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20 Attractions to Explore Near Old Sacramento State Historic Park

Old Sacramento State Historic Park
Old Sacramento State Historic Park111 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

Occupies around one third of the property within the Old Sacramento Historic District. Virtually all the buildings in this area date from the 19th century, the most notable dating back to the period immediately after the disastrous fire of 1852. Most of these buildings now houss restaurants, gift shops, or other businesses catering to tourists.

Nearby Attractions

California State Railroad Museum
California State Railroad Museum0.06 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The museum features 21 restored locomotives and railroad cars, some dating back to 1862. Other exhibits show how the influence of railroads changed American society, influencing travel, commerce and daily life, as well as the lives of railroaders and the diversity of people who work on railroads.

Sacramento History Museum
Sacramento History Museum0.06 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

Sacramento History Museum is the only museum devoted to Sacramento, California and California Gold Rush history. It features exhibits that showcase Sacramento's vibrant history, including the great Gold Rush of 1849. Located in the replicated 1854 City Hall and Waterworks Building, the History Center houses thousands of historical artifacts and several hands-on activity stations for your children or grandchildren.

I Street Bridge
I Street Bridge0.20 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The I Street Bridge is a historic metal truss swing bridge which crosses the Sacramento River to link the capital city of Sacramento, California, with Yolo County to the west. Built in 1911, this historic bridge has a vertical clearance of 14 feet 8 inches and was originally part of State Route 16. It also carries two walkways; one on either side of the roadway.

Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge0.54 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

This is a vertical lift bridge across the Sacramento River, linking West Sacramento in Yolo County to the west, with the capital of California. It was previously a part of U.S. Route 40 until that highway was truncated to east of Salt Lake City as well as US Route 99W, which served the western portion of the Sacramento Valley from Sacramento to Red Bluff.

Capitol Mall
Capitol Mall0.68 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

Capitol Mall is one of the premier business addresses in Sacramento with sweeping views of the river and State Capitol. With a total of 29 Class A office buildings totaling more than 9 million square feet, Downtown Sacramento represents more than one-third of the Class A space in the entire Sacramento region. Some of Sacramento's major businesses and law firms are located on the Capitol Mall.

Crocker Art Museum
Crocker Art Museum0.80 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

Oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River. The Museum holds one of the state's premier collections of Californian art. The museum contains American works dating from the Gold Rush to the present, European paintings and master drawings, one of the largest international ceramics collections in the U.S., and collections of Asian, African, and Oceanic art.

César Chávez Plaza
César Chávez Plaza0.99 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The Plaza de César Chávez is an urban plaza and park in Downtown San Jose, California. The plaza's origins date to 1797 as the plaza mayor of the Spanish Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, making it the oldest public space in Northern California. The plaza was reconsecrated after Californian civil rights activist César Chávez in 1993.

Stanford Mansion
Stanford Mansion1.08 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

A historic mansion and California State Park in Sacramento, California, which serves as the official reception center for the Californian government and as one of the official workplaces of the Governor of California. A recent restoration has recaptured the mansion's Victorian grandeur. Serving as the governor's office prior to the opening of the State Capitol, today it is the State's official location for diplomatic and protocol receptions.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament1.21 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is considered one of three of the most historically significant buildings in Sacramento.As the mother church, it is the seat of Jaime Soto, the ordinary bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento. The Cathedral is located downtown at the intersection of 11th and K Streets. Currently, the cathedral is considered both a religious and civic landmark.

California State Capitol Museum
California State Capitol Museum1.31 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

Home to the government of the U.S. state of California. The building houses the bicameral state legislature and the office of the governor.

California Museum
California Museum1.34 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

A majestic museum, which was dedicated to Californian history and the stories of California. The museum is home to the California Hall of Fame and has more than 20,000 square feet of exhibits, event facilities, and museological archives.

California State Capitol
California State Capitol 1.53 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The California State Capitol is the seat of the Government of California, located in Sacramento, the state capital of California. The building houses the chambers of the California State Legislature, made up of the Assembly and the Senate, along with the office of the governor of California. The Neoclassical structure, designed by Reuben S. Clark, was completed between 1861 and 1874. The California State Capitol Museum is housed on the grounds of the capitol.

California Automobile Museum
California Automobile Museum1.69 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

Has a collection of over 150 classic cars, race cars, muscle cars and early models displayed throughout 72,000 square feet (6,700 m2) of museum space.

State Capitol Park World Peace Rose Garden
State Capitol Park World Peace Rose Garden1.72 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The World Peace Rose Garden, established in Capitol Park in 2003, was created as a sanctuary of peace, love, and inspiration for people of all nations, cultures, and religions. The garden is dedicated to women, children, and families.The rose, the official flower of the United States, serves as a silent ambassador of peace and a symbol of unity.

Governor's Mansion State Historic Park
Governor's Mansion State Historic Park1.77 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The California Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of California, located in Sacramento, the capital of California. Built in 1877, the estate was purchased by the Californian government in 1903 and has served as the executive residence for 14 governors. Since 1967 the mansion has been managed by California State Parks as the Governor's Mansion State Historic Park.

Discovery Park
Discovery Park2.38 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

This is a 275-acre park located at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers off Interstate 5 at the Richards Boulevard or Garden Highway exits. Activity areas include boating, fishing, group picnics, multi-use field areas, archery range and a variety of trails for horses, biking and hiking.

Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery2.49 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, located at 1000 Broadway, at 10th Street, is the oldest existing cemetery in Sacramento, California. It was designed to resemble a Victorian garden and sections that are not located in level areas are surrounded by brick or concrete retaining walls to create level terraces. The cemetery grounds are noted for their roses which are said to be among the finest in California.

Yolo Street
Yolo Street3.07 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The Yolo Bypass is one of the two flood bypasses in California's Sacramento Valley located in Yolo and Solano Counties. Through a system of weirs, the bypass diverts floodwaters from the Sacramento River away from the state's capital city of Sacramento and other nearby riverside communities. The bypass is crossed by the Yolo Causeway, a long highway bridge on Interstate 80, linking West Sacramento and the city of Davis.

State Indian Museum
State Indian Museum3.13 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The California State Indian Museum is a museum in the state park system of California, United States, interpreting the diverse cultures of the indigenous peoples of California. It tells the story of California’s first inhabitants– beginning here before the Spanish, explorers, and settlers arrived, and eons before the advent of the Gold Rush.

American River Parkway
American River Parkway3.14 KMs away from Old Sacramento State Historic Park

The American River Parkway is a 32-mile parkway that runs along the American River throughout Sacramento County, California and consists of many smaller parks and boat launching points.