Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Gold River

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gold River. One of the city's many top draws is its bird watching. Golden1Center and Fort Sutter State Historical Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Gold River

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Gold River a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sacramento Zoo (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Sacramento State Aquatic Center (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mather Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Folsom City Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Race Place Motorsports (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Haggin Oaks Golf Complex (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Gold River

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Gold River is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nimbus Dam (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • American River Parkway (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Maidu Regional Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Beals Point (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Granite Bay Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Granite Regional Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)

Traveling to and around Gold River

The nearest airport is in Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), located 19.1 mi (30.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Gold River?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 92 holiday lettings near Gold River. From 74 Houses to 4 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gold River is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Gold River?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Gold River:

  • Central Sacramento: 62 holiday homes
  • Southwestern Sacramento: 70 holiday homes
  • North Natomas: 15 holiday homes
  • Southeastern Sacramento: 52 holiday homes
  • North Sacramento: 25 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Gold River?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 74 Houses in Gold River. Our other popular types of Gold River holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gold River?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Gold River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.