Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel

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1230 J Street, 13th and J Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 916-447-1700   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7072

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Things to Do in Sacramento

As the capital city of California, Sacramento is known for its vibrant downtown, historic Old Town, and bustling State Capitol. Experience these popular things to do in Sacramento and many more while you enjoy your comfortable and relaxing stay at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. From the Sacramento Zoo or Rivercats Baseball to the Leland Stanford Mansion State Park and historic Old Sac Underground Tour, our front desk would be pleased to assist you in creating the perfect itinerary for your stay at the Sheraton Grand.

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What's Nearby

  1. River Cats Baseball
  2. California State Railroad Museum
  3. Fairytale Town
  4. Old Sac Underground Tour
  5. Sacramento Zoo
  6. The State Capitol
  7. Crocker Art Museum
  8. Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
  9. Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
  10. Blue Diamond Retail Store
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Crocker Art Museum

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. 216 O Street, (916) 808-7000

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California State Railroad Museum

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. 125 I Street, (916) 324-4950

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The State Capitol

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. 1315 10th Street, (916) 324-0333

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Old Sac Underground Tour

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. 101 I Street, (916) 808-7059

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Blue Diamond Retail Store

Sacramento’s own Blue Diamond retail store is adjacent to the world’s largest and almost century-old tree-nut processing and marketing cooperative. You can view a video on the almond’s journey from orchard to the can. Take time to stop and sample products whose creative flavors solve the problem of what to do with a billion-dollar crop. 1701 C Street, (916) 446-8439

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Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

As the eighth governor of California and founder of Stanford University, Leland Stanford drove the famous Golden Spike into the ground, completing the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869. His 1856 mansion, which has 44 rooms, was home to three governors in the 1860s and later became the Stanford Home for Children. The 19,000-square-foot house was named a National Historic Landmark in 1987. Rehabilitation efforts began in 2002 and the mansion was opened to the public in 2005. 800 N Street, (916) 324-0575

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Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

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. 2701 L Street, (916) 445-4422

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River Cats Baseball

There is nothing like a beautiful delta breeze on a summer night watching the River Cats play ball at Raley Field. Regular season games run from May through the beginning of September. 400 Ballpark Drive, (916) 376-4700

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Sacramento Zoo

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 – large and small – a reptile house, flamingos, and the new giraffe exhibit and viewing deck giving world-class style to the Zoo. 3930 West Land Park Drive, (916) 808-5885

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Fairytale Town

A Sacramento landmark for more than 50 years. Here you will find a children’s play park where fairytales and nursery rhymes come to life. There is something magical for every child, including a pirate ship, slides, The Crooked Mile, animals, and a traditional play structure in Sherwood Forest. 3901 Land Park Drive, (916) 808-7462