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Knockout tour -- informative and great fun

We had just a few hours to spend in Sacramento and pretty much knew nothing about the town, On a... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2017
San Diego, California
You gotta take this Velocab tour, if you live in Sacramento or visit for half a day.

If I lived closer to Sacramento, I'd make a return trip just to take this tour again! Seriously... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2017
Susan D
San Diego, California
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Dec 19, 2017
“Knockout tour -- informative and great fun”
Dec 19, 2017
“You gotta take this Velocab tour, if you live in Sacramento or visit for half a day.”
2-hour history tour of Gold Rush Sacramento in a covered pedicab (fits 2 adults comfortably). Hop on/hop off, informative and entertaining, fascinating and fun! Families and solo tourists are welcome! We cover the entire downtown/midtown grid...more
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1315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814-4905
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

We had just a few hours to spend in Sacramento and pretty much knew nothing about the town, On a whim we signed up for the Velocab tour -- and we're now telling everyone about it. Mike gave a delightful and impressively knowledgeable running (or...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

If I lived closer to Sacramento, I'd make a return trip just to take this tour again! Seriously. Our tour guide Michael was well-informed about the history of the West, California/Mexico, and Sacramento, and told the story with enthusiasm, humor (subtle, not forced), and the...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. The tour was interesting and fun. Marc was exceptional and accommodating. Great start of your trip so you know what sights you want to see. I would recommend this tour.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed October 17, 2017

Owner/driver Marc sure knows his history! For 2 hours, Mark peddled us around town (with lots of folks cheering us on!), showing us the highlights and giving us more info about Sacramento's bi-gone history. He really is a font of info (and probably has the...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

This one-of-a-kind downtown Sacramento tour is extremely informative and interestingly awesome! Marc, the tour conductor, actually pedals his Velocab bicycle while giving an oral narrative and carrying a full size man, woman, himself, and his Velocab bicycle whose weight totals 800 lbs. He is very...More

1  Thank tmahoney125
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Great fun! Highly recommended! The exciting history of Sacramento and California came alive as our knowledgeable, enthusiastic driver peddled the comfy cab to fascinating, important sites. I can't wait to do it again!

1  Thank Robin E
Reviewed July 29, 2017

My husband and I had a great time experiencing the history behind Sacramento. The Capitol of California is a beautiful historical city. Our driver was well versed in the history of early California. My favorite experiences were Sutter"s Fort & Capitol Park. Thanks for making...More

Thank AhJGirl
Reviewed July 24, 2017

I was initially skeptical, having done tours before. Ill prepared individuals just trying to make a buck. But not Velocabs. Right away you can tell how much pride the drivers take in their tour. A lot of research has gone into their presentations, the driver's...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Marc C, Owner at Velocabs, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Thanks, Adrian! I like your enthusiasm and love of history.

Reviewed August 16, 2016

My friend and I met Marc on the State Capitol grounds last Saturday, August 13, at 9:00am. He was prompt and courteous. We got into the back of the "cab" and he began pedaling through the Capitol Park, explaining the four parts of his historic...More

1  Thank Claudia A
Reviewed November 25, 2013

I took a short ride, downtown, past the R Street Corridor from 10th street and stopped for dinner on K Street. A smooth and enjoyable ride. If you see a velocab, flag one down, and spread the word. The owner has a vision for Sacramento...help...More

Thank Deanna G
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