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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Route
“If you have a bike checkout this bike trail that goes all the way from Folsom to Downtown Sacramento along the American river. Its an awesome ride & your destined to see some wildlife.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“The Nature Center has a raptor center (hawks and owls) and educational exhibits. Accessible parking lot. Three hiking trails in woodlands along the American River. Great for birding, photography, hiking.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Hands down one of the best burger joints in the area. That's all I need to say!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Traveling from the Sierras to where it meets the Sacramento River a couple of miles from the residence, this river played a major role in the Gold Rush.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ok - We're from Arizona. We know good Mexican food. Not Tex Mex, Not Baja Mex, but the Mexican food that is slathered in sauce and requires both a fork and spoon to finish the plate. This is our go-to place when we are feeling a little home sick for our Arizona Mexican food scene. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Go to Luna Lounge right next door...Great food, good atmosphere and Entertainment on Friday and Sat evenings ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Enjoy the park and cool off in the river. Great place to have a picnic, enjoy nature, or golf. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“American River Trail (about 30 miles long), excellent for jogging, hiking and bicycle riding. Very clean and well maintained.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a sit down, full service venue. Decent pizza and pasta, with a wholesome nightly special. They have an impressive wine list for a neighborhood place!”
  • 1 local recommends
Community College
  • 2 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Café
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“This family owner and run small Mexican restaurant has been been pleasing us the 12+ years we have lived here. Very quaint, small bar, excellent margaritas, the food is great. This place is kind of a locals favorite. They sometimes have live music in a intimate setting.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“The heart of Carmichael is Milagro Center and a 2 minute drive from your suite. There are several great restaurants including River City Brewing Company and the best Gelato in town. ”
  • 3 locals recommend