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Once a busy port, Sacramento's riverfront is now a destination for visitors to the popular California State Railroad Museum, restored historic storefronts and restaurants


 

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Sacramento California

Sacrament is the political center of California. The State Capitol and its lovely grounds dominate the city and much of the life here. Built next to the Sacramento River in a wide, flat plain, Sacramento could be mistaken for a Mid-western city. As a transportation hub, the 1849 Gold Rush put the city of Sacramento on the map.
 
Visitors to downtown will want to see the Capitol, noting the unusual collection of mature trees from each U.S. state. Nearby, the Crocker Gallery art museum is worth a stop, as well as Old Sacramento on the riverfront. There, the main attraction is a superb railroad museum. Amtrak trains connect the city of Sacramento with the Bay Area and Truckee (near Lake Tahoe).

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The city of Sacramento and the metro area have grown rapidly as many businesses and residents have been attracted to the relatively reasonable the cost of living. With Arco Area, home to the Sacramento Kings basketball team, several large shopping malls, the Sacramento Zoo, Waterworld USA and all the historic sites in this city, visitors will find plenty to do.
 
Use our Sacramento map to explore this California city. For more information, go to the Top Destinationssection and selelct Historic Gold County for a local lodging, attractions and a scenic drive map of the region.

   


 
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Stroll the State Capitol grounds to see the collection of trees from all over the world

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