When staying in Sacramento, California's capital city, look to the Red Lion Inn & Suites, located midtown, as a hub for business and pleasure stays. Conveniently located just 15 miles from Sacramento Airport, easily arrive at the property and experience stellar service, well-appointed and comfortable rooms and a full range of desirable amenities at a great value. Prepare for a host of attractions, cultural venues, shopping, dining or just strolling around, or venture northward to historic Gold Country or to the amazing Lake Tahoe region.
The professional and courteous staff at the Red Lion Inn & Suites pride themselves on ensuing guests have a stress-free and enjoyable stay. Renting a car or driving in; parking is free. Settle into spacious well-appointed rooms decorated with a clean and contemporary flair. Rooms are smoke free and feature Red Lion Inn's signature plush bedding with luxurious linens, refrigerator, flat screen TV, work desk with chair, iron and hair dryer. Mornings offer a complimentary breakfast. After a day at work or traveling around, take advantage of the seasonal outdoor pool or modest fitness center.
Kick off the day by visiting an area top attraction, the Sacramento State Capitol building and surrounding Capital Park with its gardens and street lined Palm trees. Take a journey back in history with a stop at Old Town Sacramento, that borders the Sacramento River, with its gold rush era buildings. Also in Old Town is the California State Railroad Museum which features 200,000 square feet space showcasing restored steam locomotives and railway coaches dating from 1862 to 1944. It is among the world's largest railway museums. Catch an exhibit at the Crocker Museum of art. Round out the stay and take the family to the Sacramento Zoo or spend a day at Fairytale Town, a storybook-theme park with 25 play sets based on fairy tales and nursery rhymes along with a gentle farm animals.
The Red Lion Inn & Suites is at the heart of Sacramento's urban center; Midtown is a vibrant and bustling area of the city located between 16th and 29th Streets and between E and R Streets. It is here that you'll find trendy restaurants including Zocalo, Ella Dining Room and Bar, and Sacramento area sushi favorite, Mikuni's Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar. Just blocks from the property, recognizable names like IHOP and local favorites like Jimboy's Tacos and Mel's Original Diner for budget minded. Around the capital area, consider Morton's The Steakhouse and ll Fornaio for upscale cuisine.
Old Sacramento is the perfect place for shopping with quaint, unique shops and boutiques in this popular district. Around the capital, Westfield Shopping town is the premier locale with an excellent selection of stores. Head out of the city and consider outdoor shopping at the Folsom Premium Outlets or another upscale venue at the Galleria Mall in Roseville.
Sacramento is known as the "City of Trees" so take a stroll around the tree lined streets and venture to the "Fabulous Forties" where the house in the film Lady Bird was featured. Discover a variety water activates along the American and Sacramento rivers from boating, rafting, fishing or just lounging by the beach areas. Sacramento is also known for its world-class trail system, featuring 23-miles meandering along the natural, tree lined, America River so rent a bike, walk or just jog along the scenic trails.
There is something too for the sports fan! Sacramento hosts the NBA franchise Sacramento Kings at the Golden One Center in downtown Sacramento. It is also home to the Sacramento River Cats, a baseball Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants with games played at Raley's Field in West Sacramento.
The choices are endless in Sacramento. Check out top name performances and concerts coming into the Golden One Center. Want some comedy? Look to the Comedy Club, Laughs Unlimited and the Punch Line. Want a night of nostalgia? Take in a movie at the West Wind Sacramento 6 “Drive-In” theater. Up-tempo, high energy dance clubs abound with The Park Ultra Lounge, MIX Downtown, and District 30 or for the blues, soul and rock 'n' roll, head to Harlow's Restaurant and Nightclub. Sacramento has a good reputation for the microbrew scene so consider Track 7, Helvetica and SacTown Union breweries to name a few. If you want to hit a bunch of breweries while pedaling through the streets of downtown, make a reservation for a brew bike tour at Sac Brew Bike Company.