If you have some time while you’re attending the CAGOP Spring Convention, there’s many fun places to see while you’re in town, and some great places nearby to eat if you’re not going to the banquets.
See a map of public parking options below. Click on the link to learn more about the remodeled SAFE Credit Union Convention Center!
CALIFORNIA STATE CAPITAL MUSEUM
1315 10th Street, Open 9am until 5pm Monday-Friday (closed weekends)
Tour registration at the Info desk in the Rotunda. Tour every hour starting at 10am, last one at 4pm.
CAPITOL PARK TOUR is available Sundays at 1:00PM at 13th Street and Capitol Avenue.
Renovations for the Capitol have begun but have been controversial. The lead legislator for this project, Assemblyman Ken Cooley, was defeated by our Josh Hoover (R-Folsom) and that could give opponents of the project some hope. Learn more.
LELAND STANFORD MANSION STATE HISTORIC PARK
800 N St, Sacramento, CA 95814 (8th and N St) 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
GOLDEN 1 CENTER Home of the Sacramento Kings Basketball Team
500 David J Stern Walk (Between J and L Streets)
SACRAMENTO OLD TOWN – Old Sacramento Waterfront
Over 125 shopping, dining, events, and attractions located in the beautiful Old Sacramento Waterfront historic district. Located between the Tower and I Street bridges on the east bank of the Sacramento River.
CALIFORNIA STATE TRAIN MUSEUM
1251 I Street – open Monday thru Sunday, Closed Tuesdays 10am-5pm 916-323-9280
Get tickets in advance for a 50 minute round trip along the Sacramento River in an historic steam or diesel locomotive. Saturdays and Sundays – Departures 11:30a.m. 1:00p.m. & 2:30p.m.
CROCKER ART MUSEUM – Crocker Art Museum | Crocker Art Museum
2216 O Street – Wednesday –Sunday 10am until 5 pm Thursdays open until 9pm
CALIFORNIA MUSEUM – California Museum – Home of the official California Hall of Fame
1020 O Street- Tuesday- Saturday 10AM-5PM Sunday 12-5PM
AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM – Automobile Museum | California Automobile Museum | United States (calautomuseum.org) 2200 Front Street Monday thru Sunday 10am-5pm Closed Tuesdays
SUTTER’S FORT – Sutter’s Fort SHP (ca.gov) The park is located in midtown Sacramento in the block bound by K, L, 26th, and 28th Streets. You can enter the Fort by the East Gate facing 28th Street. There is no on-site parking. Street parking is available metered by the City of Sacramento. Open Monday – Sunday 10am-5pm
SMUD MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND CURIOSITY – SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity opens
400 Jibboom Street Monday-Friday 10AM-4PM Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm
MUSEUM OF MEDICAL HISTORY – Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society > Museum (ssvms.org)
5380 Elvas Avenue Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm Closed Saturday and Monday
SOJOURNER TRUTH AFRICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM –Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum (sojoartsmuseum.org) 2251 Florin Road #126 Thursday – Saturday 12 – 5PM (916) 320-9573
Great Restaurants Within Walking Distance of the Convention Center
Grange Restaurant & Bar
The Citizen Hotel
926 J Street
Ella Dining Room & Bar
1131 K Street (12th & K)
Frank Fat’s Restaurant
806 L Street
1801 Capitol Avenue
The Porch Restaurant & Bar
1815 K Street
Use the map below to find parking if the Hyatt garage is full (and this does happen!). Or visit this link for options in the vicinity of the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center.