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Recent Shasta Cascade reviews

  • Amazing view

    "We stayed 5 days and 4 nights. The view is AMAZING! The large deck was a perfect place to sit and relax. The lake is very low this year so walking to the lake wasn't an option with children. But the view cannot be beat!"
    Guest: The Curtis' Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 8, 2014
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  • A true romantic getaway

    "Unique home in an outstanding setting. Dog loved all the surrounding open space while we enjoyed hanging on the deck and watching the wildlife. There are no other homes or structures within view, feels almost like wilderness camping but you are staying in a modern and luxurious stone cabin. Use of the garage was very helpful. Will be back."
    Guest: John N. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Perfect place to stay in Shasta !!

    "We felt so welcome ! the loft exceeded our expectations. It is very clean, quiet and has all the commodities. The private balcony gives us a nice view of the Mt Shasta. We were welcome to use the bikes , which we really enjoyed ! The loft is situation just besides the main house and offered all the quietness and privacy that we were looking for. John and Sandy made us felt like home and we were welcome to sit in their beautiful garden . Definitively a place where we would go back and would recommand to our friends and family !!! Amazing stay !!"
    Guest: Guylaine B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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  • Lovely house near everything

    "My husband, brother, sister-in-law, and I, along with our dogs, stayed in this house for a long weekend at the end of July/early August. The space was really nice, clean and had everything we needed from linens to towels to kitchen needs. The deck in front is a great space to drink coffee in the morning and sit and chat with friends in the evening. The beds are comfortable and the linens are nice and soft. And, having good WiFi was a nice bonus. Due to the heat, and no air conditioning, we spent much of our time at Lake Siskiyou, which is absolutely gorgeous and fun! Mount Shasta is such a cute town and the views are amazing. Highly recommend this house rental and a trip to Mount Shasta! If you're thinking of brining dogs, you just need to keep in mind that there is no fenced-in area for them to roam free outside."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 5, 2014
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Shasta Cascade Travel Tips

The Shasta Cascades with Northern California Vacation Rentals

California is a state with diverse terrain. While the desert dominates Southern California, the mountain peaks and deep azure lakes of Northern California beckon to the outdoor enthusiasts. Lake Tahoe resides on the border between California and Nevada. It is usually an ideal destination for vacationers yet there is some place that offers even more. The Shasta Cascades of Northern California is considered a secret rendezvous for vacationers. Its pristine lakes, winter wonderland mountains, and Northern California cabins make for the perfect getaway. These cabins offer you kitchens, privacy, and adventure. With VRBO, you can choose from numerous Northern California vacation rentals to spend your trip enjoying the fruits California has to offer. Whether you want backcountry drives or a journey on world-class rivers, you have it all in the Shasta Cascades.

Driving to the Shasta Region

The Cascades are located in the northeastern or north-central region of California. There are sections of the mountain range which will border Oregon and Nevada, as well as the Central Valley. The main focus is that of Mount Shasta lying near the Trinity Alps. Interstate 5 is the most direct route to your luxury Northern California cabins if you are entering from the north or south. If you are originating from Nevada, there is Interstate 80 that takes you to Interstate 5, or highways 299 or 395 that will bring you into Mount Shasta lodging and the Cascades.

Historical Notes About Northern California

Travel in the earlier centuries was not as easy as our highways are today which is perhaps why Northern California in the early 19th century was little known. The Shasta Cascades had very few people traveling along the Siskiyou Trail from Oregon or from the San Francisco Bay area to reach the mountains. The first non-Native Americans to travel through the mountain peaks were the British and American fur trappers. The Spanish are said to have visited sometime around 1820. This early history was what eventually sparked the 1851 discovery of gold. Prospectors from the Gold Rush moved up the rivers searching for gold, creating settlements like Old Shasta, Portuguese Flat, Upper Soda Springs, and Weaverville.

Shasta State Historic Park is one place you may want to visit from your Northern California lodging. It makes for a wonderful day trip where you can backpack through the mountains, picnic around rivers, and learn about the mining town. The town once had 2,500 residents including miners and gamblers. If you do visit the historical park, you will need to step into the Old Courthouse which contains a number of relics from the Gold Rush. It also has 100 years of California Art depicting the region.

The Shasta Cascades offer Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park, Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, and Lassen Volcanic National Park. These three locations provide an abundance of history about the region and its people which is worth learning.

Lassen Peak and its Geological Significance

Northern California, especially the Trinity Alps and Cascade Range, is more about the outdoor adventures one can have than shopping and restaurants. The Northern California vacation rentals make it easy to make all your meals at home. With day hikes, you can picnic in a new area every day, watching the birds and wildlife. You can also enjoy lunch at your Northern California cabins and then participate in a range of activities, such as shorter hikes, whitewater rafting, and winter skiing. Lassen Peak lodging is perhaps one place you might like to view, whether it is from your cabin or along the trails that take you towards the top.

Lassen Peak or Mount Lassen is the southernmost active volcano. It is part of the Volcanic Arc that stretches from British Columbia. Lassen is 2,000 feet above sea level with a volume of a half-cubic mile. This makes it one of the grandest lava domes on planet Earth. Lassen is still active, and its last eruption occurred on May 22, 1915, devastating the area around it.

Dining in Mount Shasta and Weaverville

Often on vacation we do not feel like cooking our meals, even though our budget might demand it. If there are times you might like to dine out while in Northern California, you have the Best Western Tree House Motor Inn, Jack’s Grill, and C.R. Gibbs American Grille.

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