Whether you’re visiting Sacramento, California or you’re native to the area and just need some fresh ideas for a free day, you’ve come to the right place. Advantage Caravans, a local RV rental company, has a few suggestions for having fun in Sacramento. These suggestions range from outdoor family fun to spots to enjoy a night on the town.

1. Aerospace Museum of California

If you or your family are interested in the world of flight, then you will want to plan a day at the Aerospace Museum of California. The museum is great for all ages, offering interactive exhibits, displays, and experiential activities. (Check out the Aerospace Museum of California’s website for most current information, hours, and admission details.)

2. American Whitewater Expeditions

Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill of riding the rapids? American Whitewater Expeditions has a variety of Sacramento whitewater rafting trips, depending on your level of experience and age. Each trip is guided and guarantees an experience like you’ve never had before. (Check out www.americanwhitewater.com for more info and pricing.)

3. Creative Juices

Looking for a fun way to spend date night? Or perhaps you want a night out with the girls? Creative Juices offers a unique artistic experience. You can go, sip some wine, and participate in a painting demonstration. You then get to paint your own picture and take home your work of art! To take part in the art fun, check out the Creative Juices website.

4. Gabby’s Gold Rush Tours

Experience old California by going on one of Gabby’s historic tours. Gabby also has unique winery tours and other one-of-a-kind experiences that let you get a feel for the rich history of California. To check out Gabby’s adventures, go to Gabby’s Gold Rush Tours website.

5. Folsom State Recreation Area

Only a 1.5-hour drive out of town, the Folsom State Recreation Area is a great place to go if you want to get an RV rental and take a long weekend away. Nestled in the Sierra foothills, you can find many fun outdoor activities, including biking, hiking, RV rental camping, fishing, boating, horseback riding, and more. (For more info, check out the Folsom State Recreation Area website.)

Want to hear about more things to do in or near Sacramento, CA? We’ll post the second installment of this list in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

In the meantime, if you need an RV rental, call Sacramento’s Advantage Caravans at 916-832-8824.You will want to contact our office or book online in advance to ensure we have an RV rental available for your required dates.