Destination guide

Travel to lively Sacramento

Enjoy the area's live music, history and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Sacramento. This city's sporting events, museums and festivals draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Golden1Center and California State Capitol. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Sacramento

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sacramento a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sacramento Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • McKinley Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Fairytale Town (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • William Land Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Funderland (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Haggin Oaks Golf Complex (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sacramento

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sacramento. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cesar Chavez Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Sacramento Capitol Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Southside Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • McKinley Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Discovery Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)

Traveling to and around Sacramento

Fly into Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Marysville, CA (MYV-Yuba County), which is 35.9 mi (57.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Sacramento Valley Station. It's easy to get around Sacramento by catching a ride on the metro at Cathedral Square Station, St Rose of Lima Park Station or 7th and Capitol Station.

Where to stay around Sacramento?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 294 holiday lettings near Sacramento. From 214 Houses to 39 Condos/Apartments, 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 Sacramento is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sacramento?

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 Sacramento:

  • Central Sacramento: 71 holiday homes
  • North Sacramento: 31 holiday homes
  • Southwestern Sacramento: 26 holiday homes
  • Southeastern Sacramento: 49 holiday homes
  • North Natomas: 23 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sacramento?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sacramento. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • California Musical Theatre: 301 holiday lettings
  • California State Railroad Museum: 295 holiday lettings
  • California Highway Patrol Headquarters: 298 holiday lettings
  • University of California Davis Medical Center: 298 holiday lettings
  • Sacramento History Museum: 295 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sacramento listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sacramento?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 214 Houses in Sacramento. Our other popular types of Sacramento holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 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 Sacramento?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 61 holiday homes with pool available in Sacramento. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.