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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.

Art Museum
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“It's worth checking out the original wing of the museum, housed in the 19th century home of the Crocker family. The more modern wing has both a permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. Check their site for special events and movies (indoor and outdoor). Free every 3rd Sunday!”
  • 94 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Sacramento's #1 tourist spot. Souvenir shops, museums, great views of the river and the yellow Tower Bridge. Grab a bite on the Delta King boat or a drink in the Backdoor Lounge (a local favorite !).”
  • 97 locals recommend
History Museum
“Stand in the shadow of a 150-year-old, 40-ton monument to innovation, engineering and history. Take a ride along the rails that played a key role in the development of the Golden State. See the history of the California railways come to life in engaging exhibits. A visit to the California State Railroad Museum is a not-to-be-missed experience for persons of all ages.”
  • 54 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“May be the best combo of breakfast and ambiance that Sacramento has to offer. Great food and an outdoor seating area that's nothing short of magical.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Good place to grab hot food, snacks, groceries, supplements or maybe flirt a bit with hot employees and customers. Enjoy!”
  • 51 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Its a great place to enjoy a nice day outside. Enjoy swimming, fishing ,boating even camping and we have a private lake entrance so you don’t have to pay if you walk in from our private entrance. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
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Point of Interest
“Great for first time visitors to Sacramento. Local favorite. Great food, shopping and fun. Great views of the river. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Pre Prohibtion style. Dark and funky. Live music most nights. Great cocktail menu and good food. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Home of the Sacramento Kings. Many big names play shows here, but if that's not your thing, it's worth a quick walk around the outside of the arena to check out the eateries, stores, art installations, etc.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“One of the nicest place to go for a run with a lot of trees for shade all the way through the 3/4 mile loop. There's also a really nice rose garden, library and kids playground and community pool!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Zoo
“ Founded in 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to nearly 500 animals representing species around the world. Their mission is to inspire appreciation, respect, and a connection with wildlife through education, recreation, and conservation.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Museum
“Chance to see the State Capitol of California. It is a lovely building with a nice tour. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
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Baseball Stadium
“next door to the home. great venue for concerts and the home of the sf giants team the rivercats”
  • 36 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Ordinary grocery store, but open 24 hours and only a five minute drive away.”
  • 21 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“This modern-rustic German beer hall offers draft brews & pub grub, including various sausages.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Gold Rush-era history buffs won't want to miss Sutter's Fort! Take a walk through history at the Fort, or, opt for a picnic in the park surrounding the Fort! ”
  • 18 locals recommend