Ever wondered what it is like to live in Sacramento, CA? While you may spend most of your time in class or studying, there is tons around to explore in this area we call home!

Whether you’re from the area or a Sacramento newcomer, you’ll find something to love within steps of The Crossings. Explore our town’s best and brightest local attractions, starting with these six things to do, see, and eat.

Folsom Lake

Folsom Lake

Located at the base of the Sierra foothills, the lake and recreation area offers opportunities for hiking, biking, running, camping, picnicking, horseback riding, water-skiing and boating. Fishing offers trout, catfish, largemouth and smallmouth bass, or perch. For cyclists, there is a 32-mile long bicycle path that connects Folsom Lake with many Sacramento County parks before reaching Old Sacramento. 

Downtown Commons

Downtown Commons

Located adjacent to Golden 1 Center, home of the NBA Sacramento Kings basketball team and host to concerts from world renowned entertainers. DOCO is an entertainment and lifestyle district in Sacramento’s dynamic Downtown. It's steps away from the State Capitol and Old Town Waterfront. DOCO is the heart of the city and the hub of community activity featuring 200 events year-round. Enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment.

California State Capitol

California State Capitol

Sacramento was officially the state capital in 1854 but previous state capitals included Monterey, San Jose, Vallejo and Benicia. At the California State Capitol (Capitol – the Building, not Capital – the City), you’ll be able to learn history about how banking was done during the Victorian era and of course see the administration that it carries out today!

Drake's The Barn

Drake's The Barn

Relax with friends and family in the beer garden, on beach chairs with lawn games in the large open meadow, around a fire pit, or underneath the wing of this architectural landmark.

Old Town Sacramento

Old Town Sacramento

Old Sacramento is the riverfront historic district, with Gold Rush-era buildings, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages. It’s home to numerous museums, including the Sacramento History Museum and the state Railroad Museum, which offers excursion train rides. Souvenir shops, antiques, and there are several upscale restaurants and a few bars popular with the college crowd.

Midtown Farmers Market

Midtown Farmers Market

Sacramento’s Farmers’ Market offers chefs and shoppers locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, baked goods, flowers, herbs, and cheeses. This market offers chefs and shoppers a chance to come face-to-face with their food source, offering the freshest California-grown seasonal favorites from asparagus in the spring to apples in the fall.

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