Top Three Day Trips to Take in Sacramento

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Deep in the heart of California, Sacramento boasts some of most scenic sights and entertaining hotspots on the west coast, with close proximity to all manner of fun locales. If you’re visiting Sacramento for a while, or if you’re a resident looking to explore what your area of the country has to offer, read on to find some great ideas for day trips and fun drives.

Napa Valley

If you’re a wine enthusiast, no trip to this part of the country would be complete without a visit to the world-famous vineyards of Napa Valley. It’s a three hour trip on highway 29, but that drive is one of the most scenic in the area, dotted with verdant hills and idyllic vineyards that are sure to generate excitement among you and your passengers as you make your way to wine country.

Folsom City Zoo

A mere 23 miles from Sacramento proper, this popular tourist attraction is one of the finest zoos you’ll find on the West Coast. Dense and diverse, with animals ranging from tigers to black bears, this sanctuary both provides shelter and care for orphaned animals and a learning experiment that kids and adults alike are sure to enjoy. And if you’re looking for a fun way to tour the ground, the miniature train line is definitely the way to go.

Sacramento River Delta

Of course, you don’t have to leave Sacramento to have a great day out—our fair city boasts some of the most popular attractions in the area. And the Sacramento River Delta is a beautiful locale than no visitor or resident should miss out on. Take the family on a paddle wheel riverboat down the delta, and you’ll witness plenty of the rich natural beauty that makes Sacramento such a popular destination.

Experience Sacramento with a Mercedes-Benz!

There’s no doubt about it: we live in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, and there’s no better way to see all this rich wonder than from behind the wheel of a fine Mercedes-Benz vehicle. And you don’t have to take a day trip to find one—just come on out to Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento, and look through our extensive inventory of new and used Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Contact us online, and schedule yourself a test drive today!