3 days in Mount Shasta & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

3 days in Mount Shasta & Crater Lake National Park Itinerary

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Mount Shasta
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Crater Lake National Park
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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. On the 5th (Sat), walk around Mount Shasta City Park, get impressive views of Mount Shasta, and then get impressive views of Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mount Shasta trip builder tool.

San Francisco to Mount Shasta is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mount Shasta, with lows of 46°F. You'll set off for Crater Lake National Park on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta
Shasta-Trinity National Forest ©
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Mount Shasta City Park ©
Mount Shasta City Park

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls and then admire all the interesting features of Rim Dr. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park day trip tool.

You can drive from Mount Shasta to Crater Lake National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mount Shasta in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Crater Lake National Park, with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Vidae Falls ©
Vidae Falls

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