Golden State City
The capital city of the most populated state in the USA, Sacramento has transformed itself from a “Gold Rush” era boomtown to a modern-day cultural and business hub. Located in the northern portion of California’s Central Valley, the city’s year-round warm climate is reflected by the demeanor of its inhabitants. Its famous wineries, performing arts, and amusement attractions make Sacramento a great place to visit for anyone in the family. The DoubleTree Sacramento is conveniently located off of highway I-80 adjacent to the California State Fair Grounds, and a quick five-minute drive to downtown Sacramento. Enjoy our free three-mile-radius shuttle to visit River Front Park, Arden Faire, and countless other attractions. Come stay at DoubleTree Sacramento and find your own gold.
Top Attractions and Things To Do in Sacramento
Arden Fair Mall: With over 1,100,000 square feet in retail space and 165 mid to high-level stores and boutiques, the Arden Fair Mall is the premier shopping destination for anyone visiting Sacramento. A staple of the area since 1957, the mall has undergone several renovations over the years to expand and stay modern. Find something for everyone at the Arden Fair Mall.
Cal Expo: Home to 350 landscaped acres, the Cal Expo is a versatile venue that plays host to hundreds of events every year. Whether you are looking to attend a horse race or a wedding exposition, you will find it at the Cal Expo. Enjoy the quality and service you receive from the accomplished staff at this amazing venue.
Crocker Art Museum: One of the leading arts institutions in California, the Crocker Art Museum is home to the state’s premier collection of Californian art. View a world-renowned collection of master drawings, European paintings, and one of the largest and most comprehensive international ceramics collections in the U.S. at this Sacramento gem.
Fairytale Town: Let your imagination go at this magical playground for children. Complete with a petting zoo, gardens, and stages for performances, Fairytale Town will surely be a hit with all your young travelers.
Old Sacramento: Take a trip back in time to Old Sacramento State Historic Park. Experience Gold-Rush-era California at the park’s many attractions. Eat, shop, play, and learn at this park protected from time.
Sleep Train Arena: Home to the professional basketball team Sacramento Kings, the Sleep Train Arena hosts much more than just NBA games. Every year, over 200 sporting and entertainment events are held at this arena that seats over 17,000 spectators. Stop by for a concert or game at this premier indoor venue.
Raging Waters: Thrill-seekers and sun-bathers alike will love this Sacramento aquatic amusement park. Get your adrenaline pumping on extreme slides or relax in the lazy river and wave pool. There is something fun for everyone regardless of age or swimming level at Raging Waters.
California State Railroad Museum: Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is one of the most celebrated railroad museums in the United States. With lavish restorations of actual trains along with other engaging exhibitions, the Railroad Museum gives a look back into time when the United States was run on trains.
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park: Originally constructed as a 19th century agricultural and trade colony near modern-day Sacramento, Sutter’s Fort remains today as a state-protected park. At the time of its construction, the fort was the only non-Native American settlement in central California. Visit the fort and learn more about this historical site with connections to both infamous and famous California events.
Sacramento Zoo: First opened in 1927, the Sacramento Zoo has grown from 40 animals to a 500 animal complex. With a continuous flow of new exhibits and animals, you are sure to enjoy your time with the animals at the Sacramento Zoo.
California State Capitol Museum: Learn more about California and its capitol at Sacramento’s State Capitol Museum. Go on tours throughout the massive building or explore exhibits for people of all ages. Witness first-had the capitol of the most populated state in the U.S.