Hidden Treasures in Sacramento

Hidden Treasures in SacramentoWe've searched numerous maps and marked an X on the best hidden treasures in Sacramento just for you. Finding the lesser-known activities to do and sights to see was a simple mining exercise in the golden city. Remember to share these secrets with others.

Davis Farmers Market
Harvest fresh farm produce and other locally grown finds at the Davis Farmers Market. This Sacramento treasure is filled with organic goodies, baked goods and good old fashioned outdoor market fun. Pick from fresh corn, apricots, peaches, tomatoes and more for a healthier, greener lifestyle.

Address: 4th St. and C St., Davis, CA 95617 - MAP
Phone: (530) 756-1695
Web: www.davisfarmersmarket.org

The Inn and Spa at Parkside
Hidden in the heart of downtown Sacramento, The Inn and Spa at Parkside is a chic and elegant mansion and spa. Your urban oasis is complete with gourmet breakfasts, Italian arias, and candlelit evenings. While visiting Parkside, you're just a stone's throw from the California State Capital and an hour away from Lake Tahoe.

Address: 2116 6th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818 - MAP
Phone: (800) 995-7275
Web: www.innatparkside.com

Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary
Discover the wounded and wild at heart at Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. The sanctuary is home to rescued and rejected animals, including bobcats, tigers, monkeys, skunks, raccoons, bears, foxes, miniature donkeys, coyotes, wolves and owls. Spend 45 minutes in a non-zoo environment and leave with a wild respect for wildlife.

Address: 403 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630 - MAP
Phone: (916) 351-3527
Web: www.folsom.ca.us

Governor’s Mansion
Walk through political history at the Sacramento, California Governor's Mansion, built in 1903 for $32,000. For 64 years, it was home to 12 governors including Ronald and Nancy Regan. You'll get a peak into their lifestyles and see original furnishings, including marble fireplaces from Italy, gold framed mirrors from France, and Governor Jerry Brown's swimming pool built in 1959.

Address: 1526 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 323-3047
Web: www.parks.ca.gov

California State Railroad Museum
Pay homage to the first American transcontinental railroad at Sacramento's California State Railroad Museum. Discover vintage railroad locomotives, cars and other equipment. Peek over the counter at the Station Master's ticket office and stand in the waiting area where you'll think you're boarding the next steam horse.

Address: 111 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 445-6645
Web: www.csrmf.org

River City Saloon
Doc Holiday still drinks' booze at the River City Saloon, located in Sacramento. The outlaw hangout is a painstakingly exact replica of the saloon that stood there in the 1900's, hence the famous slogan "almost historic." You can dine, drink and get your picture taken with Doc Holiday while he drinks at the bar at this authentic Wild West stop.

Address: 916 2nd Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 - MAP
Phone: (916) 443-6852
Web: www.therivercitysaloon.com