Redding is the largest city north of Sacramento. Boasting a population of 90,000, this city sits as the central hub for retail, education and government for Shasta County. With two major hospitals, Veteran medical services, an abundance of fresh air and a growing downtown, Redding is a great place to call home at any age.
Offering a wide variety of eateries, from classic American diners to unique local establishments, Redding has something for every palate. Downtown Redding is a great place to stroll and grab a bite to eat; with so many restaurant options, the only difficulty is how to choose!
Residents of Redding enjoy many opportunities to explore the arts; even City Hall hosts an art exhibit and sculpture garden! Music and film festivals bring the world to Shasta County, helping to make Redding a cultural standout in Northern California. If you are seeking a theatrical evening, the historic Cascade Theater is a beautiful place to take in a show. Nearby Turtle Bay Exploration Park is home to the Sundial Bridge; designed by world-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava, this masterpiece is truly a sight to behold.
Shopping is just minutes from our community and easily accessible with our onsite transportation. Well-known department and clothing stores can be found at the Mount Shasta Mall, while one can stroll by an increasing number of boutique shops in downtown Redding. The Shasta Antique Mall is a unique place to find a special vintage piece of jewelry or the perfect sideboard for your new Oakmont home. The local Farmer’s Market hosts vendors of handmade goods that make perfect gifts for friends and loved ones in addition to locally grown fruits and vegetables.
Residents of Redding enjoy an abundance of outdoor offerings: From outings on the waters of Shasta Lake, to snowshoeing across volcanos in Lassen Park, to strolls through over 200 acres of gardens at the McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens; there are seemingly never-ending opportunities to explore the outside world.