, the jumping off point to the Shasta/Cascade region, is a DogTrekker paradise. It’s home to Shasta Cascade’s most impressive manmade landmark, the Sundial Bridge
that spans the Sacramento River and part of a 16-mile, dog-friendly paved trail that runs along the river from Redding to Shasta Dam.
If you want the best in dog-friendly travel, Redding/Shasta Cascade is your destination. Visit here to explore the rest of the Shasta Cascade.
Whispering Oaks Vineyard - Photo Credit: @winedogs_hq
The remote part of California east of Redding and Red Bluff, in the shadow of Mount Lassen, is one of the fastest growing but least known wine regions in the state. But there’s much to get to know, from producers with Redding and Oroville tasting rooms to dog-friendly boutique wineries way out in the country whose wines will surprise and delight. more »
Shasta - Photo Credit: Jody Jobe
Up for a splurge? Shasta Lake, largest reservoir in the state, is known as the houseboat capital of California, attracting guests from around the world, many of whom bring their dogs aboard with them. While houseboat vacations are not cheap, they’re certainly novel, and this year, with the lake full almost to the brim, is one of the best in a decade to give it a spin. more »
With mountains all around, miles of hiking and biking trails, waterfalls nearby, and a river running through it, Redding is the outdoor adventure capital of California. more »
Sheraton Redding Hotel
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our latest DogCation® to the the Sheraton Redding Hotel at the Sundial Bridge. A lucky California dog (or dogs) and their two-legged best friends have a chance to win a two-night weekend stay with daily breakfast for two and waived pet fees. more »
Check-in at Sheraton Redding Hotel - Photo Credit: @nancydbrown
Redding is an easy, 2.5-hour drive up Interstate 5 from Sacramento, and in March and April you’ll absolutely relish the scenery: landscapes are velvety green, orchards are in full pink-and-white bloom and the weather is just a little bit better than perfect. On a clear day, you’ll see Mount Shasta’s snowy cone from more than 100 miles away. Bunk down in town and take a day to explore close by while you get the lay of the land. more »