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Recent Shasta Cascade reviews

  • My Heaven

    "For starters, Dave and Nedra are the nicest people I have ever met. I feel like I have made a great friendship with them. Thanks to a cancellation, I had my chance to finally stay on the property. This is absolutely a home away from home. Thanks to the thoughtfulness of Nedra, I had the opportunity to take a 2nd visit to Old Station and it was sorely needed and appreciated more than anyone would know. This property is outstanding. It's peaceful and beautiful. Plenty of room for a "gang." With all the privacy you could ever ask for, this is a wonderful place to fish. We caught our limits on fish. It is obvious this property is immaculately kept and Dave and Nedra have great pride in it, as they should. There is stuff (spices, plates, hot chocolate, etc.) in the cabinets in the event you forgot something. The big screen television with Dish is amazing. Finally, a place with real television! The propane bar-b-q on the patio makes grilling meals so easy. The furniture and bedrooms have the most comfortable stuff you don't want to leave ad go home. The bathrooms and showers are like being at home. I will never stay anywhere else and will always accept additional says in the event someone needs to cancel. Thank you Nedra and Dave for having a property I can call "My slice of Heaven.""
    Guest: Auntieitis Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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  • First time Lassen visitors

    "This was a hiking visit to Lassen for 2 adult couples. We all thoroughly enjoyed staying at this property. It was perfect for us. We (couple #1) had the downstairs king bedroom with a private bath. The bed was wonderful. Couple #2 stayed upstairs in the other king bedroom, but had to come downstairs to use bathroom #2. We both had to pass through another bedroom to reach ours, which was fine with only 2 couples. The kitchen was updated (except for a broken ice maker) and provided all we needed to cook all of our meals, although I'm not used to an electric stove. We brought our food with us, as we weren't sure about a well stocked store nearby. We did not eat out. The nicest part of the house was the wonderful deck overlooking the beautiful, peaceful, good sized spring fed creek! We were out there for morning coffee and evening cocktails, plus using the gas grill. The house is only a 15 minute drive from the park entrance which was very convenient. Michael was a great host, although he provides no written information or instructions, which would have been nice. We enjoyed hiking in Lassen, even with a Black bear encounter! Bumpass Hell was interesting, but crowded. We preferred the more isolated trails to lakes and view points. Don't bother with the Manzanita Creek trail - but enjoy the walk around Manzanita Lake!"
    Guest: OR traveler Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • Great value, great location, great house!

    "This home is well cared for and it's spacious, clean and comfortable. It's a five minute drive to the lake and marina, and 2 minutes from the local Lakehead eateries, market and gas. We rented it for a girls getaway and it was perfect! The kitchen was big so we could all be in and around there at the same time, and it was well stocked with everything and more than we needed. The big open living dining kitchen area was ideal. If you don't have a boat, get Sandy's phone number and rent her patio boat for the day and enjoy the lake! We spotted 2 juvenile bald eagles and their nests in a cove, and watched in amazement as they soared over the aqua blue water, and up against the clear blue sky. This was pure enjoyment, relaxation, comfort and style - Shasta style!"
    Guest: DF Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • very private

    "We had a wonderful stay. hard to find such beautiful surroundings and views all in one place.. If you want quite time and love to hike, fish, and enjoy nature this is the right place for you!!"
    Guest: MissArlette Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 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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