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Northern California Shasta Cascade Region National Park Itinerary – Redwoods, Caves & Volcanoes

The Shasta Cascade in conjunction with California's North Coast and the State of Oregon has developed a ten-day itinerary leaving out of San Francisco and highlighting several of the west's most popular National Parks, four more of the National Park system's "secret gems", as well as the newly designated Volcanic Legacy All American Road. The All American Road designation is given to just the most special highway routes in America, with only 22 in existence. They include such known scenic routes as the Blue Ridge Parkway and California's Hwy. 1. The Volcanic Legacy All American Road connects Crater Lake National Park to Lassen Volcanic National Park and includes some of the most dramatic volcanic landscapes in America. Besides the All American route, it includes such smaller National Park attractions as Oregon Caves National Monument and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. Along the route you will see Mt. Shasta, California's tallest volcano at over 14,000 feet.

Lake Shasta Caverns – One of the Greatest Natural Treasures in Northern California.
A visit to Lake Shasta Caverns is far more than just an exciting exploration of nature's underground magic, thousands of years in the making. The caverns are recognized around the world for their distinguished beauty – Stalactites, Stalagmites, Soda Straws, Helictites, Flowstones, Draperies, and some more unusual formations such as Tiger Tooth Crystals, Cave Coral, Cave Lace and Pallets. The guided one hour tour inside the caverns includes a cruise across majestic Shasta Lake, and a scenic bus ride which takes you to the caverns entrance 800 feet above the lake. The caverns offers a Kids Zone and dinner cruises on Shasta Lake.

Majestic Mt. Shasta - "Where Heaven and Earth Meet"
The City of Mt. Shasta is nestled at the foot of majestic Mount Shasta, 14,162 feet high and is the second largest volcano in the United States. Mt. Shasta is surrounded by natural beauty, pristine glacial waters, natural mineral springs, pure mountain air and unsurpassed scenery. There are numerous recreational activities such as fishing, golfing, rafting, mountaineering, camping, hiking and backpacking. Nearby attractions include Mt. Shasta Fish Hatchery – beginning in 1888, it's the oldest operating hatchery west of the Mississippi, Sisson Museum which is located on the towns west side, highlights the history of the town, local Native Americans, the geology of Mt. Shasta and its glaciers, as well as the history of climbing the mountain. A scenic drive on Everett Memorial Hwy. offers a closer look at the mountain, which has been considered by some to be one of the Seven Sacred Mountains of the world.

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