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Sacramento

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River City
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico. Though a sprawling city, it has a much more laid-back feel than many of California's urban areas. In addition to important government buildings, Sacramento is home to a wide range of attractions including museums, parks, and galleries. The historic district of Old Sacramento, located on the waterfront, is a favorite among visitors, boasting an array of charming stores and restaurants. The city is also known as America's farm-to-fork capital, since nearly 70 percent of local land is dedicated to agriculture. Restaurants around the region pride themselves on serving locally grown foods. Plan your holiday in Sacramento and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our United States vacation builder tool.
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Popular things to do in Sacramento

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Specialty Museum
California State Railroad Museum
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Old Sacramento Waterfront
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Garden
California State Capitol Museum
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Art Museum
Crocker Art Museum
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Sacramento

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Napa
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Sonoma
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings Healdsburg
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
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Wildlife Area
Safari West Santa Rosa
4.7
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Sacramento

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Government Building
Capitol Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Architectural Building
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Religious Site
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
California Automobile Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Sacramento

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William Land Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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McKinley Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Curtis Park
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Tahoe Park
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Sacramento

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Andy's Candy Apothecary
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Chefs' Olive Mix
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Evangeline's
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Civic Center
Golden 1 Center
3.7
Duration: 4 hours

Museums in Sacramento

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History Museum
Sacramento History Museum
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
Governor's Mansion
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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History Museum
California State Indian Museum
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Where to stay in Sacramento

Sacramento boasts a number of hotels, motels, and bed and breakfasts that vary in price and character. Units downtown provide easy access to the majority of the city's attractions and nightlife but tend to be more expensive. If you are flying in or out of the city, consider one of the hotels near Sacramento International Airport for convenience. Vacation rentals are ideal if you are planning a longer stay in the city, with many located in quieter residential neighborhoods.
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