From charming Old Town Sacramento to historic state parks, there’s no shortage of things to see and do near the Larkspur Landing hotel in Sacramento.
Old Town Sacramento
Experience a one of a kind visit to Old Sacramento. The unique 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State Historic Park is located along the beautiful Sacramento River. Bustling with activity, the district is alive with shopping, dining, entertainment, historical attractions and world-renowned museums set within the time of the California Gold Rush and the Transcontinental Railroad.
Cal Expo is a multi-faceted site that hosts hundreds of events each year. Featuring 350 beautifully landscaped acres, an exclusive caterer, 18 venues and an accomplished, dedicated staff, it’s no wonder Cal Expo is the facility of choice in the Sacramento region.
ARCO Arena is the top venue for sports, entertainment and special events in the Greater Sacramento area. With over 200 spectator events each year and home to the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, ARCO Arena is one of the busiest buildings of its kind in the United States.
Home of the Sacramento River Cats (AAA affiliate of the Oakland A’s), the stadium, located in West Sacramento just minutes from downtown, is also used for many other events throughout the year.
Sutters Fort State Historic Park
Explore unique artifacts once belonging to John Sutter, James Marshall and the Donner Party. Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park is a state-protected park in Sacramento, California which includes Sutter’s Fort and the California State Indian Museum. Begun in 1839, the fort was a 19th century agricultural and trade colony in California. The fort is famous for its association with the Donner Party, the California Gold Rush and the formation of Sacramento.
Governors Mansion State Historic Park
California’s executive mansion, popularly known at the Governor’s Mansion, was built in 1877. Today’s guests see marble fireplaces from Italy, gold framed mirrors from France, and exquisitely handcrafted hinges and doorknobs, all of which are reminders of the Gallatins and the Victorian era.
McKinley Park Rose Garden
This 1.5-acre garden, created in 1928, features more than 1,000 rose bushes, tree roses, and blooming annuals. New award-winning varieties are planted in the garden each year.