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Recent Shasta Cascade reviews

  • Better than the pictures!

    "Wonderful space in a picturesque setting. Roomy, comfortable, unique charm with many eclectic touches. Many local spots a short walk away. Dagwood Diner, Dunsmuir Brewery to name two. Sacramento River and parks."
    Guest: Jay D. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 14, 2015
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  • Great Stay

    "The cabin was clean, comfortable and everything was in walking distance. Ted was great about getting us the information we needed and making the check in process easy. This is a great place to go for a family escape from the hustle and bustle. We would certainly stay again!"
    Guest: Amanda T. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
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  • Perfect Graegle getaway!

    "This was our first visit to the Graeagle area and definitely found it to be a hidden gem in the Sierras! This home was amazing and certainly beautiful!! Krista was also very accommodating and a pleasure to work with!! The home had a great floor plan and all the things needed for entertaining! No wifi service is available which makes for a great getaway from day-to-day hassles and responsibilities! But have no fear there are TVs with cable!! 😄 The wild life was a bonus our Great Dane made friends with a deer in the back yard!! The only thing was that the home had no air conditioning. Krista's home provides multiple fans throughout the house which helps keep the air flowing but be prepared for the house to get warm during the day. However, it may not be like that all the time, we just planned our vacation on the hottest weekend of the year thus far 😄!! I highly recommend this home away from home and look forward to staying there again!!"
    Guest: Shana W. Date of Stay: June 2015 Review Submitted: June 17, 2015
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  • Perfect for a family

    "The house was perfect for our family."
    Guest: Allison Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 12, 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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