Lewiston, California
Lewiston has the Trinity River flowing right through the valley, offering recreation opportunities from fishing, rafting, tubing, and swimming.  Off the banks of the river, you'll find a charming Historical Downtown area that hosts the annual Bridge Lighting & Fireworks, and the Peddlers Fair.  Fisherman and Kayaker's will enjoy the Lewiston Lake, a narrow lake offering incredible trout fishing and beautiful areas to explore in a kayak.  Lewiston offers small-town charm and simplicity, while being only about 40 minutes to Redding.