Sacramento | Marijuana Travel Guide

The capital of California, Sacramento is a beautiful city rich with history, culture, and urban odysseys. You can explore history dating back to the Gold Rush era, visit some of the oldest dispensaries in the United States, enjoy a day at the park, and even visit one of the cities vast museums or art galleries for a fun day out. One of the most marijuana friendly cities in the world, Sacramento is often referred to as America’s home of farm-to-fork. From greenhouse tours to recreational marijuana dispensaries, Sacramento is home to some of the largest cannabis dispensaries and finest weed delivery services in America. The friendly residents and knowledgeable staff at cannabis dispensaries will just be one of the many highlights this city has to offer when you make Sacramento a destination vacation for yourself. Our guide below offers you some of the top destinations, as well as neighborhoods to explore, the most delicious restaurants that are a must visit, as well as Sacramento dispensary details and fun ways to explore the city.

Where to Visit

Land Park

Pack a picnic for William Land Park, the perfect place to consume cannabis and spend the day outdoors. William Land Park features over 166 acres of fun featuring an adventure play area, amphitheater, basketball court, golf course, jogging path, lakes, picnic areas, a rock garden, a wading pool and so much more. Land Park is also home to the Sacramento Zoo conveniently located a 2 minute drive or 14 minute walk from William Land Park. The well-known “laid-back” neighborhood is a must see in Sacramento that also features Fairytale Town play park and Funderland Amusement Park.

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East Sacramento

When checking out this cannabis friendly neighborhood be sure to stop by A Therapeutic Alternative before hitting up Mckinley Park to feed the ducks or chill in the rose garden that features over 1,200 roses. East Sacramento is also home to the East Sacramento Farmers Market which makes for a great Saturday out from April to October. Here, you can find local organic products and take part in events such as tomato taste-offs, wine tastings, as well as monthly raffles with gift baskets and prizes. This neighborhood also features many delicious restaurants, shopping, and art galleries like White Buffalo.

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Tahoe Park

The best thing about Tahoe Park is the culture rich things to do in and around this quaint neighborhood of Sacramento, California. For instance, you can visit the California State Railroad Museum, California State Capitol Museum, Crocker Art Museum or Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park. Just be sure to check out Bacon and Butter for breakfast before you hit one of the local dispensaries or preorder for a dispensary pickup.

Boulevard Park

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this neighborhood is steeped in Sacramento history. Now an urban style neighborhood, here you can also visit Old Sacramento home of Gold Rush Buildings and the Railroad Museum. In Boulevard Park you’ll also find plenty of great bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks to visit and really make a great day or evening out in Sacramento. If you’re looking for a way to cool off in the summer be sure to take a trip to Raging Waters, which features 25 unique water attractions with admission starting at $24.99 per day - just be sure to check current discounts. During the whole month of October Sacramento is also home to Fright Park, the only haunted theme park in California and is a must see attraction from those who love Halloween.

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Midtown

Want to check out the places where all the “cool kids” hang out? Visit Midtown in central Sacramento for some of the most stylish restaurants, cafes and wine bars of California. This is one of the best neighborhoods for nightlife and fine dining when visiting Sacramento. Midtown also features some of the coolest contemporary art galleries, vintage boutiques and shops, and some beloved local music venues. If you just happen to be in town on the 2nd Saturday of the month, be sure to grab and art walk map from Downtown Grid and go on the 2nd Saturday Art Walk.

What to Do

Visit The California Delta

The California Delta is a beautiful way to get outdoors when visiting Sacramento. Here, you’ll find fishing, boating, bird watching, cycling, hiking, camping and water recreation, as well as wine tasting events, shopping and sightseeing. There are also plenty of hotels, B&Bs, Inns, and Resorts nearby if you want stay close by. Home to some of the best music and culture of Sacramento, be sure to check out the events calendar before planning your trip to The California Delta.

Hang Out At The California State Capitol Museum

Sacramento is home of The California State Capitol Museum, which serves as a museum and the states working seat of government. Here, you’ll find special exhibits, portraits, and murals to explore with free Daily Tours available hourly between 9am and 4pm One of the coolest things about the museum is that it’s legal to smoke marijuana in Sacramento wherever you’re allowed to smoke cigarettes, so you can enjoy a preroll on the steps of The California State Capitol Museum if the occasion arises.

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Take a Drive to Yosemite

Located just a few hours away from Sacramento is Yosemite National Park. “First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area, and much more.” Camping is also permitted here, be sure to check out the “Current Conditions” section of the Yosemite National Park website and book early as the season can be completely booked out very early in advance. Also, remember it’s illegal to smoke marijuana in state parks, so if you consume do so before you explore Yosemite.

