The Far North Travel Guide


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Plan Your The Far North Vacation

The wondrous landscape of California's northeastern corner, relatively unmarred by development, congestion, and traffic, is the product of volcanic activity. At the southern end of the Cascade Range, Lassen Volcanic National Park is the best place to witness the Far North's fascinating geology. Beyond the sulfur vents and bubbling mud pots, the park owes much of its beauty to 10,457-foot Mt. Lassen and 50 wilderness lakes.


The Far North Hotels

Aside from the large chain hotels and motels in Redding and Chico, most accommodations in the Far North blend rusticity,... read more


The Far North Restaurants

Redding, the urban center of the Far North, and college-town Chico have the greatest selection of restaurants. Cafés and... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in The Far North

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


The Far North Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Mother Nature's wonders: California's Far North has more rivers, streams, lakes, forests, and mountains than you'll ever have... Read more

  • Pacific Flyway

    You don't need wings to catch the Pacific Flyway. All it takes is a car, a good map, and high-powered binoculars to follow the flight... Read more


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