Sacramento is the gleaming capitol city of the State of California. Located at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers in the fertile Central Valley of California, Sacramento is the core cultural and economic center of the Sacramento Metropolitan Area which is home to well over 2 million people.
The State Capitol moved to Sacramento in 1854. The current State Capitol Building in Sacramento was built to model the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC and is one of The City's great landmarks. Sacramento offers a thriving new nightlife and a walk thru California's history in its Old Town district. With a growing food culture, Sacramento offers many restaurants specializing in California Cuisine. Home to the Sacramento Kings and minor league baseball at Raley's Field, Sacramento offers a nice collection of activities and things to do.