Under the Radar Places to Visit In The Greater Sacramento Area
A lot of people that live in Sacramento tend to go out of the city to explore on the weekend. They either go to Lake Tahoe or San Francisco. Don’t get me wrong; these places are amazing. What people don’t realize is that there are a lot of excellent places in Sacramento that are just under their noses. In this guide, I’m going to show you five places that you really should consider trying out. You just might be surprised at all the hidden gems in and around Sacramento.
High Hand Nursery
I hope you didn’t roll your eyes when you saw the word nursey. High Hand isn’t just any nursery. It’s located in an old vintage building. The first spot to check out is their olive oil shop where you get to test their different olive oils. They also have a massive selection of balsamic vinegar. High Hand has a good collection of olive oil and vinegar on tap! After that, walk through the building and check out all the garden vases. Once you finish inside, stroll outside and see all the beautiful flowers. There is even a restaurant outside as well. High Hand Nursery is located in Loomis.
Emerald Tower Rooftop Garden
At first, this place looks like a standard parking garage, but on the very top, there is a beautiful rooftop garden park. Go to the very top and look at the amazing views of the city. There is even a café there as well. Enjoy the view alongside a delicious pastry. This place is open only during the weekdays.
If you head on up to Auburn, you will discover the Foresthill bridge. This bridge is the highest bridge in California. It was initially built this high because there were plans to build a dam in the canyon. Unfortunately, those plans never materialized. Walk across the bridge, and there’s a beautiful trail that lets you get a good view from beneath.
Vedanta Society of Sacramento
If you’ve ever seen the movie Mulan and remember the garden where the father would pray, then you would love this place. Vedanta Society of Sacramento is a spiritual retreat center which has one of the best top secret gardens. So many varieties of lowers with little streams and bridges to walk across. Come on over and hang out with the peacocks. The garden is divided into different areas with a religious shrine at the end of each one.
If you want to see a plethora of flowers, head on over to Beek’s Bight, it’s on the north side of Folsom Lake, and you will see tons of Purple lupine flowers in full bloom during April. Go ahead and take a hike alongside the lake and see all the beautiful flowers.
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