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» Men in Tights

Stretch­ing 11 miles from the south­ern Cas­cades to the Cen­tral Val­ley, Chico’s syl­van Bid­well Park stood in for Sher­wood For­est in 1938’s “The Ad­ven­tures of Robin Hood” star­ing Er­rol Flynn.


» Sum­mit Fever

With the help of a lo­cal guide, fit begin­ners can reach the 14,179-foot-high sum­mit of Mount Shasta via its clas­sic Avalanche Gulch route.

» Crys­tal Per­sua­sion

Feel the meta­phys­i­cal vibes of Mount Shasta City by shop­ping for a Le­murian Seed Crys­tal at The Crys­tal Room. But be warned that they won’t let it go home with you un­less it’s a “good en­ergy match.”


» Ro­mance of the Rails

In Dun­smuir, a clas­sic old rail­road town, rail buffs can in­spect a 1927 Wil­lamette steam lo­co­mo­tive, dine in a vin­tage Pull­man Club Car and bed down for the night in a gen­uine ca­boose at the Rail­road Park Re­sort. ›

» Sun­dial Bridge

Span­ish ar­chi­tect San­ti­ago Cala­trava’s now-iconic can­tilever pedes­trian span across the Sacra­mento River is the cen­ter­piece of the worth­while Tur­tle Bay Ex­plo­ration Park in Red­ding.


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