Sacramento’s central location in Northern California makes foreasilydrivable local summer get-a-ways, no matter what direction you choose.Within a few hours from any direction of the Sacramento Metropolitan life, you can explore beautiful mountain ranges, encounter exotic wildlife, tour wine country or spend the day fly fishing.
North: Mount Shasta
Just three miles north on highway 5, travel to the towering volcanic calderas of thecascadesto see the famed and mythical Mount Shasta. For a more scenic route to Mount Shasta, take Highway 99 and drive by small farms growing rice and almonds. Once there, explore the area’s many resorts and healing retreats, rent a boat once there or tow your own to enjoy the calming waters of Shasta Lake, bring a rod to do some fly fishing, pack your clubs and hit the linksor even try your hand atpanningfor gold!
South: Bay Delta
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