Hop In Your Car And Take The Mount Shasta-Cascade Loop For An Incredible 500-Mile Scenic Drive In Northern California
Northern California is home to plenty of wide-open roads where adventure is just a drive away. Today, we’re focusing on a scenic drive that leads to some of the region’s most incredible landmarks, from majestic Mount Shasta to Lava Beds National Monument and so much more. The Mount Shasta-Cascade Loop is a roughly 500-mile drive, which means you’ll want to spend several days completing the loop and taking in all of the sights. Experiencing the best view of Mount Shasta is only the beginning. What are you waiting for? Let’s go!
Have you driven the Mount Shasta-Cascade Loop? It’s amazing how many natural wonders this Cascade scenic drive road trip packs in. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
There are also plenty of hikes in the area. You can get information on them by going to the AllTrails website.
If you love camping, be sure to check out the Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort.
If you’re still in the mood for more California adventures, take a look at this video about Yosemite National Park’s Legendary Firefall.
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Where can we find mountain towns in Northern California?
- Truckee is a mecca for skiers and snowboarders and at one time was known as one of the top snowiest towns in the U.S.
- Homewood features a homey, beach town vibe along Lake Tahoe.
- Susanville is a quaint mountain town in Lassen County and one of the largest in that area.
Read on to learn more about some of the many other beautiful mountain towns in Northern California.
Where can we find ghost tours in Northern California?
- Ione – Here, the Preston Castle is an old, abandoned prison constructed in 1894 in the Romanesque Revival style but made to look like the reform school that it was rather than a prison.
- Placerville – The city’s nickname is "Hangtown" and here you can take a Hangtown Ghost Tour that guides participants through the tumultuous history of this town during the Gold Rush era.
- Pleasanton – Paranormal fans can embark upon a two-hour guided Ghost Walk walking tour of Pleasanton's most haunted sites every fall.
Read on to learn more about some of the many other intriguing ghost tours in Northern California.
Where can we go winter hiking in Northern California?
- The Lost Coast Trail in Ferndale is a 25-mile-long trail and a favorite with avid hikers.
- The Arcata Community Forest Loop in Arcata offers fantastic views in winter, but is very popular all year long.
- The Feather Falls Loop Trail in Oroville is an eight-mile trail featuring spectacular views of the Feather River Watershed
Read on to learn more about some of the many other exciting places to go winter hiking in Northern California.