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 much more while you enjoy your comfortable and relaxing stay at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. From the Sacramento Zoo or the many events at the Golden 1 Center 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.
- Ace of Spades
- Esquire IMAX Theatre
- Golden 1 Center
- Memorial Auditorium
- Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
- Fairytale Town
- Old Sac Underground Tour
- River Cats Baseball at Raley Field
- Sacramento Zoo
- The State Capitol
- California State Capitol
- California State Railroad Museum
- Crocker Art Museum
- Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park
- Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
- Arden Fair Mall
- Blue Diamond Retail Store
How To Get Here
Arts, Culture, History
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
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
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
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
Sports & Entertainment
Golden 1 Center
Sitting proudly in the heart of downtown Sacramento and just down the street from our hotel, the Golden 1 Center is the cities newest home to music, sports, entertainment, culture, food, and beverage. From design to sustainability to connectivity to cuisine, it’s a celebration of what Sacramento does best.
500 David J Stern Walk | (916) 701-5400
River Cats Baseball at Raley Field
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
Join "the Kingdom" in cheering on the Sacremento Kings as they take on their NBA opponents in their new home, the Golden 1 Center.
500 David J Stern Walk | (916) 701-5400
Parks & Outdoor Recreation
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.
800 N Street | (916) 324-0575
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
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
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