Destination guide

Travel to lively Sacramento

Enjoy the area's live music, history and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Sacramento. This city's sporting events, museums and festivals draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Golden1Center and California State Capitol. 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 Sacramento

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

  • 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 features

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 holiday in Sacramento. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sacramento

Fly into Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sacramento?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 350 holiday lettings around Sacramento. From 59 flats & apartments to 169 houses, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Sacramento?

Sure, getting away from it all can be wonderful. But sometimes leaping into the excitement of city life is a whole lot more fun and convenient! HomeAway has 31 centrally located holiday properties available. Alternatively, you might like trying something a bit different. HomeAway has loads of options to pick from, including:

  • 13 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 7 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Sacramento?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Offering loads of room to move, they're perfect for those who want to experience life like a local. There are 190 options available on HomeAway. Prices start from £22 per night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 97 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Apartment: 31 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £92 per night.

Can I stay in Sacramento in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding time to catch up with your relatives and friends. A getaway is an excellent opportunity to get together. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has options for you. At the moment, house holiday rentals are the latest thing for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 38 available on our database. In the area, the rental options that can accommodate larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 114 rental accommodation perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night from just £63.
  • Looking for a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 68 that will be ideal. You can get one for as low as £91 a night.
  • Seeking out rental properties catering to 5 guests? You'll be delighted to find out we have 43 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just £55 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring along your mom, your cousin and all your friends to Sacramento.