Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Gold River

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gold River. One of the city's many top draws is its bird watching. Golden1Center and Fort Sutter State Historical Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Gold River

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Gold River a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sacramento Zoo (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Sacramento State Aquatic Center (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mather Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Folsom City Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Race Place Motorsports (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Haggin Oaks Golf Complex (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gold River

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Gold River is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nimbus Dam (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • American River Parkway (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Maidu Regional Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Beals Point (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Granite Bay Beach (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Granite Regional Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gold River

The nearest airport is in Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), located 19.1 mi (30.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gold River, CA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 134 vacation rentals around Gold River. From 108 house rentals to 8 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Gold River?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Gold River:

  • Central Sacramento: 67 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 33 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 37 vacation rentals
  • Southeastern Sacramento: 46 vacation rentals
  • North Sacramento: 27 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Gold River?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Gold River. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • American River Bike Trail: 285 vacation rentals
  • California State University Sacramento: 294 vacation rentals
  • Sacramento State Aquatic Center: 296 vacation rentals
  • Murieta Equestrian Center: 191 vacation rentals
  • Granite Bay Beach: 221 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gold River listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gold River?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 108 Houses in Gold River. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gold River include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gold River?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation rentals with pool available in Gold River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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