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Recent Shasta Cascade reviews

  • Cute studio

    "The guest house is very charming and on a beautiful property. Kami and her family were welcoming and easy going. The main house and property look like an old southern mansion. The apartment was very clean and had all the comforts you would need. The location is good with access to Bidwell park. There is some freeway noise from Hwy 99 but the bedroom is facing away from the highway. I would highly recommend this for a visit to Chico."
    Guest: Lynne H. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 19, 2015
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  • Something very special

    "We spent a wonderful week in the quiet of the woods and the loving embrace of the yurt. What a truly special place this is! You feel immediately welcomed, safe and relaxed as you arrive. Your shoulders drop, your breath deepens and you can´t help but smile as you realize this will be your haven for the next few days. Everything you need is there, and every little detail creates a warm and cozy feeling. Thank you Jean, for opening this place for us and other guests, and thank you for beeing such a welcoming and helpful host! I recommend all to book at least one bodywork session with Jean, you will leave totally blissed out! This is a place my sister and I will never forget, and a place we hope to return to. Thank you!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 29, 2015
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  • The Greatest Place!

    "I frequently travel and require short term housing. This rental without a doubt one of the best I have found to date. Although within the city, the location is private and the surroundings beautiful and quiet. The apartment itself was comfortable, immaculate and tastefully furnished. The owner/property manager is available for any questions and respectful of the tenants privacy. I highly recommend this for anyone."
    Guest: Jim S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: February 8, 2015
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  • Great vacation spot

    "This was a great place for my wife and I to meet up with my daughter and grandchildren. Having bedrooms and bathrooms on two levels made for comfortable living. The huge deck, great view of Lake Almanor, and the sunny, dry weather made for an excellent vacation. The cabin/house is well-equipped, clean, attractive and in a nice location near recreation areas and great hiking in Lassen National Park. We had a wonderful time."
    Guest: Joe Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 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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