Northern California, especially the area surrounding Redding, is a great destination for travelers who are looking for an exceptional place for RV camping and enjoying the great outdoors. This area is located north of Sacramento and San Francisco. There are several ways to reach this destination, however Interstate 5 is probably the most direct.
Campers love this area because it is full of engaging activities and beautiful sights. Shasta Lake and the Sacramento River are two of the most popular destinations in the area. These waterways offer a variety of exciting things to do, in the water and on the shoreline. Boaters can enjoy fishing, skiing, swimming and other leisurely activities. The shoreline gives ample opportunities for hiking, fishing, watching animals, and participating in other engaging sports and activities. Another fun, yet relaxing, thing to do while RV camping is gazing at the millions of stars that appear nightly.
Although there are many types of accommodations in the area, RV camping is the top choice of the many people who visit annually. There are several RV campgrounds and parks located here. Some of these facilities offer shoreline camping and others offer a more shaded option. There are also a couple campgrounds that are located closer to town for those individuals who wish to have more luxuries close by. Many of the RV campgrounds offer a variety of amenities such as onsite laundry, pools, public restrooms, and other conveniences. Many of the campgrounds also plan various events for their guests to enjoy, such as dances and organized games.
Some individuals find that the quiet atmosphere of their individual campsite is all the enjoyment they need. Most of the campsites here include full hookups for RV guests. There are also several “tent only” designated sites for those looking to enjoy an even more rugged style of camping. Campsites at these facilities also typically include designated parking areas, picnic tables at each site, and fire pits.
Campgrounds located along Shasta Lake shore near Shasta Dam offer a variety of campsites. Some campgrounds also offer guests options for mooring their boats. One of the most popular RV campgrounds in this area is the Holiday Harbor RV Campground. It is, in fact, one of the top rated RV campgrounds in the state. Holiday Harbor RV Campground is located along the shoreline of Shasta Lake and offers shaded campsites, many of which are along the shoreline of the lake. The facility includes a laundromat, public showers and restrooms, designated swim area, and a boat ramp. Guests which motorboats have options for launching and mooring their vessels. Guests are also welcome to bring their pets to the Holiday Harbor RV Campground. This campground is open year round. The prices for campsites vary depending on the season and length of stay. Reservations are recommended as the campsite tends to fill up quickly. Also, visitors should be aware there are no campfires allowed at this campground.