A culinary goldmine: Sacramento farm to fork

Sacramento began life as a (literal) goldmine. Shortly after the city’s founding, gold was discovered in the area in 1848, sparking a huge migration of prospectors in search of the precious metal. Now, more than a century and a half later, Sacramento’s status as a … Continue reading
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Visiting Carmel-by-the-Sea

This seaside village on the Monterey Peninsula came to international attention back in the 1980s, when Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood was mayor. But that was just a blip in the history of this tiny community, founded as an artists’ colony after the 1906 San Francisco … Continue reading
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Sacramento Wineries and Urban Tasting Rooms

    With tens of thousands of acres of vineyards cloaking the hills and valleys, it’s no wonder Sacramento wineries and tasting rooms are popping up like mushrooms all over town. Craft breweries flourish, too – and that’s great news for travellers, who can walk between … Continue reading
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California Capital: A Beginner’s Sacramento Guide

Centrally located between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, California capital, Sacramento, is known for its mild climate, easy access to outdoor recreation and growing culinary scene. Sacramento International Airport, just 10 minutes from downtown, also features a flashy new terminal that makes a great first … Continue reading
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Sacramento Rail Haven: Five Essential Train Journeys in California

Ever since the Transcontinental Railroad was completed in 1869 with Sacramento at its western terminus, the California capital has been a major crossroads for rail travel. These days, it’s also a pilgrimage destination for rail buffs from around the world who come to indulge their … Continue reading
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