Walking tours in Sacramento

3 excursions and activities in Sacramento are offered at reasonable prices and may be booked online.

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Travel Tips for visiting Sacramento

Regardless of what your interests are, you will be able to find a variety of guided tours and excursions in Sacramento. You will have the option of seeing historic sites, such as the Old Sacramento Waterfront, Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, and the Folsom Zoo.

Old Sacramento Waterfront

Located in downtown Sacramento, California, Old Sacramento is an historic community that is home to a wealth of museums, shopping, and dining options. The area is also home to the largest concentration of Gold Rush era buildings in the United States.

Old Sacramento Waterfront

You can ride a horse-drawn carriage through the neighborhood, or take a scenic river cruise. You can also visit museums or ride a steam locomotive. The California State Railroad Museum is one of the most popular attractions in the city. This historic landmark boasts over 2.5 acres of exhibits filled with trains and other railroad memorabilia. It also features a museum store.

Another museum of note is the Huntington & Hopkins Hardware building, which was a hardware store during the Gold Rush. This is free to visit, and it has a replica of a 19th century hardware store. It also stocks tools and machinery from the Gold Rush era.

The Gold Rush was a major event in California history, and it is interesting to see the way it affected the city. You can also experience a replica of the city's first transcontinental telegraph.

Downtown Historic Tour

During your Downtown Historic Tour you will have a chance to explore 150 years of Sacramento and California history. Your tour will take you through the city's cultural, religious and urban history. Some tours also include a lunch stop and a visit to a state park.

Sacramento has some fantastic attractions. One of the most popular is Old Sacramento, a 28-acre Gold Rush era neighborhood. The area boasts a plethora of Gold Rush era buildings that are now museums. There are also numerous restaurants, shops and riverboats.

Sacramento is also home to the California State Capitol Museum, which is a great place to learn about the political history of California. You can visit the museum every day from 9 am to 4 pm. It also has free tours. You can also take a tour of the capitol building.

Another must-see is the Tower Bridge. This historic art deco lift bridge is considered to be the most iconic structure in Sacramento. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The best time to visit is in the afternoon. You can get an unobstructed view of the Sacramento River from both sides of the bridge.

Folsom Zoo

Whether you are looking for an activity for your kids or something to do with the family, Folsom Zoo guided tours and excursions in Sacramento are sure to please. The zoo has a variety of animals, including black bears, raccoons, and a variety of birds.

The zoo also offers special programs that focus on responsible behavior towards animals. You can also participate in volunteer programs. Children who are 2 years old or younger receive free admission to the zoo. Guests who are repeat visitors can save money by becoming zoo members.

The zoo also features a special program called Giraffe Encounters. You can experience up-close animal encounters with giraffes for a small fee. There are only a few times per day that you can get these encounters.

The zoo also offers a special program called Zookeeper Camps. These camps are designed for kids to learn about animals in a hands-on environment.

The zoo also features several animal habitats that are based on native environments. There are some areas with steps, but the zoo is generally flat.

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park

Located in midtown Sacramento, Sutter's Fort State Historic Park is a great way to experience the rich history of California. You can learn about the first European settlement in the Central Valley and see the only remnants of the town of New Helvetia. You can also enjoy the self-guided audio tour of the fort. It gives you an in-depth overview of the fort's construction.

The museum at Sutter's Fort is open to the public daily, except Christmas. It is free for adults and $5 for children. It is located at 2701 L Street. It is run by the Friends of Sutter's Fort, a nonprofit organization that works with California State Parks. You can also purchase books, CDs, and other items from the store to support educational programs.

Sutter's Fort State Historic Park is one of California's oldest and most important historic sites. It is a reconstructed fort that shows what life was like for early settlers in California.

The best things to do in Sacramento

If you are planning a visit to Sacramento with children, you should definitely check out Fairytale Town, a 2.5-acre play area themed around children's stories. It is a great place for kids to have a good time and learn about different cultures and stories. You can also enjoy the Old City Farmers Market and Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail.


Old City Cemetery

If you're looking for a beautiful place to spend your day in Sacramento, head to the Historic City Cemetery. Located at 10th and Broadway, the cemetery was designed to resemble a Victorian garden. The cemetery is laid out on level terraces and surrounded by brick and concrete retaining walls.

Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

If you are interested in history and culture, one of the best things to do in Sacramento is to visit the Leland Stanford Mansion. It was built in 1869 and has the best collection of Victorian-style gardens in the country. It features more than thirty acres of open space and eight hundred trees. It includes a World Peace Rose Garden, a camellia grove, and a native plant life area. There are also many memorials, including ones for war and first responders.

Old City Farmers Market

One of the best things to do in Sacramento is to visit the Old City Farmers Market. This market features fresh produce and artisan goods. It also hosts live music and kid's activities. Some vendors also teach cooking classes and demos. The market is just a couple of blocks away from the Old Soul Coffeehouse.

Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail

If you enjoy outdoor activities, the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail is a wonderful place to take a walk. It follows a historical path along the American River. The trail is 32 miles long and is popular with local residents.

Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum is one of the best places to go when visiting Sacramento, California. Founded in 1885, it is the oldest continuously running art museum in the western United States. It offers rotating exhibitions year-round and a wide variety of art and culture. Past exhibits have included works by Toulouse-Lautrec, Japanese photography from SFMOMA, historical antique quilts, and more. On a regular basis, there are events to participate in, such as studio classes, lectures, concerts, films, and children's activities.

Sacramento Zoo

A visit to the Sacramento Zoo is an excellent way to learn about the region's native animals. Located in William Land Park, the zoo is free to enter and is easily accessible via public transportation. The zoo is open Tuesday through Sunday, from nine a.m. to three p.m. You can see hundreds of animals and learn about their habitats.

Sac Brew Bike

Sac Brew Bike is a 15-person party bike that takes you on a 2-hour tour through Downtown Sacramento's bar scene. Each ride includes stops for beer and snacks, so it's the perfect way to enjoy a night out in Sacramento.

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