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Old Sacramento

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Address: 2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
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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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love old town, history, shops food. Laid back and fun. museum are great and you can learn about sac.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Clovis, California
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Prince George, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very near downtown and easy to access if staying downtown. I was heading to the Macy's downtown when I ended up in old town Sacramento. It reminded me of Barkerville with the older buildings and both were major players in the gold rush. Shops and restaurants throughout. Old blacksmith building, train museum, old schoolhouse. Free admission and nice to walk... More 

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

love old town, history, shops food. Laid back and fun. museum are great and you can learn about sac.

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Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our fourth visit to Old Sacramento (Old SAC, to some), and it was enjoyable. We have visited, just to explore, but have also gone to dine. This trip was a combination of both, in that we walked over to The Firehouse for dinner from the Embassy Suites, right on the edge of Old Sacramento, but then I had... More 

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Modesto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So much fun! Several different stores to look at and I love Joe's Crab Shack! Came here with my family and cant wait to come back

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Elk Grove, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, so much fun. New Years Eve was a lot of fun with great food from several restaurant choices, delicious chocolate, good music, and the family loved the fireworks! Old town Sacramento is also a great place to visit any day of the week especially if you're looking for a unique backdrop and awesome food choices. A lot of the... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After filling up at Rio City Cafe, we decided to spend the next few hours exploring Old Town Sacramento. What a fun spot. We were all entertained, even the 6 and 12 year old. You should consider shopping while being a good little tourist, but there's enough to see and have a good time even if you don't want to... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here 3 times in last 2 months (Mayor's inauguration, Christmas luncheon & Engagement Party dinner: Railroad Museum, Rio Cafe & Firehouse). The parking has skyrocketed in cost over the last few years ($9 for < 2 hr lunch break at the lot near RR Museum!!!). Even with a handicapped placard, you cannot find street parking -- not enough spaces,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk around, grab some Joe's. walk to Candy Haven for taffy and Turtles for chocolate and just enjoy the afternoon.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do you take out of town guests when you live in Sacramento? We had some guests the week after Christmas who had never spent any time in our city and decided that a trip to Old Sacramento would fit the bill. Along the way downtown we drove through the Fabulous Forties to see the decorations and point out President... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the main attractions in Sacramento. Walk around to check out the old buildings and shops. The walk by the river is nice. There are a couple of small museum and a very good railroad museum here. The underground tour is good and a great place to get away from the summer heat.

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