Destination guide

Travel to historical Downtown Sacramento

Enjoy the area's history, live music and museums with a rental holiday home in Downtown Sacramento. This city's restaurants, shopping and theatres draw many visitors. Golden1Center and California State Capitol are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Downtown Sacramento

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Downtown Sacramento a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sacramento Zoo (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • McKinley Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Fairytale Town (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • William Land Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Funderland (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Haggin Oaks Golf Complex (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown 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 holiday in Downtown Sacramento. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cesar Chavez Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Sacramento Capitol Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Southside Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sutter's Fort State Historic Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Discovery Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • McKinley Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Sacramento

The nearest airport is in Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Sacramento Valley Station. It's easy to get around Downtown Sacramento by jumping on the metro at County Center Station, 12th and I Station or Cathedral Square Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 13 Houses to 18 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Downtown:

  • Midtown: 39 holiday homes
  • Southwestern Sacramento: 26 holiday homes
  • North Sacramento: 33 holiday homes
  • Central Sacramento: 69 holiday homes
  • Curtis Park: 20 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 Downtown?

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

  • Township 9 Station: 311 holiday lettings
  • 8th and O Station: 305 holiday lettings
  • California State Capitol: 308 holiday lettings
  • Sacramento Capitol Park: 308 holiday lettings
  • California State Capitol Museum: 298 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown 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 Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 15 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.