Elk Grove – Travel guide at Wikivoyage (2024)

Elk Grove is a city of 176,000 people (2020) in Sacramento County in California. Elk Grove has many wineries, wine cellars, and vineyards.

Get in

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By car

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Elk Grove is located just east of Interstate 5, approximately 16mi (26km) south of Sacramento. It is also accessible from CA-99 S at a similar distance.

By plane

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Sacramento International Airport is approximately 26 miles north.

Get around

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Elk Grove utilizes Sacramento Regional Transit for Elk Grove Transit Services. You can buy passes online, and there are multiple stops around the city.

38°26′18″N 121°22′55″W

Map of Elk Grove

See

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  • 1 Elk Grove Historical Society, 9941 E Stockton Blvd, +1 916-685-8115, eghs@elkgrovehistoricalsociey.com. Small museum with some history about Elk Grove that holds events for some holidays, such as Halloween and Christmas. Good place to take children to. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 2 Grave of Elitha Cumi Donner Wilder, 8546-8560 Elk Grove Blvd (directly south of the main road, in the Elk Grove Cosumnes-Cemetery District). A small historical California landmark in remembrance of the survivor of the Donner Party. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 3 Site of the First County Free Library Branch in California, 9125 Elk Grove Blvd. Another historical landmark of the state of California. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 4 Community Rose Garden (in Dick Lichtenburger Park). If it's on your way, this is a nice garden to stop and relax in. It's inside of a park that also has places to walk. (updated Feb 2019)

Do

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  • 1 Pinot's Palette, 8962 Elk Grove Blvd A, +1 916-895-2627, ElkGrove@PinotsPalette.com. An art studio chain where you can sign up for classes and paint, along with enjoying alcohol. The bartenders make pretty good recommendations. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 2 Exit Strategy Games, 9833 Kent St, +1 916-399-3948, escape@exitstrategygames.com. Su noon-8:30PM, M-Th 5:30-10:30PM, F 5:30-11PM, Sa noon-11PM. An escape room; one of two locations, the other in Mammoth Lakes. A good activity for families or for parties. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 3 Emerald Lakes Golf Course, 10651 E Stockton Blvd, +1 916-685-4653, gilberturbano@csdparks.com. Su 6AM-7PM, M-Sa 6AM-8PM. Well-maintained golf course with 9 holes. They also offer lessons. (updated Feb 2019)

Buy

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  • 1 Elk Grove Commons, 9624 Bruceville Rd. Shopping center with your typical range of stores such as a UPS, World Market, and a Kohl's. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 2 The Red Door Antiques, Vintage & More, 9056 Elk Grove Blvd, +1 916-714-0619, thereddoorelkgrove@gmail.com. Su 11AM-4PM, M-Sa 11AM-5PM. A small, local store with vintage and antique furniture. (updated Feb 2019)

Eat

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  • 1 Boulevard Bistro, 8941 Elk Grove Blvd, +1 916-685-2220, boulevardbistro@frontiernet.net. Su 10AM-2PM, M-Th 5-9PM, F Sa 5-10PM. California-inspired dishes and wine in a bungalow built in the early 20th century. It's not a stop-and-go food place but a good choice if you'd like to sit down and eat somewhere more suited for a date night. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 2 Kotteri Ramen Bar, 9015 Bruceville Rd, +1 916-509-9193, info@kotteri.com. Daily 11AM–2:30PM, 5–10PM. Japanese restaurant serving ramen among other things, like squid legs. The broth overall is very good; try ordering the black tonkatsu ramen. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 3 Journey to the Dumpling, 7419 Laguna Blvd #180, +1 916-509-9556. M-Th 11AM–3PM, 4–9PM, F 11AM–3PM, 4–9:30PM, Sa 10AM–3PM, 4–9:30PM, Su 10AM–3PM, 4–9PM. Chinese restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere that serves alcohol in addition to dumpling soups and noodle dishes with large portions. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 4 Sarom's Southern Kitchen, 6624 Laguna Blvd Ste 102, +1 916-236-3488. Sa Su 7AM-4PM, M-F 7AM-3PM. Southern comfort food location popular for its sweet potato pie. Offers foods such as ribs, chicken and waffles and grits. (updated Feb 2019)

Drink

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  • 1 Babe's Lounge, 9007 Elk Grove Blvd, +1 916-686-9339. Lounge with a good whiskey selection and bottomless mimosa on Sundays. (updated Feb 2019)
  • 2 Hay Tone's Hangout, 10413 Franklin Blvd, +1 916-684-2261. Casual dive bar with a pool area and a selection of beers. (updated Feb 2019)

Sleep

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  • 1 Holiday Inn Express, 2460 Maritime Dr, +1 916-478-4000. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Amenities include complimentary, hot breakfast, fitness center, and outdoor pool and whirlpool.
  • 2 Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 9175 W. Stockton Blvd, +1 916-478-9000. Check-in: 4PM, check-out: 11AM. Amenities include complimentary breakfast & wi-fi.

Go next

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Sacramento is 10 minutes away on 5 North or 99 North.

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