SACRAMENTO
7TH HIGHEST LGBTQ POPULATION PER CAPITA IN US7TH
MICROBREWERIES60+
PARK SPACE5,000 ACRES
Sacramento is the state capital, and it is located in north central California. In addition to the capitol building, the city has several major government buildings. The city celebrates its history with some notable museums, including Sutter’s Fort and the California Automobile Museum.

Sacramento isn’t usually at the top of the destination wish-list for California tourists. However, the city offers rich history, great food, up-and-coming beer scene, and a plenty of great venues to see the arts.
  • HISTORY

    The Sacramento area has a rich history, and one of the best ways to step back in time is to visit Old Sacramento. This is charming part of town with cobbled streets and historic buildings dating to the 1850s. Another must-see is the California State Railroad Museum.

  • PARKS

    The city has a strong network of public parks, including over 5,000 acres of park space. Another great option is to visit the Sacramento Zoo.

  • FARM-TO-TABLE

    Sacramento is self-labeled as “America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital”, due to a major focus of local restaurants sourcing from local farms. The city is also quickly becoming known for the growing microbrewery industry.

THE WEATHER
  • Winter is the rainy season and daily highs drop to the 50s. Winter is the slow season to visit, but it is a good time to see a Sacramento Kings game.

  • April to June is a great time to visit. The weather is dry with highs around 80. The Sacramento Music Festival is in May.

  • Summer is hot and dry. In July and August, temps regularly reach the 90s. The California State Fair is in July.

  • Fall is similar to the spring, in that it is fairly dry with temperatures around 80.