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.
The Dunsmuir Amtrak station is located less than 10 miles south of Mount Shasta City.
The closest major airport is Sacramento International Airport  (SMF), with the Reno-Tahoe International airport  (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.
McCloud located 8 miles away with three waterfalls, Golf Course and historic Main Street shopping.
Mountain Runner's 4th of July Fun Run & Walk  - 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.
The town consists of several main commercial streets, a shopping center and dozens of tourist oriented hotels and stores.