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Your LGBTQ Road Trip Gets Quirkier in Rancho Cordova, CA

Nestled in the heart of the Gold Country region of Northern California, Rancho Cordova is home to quirky attractions for all ages, and truly unique, jaw-dropping events that will leave you wanting more. We're a hidden gem that offbeat adventurers, families, and budget travelers love to explore.

Outdoor enthusiasts are drawn to Rancho Cordova’s sparkling waterways and sweeping landscapes, road tripping from all over to enjoy group watersports, hiking and cycling trails, and gorgeous weather year-round. Gold Country is the place to find the fun!

Whether you enjoy morning paddles, tasty craft brews, adrenaline-pumping events, or international eats, choose your own adventure in Rancho Cordova... and adventure will choose you back.

Spring Events That WOW Offbeat Adventurers

California Mermaid Convention | “Seas” the day at this unique annual event that draws mermaid cosplayers from all over the world!

Hangtown Motocross Classic | Adrenaline seekers race into Rancho Cordova year after year to watch this annual supercross event hosted at Prairie City State Vehicle Recreation Area.

Pride with Leo & Friends | One of the only family-friendly Pride events in Northern California, this event delights families with elementary and younger aged children with drag queen storytime, vendor booths, and live performances.

What’s New in Rancho Cordova

·       TownePlace Suites is now open and offering beautiful new suites, including extended stay.

·       Marriot Rancho Cordova will complete its renovation in 2024.

·       The California Capital Airshow has all-new 2024 dates: an evening airshow on July 13 & 14, 2024, featuring Italian jet stunt team Frecce Tricolori (performing on the West Coast for the first time in 30 years).


For more information about Rancho Cordova lodging, amenities, and attractions, click here.


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