5 days in Mount Shasta, Ashland & Lassen Volcanic National Park Itinerary

5 days in Mount Shasta, Ashland & Lassen Volcanic National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Mount Shasta, Ashland & Lassen Volcanic National Park Itinerary

Start: Redwood City
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Mount Shasta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ashland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Redwood City

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night
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hedge Creek Falls as well as Lake Siskiyou. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Hedge Creek Falls.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Shasta trip planner .

Redwood City to Mount Shasta is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Redwood City in June, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Mount Shasta: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ashland.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hedge Creek Falls
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Lake Siskiyou ©
Lake Siskiyou
Hedge Creek Falls ©
Hedge Creek Falls

1
night
Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. You've now added Lithia Park to your itinerary.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ashland trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Shasta to Ashland takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Ashland can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks
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Lithia Park ©
Lithia Park

2
nights
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, McCloud Falls and Manzanita Lake. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the sheer force of McCloud Falls, admire the majestic nature at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, and then Head underground at Subway Cave. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get impressive views of Lassen Peak , take in the dramatic natural features at Bumpass Hell, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manzanita Lake.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lassen Volcanic National Park road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ashland to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Traveling from Ashland in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Lassen Volcanic National Park: highs are around 101°F and lows about 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trips

McCloud Falls, McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Subway Cave
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Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak
Bumpass Hell ©
Bumpass Hell