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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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  • 30th Wedding Anniversary in PARADISE!

    "We were lucky enough to call this cozy little cabin home for two whole weeks! If you're a fly fisherman or an avid reader...this is the place for you. If you enjoy nature and wildlife...this is the place for you. Want peace and quiet...Yep!...this is your place. Cabin is rustic, but mostly well fitted. Spacious deck for spending your days in the sun or shade and nights for star gazing. Perhaps due to the abundance of wildlife, we found ticks on our dog after running him in the tall grass at the waters edge, so please be aware."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 9, 2014
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  • Great location

    "We stayed here for three nights. The locations was centrally located to everything that we wanted to do. The home was perfect for us and had everything that we needed (fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, etc). The directions that the owners gave us were very detailed and perfect, from the location of the grocery store to activities to do while we were there. We plan on coming up to the same area next year and would be happy to stay here again."
    Guest: retired and enjoying it Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Absolutely perfect

    "My mom, husband, 7 year old son and I just stayed at this beautiful cabin for a week and I can't say enough about how wonderful it is! The home is very clean, the beds are comfortable and the entire layout of the place is brilliant. The deck is perfect for relaxing and watching the many deer that live in the area. We had temps reach to about 104 and the air conditioner was very powerful and a lifesaver. The river is beautiful and the home is in the perfect spot for a long day of fishing and tubing. The neighbors were all very very sweet and welcoming. We bbqd every night except for one night when we tried the pizza place down the rd, two brothers pizza I think it was called, and it was pretty darn good. The bar at the Lewiston hotel was a blast too. Lizzie thank you for sharing your beautiful cabin with us and being so sweet and easy to work with. We will definitely be back!"
    Guest: Katie R. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 14, 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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