Top 5 Walking Tours in Sacramento, California (CA)

November 25, 2021 Elouise Mccaul

California's capital city is often overlooked by tourists seeking out better known destinations in other corners of the state. Look again: Sacramento offers a range of exciting, educational and historic attractions sure to entertain all. Families will want to check out the cheetahs, jaguars and crocodiles at the Zoo while political buffs should head to the state Capitol, which features a park and museum on California history, or the Governor's Mansion. Anyone with an interest in trains will enjoy the Railroad Museum's massive collection of antique locomotives. Everyone will enjoy the restaurants and shops of historic Old Sacramento on the city's lovely waterfront.
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1. Historic Folsom: A Self-Guided GPS Audio Walking Tour around the Old Town

Loyal Order of Moose, 203 Scott St, Folsom, CA 95630, USA VoiceMap Sacramento
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This self-guided GPS audio walking tour will explore the historic western gold rush town of Folsom, California. The tour begins at the corner of Riley and Scott Street in Folsom’s Historic District and ends on Truss Bridge, with tranquil views of the American River. We’ll take in Figueroa Street, where you’ll find beautiful homes built in the late 1800s, and Sutter Street, which was once Folsom’s main street – and a picturebook Old Western main street. We’ll end our adventure on the Truss Bridge. On this walking tour, you’ll hear about: • Local Native American history • California’s early history • The history of the gold rush and how it's connected to Folsom • The Victorian homes in Folsom • The revitalization of the Historic District in Old Town Folsom • Johnny Cash and the “Folsom Prison Blues” The tour is ready whenever you are. It plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smart phone’s GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which works offline.

Inclusions: Lifetime access to this selg-guided GPS audio tour in English, Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata, VoiceMap App for Android and iOS

Exclusions: Food and drink, Smartphone and headphones, Transportation, Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route

2. Downtown Sacramento Historical Food Tour

Sacramento, Sacramento, California Local Roots Food Tours
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Experience everything gourmet in one of Sacramento’s most thriving and historic districts: Downtown. Downtown Sacramento is experiencing a 21st century renaissance! Tour guests will be guided down Sacramento’s original main street while learning about the area’s rich history and architecture, from the mid-1800s through today. Discover first-hand why Sacramento is called the America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, as you taste renowned cuisine from eclectic menus boasting locally sourced ingredients. Local Roots Food Tours limits the group size of each tour to no more than 14 individuals. Special dietary needs can be met with prior notice.

Inclusions: Local taxes, Food tasting, Beverages, Local guide

Exclusions: Gratuities, Transportation to/from attractions

Reviewed By 472carrie

We learned so much about the murals, artists and art history in Sacramento. We had amazing food and conversation with a fun and knowledgeable guide.

3. Sacramento Sutter District History and Food Walking Tour

Sacramento, Sacramento, California Local Roots Food Tours
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This tour explores the very beginnings of Sacramento, from Sutter’s colony Nueva Helvecia to food tastings in current at hidden gems locals! You’ll learn about how the many diverse immigrant groups forged our great city and created its agricultural dominance as you eat, drink and stroll. Local Roots Food Tours limits the group size of each tour to no more than 14 individuals. Special dietary needs can be met with prior notice. This 3 hour tour takes place Monday through Friday. Though subject to change, typical tastings on this tour include: Croque Monsieur Sandwich, baked ham and gruyere cheese Chef selected artisan cured meats and cheeses Chocolate Crinkle Cookies Grilled Pork Spring Rolls Bahn mi chicken sandwich w/fresh veggie toppings Fresh roasted organic coffee w/unique blends

Inclusions: Beverages, Food tasting, Local guide, Alcoholic Beverages

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Reviewed By Dan L

CC was a fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable of the local area and history. The food choices were excellent and the murals around town were really cool!

4. Adventurous Scavenger Hunt in Sacramento by Crazy Dash

1000 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA Crazy Dash of Sacramento

Crazy Dash of Sacramento allows your team to discover the city in a fun and different way. The game instructs you to find a variety of items that can be found in the downtown area. For every item you find, you'll get points. You'll also participate in exciting challenges for points as well. See how your points stack up to others on our app rankings. All our Scavenger hunts have a live remote host to help along the way. Come out and explore with us in Sacramento.

Inclusions: All Activities, GST (Goods and Services Tax), 2 hours with a remote interactive guide

Exclusions: Use of Activity-owned smartphone, Private transportation

5. Sacramento City Scavenger Hunt Excursion by Operation City Quest

1000 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt of Sacramento

You'll use an app to explore Sacramento in this fun scavenger hunt. Use the app to find things around the city, take photos and collect points. At the end, take a look at the rankings to see your score compared to other teams across the country. All our Scavenger hunts have a live remote host to help along the way. Come out and explore with us in Sacramento.

Inclusions: 2 hours with a remote interactive guide, All Activities, GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Exclusions: Use of Activity-owned smartphone, Private transportation

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