LOCAL AREA & ACTIVITIES
As the capital city of California, Sacramento is known for its vibrant downtown, historic Old Town, and bustling State Capitol. Experience these popular Sacramento attractions and many more while you are visiting for the AGC of California Spring Legislative and State Board Meetings. Venture out in any direction and you will find something culturally enriching, educational, or just plain fun! AGC of California looks forward to welcoming everyone to our delightful home city of Sacramento!
Below are our suggestions of fun things to do in Sacramento:
Crocker Art Museum
216 O Street (916) 808-7000
Established in 1885, Crocker Art Museum is one of the many fabulous attractions in the area. The Crocker offers a diverse spectrum of special exhibitions, events and programs to augment its collections of California, European, Asian, African and Oceanic artworks.
California State Railroad Museum
125 I Street (916) 324-4950
Located in Old Sacramento, the Railroad Museum is a wonderful place to explore trains, big and small. Tour lavishly restored trains and interactive exhibits as well as play upstairs in the Thomas the Train area for tots.
The State Capitol
1315 10th Street (916) 324-0333
Located two blocks from the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, The State Capitol is a must see in Sacramento. Take a beautiful and historic free tour every hour on the hour of our State Capitol conveniently located in the downtown area. Be sure to wander around the outside grounds featuring flower gardens and memorials.
Old Sac Underground Tour
101 I Street (916) 808-7059
Hidden beneath the city for nearly 150 years, Old Sacramento’s underground has long been the capital’s best-kept secret. Today you can join thousands of residents and visitors in uncovering the facts behind the legends that lie below our buildings and sidewalks.
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
2701 L Street (916) 445-4422
As the oldest restored fort in the United States, Sutter’s Fort brings the 1800s alive with exhibits and activities for kids that recreate the past. Often there are volunteers in period costume demonstrating how settlers lived in and around the fort.
3930 West Land Park Drive (916) 808-5885
The Sacramento Zoo opened its gates on June 2, 1927 as the City of Sacramento brought together an assortment of animals from various local parks. Today, the Zoo has grown in size and is committed to its efforts to provide education, conservation and recreation for every visitor. Visit the Zoo to see exotic animals, a reptile house, flamingos, the giraffe, and more.
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