plan a visit to uc davis

Plan Your Visit

Stay in Davis and explore!

After your tour, we invite you to explore campus and the nearby city of Davis.  At UC Davis, you can walk through our campus gardens, discover art and insects at our museums, and stock up on Aggie gear at the UC Davis Stores.

On-campus attractions

Manetti Shrem Museum

Grounded in the legacy of UC Davis’ world-renowned first generation art faculty, the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art is a hub of creative practice for today’s thinkers, makers and innovators, now and for generations to come.

Bohart Museum of Entomology

The R. M. Bohart Museum of Entomology, founded in 1946, has the seventh largest insect collection in North America and is worldwide in coverage.

C.N. Gorman Museum

For over forty years, the C.N. Gorman Museum has been dedicated to the creative expressions of Native American artists and artists of diverse cultures and histories.

UC Davis Arboretum

The UC Davis Arboretum includes 100 acres of beautiful gardens for active recreation or peaceful contemplation.

UC Davis Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven

The Haven is a unique outdoor museum where visitors can observe and learn about bees and the plants that support them.

UC Davis Stores

The UC Davis Stores, located at the Memorial Union and Welcome Center, sells Aggie shirts, sweatshirts, hats, gnomes, UC Davis olive oil and much more.

Off-campus restaurants, shopping and hospitality

Within blocks of campus, you’ll find restaurants, coffeehouses, specialty shops, art galleries and theaters in downtown Davis. Extend your stay at one of Davis’ comfortable lodging options.

Downtown Davis

Downtown Davis has a welcoming selection of restaurants, shops and movie theaters, and it is right next to campus.

Farmers Market

Open year-round, rain or shine, the Davis Farmers Market is an Aggie tradition and must-do for anyone spending time in Davis. Every Saturday morning and Wednesday afternoon, you can buy fresh produce, relax in the park and enjoy one of the most popular weekly events in town.


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Looking for a great place to eat? Davis has choices to satisfy any foodie cravings.

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