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Review of Old Sacramento

Old Sacramento
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$39.00*
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Sacramento Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Ranked #6 of 173 things to do in Sacramento
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Owner description: This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.
Reviewed February 18, 2013

It's been a while since I've visited here, but we used to go often: to show visitors, dining, a day of relaxation, have a toddy, listen to music, group luncheons, special celebrations (birthday, showers, anniversaries, post-bike ride refreshments, etc.). There's something for just about everybody, just about any time of day. Yes, the gift shops are catering to tourists, parts of it are too commercial, and parking is horrendous, but otherwise it's a fun place to visit, whether one is a resident or an out-of-towner. We've had retirement luncheons on the Delta Queen, service and food are always excellent. Visitors will want to stroll the whole area to see it all and then decide which places they'd like to spend more time in if they can.

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Reviewed February 14, 2013

Parking is tight too often, and metered fanatically and religiously by mobile ticketeers. I understand fines are fun killers. Many stores have little to justify the risk of tickets. To dine at the paddlewheel means running back to move your car to avoid the ticket nazis. HOWEVER--a great thing not to be missed, for some of us, is the Military Museum. Now in several floors, it is stuffed full of unusually great displays and weapons. Outstanding for Sacto.

Thank Rndh
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

"Old Town" is the real Sacramento from the Gold Rush days. Visitors must see this historic town because many of the building are the real deal. Walking down the cobblestone streets, one can not only imagine what the town looked like, but actually experience it. Old Town shops are a bit commercial, but to walk around and look at the buildings and signage is a treat for anyone who has never visited a real western town. A good place for a tourist to visit while in Sac. There is the Railroad Museum there as well, so if you are into railroads - visiting this museum is a must.

Thank claudia b
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

I like to make a loop, deta King, drink on deck look or eats. Then evangelines, 3 story costume mansion. Then off to fanny annes for a jiffy penut butter burger! Parking is a bummer. No validating and its pricey. Sac city will not hesitate to give a ticket. I love it there

Thank Alysiiamarie
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Good brew pub, great shops,great places to eat. Try the Firehouse. They have the railrod museum also great fr the entire family

Thank nadams423
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