Travel Blogs from Mount Shasta
My friends and I sadly parted after a most pleasant 8 days together. I drove north for about 3 and a half hours to Reno (where it was snowing lightly – had no idea it did that there - and my friends drove back to LA.
After Reno, I had three choices to head North into Canada again. I got to a place called Susanville Ranch Park and …
... unnamed by freeway signage but Walnut Creek is prominent as the interstate winds right through the middle of town. The Benicia- Martinez Bridge crosses over the Carquinez Strait, the passase from San Pablo Bay to Suisun Bay. The toll is mere $20- cheap at half the price!
We usually fuel up in Benecia as we can travel all the way to Redding on less than one tank of gas. A look towards Suisun Bay used to reveal many mothballed naval ...
... you after a *********** the bike. Thoughts for the day: Roadside signs are not to be trusted........yesterday south of Mt. Shasta, CA I saw 3 signs over a 2 mile stretch claiming that Mt. Shasta was 12 miles away! My theory is with gas in the engine and your foot on a gas pedal it doesn't matter much how accurate such signs are. Though with a broken cycle computer it matters allot! Stats: Distance: 81 miles Ride Time: 6:40 Real Time: 8:00 Vertical Feet: 3500 ...
... know they were out of "hand wipes," better known as paper-towels. Funniest 10 minutes of my trip....
The lake, or rather Shasta Reservoir, was a beautiful area. Uncle Mike drove us all around, including an area where the water was high enough to get to the Hearst Mansion. Yes, those Hearst's. And yes, they have another mansion (quite a bit smaller than their castle) in Shasta, which is only accessible via the river if you want to see ...
... Area. We slowed to about 35 mph on the winding climb that was single lane traffic due to construction, but that was fine because the views were spectacular.
After 6 hours of driving from Nevada, (typically we tried to keep our driving to around four hours) we were ready for a camp, and "Gar" directed us to a remote park on the Trinity River just downstream from Lewiston Lake, all of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking