People flocked to Sacramento 150 years ago in hopes of discovering its hidden "Gold" and today visitors from near and far still find Sacramento’s fortune-seeking allure irresistible!
If you’re planning a trip to Sacramento, we here at Capitol Casino would like to help you make the most of your visit to our fine city. Capitol Casino is centrally located, just minutes away from historic Old Sacramento and numerous other attractions you do not want to miss.
Below, we feature a few of Sacramento’s local attractions close to Capitol Casino with an easy-location map to help you plan your time here. Thank you and we look forward to your visit!
Only a ten-minute drive from Capitol Casino, Cal Expo is home to several major attractions throughout the year. The California State Fair is Cal Expo’s premier summer event and attracts visitors from hundreds of miles away. Other attractions include, horse racing, harness racing and satellite wagering in the Miller Lite Grandstand, Raging Waters Sacramento – Water Park, and the September 11 Memorial Plaza.
The California State Capitol connects the state’s past, present, and future in a richly profound way. The lush grounds surrounding the Capitol building create part of what is called a “mall”, similar to the one in Washington, D.C. The mall runs from the Sacramento River to several blocks east of the Capitol building. The building serves as both a museum and the state’s working seat of government.
Old Sacramento captures the spirit of the California “gold rush” with its 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State Historic Park situated along the glimmering Sacramento River. The bustling activity along the district lanes whisks you back to the enchanted time of the California Gold Rush and the Transcontinental Railroad. Old Sac’s unique shopping, entertainment, historical attractions, and world-renowned museums are not to be missed.
For all you car enthusiast, the CA Auto Museum is sure to rev your engine! The CA Auto Museum is housed in a vintage wood-trussed warehouse building tucked away in Sacramento just around the corner from the Crocker Art Museum. The museum features a specialty display directly inside its front doors and the rest of the automobiles are displayed chronologically in a clockwise order from turn-of the-century to the 1980's.
If you’re in the mood for some retail “therapy” The Arden Fair Mall is just what the doctor ordered! Featuring over 165 unique stores housed inside a sprawling 1.1 million square feet, the Arden Fair Mall is one of the largest in California and Sacramento’s favorite. With free parking and easy access, the Arden Fair Mall is a shopper’s paradise.