Things You Should Know Before You Visit Sacramento On Business

By: Kris Koonar

Sacramento that used to be a city located peacefully in a valley of the canopies of tall trees and scenic rivers, has now turned into a cosmopolitan city with gleaming tall buildings, shops and restaurants, exciting arts forms and an array of facilities for visitors. With a rich history of the California Wild West and plethora of attractions and hotels, this city is 'the' place to be. If you are coming here on a business trip then you will naturally need to have some information about Sacramento, to make the trip more memorable and fruitful.

Weather:

It is a good idea to gather information about the kind of weather in Sacramento. Since this city has a Mediterranean climate, you get to experience dry and hot summers, but mild winters. If you are going in November and March, then you will have to gear up for the rains.

Transportation services:

Since most of the business travelers arrive in Sacramento via airways, they get in touch with various car rental agencies at Sacramento International Airport. Even taxis are available outside Terminal A and Terminal B. If you are planning to go to the downtown area, a one way fare would cost you around 27 dollars. Many transportation companies offer business class sedan services as well. One-way fare for going downtown through shuttle service would cost approximately 13 dollars.

Accommodation:

You need not worry about the accommodation when you visit Sacramento on a business trip because this city offers a plethora of hotels, from high budget to low budget ones. Almost all the major hotels are situated in the downtown area including Hyatt Regency, Sheraton Grand, Hilton Arden West and Embassy Suites.

Food:

Food related information could be obtained through the Internet, where you can find dining guides on several websites. This city flaunts many Italian, American and Mexican restaurants and sophisticated and mouthwatering Californian, French and Continental cuisine as well. There are many good restaurants all over Sacramento, especially in the Greater Sacramento region. Even old Sacramento has places where you can treat your taste buds to various delicacies.

Places to visit:

Since you will be on a business trip that might last just for a few days and you may get very less time after work, it is a good idea to make a list of places that you would like to visit before you leave. There are a lot of places that you can go to, but it is advisable to select few and jot down the addresses. This will enable you to make the most of your time on hand.

Places to shop:

If you are able to take some time out from your busy schedule, then you should not miss out the places to shop in Sacramento. There is so much to see and shop in Sacramento that time will seem to shrink! Internet and travel guides can provide you a list of places where you can shop for your friends and family. So the next time you come to Sacramento make sure that you have all this information with you.

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