Sacramento is one of the most ‘silent’ cities in California. This means that it is an uncommon destination for visitors. This statement a lone might tempt you to think that this place has nothing to offer, but the truth is that it is a hidden gem. When you come here, there are lots of activities you can engage in and have fun to the maximum.
Now that you are heading to Sacramento, below are some of the things that will give you a reason to come back on your next vacation.
Have fun at the midtown area of Sacramento
This is considered the fastest-growing and the hippest district in California. In the past, it was one of the largest residential areas in the city. Today, it has grown tremendously, and it plays home to over 600 businesses, including trendy restaurants like Sacramento – Mulvaney’s B&L Restaurant, bars, retail shops, and boutiques.
Midtown areas of Sacramento is also the epicenter of eclectic galleries, art scenes, and it provides opportunities for visitors to interact with their favorite bands.
View some exhibitions at the California State Railroad Museum
In case you are looking for a place that will help you learn some history and excite your kids at the same time, you will need to check out the California State Railroad Museum.
With a 225, 000 square feet of exhibition space, you can stay lest assured that you will have a lot to do and learn throughout the day.
This place hosts hundreds of trains and each one of them holds a unique history. Nonetheless, if learning about locomotives doesn’t excite you, there is a lot you can learn about the rail industry, and even take a scenic trip on the antique Sacramento Southern Railroad train which is operated by the museum.
The museum is open every day from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and 5 bucks for kids aged 6-17.
Visit the Sutter’s Fort
This fort was constructed in the mid-1840s by John Sutter, a Swiss immigrant. His main objective when building this fortress was to protect himself and the crops he had harvested from his over 150, 000 acres of land which was located one mile from Capitol Park.
Come to this fort and learn its amazing history! Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children under the age of 17. If you come in a large group, private dinner will be served in the fortress at an additional fee.