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Recent Shasta Cascade reviews

  • Great Views, Activities, and Lots of Space

    "We spent a wonderful Thanksgiving at Bodhana! The view of Shasta was breathtaking, the zip line exhilarating, and the space perfect for a multi-generational family. There was plenty to do on the property and it was easy to get up to the mountain for mountain biking and snow play. Even when the rain came and we couldn't see the mountain we enjoyed leftovers in the cozy house, and walked the trails between downpours. It was great to be so close to town yet feel secluded on the property. Having so many different spaces - game room, loft, deck, pond meant something for everyone, and ability to get some quiet time. It is nice having the one bedroom separate for early risers, etc."
    Guest: Janice T. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 2, 2014
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  • Quiet please

    "I needed a clean quiet environment to write and find peace, and I found it here. The cabin was clean and neat; very easy to locate household products commonly used. The decks were perfect locations to give me different serene views. No city noise, I truly capture great moments of peace in front of the fireplace, and it's warmth indescribable. The cabin had all the amenities I needed which was a surprise compared to other resorts i visited. Flat screens TV's in all the bed rooms with DVD players, my kids will love their rooms. Overall you can't go wrong staying at this cabin, alone or with family which will be my next adventure."
    Guest: Quiet Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 17, 2014
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  • Had a great time

    "We stayed over the Easter Holiday and the owner was sweet enough to have an egg hunt for our two year old ready Sunday morning. It was a very comfortable stay for our family. The kitchen was well stocked with all of the necessary cooking utensils and pans. The rooms were clean and the bathrooms were stocked with extra toiletries in case we forgot anything. It was snowing on Sunday but our rooms stayed very comfortable with the heaters, our 4 month old and 2 year old were never cold and slept great. We had a private deck just off of the main bedroom with a great view of the pond. We only rented the main house, not the mother-in-law suite, but we did get a chance to look at the extra space and it was very comfortable as well. We will definitely be staying again. Helga was a wonderful host and welcomed us like family."
    Guest: Danielle Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Perfect Mt. Shasta getaway!

    "We had a wonderful stay! Perfect getaway . Very clean and comfortable. We will definitely be back."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 8, 2015
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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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