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California State Railroad Museum
#1 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Love going to the Railroad museum so much to see and do we joined the CSRM a year ago and have road the train and visited the museum my grand kids love going Old Sacramento to visit the museum and trains
Excellent collection of rail road equipment and a large collection of Model railroad gear and set ups a largehands on area for young children to play with
California State Capitol Museum
#4 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
The staff is very friendly and families appeared to be very welcome to visit, wander around and enjoy the eclectic mix of Gothic and bureaucratic architecture.
Almost always something new and different,exhibits are well thought out and a docent is always close by.they are child friendly and actually encourage questions .
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William Land Park
#6 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
William Land Park is the best all-in-one family destination in Sacramento with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, Pony Rides, Trails for walking and wonderful open space for picnics, sports games and...
Whether you want to mediate near one of the ponds, enjoy a rock garden of native plants, golf, bring the kids to the zoo, fairytale town, small amusement park, ponies rides, host a family or church picnic, or loun...
Capitol Park
#7 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
It is also a place where kids can run around and burn some energy after a car ride while parents relax on one of many benches.
Great for families with children maybe about 7 or8 and above.
American River Bicycle Trail
#8 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
You will see many people fishing, families picnicking, groups swimming in the river just off the path and various wildlife enjoying their natural habitat.
Going down this bike trail with my friends and family is a yearly tradition because it is fun, shaded and offers good views of the river.
McKinley Park
#11 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
nice tennis courts (partially shaded), nice pool, nice jogging path, nice gardens, nice library inside & community room for flower shows, etc. Bocce ball courts, duck feeding & pond, great kid climbing structure,...
There is a great play area for kids, a nice clean well kept pond complete with ducks & geese, a basketball court, a swimming pool that is open during the summer, tennis courts, a rose garden and a walking/running...
Old Sacramento
#13 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
I absolutely loved Old Sacremento, the building are amazing lots of shopping too and plenty of plies to eat, great place for all the family to visit, you can even have a horse and buggy ride
Great place for families and visitors from out of town when you have to entertain when folks come to visit... Lots of things to see, shops, museums, the River, excellent choices in eateries for all price categorie...
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American River Parkway
#10 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Otherwise the rest of the trail is full of families walking, riding bikes, with lots of visibility.
Other large family parks pop up along the way.
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
#12 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Fantastic Job Reconnecting Adults & Kids To Our Recent Past!
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park is a great place to visit for kids, adults, and families.
Sacramento Zoo
#16 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
From the baby Snow Leopard to all the wonderful primates and of course the original tall boys it's a great family outing.
... shopping too we will be back agains we very very love the zoo and also have a fairytale park for the kids too it very amazing place i dont think i walk around good yet cause we so excited and go one and crosse...
California Automobile Museum
#9 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Enjoyed this museum and have bored friends and family with stories of what is there!
Great scot, they even have a large display case full of 1/24 and 1/18 scale NASCAR and NHRA race cars and dragsters for the kid in all of us to enjoy.
Tower Bridge
#14 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Great for individuals, couples, and/or families.
It was a nice walk for the whole family from Old Town to River Walk Park.
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Sacramento History Museum
#15 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
A lot of the display is about the Gold Discovery and you can actually see samples of gold and gold embedded in quartz (which is all alarmed behind glass) and there was A LOT of kids activities where they could mat...
Everything is well displayed and there are some nice hands on activities for children.
Funderland Park
#18 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
My kids were very exited and happy and would like to do even 30 more rides ;-) We highly recommended this place for kids ages 4 to 8. A nice place to stop if you drive through Sacramento with kids.
It really is the sweetest and most fun place for kids and parents included!
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
#3 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
The Stanford family, whose mansion is just a few blocks away, donated it to the cathedral.
The kids loved the architecture just as much as we did.
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum
#22 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
The other is in child friendly Oklahoma City, the great capitol of OKLAHOMA, think called Harnstead House And Museum!
Quite fun for the whole family, Highly recommended.
Golden 1 Center
#19 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
great place great art great palce to go solo or to go with friends and family also lots of other attrACTIONS NEAR BY
Great atmosphere, and fantastic experience for anyone with kids.
California State Indian Museum
#24 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
I love the kids search activity the prize of a real arrow is fantastic and so educational.
My grand children and grand nice were with us and they were able to go through the displays with the rangers of the museum giving them a tour.
California Exposition & State Fair
#26 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Great time, great place, great pricing and great family fun.
What a perfect end to a perfect time with family and friends.
Wells Fargo Museum Old Sacramento
#27 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
The Wells Fargo Museum in Old Sacramento is family friendly stop that lets you soak in the local history of how WF came to be.
There are excellent exhibits and some hands-on activities for kids.
Arco Arena
#36 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Discovery Park
#44 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Took me kids here when they were little, now travel there with my kids kids... still beautiful and great bike trails
very family and kid friendly.
California Museum
#34 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
What a great family afternoon!
This a great museum for children and adults.
Raging Waters
#114 of 144 things to do in Sacramento
Overall a really fun place if you're looking for a way to relax and spend a nice day with your kids on a hot summer day.