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Best of Sacramento Guide

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Sacramento
California's capital city is often overlooked by tourists seeking out better known destinations in other corners of the state. Look again: Sacramento offers a range of exciting, educational and historic attractions sure to entertain all. Families will want to check out the cheetahs, jaguars and crocodiles at the Zoo while political buffs should head to the state Capitol, which features a park and museum on California history, or the Governor's Mansion. Anyone with an interest in trains will enjoy the Railroad Museum's massive collection of antique locomotives. Everyone will enjoy the restaurants and shops of historic Old Sacramento on the city's lovely waterfront.

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California State Railroad Museum
California State Railroad Museum
North America's largest railroad museum draws more than 500,000 train enthusiasts annually.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums; History Museums; Museums
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Crocker Art Museum
Crocker Art Museum
Owner description: The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is now one of the leading art institutions in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of... more Owner description: The Crocker Art Museum was one of the first art museums in the U.S. and is now one of the leading art institutions in California. Established in 1885, the Museum features one of the country’s finest collections of Californian art, exceptional holdings of master drawings, a comprehensive collection of international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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American River Bicycle Trail
American River Bicycle Trail
Part of the American Discovery Trail, this path is exclusively for non-motorized use, and it extends throughout the city.
Attraction type: Biking Trails
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California State Capitol and Museum
California State Capitol and Museum
This 19th-century granite building, modeled after the U.S. Capitol, is home to the California Legislature and houses a public museum.
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings; History Museums; Historic Sites; Museums
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California Capitol
California Capitol
This 19th-century granite building was modeled after the U.S. Capitol.
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

The Kitchen
The Kitchen
Ranked #1 of 1,750 restaurants in Sacramento
Price:
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Magpie Caterers Market & Cafe
Magpie Caterers Market & Cafe
Ranked #2 of 1,750 restaurants in Sacramento
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Biba
Biba
Ranked #3 of 1,750 restaurants in Sacramento
Price: $20 - $80
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Taste of Tuscany
Ranked #4 of 1,750 restaurants in Sacramento
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery
Moxie
Moxie
Ranked #5 of 1,750 restaurants in Sacramento
Price:
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Sacramento International Hostel
1.5 of 5
Sacramento International Hostel
$33 - $77
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Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Rancho Cordova / Folsom
2.5 of 5
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Rancho Cordova / Folsom
$88 - $129
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Gold River
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Homewood Suites by Hilton Sacramento Airport - Natomas
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Sacramento Airport - Natomas
$111 - $220
Ranked #1 of 85 hotels in Sacramento
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Hilton Garden Inn Sacramento/South Natomas
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Sacramento/South Natomas
$103 - $212
Ranked #3 of 85 hotels in Sacramento
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Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo
3.0 of 5
Courtyard by Marriott Sacramento Cal Expo
$113 - $176
Ranked #5 of 85 hotels in Sacramento
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Amber House Bed and Breakfast Inn
4.0 of 5
Amber House Bed and Breakfast Inn
$198 - $236
Ranked #1 of 12 Sacramento B&B and Inns
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The Citizen Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Citizen Hotel
$170 - $319
Ranked #2 of 85 hotels in Sacramento
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Inn and Spa at Parkside
4.0 of 5
Inn and Spa at Parkside
$193 - $228
Ranked #2 of 12 Sacramento B&B and Inns
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