Sacramento Off The Beaten Path

  • Old hotel where the travelers stayed
    Old hotel where the travelers stayed
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  • Row of strores on main street
    Row of strores on main street
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  • train depot stil in use
    train depot stil in use
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Sacramento

  • 1. Fulsom

    This is a small community, with a two block preserved historic district that features buildings from the late 1800's. These retail stores are still active and locals shop there. In the middle is a...

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  • 2. Day Trip

    About a 45 minute drive from Sacramento is the famous Jelly Belly Factory. The tour is free!!!! You get taken around the factory with a birds eye view of how the Jelly Belly goes from nothing to the...

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  • 3. Capitol Park

    I found myself being drawn to this monument, without knowing what it was. It is a monument to those citizens who gave their lives in the Vietnam War, and, personally, I have never seen any other...

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  • 4. Tours / Museums

    Just one block up south are five or six Restaurants, Aioli, Creepville, Zacalo, Dragonfly and a coffeehouse called Java City. Two others are out of sight but not out of mind. To the west up 2 blocks...

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  • 6. Walking Drought Stricken Folsom Lake -2014

    Walking what once was Folsom Lake in January 2014 reveals a fascinating look at areas that have been under water for nearly sixty years, Foundations, old...

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  • 7. Auburn Old Town

    This community of 120000 has an old town with 90 historic structures and a newer old town strip about 3/4 miles away which is for locals to shop even today. It...

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  • 8. North to Woodland

    On your way back to the Sacramento airport but have a few hours to kill? Maybe just curious what the area north of the airport looks like?I would suggest taking...

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  • 9. Dorothea Puentes House

    Mention the name Dorothea Puente's to most long term Sacramento residents and the name will evict either horrific memories or morose jokes. Dorothea rented out...

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  • 10. Salmon Fishing in the American River

    Salmon fishing is a seasonally significant form of recreation around Sacramento. Every year thousands of fisherman line the banks of the American River to fish...

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  • 11. Quirky Davis: Worth A Trip!

    The City of Davis is a short 15 miles west of Sacramento. It is home to the University of California at Davis which has well over 25,000 students. It was the...

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  • 12. Down the Delta to Historical Locke

    Locke is the only town in the United States that was built by Chinese residents for Chinese people.Today it remains a fascinating collection of old buildings...

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  • 13. Raley Field

    if you enjoy professional baseball, want a seat as close as possible to the field and don't want to pay an arm and a leg for a seat and food then Raley Field is...

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  • 14. sacramento childrens museum

    Got kids from a few months to 8? Then the Sacramento Children's Museum is a place to consider when your are in the Sacramento area. It's web page indicates that...

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  • 15. Nimbus Fish Hatchery

    Located about 16-18 miles from downtown Sacramento the Nimbus Fish Hatchery is a place for people of all ages to visit.The Nimbus Fish Hatchery was built in...

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  • 16. Old Industrial Areas

    For those who like too see all aspects of the past or who like old inustrial architecture, Sacramento has some quite interesting streets and buildings. They...

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  • 17. Placerville

    Placerville is an old Gold Rush town also known as Hangtown for the high number of hangings that took place their during those days. Look for the decorative...

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  • 18. Each of my parents: time ,more money, & addiction!

    My mother started off from college with a lifetime teaching credential! My Dad with a small officer indictment. What is all this Unworldliness about. Awesome...

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  • 19. American River Bike Path / River Rafting

    Perfect for walking, rollerblading, or cycling the American River Bike Trail is one of the best bike trails there is. Starting at Folsom Lake and going all the...

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  • 20. SQUEEZE INN - Best burgers in town!

    This is one of my favorite places to go when I'm in town. The Squeeze Burger is anything but fat free or low calorie but well worth the extra thigh dimple's....

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