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Recent Shasta Cascade reviews

  • A wonderful vacation paradise!

    "We absolutely loved staying here at Vista Del Monte. We stayed all of July for 31 days and had such a relaxing time surrounded by beautiful flowers and big trees. We loved the pool, tennis court, big lawn area, and Joyce was a very sweet and accomodating host! I also loved the on site laundry, the quiet neighborhood, and the mini fridge by the pool was so handy! We will definitely be back."
    Guest: Jo and Dave Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • Great Place To Stay!

    "I rented the place for my husbands family Christmas get together since we all live out of the area. We are a family of 5, sister-in-law family of 4 and brother-in-law family of 6. His parents and a few more family members came for dinner (they live on a ranch in Taylorsville). We had a FABULOUS time because the house was spacious, perfectly set up, clean and nice (the photographs don't say enough for this place)! The wood-stove and view were a plus! Sheila was very pleasant and willing to accommodate! Thank you Sheila! Warm Regards and Happy 2014, The Sobrero Family"
    Guest: Debbie Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: December 30, 2013
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  • Enchanted Cottage

    "Warning...this reviews contains lots of exclamation points because we LOVED it so much and it was so awesome to stay here!!! If you can believe it, this cabin is even cuter than in the photos! Ceci was wonderful! We all loved and appreciated her little touches that really made us feel at home! We also loved that we could bring our 2 active dogs with us! They were in heaven running all around! The trains on the trestle was a wonderful surprise, and I especially loved the whistle! It was so easy to hike around the property and enjoy the many wild flowers! Ya gotta stay here! What are you waiting for?"
    Guest: marciamarciamarcia Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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  • Just awesome!

    "I am really reluctant to review Skycrest as I would like to keep it all to myself! Both of our visits have been absolutely and totally relaxing. Brenda & Greg really go out of their way to make sure your visit is comfortable. The cabin is spotless. The views are fantastic. If your ready for listening to birds, wind in the trees and frog serenades, it doesn't get better. If your adventurous and or an outdoor enthusiast there is a lot to do close by. If you want to sit and quietly read or need some real downtime look no further. Pack what you need for your stay and know that cell phones don't work. Relax and Enjoy."
    Guest: Tom Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: October 1, 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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