A Day at Turtle Bay and the Sundial Bridge: Start your day with a leisurely drive from Shasta Lakeshore Retreat to Turtle Bay. Upon arrival, take a relaxing stroll through the McConnell Arboretum, immersing yourself in the vibrant colors and fragrances of the botanical gardens. Explore the interactive exhibits at the museum, gaining insights into the region’s natural and cultural history.
As the day unfolds, make your way to the Sundial Bridge. Capture the breathtaking views of the Sacramento River from the bridge’s elegant glass deck, and marvel at the intricate design that makes this structure a true architectural gem. Pack a picnic and enjoy lunch in the adjacent Turtle Bay Exploration Park, surrounded by the beauty of nature and the soothing sounds of the river.
Conclusion: Turtle Bay and the Sundial Bridge stand as testament to the perfect harmony between nature and human innovation. For guests at Shasta Lakeshore Retreat, this day-trip offers a delightful escape into the beauty of Turtle Bay and a chance to marvel at the Sundial Bridge’s architectural brilliance. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful stroll through gardens, a wildlife encounter, or an appreciation for modern design, Turtle Bay and the Sundial Bridge provide an enriching and memorable experience just a short distance from the shores of Shasta Lake.
November 21, 2023
David & Lori Raun
Shasta Lakeshore Retreat
Lori: Cell/Text: (925) 200-6934