The capital city of California is full of cultural attractions, rich history, and cutting-edge cuisine, which makes it the perfect spot for a weekend getaway with the girls. If you’re planning a destination bachelorette party, consider Sacramento for fun-in-the-sun daytime activities and hip nightlife.
If the bride-to-be has an adventurous side consider a rafting trip down one of the many rivers located near Sacramento. Tributary Whitewater Tours offers overnight trips (with camping and meals included) or ½ day excursions to suit all levels of experience. They can also hook you up with hotels, nightlife, and small-town party scenes, if you want to keep it low key.
For more water fun, there’s Sierra Standup Paddleboard, which offers group sessions and is perfect for a relaxing, but challenging day on the water.
For more of an indoor scene, head to the Crocker Art Museum, one of the leading museums in California, or create your own works of art at Capital ArtWorks Studio & Gallery where the group can take a painting glass while sipping wine.
For the beauty queen, Picasso Spa & Nails will provide the ultimate mani and pedi treatment, or waxing if anyone’s feeling brave! Or give her the ultimate in spa luxury with a trip to Spa Lale. They treat their guests to plush robes, reflexology slippers, organic and vegan lotion, and wellness-inspired treatments. Choose from organic facial treatments, body glows and wraps, correction treatments, massage, sunless tanning, and loads more.
Afterwards, head to Capital Dime for some farm-to-fork cuisine. Everything’s in season and local, including the cocktails and beer.
Start the night off at Seasons 52, a relaxed, but elegant dinner spot where you and the girls can enjoy seasonal plates like caramelized grilled sea scallops and honey and herb roasted chicken. Or cook your own dinner at Hipcooks. They’ll provide all the ingredients, tools and supplies, and a wine tasting with dinner.
If the group’s up for a bit of dancing, take them to the Mix Downtown, located in a 1929 Firestone building. The restaurant and lounge offers a rooftop patio, spacious bars, dance floor, and plush lounge seating for when you need to kick off your heels.
Not so much into the club scene? No problem. The Sacramento Comedy Club is the perfect place for a night of casual fun and lots of laughs. Or there’s the Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Academy if the group wants an exciting night of cabaret-style entertainment. The show offers a full-length neo-burlesque performance, special guest performers from the community, prize giveaways and drink specials.