The Best Attractions & Things to Do in Redding, CA

Sun, Sights, and the Striking Mount Shasta

Discover everything Redding, CA has to offer, from architectural wonders to trendy restaurants, one-of-a-kind boutiques, lush outdoor parks, cultural points of interest, museums and more—all just minutes from Red Lion Hotel Redding. 

Situated along the Sacramento River, Redding offers many peaceful spaces for walking, biking, or fishing, leaving guests with a variety of things to do in Redding, CA. Just a short drive from Mount Shasta and the pristine Trinity Mountains, Red Lion Hotel Redding is perfectly positioned for those seeking an outdoor adventure, or more local thrills at some of the more urban entertainment venues.

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Whiskeytown Lake Whiskeytown, CA 96095 530-359-2671 12.7

An ideal spot for swimming and relaxing, Whiskeytown Lake is a chosen destination for a serene afternoon.

Beadman 2619 Park Marina Dr, Redding, CA 96001 530-243-8808 1.9

This iconic Redding shop nestled along the Sacramento River sells beads, incense, wind chimes, tie-dyed clothing, unique jewelry, candles, greeting cards, crystals and much more.

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Casa Ramos Mexican Restaurant - Redding 995 Hilltop Dr, Redding, CA 96003 530-224-7223 0.89

At Casa Ramos you'll find a variety of traditional Mexican fare, as well as a special selection of heart-healthy dishes, vegetarian plates, and a fun children's menu.

Gironda's 1100 Center St, Redding, CA 96001 530-244-7663 2.72

With a warm staff, authentic Italian dishes and a fine-dining atmosphere, Gironda's is a go-to choice for the very best comfort food in Redding.

Tokyo Garden 11946 Paramount Blvd, Downey, CA 90242 562-923-2715 601.07

Sun-Thu 11:00am-10:30pm Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

Chus Too 135 Pine St #101, Redding, CA 96001 530-244-2987 2.32
View 202 202 Hemsted Dr, Redding, CA 96002 530-226-8439 1.38
Jacks Grill 1743 California St, Redding, CA 96001 530-241-9705 2.51
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Shasta Caverns 20359 Shasta Caverns Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051 530-238-2341 91.49

Daily Tours Summer Memorial Day thru Labor Day Every half hour from 9 AM - 4 PM April, May and September Every hour from 9 AM - 3 PM October - March 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM

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Mount Shasta Mall 900 Dana Dr, Redding, CA 96003 530-223-3575 0.61
Shasta Outlets 1699 California 273 #100, Anderson, CA 96007 530-378-1002 13.03

Explore savings at Shasta Outlets, home to Dress Barn, Pendleton, Vans, Gap Outlet, Eddie Bauer Outlet and much more.

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Waterworks Park 151 N Boulder Dr, Redding, CA 96003 530-246-9550 2.96

A kid's paradise, Water Works Park features three wet n' wild plume slides among other thrills that are a family delight for everyone.

Shasta Dam 16349 Shasta Dam Blvd, Shasta Lake, CA 530-275-1554 12.86

For spectacular views of "The Three Shastas" visit this concrete gravity arch dam which measures 602 feet high, 3,460 feet long and 543 feet wide at its base.

Oasis Fun Center 3330 Cascade Blvd, Shasta Lake, CA 96019 530-275-3042 6.19
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Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay Redding, CA 96001 530-243-8850 2.4

A footbridge spanning 700 feet across the Sacramento River features a working sundial and glass and steel sculptures. Don't miss an opportunity to stop by the Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay at night to view over 210 lights sparkle over the river.

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Capone's 1724 Market St, Redding, CA 96001 530-244-4360 2.46

Step into this downtown speakeasy for a perfectly mixed cocktail or cold brew and enjoy the inviting atmosphere.

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Cascade Theatre 1731 Market St, Redding, CA 96001 530-243-8877 2.39

Showcasing Northstate Symphony's Redding performances and other cultural events, Cascade Theatre is a restored 1930s facility that acts as a prime example of art deco architecture.

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Turtle Bay Exploration Park 844 Sundial Bridge Dr, Redding, CA 96003 530-243-8850 1.47

Adventurers big and small will enjoy this park and museum, packed with interactive exhibits, a botanical garden, butterflies and snakes, and special exhibits.

Lassen Volcanic National park Mineral, CA 96063 530-595-4480 56.94

Mount Lassen erupted in Lassen Volcanic National Park in 1916, but the remaining fumaroles and sulfur pits are the perfect spots to camp, hike and enjoy nature today.

Burney Falls 24898 California 89, Burney, CA 96013 530-335-2777 62.76
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Redding's Trail System 40.59300177, -122.3774815 530-225-4100 1.87
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