Sacramento Area Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

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A Boarder (and Skier) Town: South Lake Tahoe Weekend Getaway
Attractions on this trip include: Lake Tahoe Visitor Center, Emerald Bay / Vikingsholm, Heavenly Valley, casinos, and Lake cruises. ...
Published by Insiders' Guide South Lake Tahoe, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

A Great Escape: Markleeville and CA-88 Weekend Getaway
This region is characterized by rugged, fir- and pine-covered mountainsides, granite peaks pushing skyward well above timberline, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Markleeville, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars Apples and "Peanuts": Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Occidental, and Healdsburg Weekend Getaway
If you’re looking to explore an important and scenic region of the San Francisco Bay Area but want to avoid the traffic and chaos ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Santa Rosa, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

Arts and Agriculture: Chico Weekend Getaway
About 90 miles north of Sacramento, Chico is a classic valley town with an important distinction: It’s the site of the California ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Chico, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park Weekend Getaway
John Bidwell had come to California seven years before the Gold Rush, spending part of that time managing John Sutter’s ranch, which ...
Published by Wilderness Press Chico, CA - Best of California's Missions, Mansions, & Museums

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars Birth of the Gold Rush: Placerville and Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park Weekend Getaway
Placerville is an easy, under-an-hour drive from Sacramento, and though quite nearby, it is strikingly different in many ways. First ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Placerville, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

California State Railroad Museum Weekend Getaway
Proclaimed by many to be the finest railroad museum in the world, the California State Railroad Museum, from a historical perspective, ...
Published by Wilderness Press Parker Dam, CA - Best of California's Missions, Mansions, & Museums

Castle Air Museum Weekend Getaway
Castle Air Museum, located in the town of Atwater, is visually deceptive. Perched in front of the museum’s parking lot is an SR-71 ...
Published by Wilderness Press Fluhr, CA - Best of California's Missions, Mansions, & Museums

Crocker Art Museum Weekend Getaway
One of Sacramento’s venerable 19th century mansions also has the distinction of being the longest continually operating art museum ...
Published by Wilderness Press Broderick, CA - Best of California's Missions, Mansions, & Museums

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars East Bay: Vallejo, Benicia, Martinez, Berkeley, and Oakland Weekend Getaway
Today, Vallejo is a sprawling, mostly blue-collar city of more than 110,000 people. Recently, Vallejo has seen a large influx of transplants ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Oakland, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

Ferries, Cable Cars, and Giants: San Francisco Weekend Getaway
this favorite vacation destination of savvy travelers from around the world, many of whom spend two weeks here and leave still having ...
Published by Insiders' Guide San Francisco, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

Folsom Powerhouse Museum Weekend Getaway
Except during power outages, few people think much about electricity when they turn on a light. But back in the late 19th century, ...
Published by Wilderness Press Folsom, CA - Best of California's Missions, Mansions, & Museums

Folsom Prison Museum Weekend Getaway
Infamous Folsom Prison has endured its well-deserved notoriety for well over a century. The state of California had not originally ...
Published by Wilderness Press Folsom, CA - Best of California's Missions, Mansions, & Museums

From Whole Earth Festivals to Factory Stores: Davis and Vacaville Weekend Getaway
This short excursion from Sacramento offers a mind-boggling study in contrasts. Visit the quiet, rural university town of Davis, best ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Vacaville, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

Gold Country South: Murphys, the Wine Country, Columbia, and Jamestown Weekend Getaway
From the charming village of Murphys to the wide-open meadows of Bear Valley, then to old Columbia and rough-and-ready Jamestown, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Dorrington, CA - Quick Escapes: San Francisco

Gold Country: Amador City, Sutter Creek, Jackson, San Andreas, and Angels Camp Weekend Getaway
Today, a visit to California’s gold country provides a chance to visit that past. Most of the towns have pioneer museums, some with ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Angels Camp, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

Gold Rush North: Forty-Niner Towns in the Sierra Foothills Weekend Getaway
The foothills of the California Gold Country stretch more than 300 miles along the western slopes of the Sierra Nevadas all the way ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Nevada City, CA - Quick Escapes: San Francisco

Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park Weekend Getaway
California has never had a home that was built exclusively as a governor’s mansion. Even the historic Governor’s Mansion began as ...
Published by Wilderness Press Sacramento, CA - Best of California's Missions, Mansions, & Museums

Heading Lakeside: Clear Lake, Ukiah, and Boonville Weekend Getaway
This meandering tour northwest from Sacramento takes you on almost every kind of roadway and through a surprisingly diverse landscape. ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Clearlake, CA - Day Trips from Sacramento

Houseboating the California Delta: 1,000 Miles of Freedom to Keep under Your Hat Weekend Getaway
Houseboating is perfect for family reunions and similar events; while adventurous souls are taking to water skis and wakeboards, tamer ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Sacramento, CA - 52 Great Weekend Escapes Northern California

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