The Sacramento Zoo And The State Fair

October 15, 2017
Category: Things to do in Sacramento

Sacramento is the capital of California and one of the most interesting places in the state to visit. Sacramento is the sixth largest city in California and was named after the Sacramento River which rests along the city’s western border. The city is known for its diversity, great California weather, and seemingly endless attractions.

About the Sacramento Zoo

Over 500 rare, native, and endangered animals call The Sacramento Zoo home. Here visitors have an opportunity to learn about more than 120 unique species. The zoo’s campus covers 14-acres and has been educating guests for 90 years. Through its existence, the focus has shifted from housing and displaying as many animals as possible, with a focus on education, animal well being, and conservation. The zoo now offers a wide variety of educational programs like summer camp, wildlife stage shows, animal encounters, and much more. Every year, more than 70,000 children from various schools in the region visit the zoo. You can learn more about the Sacramento Zoo, ticket prices and hours by visiting here www.saczoo.org
Concerts, Fairs, and Sporting Events:

The Cal Expo is host to the California State Fair and hundreds of events annually. This massive space offers visitors 350 acres of impeccably landscaped grounds and has 18 different permanent venues and parking for over 15,000 cars. The California State Fair in Sacramento is one of the largest fairs in the state. This fair extends for more than 15 days and is features fried food, horse racing, live music, heart pumping thrill rides, livestock and agricultural competitions. Every year the fair brings exciting attractions and top-name entertainment for visitors. Visit www.calexpo.com/calendar-events to see upcoming events at the Cal Expo.
 

Where to Stay in Sacramento:

Arden Acres is located just 3.1 miles, 9 minutes from Cal Expo, and 10.1 miles, 23 minutes away from the Sacramento Zoo. The central location of Arden Acres offers easy access to most major area attractions. Arden Acres is unique offering modern cottages, and beautifully manicured grounds, in a gated complex. This extended stay property provides hotel amenities that truly make this your home away from home. Arden Acres is perfect for extended corporate stays as well. Book direct by visiting www.ardenacres.net for the lowest rates.