Sacramento Journals

Sacramento Sights & Surroundings

A travel journal to Sacramento by caromur9

Quote: California's capital is not typical of most large cities. Sacramento is filled with gorgeous trees, a variety of places to eat, and a multitude of activities.

Sacramento Sights & Surroundings

Overview

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Everyone who visits Sacramento should stop by the historic old Sacramento area. Nearby is the State Capitol. And just on the other side of the bridge is downtown Sacramento, a colorful collection of shops, restaurants, and galleries that has something for everyone.

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My husband and I make it a point to dine at this restaurant at least twice a month. They recently closed their location on Howe Avenue and are moving to a new location on J Street, where I believe it will undergo a name change as well. It is to open in early March 2002, so this journal will be updated then. However, I was told by the owner that the food will not change, and this is a good thing - the food is FANTASTIC! It's an incredible example of fusion cooking - food with combined Asian and European influences. This is perfect for seasoned travelers who are tired of the standard Italian, Mexican, or French restaurants. Between us, my husband and I have tried every item on the menu, and have never o...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 19, 2002

Cafe East Meets West (soon to undergo name change)
26th & J Streets
Sacramento, California

Old Sacramento (Old Town)

Attraction | "Old Sacramento"

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This is the heart of Sacramento's Gold Rush past! It's amazing to see this corner of an urban city, still paved with cobblestone roads and wooden storefronts. You'll see stagecoaches being pulled by horses; just flag one down to catch a ride (perfect for a family outing - kids are sure to love). And our family loves to watch plays on the floating riverboat, the Delta King (it's also a restaurant, but the food is mediocre and the prices high...so I recommend buying dinner at one of the old-fashioned hamburger shops instead, then just going to the DK for evening entertainment). Travelers can also get old-fashioned pictures taken - great for memories - at O' Grady's Oldtime Photos. You flip through sampl...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 19, 2002

Old Sacramento (Old Town)
1101 Second St
Sacramento, California 95814
(916) 264-7777