Sacramento, the capitol of California, is among the largest cities in the state which offer visitors a number of attractions. With access to so many diverse cities nearby, including Chico, this area of California promises a fun and diverse trip for travelers with every interest. Below we have 7 accessible activities by Sacramento and Chico, where two of our stores are conveniently located to help during your next trip away.
- California State Capitol Museum
The State Capitol Building is located within Capitol Park, a 12 block park home to additional monuments, memorials, and foliage landscaped from plants and trees from around the world. The Capitol Building is home to a museum featuring the history and architecture of the building, offices, and legislative chambers.
- Crocker Art Museum
This art museum is home to a vast collection of European drawings and international ceramics, in addition to their large collection of California art. Part of the art museum is located inside of a reconstructed mansion bought in 1868 by Judge Edwin B. Crocker. A 125,000 square-foot modern addition was made in 2010, which included room for studios, student and community exhibitions, a library, an Art Education Resource Room, and an area for children.
- California State Railroad Museum
With the rich and interesting history of railroads throughout our country, this museum gives insight into a variety of topics, from social to architectural issues. Their collection includes 19 steam trains from the mid-19th-20th centuries, artwork, and many other artifacts.
- National Forests
Nearby to both Sacramento and Chico are several National Forests, which run throughout the Sierra Nevada mountain range. These include Lassen, Plumas, Eldorado, Stanislaus, and Mendocino, amongst many others. Throughout these areas are accessible trails and campgrounds which offer access to beautiful views of the mountains.
- Sacramento Zoo
This zoo, which started off as 4.2 acres, has grown to occupy 14.3 acres today, and is visited by over 500,000 people every year. Since its opening in 1927, it has become the home to over 500 animals. Check their calendar to visit while they’re hosting a special event, or to see a schedule of their daily activities.
- Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park
Located in Chico, Bidwell Mansion is a three-story Victorian mansion with 26 rooms built in the style of an Italian Villa. Tours help you explore and understand the lives led by the Bidwells during the late 19th Century.
- California Museum
This museum, which opened in 1998, showcases the history and culture of California. It was created to be the public home of the California State Archives but has grown to become much more. There is a great focus within their exhibits to focus on women and other under-represented groups within the state. Their Hall of Fame, established in 2006, exhibits influential people who have lived in California, displaying artifacts from the personal collections of new inductees every year. Most recent inductees include Robert Redford, Belva Davis, Joan Baez, and Thomas Keller.
With all the exciting and diverse things to do around Sacramento, it is the perfect place to rent an accessible vehicle from MobilityWorks. During the month of February, we are excited to offer 10% off Accessible Van Rentals * at our Sacramento and Chico locations. All of our rental vans come equipped with easy-to-use retractable tie-downs and are available for a day or weeks at a time. You also have peace of mind with our 24-hour emergency hotline in case of emergency.
Call today to make a reservation at 1.877.275.4915. Reservations can also be requested online at www.MobilityWorks.com.