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Best things to do in Sacramento

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
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“Art! The Crocker Art Museum is the longest continuously-operating art museum in the West. Huge collection of California art, from the Gold Rush to present day. Love the new wing that houses the contemporary and modern pieces, and there is an extensive collection of international ceramics in the old wing. ”
97 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Explore the old sac and get the feeling of Wild West, dine in very cool cozy cafes, try craft beers and gourmet food. When you’re in downtown you can visit the Capitol and walk in the beautiful park that surrounds it. ”
97 locals recommend
History Museum
“Even when you live here ( in Sac) you want to visit once a month. Spend a few hours then hit up Old Sac for all it has to offer. ”
54 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!”
56 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“A longtime popular spot for locals, Tower is a unique restaurant with a fun outdoor seating atmosphere. It is a quirky cafe serving an eclectic array of grub, from classic breakfasts to Asian & Spanish mains. http://towercafe.com/ ”
50 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Great for first time visitors to Sacramento. Local favorite. Great food, shopping and fun. Great views of the river. ”
37 locals recommend
Zoo
“Great for families. Children love this zoo and its an easy ride up highway 99. Approximately 15 minute drive from my home.”
24 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“I suggest taking Uber or Lyft as parking near the arena is somewhat pricey. ”
29 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Distance to house: - 2.5 miles Highlights: - The original cocktail bar in Sac. - Super fun speakeasy, pre prohibition era atmophere. - Live music 5 nights a week. - Great food and craft coktail happy hour M-F 4-6pm. ”
47 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!”
39 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Ordinary grocery store, but open 24 hours and only a five minute drive away.”
22 locals recommend
Museum
“Chance to see the State Capitol of California. It is a lovely building with a nice tour. ”
26 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Many cities have beloved sports teams, but few treat sports events — even minor league baseball games — as much like a nightlife activity as Sacramento, where eating a Merlino’s freeze while watching a River Cats game at West Sacramento’s Raley Field is a favorite way to spend an evening.”
36 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“If you like people watching, window shopping, or AC in a hot summer day, come here and hang out! :-)”
23 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Distance from house: - 2.8 miles Highlights: - Duck fat fries and the best burger in Sac! - All the beer and booze. - Great atmosphere for people watching and getting some drinks. - In the heart of Midtown. Close to all. ”
35 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Check out some California Gold Rush history at this historic fort. Check out the website for more information https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=485 ”
24 locals recommend