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See the best that Yolo County has to offer by taking a tour of a few local favorites. Absorb some regional culture on a walking tour of dozens of public art pieces in Davis or Winters. Discover regional wetland species on a tour of the 16,000 acre Yolo Wildlife area. Explore UC Davis by taking a tour of the campus, Arboretum or animal barns. There’s so much to see in Yolo County, you won’t want to miss a minute!

Davis TransMedia Art Walk

(530) 756-3938

Offering artist and curator lead art walking tours of the top transmedia art walk in the United States. Guided walking tour ends with a private luncheon and tour of the John Natsoulas Center of the Arts. This tour and lunch is available for a minimal fee and lasts between 2-3 hours. Tours are on Saturday and Sunday at 10am by appointment only. Featuring the famous works of the Davis Mural Team. To download the map for a self-tour, click here.

a_UC_Davis_Arboretum_(2)UC Davis Arboretum Tours

(530) 752-4880

A living museum of 22,000 types of trees, plants and shrubs. Check their website for weekly docent lead tours. Located on the UC Davis Campus in Davis.

a_Davis_WetlandsCity of Davis Wetlands

(530) 757-4828

The Wetlands is one of the city’s most valuable open space resources providing wildlife habitat, flood control, advanced waste water and storm water treatments, recreational and environmental learning opportunities. Tours are offered the first Saturday of each month.

a_Public_Art_WAlking_TOurUC Davis Campus Tours

(530) 752-8111

Take a guided tour through most of the major sites on campus and learn about the departments, disciplines and programs. Guided tours by reservation only.

a_uc_davis_animal_barn_toursUC Davis Animal Barn Tours

(530) 754-4156

Take a tour of the Animal Science department research and training facilities on campus. Guided tours by reservation only.

a_village_homesbVillage Homes

A 240-home, 60-acre development designed in 1975 to recreate a traditional sense of community and to conserve energy and water in the most efficient way possible. This development has had many foreign dignitaries and notables from the U.S. and has been the subject of many documentaries on the environment and the future. Tours are available by appointment.

a_yolo_wildlife_area_(2)Yolo Wildlife Area

(530) 757-3780

Tens of thousands of waterfowl and shorebirds can be seen resting and feeding during the winter and spring migrations. Don’t miss the bats taking flight at dusk! Call or visit their website for information about guided tours.

a_SacRiverTrainSacramento RiverTrain

(800) 866-1690

Travel through Yolo County following the Sacramento RiverTrain during these seasonal dinner trains and events. They offer general dinner trains as well as themed trains including train robbery, murder mystery, holiday trains, and Thomas the Train. Call for boarding location and train schedule. 341 Industrial Way, Woodland.

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