From dog sledding at Mt. Shasta, or snowshoeing in Lassen Volcanic National Park, a winter rink in downtown Redding, or a marathon along the river, outdoor winter family fun is ready and waiting. When it’s time to warm up indoors, head over to Redding’s 10,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art Rare Air Trampoline Park, offering multiple dodge ball courts, slam dunk basketball hoops, an air bag pit, a main court, a junior zone and more for hours of family fun. Jump in when Rare Air opens its doors in late January. Redding and Shasta Cascade offer both indoor and outdoor winter fun for the whole family.
photo credit VisitRedding.com
Winter fun isn’t complete without some time on the mountain. Luckily, Redding is a short drive from the excitement and splendor ofMt. Shasta, which was recently included in Lonely Planet’s list of the Best in the US up-and-coming destinations!
Here’s a list of the top ten winter family-friendly activities recommended by VisitRedding.com.
Winter Hotel Specials
Several Redding hotels and bed and breakfasts are offering winter fun packages for travelers coming to skate, board, shop, and play. At Oxford Suites Redding, visitors can call direct and ask for the “Home for the Holidays” special or enter “SHOME2” online, and receive 20% off a suite until Jan 30th. Redding Travelodge is offering 15% off any room when you call directly and ask for the “Winter Special”, or call Best Western Plus Hilltop and ask for the “Winter Special”: a 1 night stay for $116.99 plus tax and fees, and including a $20 certificate to C.R. Gibbs restaurant. B&B’s more your style? Tiffany House is offering 10% off when booked direct via phone, just be sure to mention “Winter Special”, and call Bridgehouse Bed and Breakfast for their “Winter Special Luxury Package,” $299 plus tax for a 2 night stay, king room, full breakfast each morning, and bottle of wine from Gironda’s Italian Restaurant. Whatever your winter fun, you’ll have a cozy bed waiting for you at the end of the day!