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Address: 2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 916 808-7059
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings...
This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.
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Old Sac is for sure a place to check out if you have not been before or a great place to bring out of towners. Lots of history, museums, and old time shops to visit...along with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

great shopping area, great restaurants and bars. Delta steam ship docked here. RR museum here. Good family place.

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Modesto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Nothing was really wrong per se with our visit, but nothing stood out as great either. Many restaurants closed because of the 4th holiday, which was odd, as one would think they'd be open as many tourists would be there.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Old Sac is for sure a place to check out if you have not been before or a great place to bring out of towners. Lots of history, museums, and old time shops to visit...along with modern day shops. It is fun to walk along the cobble street for a blast to the past. If you get a chance to... More 

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Sacramento
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

If you have some time to spend this is an interesting stop with a multitude of restaurants and tourist shops to poke around in. The railroad museum is there and the caboose runs a regular route along the Sacramento River on the weekends. It is also a departure site for river boat trips down the Sacramento River along with lodging... More 

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Marysville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Nice shops, nice atmosphere, a lot of homeless, many people trying to hand you coupons/vouchers, and parking can be a little costly. More than three hours needed if you want to visit every shop/restaurant. Only a couple if you are just walking through and maybe eating on the go. There is a Joes Crab Shack....mmmmmm and they are of course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

great shops, we loved the candy shop! We also loved all the antiques shops...we were able to find parking on the street and walked through the whole town!

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Red Bluff, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Lots of old time stores, and nice wood walkway, Some stores offer the ole time penny candy from the past, lots of shops with something for everyone's taste.

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Los Altos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Between the riverfront and the train museum is a plethora of great old building selling a variety (old and new) goods. Restaurants are a treat, snacks abound, and history is comprehensive. My ancestor was a bartender during the Gold Rush era, so I really appreciate the history.

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Good place to stroll around on a warm summer night. It's right on the river. Lots of unique places and things to do. Train ride, have a drink on an old river boat, museums and nice restaurants

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The old building are interesting and there are some small displays but most of the businesses are touristy (candy, t-shirts, souvenirs, etc.)

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Address: 2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 916 808-7059
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento

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