Our City


Sacramento combines big city fun and excitement with small town charm and friendliness.

Sacramento, the Heart of California
  • California’s capital and home to more than 2.4 million people
  • Named one of the most diverse cities in the United States by TIME magazine
  • Great art, music and nightlife and home to several professional sports teams
  • A paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, sunny Sacramento enjoys a mild climate and offers miles of trails, rivers, lakes and mountains to explore
  • Known for its exceptional restaurants and farmer’s markets offering fresh, local cuisine

“Sacramento is quiet, safe and beautiful. There are so many places nearby that you can visit in one day!”
—Joceline Ampuero

Driving Distances from Sacramento:

90 minutes to San Francisco
90 minutes to Napa Valley wine region
2 hours to Silicon Valley
2 hours to Lake Tahoe and Olympic quality ski resorts
2.5 hours to Santa Cruz
3 hours to Yosemite National Park
3 hours to Lassen Volcanic National Park


Sacramento enjoys a climate that is pleasantly mild throughout most of the year.  The cold season (November – February) has an average temperature of 60°F (7°C) and the warm season (June – September) has an average temperature of 90°F (32°C).  With over 260 days of sunshine each year, it is a great city for enjoying the outdoors, whether dining at one of the city’s many restaurant patios or exploring the city’s beautiful parks and river beaches.