California is a popular destination for summer vacations. The state has hundreds of miles of coastline, Redwood Trees, sand dunes, and dozens of lakes. One popular destination for travelers in the summertime is the Shasta Lake area. It is located in the center of the state near Redding. The area is easily accessible, by the interstates, from several cities such as San Francisco, Sacramento, Reno, and Medford.
Summers in the area are extremely warm, sunny, and make for great days spent on the lake. Shasta Lake offers opportunities to do a multitude of water sports and other outdoor activities. Fishing, wake boarding, skiing, and cruising the lake are among the favorite past time of many visitors. The lake also has dozens of coves and over 300 miles of shoreline to hike around and explore.
People are welcome to bring their own vessels to Shasta Lake, provided they purchase the correct passes and have current registrations. However, there are several places that offer boat rentals in the area. Boat rentals give you the opportunity to try different types of vessels and engage in a variety of activities. Jet skis, wave runners, fishing boats,ski boats, and a variety of house boats are all available to rent. These boating rental businesses are located at the various marinas that are located on the lake.
Jet skis and wave runners are personal watercraft that are only for rent for day use. Jet skis are stand up machines and are only for one person at a time. Wave runners come in a variety of sizes and speeds. They can also typically hold up to 3 riders at a time, depending on the particular model. These vessels are a great way to spend a day on the lake without having to utilize a full size boat.
Fishing boats and ski boats also come in a variety of sizes and styles. Each type offer amenities that are suitable for the activities being pursued. Most of the fishing boats include depth finders and live wells. The ski boats typically include gear for skiing and other tow behind sports. These types of boats are also great options for many individuals who enjoy fishing as well. All of these types of vessels typically have navigation lights and can be used during the day and night.
House boats are some of the most popular vessels available on Shasta Lake. These boats come in a variety of sizes and many include living rooms, kitchens, multiple bathrooms, and private sleeping areas. Sleeping areas in these vessels can typically accommodate anywhere from 8 to 22 people. They allow opportunities to relax and enjoy the many majestic views from the lake. Swimming, fishing, star gazing, and exploring the coves are also popular activities among house boaters.
There are so many exciting things to see and do on Shasta Lake; no matter what type of boat you choose to rent. Some of the most popular activities include swimming, skiing, and fishing. The hundreds of miles of shoreline, dozens of coves, and Shasta Caverns offer a variety of exploration and hiking activities as well.