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Best Things To Do On A Family Vacation In Sacramento

Family vacation in Sacramento, California, USA
Family vacation in Sacramento [Image by David Mark from Pixabay]
California’s capital, Sacramento, is an exciting city for adults and children alike. The city lies at the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers and harks back to the Gold Rush era in Old Sacramento. Meanwhile, the city has interactive museums for the kids to enjoy, as well as animal encounters and theme parks. Many of the attractions are enjoyable for the whole family, and some test your wits in an educational setting. Read on to find out four of the top family-friendly attractions in Sacramento.

Sacramento Children’s Museum – 2701 Prospect Park Dr, Rancho Cordova

Sacramento Children's Museum
Sacramento Children’s Museum [Image @sackids/Instagram]
Located in Rancho Cordova, the Sacramento Children’s Museum opens the kids’ minds and imaginations while helping develop their skills. Each week, the museum hosts many events that are included in the price of admission. Among the best are events like Science Sundays, Tinker Time and Theater Play. Moreover, the museum hosts Cultural Connections to teach the family about cultures from around the world. Meanwhile, the museum also caters to special needs children through its Discovery Play program. Find out more about Sacramento Children’s Museum’s special events on their website here.

SeaQuest Folsom – 430 Palladio Pkwy #1801, Folsom

Seaquest Folsom near Sacramento
Seaquest Folsom [Image @seaquestfolsom/Instagram]
Take the kids on an exciting journey around the world at SeaQuest Folsom, around a 30-minute drive from downtown Sacramento. Here, they can learn about hundreds of fascinating species among the more than 600 animals the facility has rescued. Moreover, the kids will get to meet around 1,200 mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and insects. Meanwhile, the kids will learn about the creatures on their informative displays. Many of the creatures here were injured in the wild and were rescued and rehabilitated, including sharks, otters, snakes, frogs and macaws. The kids can even get into the water to see more!

Fairytale Town – 3901 Land Park Dr, Sacramento

Fairyland Town
Fairytale Town [Image @fairytaletownsac/Instagram]
At Fairytale Town, the kids are transported into a world of fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Here, their favorite bedtime stories come alive, while inspiring their imaginations. Here, many playsets allow the little ones to step into loveable fairytales, heading on magical journeys in Cinderella’s carriage and experiencing the adventures of King Arthur in his castle. Meanwhile, Fairytale Town is located in William Land Park which hosts many events for the children all year round. Among the programs, kids can learn about gardening at Mr. McGregor’s Garden, while visiting an authentic Japanese garden and the Alphabet Garden.

Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park – 1700 Arden Way, Sacramento

Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park
Battle Beam at Urban Airpark [Image @urbanairpark/Instagram]
As parents know so well, the kids have endless energy, and what better way to use it than at the Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park? This indoor playground offers plenty of exciting activities for the children and is a popular place for birthday parties, too. The Adventure Hub combines popular activities such as the Sky Rider Coaster and the Ropes Course. Meanwhile, the kids can have endless fun in the Battle Beam, play a virtual reality game, or enjoy the Spin Zone Bumper Cars.

This has been only a brief introduction to fun activities on a family vacation in Sacramento, California, USA. Visit the city’s official tourism website to find out more.


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