About Sacramento


Sacramento is a medium-size city with approximately 450,000 residents, surrounded by a dynamic metropolitan area of about 2.5 million people. Named most diverse city by Time magazine, Sacramento is within two hours of San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Our climate is considered mild, with hot, dry, sunny summers and rainy winters. Nicknamed The City of Trees, the River City and the Camellia City, Sacramento is a bike-friendly community. Most Sacramento State graduates stay in the region after graduating.

Neighborhoods in Sacramento include Arden Arcade, Boulevard Park, Curtis Park, Downtown, East Sacramento, Elmhurst, the Greenhaven/Pocket Area, Hollywood Park, Land Park, McKinley Park, Meadowview, Midtown, Natomas, Oak Park, River Park, Tahoe Park and many more. Among the suburbs and smaller cities in the surrounding area are Auburn, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Davis, El Dorado Hills, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Granite Bay, Roseville, Vacaville, and West Sacramento, to name a few.

Accommodation Location Contact
Airbnb, Inc. Various locations near campus n/a
Amber House Bed and Breakfast 1315 22nd St. (916) 444-8085
The Citizen Hotel 926 J St. (916) 492-4460
Courtyard by Marriott 4422 Y St. (800) 321-2211
Embassy Suites 100 Capitol Mall (916) 326-5000
Executive Inn and Suites 216 Bannon St. (916) 393-2100
Hilton 2540 Venture Oaks Way (916) 568-5400
Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza 300 J St. (916) 446-0100
Hyatt Regency Sacramento 1209 L St. (916) 443-1234 or (800) 233-1234
The Inn Off Capitol Park 1530 N St. (916) 447-8100
Larkspur Landing 55 Howe Avenue (916) 646-1212
Quality Inn 818 15th St. (800) 228-5151
Radisson 500 Leisure Lane (800) 333-3333
Residence Inn 1121 15th St. (916) 443-0500
Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova 11211 Point East Drive, Rancho Cordova (916) 861-2204
Sheraton Grand 1230 J St. (916) 447-1700
Super 8 4317 Madison Ave. (916) 331-1483
Travelodge 9646 Micron Avenue (916) 361-3131
Department of General Services - Sacramento hotels offering State Rate n/a n/a

In the Sacramento area, you will find a number of golf courses, hiking and biking trails, summer concert in the park series, Second Saturday art walk events each month, Second Sunday flea markets, farmers markets across the region, and many more attractions and activities. Sacramento is also home to:

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