As the capital city of California, Sacramento boasts much more than politics and government. Located in the Central Valley, Sacramento is the sixth largest city in California. Upon arrival on Sacramento flights, you will land at the Sacramento International airport. Terminals A and B, together, feature 26 gates as well as shopping and dining facilities.
Once you claim your baggage, you will find that all airport rental car agencies are located in a separate central terminal. For visitors, there are airport shuttle buses that will conveniently take all rental car customers from either terminal A or B to the rental car terminal. Shuttle stops are marked with a blue sign with a key. There are also taxis, public transportation (Yolobus), and car services that offer daily rides to the downtown area and neighbourhoods of Sacramento.
Once your flight to Sacramento has landed and you're making your way from the airport, you will notice that Sacramento is connected to several highways and freeways. I-5 runs though Sacramento north to Redding, and south towards Los Angeles. Interstate 80 is the major east-to-west route, which connects Sacramento to San Francisco (west) and Reno (east). As for the downtown area and neighborhoods, you will find them to be bicycle-friendly. There's also a light-rail, served by the Sacramento Regional Transit District. Sac RT is a bus and light-rail system that has 274 buses available to riders.
Your airfare to Sacramento will bring you to a place that has an appealing variety of museums, sightseeing attractions, and tours. Stroll through Sacramento's streets and visit historic buildings like the Governor's mansion or the California Railroad Museum. These attractions will offer an educational background to California's long history. For the kids, take advantage of attractions both indoors and out. Raging Waters, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, and the Jelly Belly Candy Company will interest all ages. From a picnic in the park and a round of golf to the zoo and roller coasters, you will find plenty of activities to keep you busy while visiting Sacramento.
Sacramento has many dining options to tantalize your taste buds. Whether it's the familiar fare like Leatherby's Family Creamery or sushi at Mikuni, Sacramento offers creative cuisine to suit anyone's taste. Save on your airfare to Sacramento and enjoy a bit of shopping. Stop over at the outlets, Folsom and Vacaville. In the old Sacramento historic district, there are more than 125 boutique shops that include art, gifts, souvenirs, and much more. On the boardwalk, amongst the Gold Rush-era buildings, you will find dozens of eateries and clubs nestled amongst shops and galleries. Sacramento nightlife is bustling with wine bars, pubs and clubs. Visit the Back Door Lounge, Blue Cue, or the Monkey Bar to get your night started right when your cheap flights to Sacramento land.