This thriving capital city of the country’s most populous state experienced growth of nearly 20% in the last decade. It is now the 35th largest city in the United States. Originally the terminus for the First Transcontinental Railroad, more recently The Farm to Fork movement was born here. Sacramento is a jumping off place for Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Gold Country (the genesis of the California Gold Rush). Even though it’s associated with the Central Valley region, the greater Sacramento area also straddles the Sierra Nevada Mountain region and benefits from the multiple cultural influences found in both regions.