Top 15 Things to do in Sacramento, California

Come visit Sacramento! Expedia makes it easy to book Sacramento tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Sacramento for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Sacramento sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Sacramento attractions.

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3-Day Private High Sierra Backpacking Trip
Lace up your boots and hit the trail for a multi-day trek in the stunning landscapes of the Sierra Nevada mountains. With a backpacking expert leading the way, learn the skills, tips, and techniques necessary to hike through the rugged... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

3 days

Free cancellation

$1,580
per adult

3-Day Private Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail Backpacking Trip
Descend from foggy wooded hills, through old-growth groves of redwood, and onto sun-drenched strips of sandy beach on this epic backpacking trip on California’s stunning coast. Leave the noise and city lights behind as you trek along the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

3 days

Free cancellation

$1,140
per adult

Beginner Mountain Biking Lesson
Grip the handlebars of a rugged mountain bike and learn how to charge down dirt paths, up steep hills, and around challenging obstacles. This all-encompassing introduction to off-road riding teaches you the proper techniques and skills necessary to tackle harsh... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per adult

Beginner Rock Climbing Lesson
Get a foothold in the adventurous world of rock climbing as you learn to ascend granite cliffs with chalky hands just north of San Francisco. With an experienced climbing guide to show you the ropes, find out what it means... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per adult

Beginner Surfing Lessons
Hit the beach for an introduction to the killer swells and radical breaks off California’s coast. Choose a 1- or 2-day excursion to learn how paddle out to sea, pop up on your board, and catch big rolling waves with... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per adult

Craft Distilling 101 & Winetasting at Charbay Artisan Winery & Distillery
Visit the family-owned Charbay Artisan Winery & Distillery in Napa Valley's Spring Mountain wine district and get an inside look at the process of small-batch distilling. Enjoy samples of various wines and aperitifs from these renowned pioneers of the U.... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$75
per adult

Flyboarding on Grant Lake
Head out on an aquatic adventure that combines the exhilaration of flying with the wet-and-wild fun of an extreme watersport. Propelled by powerful jets of water, your flyboard adventure allows you to soar, swoop, dive, and spin above the surface... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$3,990
per adult

Grant Lake Jet Ski Rental or Tour
Zip around the shores of Grant Lake on a high-powered jet ski, following an experienced guide on a guided tour or checking out the area on your own with a 1- or 2-day rental. With a rental, choose between a... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$3,695
per adult

Historic River Cruise
Sail back in time to Old Sacramento and learn about its rich history and vibrant culture on this relaxing river cruise. Listen to vivid stories about local history, from the California Gold Rush to the present day, and get a... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$16
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Sacramento Airport (SMF)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Sacramento Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Sacramento Airport, the areas to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$15
per adult

Shasta Lake Flyboarding
Channel your inner superhero and take flight during an exciting flyboarding session at beautiful Shasta Lake. With an expert guide leading you through the lesson, you cover the basics and pick up some complicated techniques as you defy gravity and... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$3,990
per adult

Shasta Lake Jet Ski Tour or Rental
The long, branching reservoir of Shasta Lake is perfect for zipping around on a jet ski. Rent your own high-powered watercraft to explore the scenery, jump wakes, and speed from beach to beach, or opt for a guided tour to... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$3,695
per adult

Smartphone-Guided City Scavenger Hunt
Embark on an interactive tour of Sacramento and discover the city while using hints to complete unique challenges. See many landmarks, picturesque sights, and historical locations as you decipher clues on your smartphone that lead you on a memorable tour... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$38
per adult

Urban Art, Food & Libations Walking Tour
Take a bite out of charming and historic Midtown Sacramento on this local-led walking tour of the area's best eateries. Nibble on savory snacks, sip on perfectly paired libations, and get insight into the city's vibrant arts and cultural scene... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours 30 minutes

$68
per adult

Wilderness Survival Skills Clinic
Discover the secrets of making it in the wild as you learn to make fires, build shelters, trap animals, and identify edible plants. This all-encompassing introduction to primitive survival gives you the basic tools necessary to endure the elements and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$125
per adult

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