We’re in the process of planning some exciting excursions in the Sacramento area for Bouchercon 2020 attendees. If you have a preference among the following choice(s), email [email protected].

SACRAMENTO OLD TOWN This 28-acre National Historic Landmark District was a wild place during the free-for-all gold rush ara. Includes a tour of the underground, today it charms with 19th-century architecture, museums, shops, restaurants, and views of the Sacramento river rolling toward the sea. (Estimated time: 3 hours)

OLD SUGAR MILL WINERY (Northern California’s Other Wine Country) The Old Sugar Mill hosts 15 unique world-class wineries offering varietals from all over Northern California. Located in the heart of Clarksburg and minutes from downtown Sacramento, the Old Sugar Mill is the premier destination for enjoying world-class wines. The Old Sugar Mill is a perfect venue for your next wine trip. (Estimated time: 4 hours).

CALIFORNIA STATE TRAIN MUSEUM A premier institution of its kind in the country. Learn about the first transcontinental railroad. Climb aboard vintage passenger cars. Watch model trains travel through elaborate dioramas. Includes a self-tour of adjacent Old Town. (Estimated time: 3 hours).

STATE CAPITOL TOUR California is the most populated state in the nation. This imposing building is where the Legislature meets, the governor governs, and state law is crafted. Located directly across the street from the Bouchercon hotels, public tours are conducted daily. (Estimated time: 1 hour).