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Old Sacramento

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Address: 2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
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This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings...

This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.

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A western movie town

Great place to see some of the Sacramento history and feel the Gold Rush vibes. It's got shops, restaurants, cafes, museums. Good for kids too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Jackson, California
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

So much to do: Train Museum, candy shops, charming and unique restaurants, riverside benches with a view. You name it, you can probably find it here. ENJOY!

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Bayville, New York
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked around 2 hours with the kids, checking out the steamboat, trains, shops and old buildings. The kids favorite was the hardware store in the state historic park part, where they could try out the old toys. The other favorite was the street artist with the puppets.

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Sacramento, California
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Old sac is not only a tourist stop but often frequented by locals. The few blocks have plenty of short term parking, spots to grab a variety of food, and plenty of little shoes. There really is something for most and even a bit for the horses pulling the carriages.

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The Netherlands
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to see some of the Sacramento history and feel the Gold Rush vibes. It's got shops, restaurants, cafes, museums. Good for kids too.

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Thank Minnie0102
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A fun day down by the river with plenty of little shops and yummy places to eat. A lot of old board walks so wear good shoes. And not everywhere was stroller or wheelchair accessible. We went and drove through on the Saturday night prior and it was super busy and full of a young crowd partying at the bars.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It like being in a western movie and walking into town... Nice to enjoy simpler time strolling thru the shops to see the historic with mix of modern.

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Thank shah h
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great tourist attraction. There are so many fun shops, attractions, candy shops, yummy food, etc. Just beware of the beggars and teens. They've been known to take advantage when they can. There are a lot of police around though, so it's safe. Don't leave your items unattended is all.

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have taken my granddaughters down to walk around. Lots of interesting things to see and learn about. Not sure about the new parking restrictions as yet.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sacramento old town has much of your expected favorites such as old Timey photography shop, museum, and great old tiny buildings. It also has some unexpected newer attractions such as karaoke rooms, new age stores, tattoos and massages. If you want to good laugh with your family and a stroll down memory lane be sure to check out Evangeline's costume... More 

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Roseville, California
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108 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Town is like a thousand others. Old buildings, wood sidewalks, shops, ice cream and taffy. It's pretty touristy but it is right on the river with nice views all year. Rio City Café is good food with a deck over looking the river. Nice place to kick back and brunch is good. Joe's Crab Shack is a plastic checkered... More 

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