Sacramento and the Gold Country Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Sacramento and the Gold Country - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Sobon Estate

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

You can sip fruity, robust Zinfandels—old vine and new—and learn about wine making and Shenandoah Valley pioneer life at the museum...

St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The terraced cemetery on the grounds of the handsome church is an impressive sight. ...

State Indian Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

Among the interesting displays at this museum near Sutter's Fort is one about Ishi, the last Yahi Indian to emerge from the mountains,...

Sutter's Fort

  • Military Site

German-born Swiss immigrant John Augustus Sutter founded Sacramento's earliest Euro-American settlement in 1839. Audio speakers give...

Terre Rouge and Easton Wines

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

The winery of Bill and Jane Easton has two labels with two different wine-making styles: Terre Rouge focuses on Rhône-style wines, while...

Tuolumne County Museum and History Center

  • Museum/Gallery

The small museum occupies a historic gold rush–era building that served as a jail until 1960. Vintage firearms and paraphernalia, gold...

University of California, Davis

  • Library/Archive

A top research university, UC Davis educates many of the Wine Country's vintners and grape growers. Campus tours depart from Buehler...

Vino Noceto

  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

This winery is an example of the benefits of focusing mostly on one varietal—in this case Sangiovese—and doing it well. Owners Suzy...

Woodland Opera House

  • Arts/Performance Venue

This 1896 structure hosted minstrel shows, John Philip Sousa's marching band, and early vaudeville acts before closing for six decades...

Yolo County Historical Museum

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This 10-room classical-revival home of settler William Byas Gibson was purchased by volunteers and restored to what you see today. You...

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