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Sacramento's Graveyard Rose Parade

Sacramento Old City Cemetery

Photo courtesy of Sacramento Old City Cemetery

Every week, we'll be featuring a guest post from the travel writers behind Worth the Drive, a blog featuring nearby getaways, festivals, and sweet travel deals on NBC Bay Area.

Springtime seems like a wonderful moment to go cemetery; after all, the earth is renewing, and the message there is hard to ignore. And when the cemetery happens to be lush with hue-popping roses? Even better. Several cemeteries are known for their flora, but the Sacramento Old City Cemetery is famous for its historic, storied buds.

The Historic Rose Garden within the cemetery contains nearly 500 antique and old garden roses. For a tour, or more information on Sacramento's stunning spot, click here...