Sacramento is a family-fun hub full of gathering places, museums and plenty to do. Check out our top places to spend time with your family in Sacramento.
CALIFORNIA RAILROAD MUSEUM
125 I St. Sacramento, CA 95814
Located in Old Sacramento, the California State Railroad Museum is home to the Polar Express along with 21 other restored railroad cars dating back to the 1800s.
FUNDERLAND AMUSEMENT PARK
1350 17th Ave. Sacramento, CA 95822
An amusement park made specifically for the little ones, Funderland features nine exciting amusement rides and a concession stand. It’s located in William Land Park next to the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town.
3930 West Land Park Dr. Sacramento, CA 95822
The Sacramento Zoo is home to more than 140 kinds of native, exotic and endangered animals. saczoo.org
SACRAMENTO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
2701 Prospect Park Dr. Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
This kiddo museum includes hands-on activities for children using pressurized tubes, artificial currents, balls in chutes to explore gravity, as well as painting and craft art activities. sackids.org
7755 Folsom-Auburn Rd. Folsom, CA 95630
Folsom Lake is a great place for recreation, with areas designated for hiking, camping, and biking. The lake is also commonly used for fishing, boating, water-skiing and even horseback riding. parks.ca.gov
GOLDEN 1 CENTER
500 David J Stern Walk Sacramento, CA 95814
The Golden 1 Center is an indoor entertainment area and home to the Sacramento Kings. If you’re in the mood for a major concert, show or even Disney on Ice, the Golden 1 Center is the place to go. golden1center.com
400 Ballpark Dr. West Sacramento, CA 95691
Home to the Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team, the Raley field is the perfect place to take your family out to the ball game! raleyfield.com