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Mount Shasta

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City of Mount Shasta is an incorporated town in Siskiyou County in the Shasta Cascades region of California, at the southwestern foot of Mt. Shasta.

Mount Shasta from City of Mt. Shasta, California

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By car[edit]

The City of Mount Shasta is located off of Interstate 5 about 60 miles north of Redding, CA, 220 miles north of Sacramento, CA, and less than 60 miles south of the Oregon/California border.

By train[edit]

The Dunsmuir Amtrak station is located less than 10 miles south of Mount Shasta City.

By plane[edit]

The closest major airport is Sacramento International Airport [1] (SMF), with the Reno-Tahoe International airport [2] (RNO) a good alternative. There are also smaller airports in Redding, CA and Medford, OR. In travelling to or from airports, be aware of road conditions. Especially in the winter, it is not uncommon for the roads to Reno or Medford to be closed or have chain restrictions.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

McCloud located 8 miles away with three waterfalls, Golf Course and historic Main Street shopping.

Do[edit][add listing]

Mountain Runner's 4th of July Fun Run & Walk [3] - Annual July 4th event - 4 walks or races to participate in with great food and entertainment along the way including: gourmet snacks, jazz choirs, country music bands, individual singers & classical instrumentalists, clowns, magicians, church choirs and belly dancers, cheerleaders, gymnasts on the ground and surprises in the sky.

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The town consists of several main commercial streets, a shopping center and dozens of tourist oriented hotels and stores.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Black Bear Diner, 401 W Lake St Mount Shasta, CA 96067 (530) 926-4669 [4] part of the franchise of black bear diner's known for its large portions and great breakfast menu
  • Burger Express, the best place to get quality burgers in the area.
  • Say Cheese Pizza & Sports Bar, has decent pizza and also has beer on tap

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Vet's Club, 406 N Mount Shasta Blvd Mount Shasta, CA 96067 (530) 926-3565, a sign says they are the oldest bar in Mount Shasta, has a cozy fireplace and gets busy on friday nights

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Best Western The Tree House Motor Inn, 111 Morgan Way, +1 530 926-3101 (fax: +1 530 926-3542), [5].  edit

Get out[edit]

Routes through Mount Shasta
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