Sacramento is the capital city of the state of California. The city is located around the meeting point of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern part of Central Valley. Sacramento is the fourth largest city in California and the twenty-second biggest city in the United States.
Sacramento is a political, cultural, and economic center for California. It is home to many businesses, such as Sutter Health, Aerojet, and the McClatchy Company. Major employers in the area are the State of California, Sacramento County, UC Davis Health System, Kaiser Permanente, Intel, and others. There are many administration offices, educational institutions, and health services based in the capital of California. The educational facilitates include California State University-Sacramento, University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law and The UC Davis Medical Center. Sacramento offers many locations for low-rise and high-rise office space.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The city of Sacramento offers activities such as the Certified Farmers’ Market, the Every Second Saturday Art Walk, and Raging Waters (water-park). Sport fans can follow the Sacramento Kings (basketball) matches, go river-rafting, or take on the American River Bike Trail. The city offers many options for dining and having a drink out. Examples include: Dos Coyotes Border Café – a south-western style restaurant with menu items like garlic & spinach quesadillas and different salads, Zócalo – mid-priced Mexican dishes, and Morton’s Steakhouse – tender steaks, delicious seafood and excellent desserts. The nightlife in Sacramento is concentrated Downtown or in Midtown. The Park is one of the most famous Sacramento clubs. Other options are Capitol Garage, The Press Club, Mix Downtown, and Marilyn’s.
With its own airport, Sacramento is well connected to domestic and international destinations. Sacramento International Airport is just a 15 minute drive on Interstate 5 from the downtown area. Taxis and buses go from the airport to the city center. Amtrak operates the train services for Sacramento. These include two long distance trains, The Coast Starlight and The California Zephyr, as well as two regional trains, The Capitol Corridor and The San Joaquin’s. There is also BART service and Greyhound buses also maintain several stations throughout Sacramento. Travelling within the city, Regional Transit buses and taxis provide efficient services and navigating your way on foot or bicycle is easy. Major road routes to the city include Interstate 5, Interstate 80 and US Route 50.