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Old Sacramento

1002 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-7387
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This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“candy stores” (81 reviews)
“the river” (319 reviews)
“railroad museum” (258 reviews)
1002 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 445-7387
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Reviewed yesterday

Parking is a nightmare, thankfully I came in via a skateboard. This is a pretty cool place to be honest. It's very touristy, and way overpriced, but every town has to have one. I like the old feel around, the cobblestone roads, the wood sidewalks,...More

Thank redneckITengineer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I loved the Old Sacramento it is definitely smaller that what I have expected but still a MUST while in Sacramento. They is old style Sweet shops!

Thank vsaintamand
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was in Sacramento on business, so when my colleagues and I finished lunch nearby, we went to the candy store in Old Sacramento. It was such a cute area and we wish we had more time to explore, but we had to return to...More

Thank Jana B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Moved out of Sacramento almost 10 years ago. recently went back to visit old friends and had to come to Old Sac. Place has changed a bit, but great memories came back as we strolled the 5 or 6 blocks. Stopped to get taffy which...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice area to spend the day.Lots of shops and eateries for the choosing. Old West buildings house these venues complete with wood plank sidewalks. A 1920's train is available to ride( 1st or 2nd class) as well as carriage rides and a visit to the...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are in the area it is worth a visit. We happened to be at the California State Railroad Museum which is part of Old Sacramento. It's a ton of shops and restaurants but you get the feel for what it was like back...More

Thank rwheeler1977
Reviewed 5 days ago

Step back in time to the late 1840s–early 1850s as you explore this historic district by the Sacramento River. Spend the day in the district by shopping, dining, riding horse-drawn carriages, and visiting the museums (such as the California State Railroad Museum). Definitely a must-see...More

Thank Akisato S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came in May at 9 am in the morning and it was nice and quiet on the streets, more like a ghost town. We were able to park on the street with no problem. The stores do not open until 10 am. Loved the...More

Thank travel5bugEuro
Reviewed 5 days ago

This "old town" is quite extensive with several long streets near the Sacramento River. It is a "tourist trap" but authentic. The restaurants seemed OVER PRICED AND VERY CROWDED... so we went to The Golden Corral Buffet about 20 minutes by GPS outside of the...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to spend an afternoon. Classic old western town feel for several blocks. Meander among unique shops, options for food and drink, short walk by river. There is a shop in the area that has an amazing selection of vinyl records btw for the...More

Thank artdob
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Phebe Marie O
8 July 2017|
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Response from samuelrV2951YL | Reviewed this property |
About 9 or 10. Something l7ke that.
Phebe Marie O
8 July 2017|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure they open around 10 am.
27 April 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Hope you have a great trip!!!