Things to Do in Sacramento
A US National Historic Landmark District, Old Sacramento sits on the east bank of the Sacramento River and offers a glimpse of California history dating back to the Gold Rush and early days of the railroad. Occupying 28 acres (11 hectares), this area offers historical architecture, museums, and activities.
Completed in 1874, the neoclassical California State Capitol building houses both a museum and the seat of California’s government. It is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and features artwork and monuments and artifacts from California’s history, both inside and on the surrounding grounds.