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Top 10 Things to Do In Sacramento, California

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In Sacramento, California, you can still discover gold, and it comes in all shapes, sizes and colors.

Here are 10 things you need to do, and see if you can do it in one day. If you can’t, heck, make it two days or more. You’ll find out lots of gold is waiting to be discovered in this historic city.

10. Eat a Hearty Breakfast: The Sunrise Sandwich at the Magnolia Grill? A special omelet at the Fox & Goose Public House? Or a traditional eggs and bacon at the institution known as Jim-Denny’s? Eat well. You’ll be busy.

9. Go Military: Yes, blue-backing, liberal-leaning, wacky California is gung ho for the military, at least it is at the California State Military Museum, which preserves the state’s military heritage.

8. Be Filthy Rich: Take the guided tour at the Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, the restored, four-story Victorian home of the ex-guv, rail tycoon and founder of Stanford University that serves as an official gathering place for state leaders. No, current-Guv “The Terminator” hasn’t wrecked the joint yet.

7. Go Native: The California State Indian Museum not only tells the story of...

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