Welcome to Fifty Grande’s Best of the U.S. Bucket List series. This is your one-stop travel guide to the best, most unique and quintessential experiences of a city, state or event. Want to know how to “do” Sacramento? We’ve got you covered. Curated by experts, vetted by in-the-know locals, this is all you need to have the best trip ever. If we’ve written a Bucket List, we recommend you go. If it’s on this list, it’s the best the city has to offer right now. Consider this your one-stop answer to “What are the best things to do in Sacramento?”
California’s capital city is often overlooked behind the glamour of Los Angeles, the big-city bustle of San Francisco and the laid-back cool of San Diego. But spend a few days in this cultural, agricultural hotbed and you’ll find a place full of rich history, a sparkling scenic river and some of the best food in America. Whether you’re looking for the preserved frontier of Old Sacramento or the relaxing waters of the American River, Sacramento is full of classic California experiences. So come with us as we show you all the best places to eat, drink and play in Sacramento, Calif.