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The Governor's Mansion in Sacramento is a Victorian house with a lot of history in the heart of California's capital city. So, been there, done that, checked it off the list? Think again. One of the greatest benefits of being a tourist in your own…
Beaux Arts. Renaissance. Italianate. Greek. Baroque. Victorian. Do you know what these terms have in common? If you guessed architectural styles, you are correct. But I just learned that all of these architectural styles and more can be found within…
Fourth-grade student travel groups coming to Sacramento get a wealth of information from overall California history to Gold Rush history. A comprehensive two-day trip gives an exciting real-life experience of otherwise dusty topics in history books.
Looking for something offbeat and interesting to do with your out-of-town (or in-town) medical professional relatives or friends when they visit Sacramento? Perhaps you are a history buff or a budding novelist. Take a couple of hours and visit the…
In 2013, we asked followers of our newsletters and blogs to submit their favorite tourism experiences in Sacramento. We received responses from all over the nation as well as some international submissions. People told us about their experiences at…
Are you ready for a historical tour in Old Sacramento that will give you shivers and maybe even goosebumps? Try the Historic Old Sac Foundation’s Ghost Tour , available only through the month of October. Even if you’ve previously enjoyed the…

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