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Visiting Sacramento

Even after Arnold Schwarzenegger is long gone as governor, California’s state capital will always carry its share of political muscle. Wine on nearby Napa Valley vintages, dine on fresh Central Valley produce, and explore the historic legacy of this former gold-rush city.

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Even after Arnold Schwarzenegger is long gone as governor, California’s state capital will always carry its share of political muscle. Wine on nearby Napa Valley vintages, dine on fresh Central Valley produce, and explore the historic legacy of this former gold-rush city.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Sacramento. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap Sacramento flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Sacramento

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A Perfect Grid

Written by SeenThat on 21 May, 2007

Would I be able to loose my way in a city designed as a perfect grid? With streets named with the alphabet letters in perfect order and crisscrossed by numbered streets strictly following the natural numbers order, my goal seemed to be a difficult –…Read More


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Folsom Lake - Aventure Fishing Spot

Written by petterbroklin on 11 Nov, 2008

SACRAMENTO is located at California, USA. It’s capital of the California state in USA. I love this place because there is something for adventure. There are delicious foods, hiking, camping, fishing and cheap hotels at that city. It’s a capitals city so everything is there…Read More


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The Trans-Continental Railroad

Written by Cheryl Morgan on 22 Feb, 2001

While the Pony Express and stagecoaches were effective at cutting the journey time to the east, the dream of 19th Century California was a railroad link across the continent. This was not going to be easy. The Sierra Nevada posed a big enough obstacle to…Read More


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The Pony Express

Written by Cheryl Morgan on 22 Feb, 2001

One of the most famous features of Old West is the Pony Express. This courier service ran from St. Joseph, Missouri to California; a distance of almost 2000 miles that included crossing the Sierra Nevada mountains. The riders would cover the route in 10 days.…Read More


Trip to Sacramento

Written by citytrip1 on 31 Oct, 2008

Sacramento is the oldest incorporated city in California. The people are generally warm and friendly. You can get in by Plane, train, car and bus. You can get around by foot, light rail and car rail. Some of the places to see are Crocker Art…Read More


White Water Rafting

Written by Travel Queen on 01 Nov, 2000

You must try white water rafting on the American River. There are several rental places at Sunrise Blvd. on the river. The prices are reasonable and all equipment is included. Go in August once the river starts to calm down from the…Read More


The Sacramento Kings

Written by Travel Queen on 16 Nov, 2000

Okay, you basketball fans! If you're ever traveling to Sacramento area when the Kings are playing at Arco Arena, you MUST attend the game! I don't care what you have to pay for the ticket! The Sacramento fans are the best in the…Read More


SMF - Sacramento International Airport

Written by panda2 on 29 Oct, 2004

SMF - Sacramento International Airport has two terminals. Terminal A has 12 gates, with service from American West Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Jet Blue, and Southwest Airlines. There are twenty-two restaurants and shops and a postbox at the bottom floor. There…Read More


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