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Best things to do in Rancho Cordova

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“The Nature Center has a raptor center (hawks and owls) and educational exhibits. Accessible parking lot. Three hiking trails in woodlands along the American River. Great for birding, photography, hiking.”
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Science Museum
“GREAT for children. Really fun place with interactive science and art activities. ”
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Travel Agency
“Great thing to do in the summer when Sacramento gets unbearable hot. The river is a nice frigid cold to go frolicking in :-)”
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Bar
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Park
“American River Trail (about 30 miles long), excellent for jogging, hiking and bicycle riding. Very clean and well maintained.”
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Park
“Enjoy the park and cool off in the river. Great place to have a picnic, enjoy nature, or golf. ”
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Bar
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“This family owner and run small Mexican restaurant has been been pleasing us the 12+ years we have lived here. Very quaint, small bar, excellent margaritas, the food is great. This place is kind of a locals favorite. They sometimes have live music in a intimate setting.”
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Food
“The heart of Carmichael is Milagro Center and a 2 minute drive from your suite. There are several great restaurants including River City Brewing Company and the best Gelato in town. ”
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Park
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Travel Agency
“Great for families. See salmons from babies to adults. You get to feed them. What a scene!”
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Restaurant
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“Great breakfast, lunch and dinner spot. Their mimosas and bloody Mary's are delish!”
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Car Repair
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Point of Interest
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Meal Takeaway
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Route
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Restaurant
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“A classic choice for the west coast. If you're into grilled onions, ask for their secret menu - animal style. Try adding it to your burger and especially the fries. Mind-blowing!”
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