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Visiting Old Sacramento Historic District in Sacramento
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Sacramento is a unique, cozy, urban chic, landmass which beautifies alluring California. Full of beautiful tourist destinations, monuments, lush green gardens and parks, the city has its exotic and unique style of living. Among its countless gems, Sacramento is home to Old Sacramento Historic District. In all of California, you cannot find a place which is as mystifying as this. Naturally befitting setup makes the region even more fascinating for the locals along with the thousands of visitors who pay a visit to admire its beauty every year. It is perched right on the banks of the serene Sacramento River and also houses the State Historic Park. Experience the past, present, and glorious future of the city through the eyes of Old Sacramento region. You will get so much to cherish and experience that you will fall in love with the place.

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A Day Trip to Charming Old Sacramento Historic District

A Day Trip to Charming Old Sacramento Historic District

Sacramento History Museum

Sacramento History Museum

Every city, town or country has a glorious past which frames its present and also to a large extent its future. Sacramento has a stunning display of its rich history in the various galleries of the Sacramento History Museum which beautifully portrays the city's diverse and proud past. A fascinating exploration of the lives of the area's first inhabitants is depicted through the extensive collection of the museum. Sacramento History Museum also has a dedicated section which features interactive exhibits that bring to life the eminent personalities of the city and the famous events which made the city what it is today. History comes alive as you cross the magnificent collection of the museum which constitutes historical images, artifacts, artworks, portraits, and paintings. In the permanent gallery, you can admire a section displaying the first fifty years of Sacramento city. Covering the lobby of the premises it holds an interactive image collage mural, the exhibition beautifully unfolds the beginning years of the town. Learn about newspaper production and job printing in the 19th-century print shop which adorns the museum premises. Visitors can get an insight into the Gold Rush and its impact on Sacramento in the Coming to California and the Lure of Gold exhibits. In the Community Gallery, you can cherish the Nisenan Indian culture, riverboat transportation, Victorian childhood and also glimpses of municipal infrastructure.

The Rides

The Rides

Sacramento River Train rail line spans to an area of 14 miles covering the distance between West Sacramento to Woodland. It passes through the open farmlands, crossing the Fremont Bridge and also through the Yolo County Wildlife Refuge. Visitors enjoy a memorable ride of their life where they can enjoy a sumptuous dinner in a cozy setup, taste exotic wine or become a part of beer tasting event or even get entertained by a recreational show. If you love the royal treatment, then treat yourself with one at the Old Sacramento Historic District. Carriage and wagon rides are a popular feature of the place. Offered throughout the year, these special rides will give you the feel of a princess who is traveling in her vast empire in a beautiful carriage. You can also board on the California State Railroad Museum's famous excursion railroad-the Sacramento Southern Railroad which operates from April through September enriching its passengers with cherishing moments. Train rides include closed coach cars, gondolas with an open roof, and also a ride of a first-class observation car pulled by primitive diesel locomotives giving it its natural majestic touch.

Eat and Shop

Eat and Shop

Old Sacramento Historic District is a one-of-a-kind in the entire world. It is simple, yet it will shake you from within with its terrific collection of heritage sites and an array of eateries, restaurants, and cafes. Stop in for lunch, or enjoy a cup of coffee while cherishing the surroundings, or tickle your taste buds with the delicious platter of the main course in the wide variety of eateries which glitter the place. Bali Kitchen, Happy Pita Café, Spud Shack, Produce Junction, Back Door Lounge, Knobs and Knockers, Laughs Unlimited, Rio City Café, etc. are some of the popular cafes and restaurants of the area. Discover a wild collection of unusual, chic, frenzy, and cute locally-owned shops covering the sideways of the Old Sacramento region. Here you can find anything and everything ranging from apparels, footwear, groceries, cosmetics, and a lot more. Upscale accessories, one-of-a-kind collectibles, unique gifts, handmade items, local craft works, paintings, artificial items adorn the marketplace with its charm.

Insider Tips

How to Get Tickets?

You can book tickets through this website to enjoy discounts on your bookings.

How To Get Around?

Explore the area on foot or enjoy the chariot rides or board the various trains which run along the area.

What Should I Wear?

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Facts

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Sacramento is from April to June or from September through November.

Currency

Currency is U.S. Dollars.

Will I Need a Guide?


How To Get There?

You can reach Sacramento via any mode of transport of your choice. You can opt for either airways or railways. Drive through the well-paved highways or roads from the nearby cities.

Additional Info

Don't litter empty packets and bottles around the streets of the area.

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