For a totally different getaway, try a floating holiday aboard a houseboat on beautiful Shasta Lake in Redding, CA. Enjoy the comforts of your own private hotel suite amidst spectacular scenery and exciting adventures. The typical houseboat rental comes equipped with a living room, kitchen, bathrooms, and sleeping quarters. Houseboats are large enough to accommodate groups of friends or family so you can float with good company and share the costs. Make your next vacay a floating holiday on Lake Shasta.
About Lake Shasta
Shasta Lake was formed by the second largest man made dam in the United States. Northern California’s majestic Trinity National Forest provides unparalleled forest scenery while snow capped Mt. Shasta and the surrounding Cascades complete the picture postcard-perfect vista.
The 3,000-acre lake has landed a spot on the list of top house boating destinations in the nation. The 360-mile area around the lake includes gorgeous waterfalls, secluded hiking, and awe-inspiring caverns. The deep blue waters stay a comfortable 78 degrees all year, and the daytime temperature in this part of California hovers around 100 degrees in summer. People of all ages enjoy the outdoor adventures Lake Shasta has to offer.
Lake Shasta is extremely popular with anglers. It’s impossible to find a better place to fish in all of Northern California. In addition to natural reproduction, the California Department of Fish and Game maintains annual stocking. Varieties of trout and bass are the most frequently caught. You may also catch salmon, crappie, bluebill, or one of more than 20 other species.
The smooth glass waters of Lake Shasta make it perfect for all kinds of water sports. Glide with ease while water skiing or jet skiing. Enjoy wakeboarding, tubing, windsurfing, and more. Swimming is always an option, and the coolish water is a refreshing contrast on hot summer days.
There is no need to haul your water sports equipment with you on your getaway. You’ll find personal watercraft, kayaks, ski boats, and most everything you need for fun on the water available to rent at the marinas.
The beautiful surroundings will entice you to climb off-board your Shasta houseboat rental and explore. Pristine hiking trails with great scenery are perfect for outdoor trekking and discovering the habitats up close.