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  • 33rd Street Bistro
    Serving extremely delicious food in an eclectic, fusion-like cuisine, the 33rd Street Bistro is a local favorite. Being almost always full, it shows the place's popularity. That is why you have to call ahead for reservations. The [...]
    D: 4.6mi00
  • California Automobile Museum
    For a few hours of real, vintage museum exploration, the California Automobile Museum can be the perfect spot. Though a bit hidden, it worth the seek, because this small gem of old, classic cars is so different from the usual vehicle [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • California State Railroad Museum
    Even though you might not be a real railroad fan, the California State Railroad Museum is still a place that you can easily visit without getting overcrowded with information or bored, even with children. Being a small museum, they [...]
    D: 2.5mi00
  • California State Capitol Museum
    Built on the image of the Washington Capitol, this imposing marble building is home to the senate and a public museum. Free tours are provided inside the California State Capitol Museum which feature not only art exhibitions but also the [...]
    D: 3.1mi00
  • Tuli Bistro
    For a relaxed lunch or a more fun dinner, the Tuli Bistro is perfect. The whole ambiance of the place is just welcoming and you really feel good afterward. Not to mention their dishes are delicious. We had a soup and a pizza and a [...]
    D: 4.1mi00
  • Fairytale Town
    The best place for kids in the whole city is definitely the Fairytale Town in downtown Sacramento. Children can play around all day, or visit the zoo, whatever they want in this amazing place designed just for kids. Though you have to know [...]
    D: 5.5mi00
  • The Kitchen
    Sacramento's finest restaurant which leaves with a longing to return, The Kitchen conquered not only the locals but its visiting customers too. Their dishes are exquisite and delightful, though sometimes I would have had more. With the [...]
    D: 6mi00
  • The Firehouse
    Located in downtown Sacramento, in the Old City, The Firehouse bistro is a beautiful, elegant restaurant remodeled from a former fire station. Their exquisite cuisine combats with the places' charm and elegance, providing the diner an [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • The Waterboy
    A rustic small restaurant that you fall in love with from the first time you step through its doors. The Waterboy has a welcoming ambiance and an amazing staff who are friendly, and helpful all the time. We had such a lovely evening on our [...]
    D: 3.8mi00
  • Old Sacramento
    The older, more traditional aspect of the city is preserved in the Old Sacramento area, where you can find dining locales, shops, walking areas and museums, not to mention a lot to see. This area of the city is a must, not just because [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Funderland
    A really fun place for children, where they can take rides and enjoy their surroundings is in Funderland. It is conveniently close to the Sacramento Zoo and the Fairytale Town, so if you get with taking the small trains, you just go and [...]
    D: 5.7mi00
  • La Bonne Soupe Cafe
    Though it is a really small place with a long line always at its entrance, the wait sooo worth it, because you will never find a place where watching the chef making the sandwiches in front of you can be so entertaining. La Bonne Soupe Cafe [...]
    D: 2.9mi00
  • Crocker Art Museum
    For those who art lovers or are fascinated by beautiful architecture, the Crocker Art Museum can provide both. Newly renovated, the museum has already welcomed lots of visitors and with pride. The place is marvelous. A wide variety of [...]
    D: 3mi00
  • Fast Eddie Bike Tours
    An amazing experience we had with Fast Eddie Bike Tours when we explored the rural areas around the city. There are so many scenic places and beautiful spots to see that I think people should go there more often. The guided tour includes [...]
    D: 4.9mi00
  • Mikuni Japanese Restaurant
    The best Asian restaurant in Sacramento is definitely the Mikuni Japanese Restaurant in midtown. Their food preparations and specialties look not only artistic, they taste absolutely delicious. You can feel overwhelmed by the color and [...]
    D: 3.4mi00

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Sacramento History

 In 1854, the legislature of California moved to Sacramento.  Prior to 1846, Monterey was the capital of California, and in 1849, there was a vote for the capitol of the state to reside in San Jose.  When California was made a state, after 1850, the capitol was located also in Benicia and Vallejo prior to its move to Sacramento.  The Constitutional Convention of 1879 permanently named the capital of the state Sacramento.  In 1874, the capitol building was completed, and in 1861, one session of the legislature was moved to San Francisco because of massive flooding at the capital.  [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to Sacramento

Recent Sacramento flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $207Southwest Airlines flight Southwest Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Seattle, WA (SEA)Sacramento, CA (SMF)03/20/201708:25 pm
    Sacramento, CA (SMF)Seattle, WA (SEA)04/03/201708:15 am
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  • $222Southwest Airlines flight Southwest Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Portland, OR (PDX)Sacramento, CA (SMF)03/10/201707:15 am
    Sacramento, CA (SMF)Portland, OR (PDX)03/15/201701:30 pm
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  • $260Southwest Airlines flight Southwest Airlines 
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    Phoenix, AZ (PHX)Sacramento, CA (SMF)03/07/201708:45 pm
    Sacramento, CA (SMF)Phoenix, AZ (PHX)03/17/201708:55 pm
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