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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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If you like to visit Old Towns in general, you'll love Sacramento's!

First, as I've suggested in other reviews, the best times to visit anywhere in Sacramento is late spring and mid-autumn. The last few winters have been warmer and dryer, so you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Old Sacramento makes your thoughts go back in time to the California gold rush days. the streets are filled with fun places and there is lots of excitement in the air...

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

First, as I've suggested in other reviews, the best times to visit anywhere in Sacramento is late spring and mid-autumn. The last few winters have been warmer and dryer, so you may get lucky, but unless you are used to heat, you should avoid the summers here. Old Sac is a nice, and nicely cleaned up, area of the city... More 

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Winters, ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

See if you can talk yourself onto the Delta riverboat to feel what it would have been like to travel like this (you can stay as it is a hotel). Do the train museum and then just walk around. Be sure to stop in Evangelines and Candy Heaven. It's possible to park just over Tower Bridge along the street.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It was a family trek from Vacaville to Sacramento to ride the train, visit the museum and step back in time. A great place to visit, plenty of things for the kids to interact with and even take a train ride. Parking was good, and overall the price was not that expensive. You pay for the train ride (45 min... More 

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Providenciales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Interesting quaint little town for 2 visiting Europeans. Between the saloon, the paraphernalia shops, a tasting at the olive oil shop & lunch & dinner, we spent a great day there.

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Dorking
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Before we got to Sacramento a couple asked us why we wanted to go there. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there hand especially the historic district. Their was helped by our staying the night on the Delta King so we simply walked off and there it all was. OK it's pretty touristy but there is a good museum (California State... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

That was an excellent "thing to do". I would like to have more time to spend there though because everything closes at 6 pm and during the summer it can be pretty unpleasant before 4 pm.

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Oxford, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Touristy few streets with some history. Loved the candy store. Inexpensive way to spend an hour or hour and a half. We didn't eat - that would definitely extend your time. Parking was easy to find late afternoon on Wednesday. Wouldn't drive too far out of the way to visit.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I guess it's a must go if you are visiting Sac from out of town. Lots of over-priced stores and Cutesy Americana. Great if you have younger children, not 16 and 20.

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We really liked visiting this area. It looked like we were walking around on a movie lot at Universal Studios. Really cool shops and restaurants. The only thing is parking is realy really hard to find!!!

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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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