Book a City Tour

Sacramento is full of city tours for some fun outdoor activities, so you can find different ways to experience the city. For instance, after order marijuana delivery in Sacramento you might want to check out one of the downtown historical food tours like Local Roots Food Tours. You’ll go on a 3 hour walking tour that features chefs, restaurants, architecture and history of Sacramento. Crazy Dash Walking Tours is another way to see the city with a walking tour. This walking tour is a digital adventure that takes you around the city to see the sights and complete silly tasks around Sacramento. If mystery is more your thing to do, go on a Sacramento Scavenger Hunt Adventure where you’ll turn your three hour city adventure into a giant game board.

Tour a Greenhouse

If you happen to be a medical marijuana card carrier, there are some sweet things for you to do in Sacramento like take a tour of a greenhouse like Yolo Botanicals. Their one acre farm is located just 20 miles away from Sacramento in Woodland, CA. Here, you can meet the collective and learn about the various highly sought after strains grown here in and outdoors. Sacramento boasts of being the farm-to-fork capital, so you might even be able to purchase directly from a grower. Just be sure to check instagram that day for various cannabis friendly hashtags like: #secretsesh, #popupsesh, #saladbowlsesh.

Where to Buy Marijuana

All About Wellness

All About Wellness claims to be “your one stop shop for recreational cannabis and are proud to offer you the largest inventory in Sacramento”. You can always stop into the dispensary, and pre-order online. All About Wellness offers indica, sativa, hybrid, prerolls, wax, concentrates, edibles, drinks, tinctures and topicals. With a wide variety of products starting under $5 for a preroll this is one affordable place to purchase recreational marijuana and cannabis. Address: 1900 19th St, Sacramento, CA 95811

Abatin Wellness Center

A full service marijuana dispensary, Abatin Wellness Center offers online orders and cannabis delivery. Located in Sacramento City, Abatin Wellness Center offers affordable prerolls, edibles, concentrates, and topicals, as well as sativa, indica, hybrid and CBD-rich flower starting around $10 a gram. Abatin offers individual in-person consultation and marijuana counseling. By joining Abatin you also get a loyalty program in which you earn points that go towards future purchases every time you buy, a free eighth for every $1000 spend, and early news and discount offers. Address: 2100 29th St, Sacramento, CA 95817

A Therapeutic Alternative

A Therapeutic Alternative is Sacramento’s premier cannabis dispensary which features many different products like flower, edibles, cartridges, prerolls, topicals, and extracts like hash and resin. With an express order guide, you can even order online for pickup. Flower starts at $13 a gram with premium indica, sativa, and hybrids around $50 per 3.5 grams. This premier cannabis dispensary also offers wellness programs, yoga, massage therapy, sound therapy, reiki and reconnective therapy along with private consultations. Address: 3015 H St, Sacramento, CA 95816

515 Broadway

515 Broadway is one old school dispensary having been supporting medical marijuana in Sacramento for 20 years. Medical patients must be 18 years or older, while recreational patients must be 21 and up with a valid driver’s license or passport. At 515 Broadway, you can also order online and orders are always ready to pick up in 15 minutes. Keep in mind this is a cash only dispensary, and there is an ATM on site. Prices start around $5 a gram and products include sativa and indica flower, as well as hybrids, and pre-rolls. Address: 515 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818

Rise and Grind

Want delivery services in Sacramento? Check out Rise and Grind. Locals claim it’s one of the best delivery services in Sacramento and highly recommend their services due to how friendly and helpful people are at Rise and Grind. Products available include flower, hybrids, and clones. They also sell disposable vape pens and vape cartridges, and deliver to both medical patients and recreational users. Prices vary and delivery service must include an order minimum of $55.

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Where to Shop / Arts

Old Sacramento

The Old Sacramento Waterfront is one of the best shopping experiences you can expect to have when visiting California. Here, you’ll find a plethora of shops and boutiques that feature apparel and accessories, art, antiques, collectibles, food and home, gifts, jewelry, specialty retail, toys and games, as well as sweets. Old Sacramento also features eating adventures, treasure hunting, and unusual sights. The historic park is home to some of the world’s most renowned street musicians and artists, so be sure to take a stroll here when you come to California as it’s located right on the bank of the gorgeous Sacramento River.

Evangeline's

One of the most popular stores in Old Sacramento. Since 1974, Evangeline’s has supplied shoppers with toys and gifts. If you love to laugh make sure to go to this unique store while you are exploring the beautiful historic Old Sacramento. Evangeline’s is packed with outrageous gag gifts, novelties, crazy greeting cards, and costumes. You could easily spend hours exploring the several floors, nooks, crannies, and entrances in Evangeline’s. The store has great prices and is great for all ages.

