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Old Sacramento

2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-808-7059
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This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“candy stores” (80 reviews)
“the river” (316 reviews)
“railroad museum” (254 reviews)
2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
+1 916-808-7059
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Reviewed yesterday

The locals have done an excellent job of saving the old downtown shop buildings and setting up new stores that are fun to go through. Definitely a bit touristy. But fun.

Thank TustinGuy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I always enjoy visiting Old Sacramento typically when I'm up there for business My favorite store is Evangeline's Costume Emporium Great place to shop and stroll about.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 days ago

nothing too exciting here but it's a fine place to look around and have a few picture. Lots of souveniers.

Thank fozjon
Reviewed 2 days ago

Old Sacramento was in walking distance from our hotel. Nice restaurants and shops. We did the underground tour as well. Very fun!

Thank RebaKPhoto
Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed myself there. There are places to shop high end artesian jewelry and clothing and novelties galore. This is a nice place to go for seafood as well.

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to old Sacramento to take my son to the the Railroad Museum, which was excellent and far exceeded my expectations. Some parts of the area were really interesting in regards American history. It was pleasing enough aesthetically walking around. The commercial aspect was...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is right down the street from our hotel. Lots to see and do here. Tourist area but not crowded. You can take a boat or even a train ride.The weather was over 100 which made our visit shorter then we'd had liked. We did...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Did a bit of a quick walking trip, a friend was here from Japan. All so it was the Jazz event weekend! Mainly took pic. and did a little sight seeing.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice buildings and a good variety of shops. Interesting couple of museums. Walking distsnce of a few blocks. The river area is a bit neglected.

Thank jjat69
Reviewed 1 week ago

We browsed a taffy store, a new age hippie-type store, and all kinds of fun places. Felt like a real tourist, and everything was pretty reasonable. Found a Malaysian Restaurant for lunch. Pretty darn good!

Thank Tori V
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Delta King hotel, is it in a safe place close to the historic district?
27 April 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Hope you have a great trip!!!
How far is Joe's Crab Shack from the Railroad museum? We will be walking with elderly and young children.
17 March 2017|
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Response from mmaldo65 | Reviewed this property |
Not far around 200 yards . Towards the back buy the river walk straight to the end . There's usually a balloon clown for the kids 👍🏽
We are going to stay at La Quinta Inn. I'm wondering if we will be able to walk down to the town.
13 March 2017|
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Response from Fazzu | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 20 min. walk via a Riverside boardwalk. 7 min. drive by car. Walking during the day is pretty safe, but I am not comfortable walking it after dark. Old Sac itself is beautiful and safe at night.