This 1927 riverboat sits on the Sacramento River and was converted into a floating hotel with 44 rooms, restaurant, and a theatre. After falling into disrepair in the 1980's, it had actually sunk into San Francisco Bay until it was towed to Old Sacramento for a $9 Million restoration. Click here for more historical facts about this boat.
One of the 53 old buildings that are still standing in Old Sacramento since the Gold Rush days of the 1840's. Click here for more history.
The horse carriages you see around town are a novelty and used to shuttle visitors around the few blocks of Old Sacramento.
I happened to visit Old Sacramento during their "Living History" celebration where volunteers would dress up in 1800's period costumes and reenact those good old days. This woman was cooking what looked like beef stew and biscuits while I talked to her husband about digital cameras.