Beatnik Studios

Located inside a cavernous old factory, you’ll find Beatnik Studios a great place to see local artists and photography of Sacramento. “Beatnik is always showing new contemporary works by emerging local and regional artists. Our gallery is unlike any other in this great city. We believe our artists are the future of Sacramento's great art scene.” The studio also offers their space as a venue rental and is the perfect location for a private party or small wedding reception.

White Buffalo Gallery

When visiting Sacramento a “must-see” is the premier art gallery White Buffalo. The White Buffalo Gallery features contemporary art and tattoo art. That’s right! You can get a tattoo in an art gallery in Sacramento. Simply, “email the artist of your choice your ideas, photos, reference, drawings or anything similar to what you are thinking of, that we can work from. Describe your idea, the body placement, size in inches, include photos of surrounding tattoos and what sort of budget you would like to work with.” Also note: all appointments require a non-refundable deposit.

Where to Eat

Bacon and Butter

When you are looking for the best breakfast spots in Sacramento, make a stop at Bacon and Butter. You can also score brunch and lunch here, but most locals will tell you to make sure you start your day at least one day of your visit to Sacramento. Located in Tahoe Park and East Park, you have two locations to choose from - which is totally awesome considering all the choices you have in cannabis dispensaries in Sacramento. They feature items like flapjacks, grilled cheese benedict, avocado toast, and waffles. Prices are mid-range from $6 starters to $16 main meals.

Frank Fat's

For a great place to grab lunch, you should try Frank Fat’s! A family run restaurant since 1939, the James Beard America’s classic award-winning restaurant offers modern Chinese and Asian cuisine. Moderately priced, this is a great place to share plates with appetizers starting at $11.75. On the menu, you’ll find pot stickers, spring rolls, spare ribs, lettuce cups, wonton soup, hot and sour soup, orange chicken, Fat’s Brandy Fried Chicken, and even a whole Peking Duck.

Localis

Dinner nights out are one amazing things about Sacramento because you’ll have plenty to choose from like Localis. With their mantra being “We love feeding people!” you can’t go wrong with dinner here. Localis features chef tasting menus, as well as an ala carte menu featuring market fish, chef’s tapas, charcuterie boards, and desserts that feature brioche doughnuts, topped with salty caramel, chocolate, coffee gelato, and feuilletine. Prices are on the higher end, however there are a few other noteworthy restaurants for dinner that include Magpie Cafe, Yue Huang, and Hook and Ladder. Sacramento is a mecca of amazing restaurants, so you cannot go wrong with one of these that come highly recommended by locals. Wth All About Wellness right around the corner from both Localis and Hook and Ladder you can make a quick stop at the recreational dispensary before or after dinner.

Gunther's Ice Cream

One of the sweet spots in Sacramento includes none other than Gunther’s Ice Cream. Gunther’s features cones, containers, and sundaes, as well as specialty sundaes and novelties. The landmark sweet spot has been in business for 80 years and is the best place to find over 40 flavors of ice cream, Fruit Freezes, sandwiches, and novelty frozen treats like chocolate chip cookie dough, butter pecan, mint chip, peach, and even green tea ice cream. Prices start at $3.15 for cones and $5.15 for sundaes. This is a great way to wind down after a visit to Abatin Wellness Center for one totally sweet day in Sacramento.

Mother

For the vegetarian at heart, there’s Mother - a quaint vegetarian restaurant by happenstance. They even offer gluten free and some vegan options. The menu is small, but lovely and features items like chicken fried mushrooms, turmeric hummus, farro and strawberry salad, handmade ravioli that changes daily, sweet potato & apple latkes with roasted vegetables & crème fraîche and salted chocolate chip cookies to end the evening. Mother’s menu is moderately priced ranging from $3 items to $18 main meals.

Cool Places To Grab A Drink

With Sacramento being such a mecca of cafes, diners, restaurants, and gastro pubs there are also some cool places to grab a drink on an evening out. If you love live music and vintage speakeasy vibes, be sure to stop into The Shady Lady Saloon. Voted one of the top 25 “Best Bars In America”, you’ll find her located at 1409 R Street, Sacramento and open Monday through Friday: 3pm–2am; Saturday & Sunday: 9am–2am with a Happy Hour: Monday through Friday from 3pm–6pm.

Another unique Sacramento jewel is the Jungle Bird, a tropical tiki bar where you can find a little slice of paradise. Here, you can find cocktails and pu pu platters for two as well as small plates and desserts. Located at 2516 J Street, Sacramento, Jungle Bird is open Monday through Friday: 4 pm - 2 am; Saturday & Sunday: 12 pm - 2 am.