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Mount Shasta Vacation Rentals

Mount Shasta Travel Guide

For an alpine adventure, head to Mount Shasta. This Californian city is home to Mount Shasta, a well-known volcano in the state, that can be seen everywhere in downtown, towering in the background. Outdoorsy people come here to climb the volcano or enjoy activities like biking, fishing, and golfing.

Things to Do in Mount Shasta

The number one thing to do here is hike Mount Shasta. While it is possible to drive to the top, visitors can also enjoy the fresh mountain air up the trails, along with spectacular views. Other fantastic hiking trails can be found at Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

For water activities, head to Lake Siskiyou and go boatingon the lake or swim, kayak and paddle board. To learn more about the history of the region, Mount Shasta Sisson Museum is the place to be.

Best Time to Visit Mount Shasta

The best time to visit Mount Shasta for pleasant weather is during June, July, and August.

A Local's Guide to Mount Shasta Vacation Rentals

Located in the shadows of Mt Shasta mountain, the town of Mount Shasta is one of the fastest growing vacation destinations. By getting a vacation home in town or surrounding area, you can enjoy beautiful wildflower meadows, year-round snowfields and a vibe unlike anywhere else on earth.

With rugged terrain and a seasonal climate, Mount Shasta is the ideal location for the ultimate weekend away, or an even a longer stay, with a huge range of recreational activities for the whole family to take part in. Some activities in Shasta include bird watching, cycling, fishing, golfing, hiking, mountaineering, snow sports and much more. For those that are interested in the history of the area, head to the Mt. Shasta Sission Museum, located near the fish hatchery. The museum has permanent exhibits about the railroad and mountains, and well as changing exhibits in the events room.

The area offers a wide range of Mount Shasta vacation rentals for both vacationers and the passing traveler. Why not live the life of luxury in a lodge at Mount Shasta Resort, have a romantic weekend in a cute bed and breakfast or find the perfect selection of vacation rentals in the center of town? A Shasta vacation would not be the same without exploring the town center, with many dining options and enough shops to satisfy even the biggest shopaholic.

Located near the Oregon border in Northern California, the area is known for its stunning natural beauty. Scattered throughout the area's various terrain are thousands of miles of hiking and biking trails which are popular with visitors throughout the year. The mountain itself is a sight to behold, towering to an incredible 14,179 feet, it rises majestically from the ground in an almost perfect formation, and is on the bucket list for all serious mountaineers. You don’t have to be a climber to enjoy the landscape though, the town offers a large selection of outdoor activities such as easy paths along the McCloud River, world-class fly fishing and skiing most winters. For a truly great hike, you can enjoy the Castle Crags trails, which offer great views of the mountain and the Crags themselves. Alternatively, visit the Mt Shasta City Park and witness the headwaters of the Upper Sacramento River.

In order to explore the area, the best place to base yourself is in Shasta City itself. The city has a huge range of rentals including boutique hotels, Airbnb apartments, mountain lodges, and private house rentals to name a few. No matter your budget and preferences, you are a sure to find the corresponding vacation rental.

Price and Availability Index in Mount Shasta

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Mount Shasta is in July, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Mount Shasta is in the high season in July. Mount Shasta has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Mount Shasta tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Mount Shasta tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Mount Shasta

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mount Shasta. The hottest month in Mount Shasta is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 16 ˚F. The wettest month in Mount Shasta is March with 5.06 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.19 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Mount Shasta

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 325 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Mount Shasta ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Mount Shasta can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $25 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $182 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Mount Shasta can pick from 176 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 15 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 12 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Mount Shasta, you'll want to pick from 170 places to stay that provide parking. 3 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 60 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Mount Shasta accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 7 providers, including 124 places to stay from Airbnb, 35 accommodations from VRBO and 11 places to stay from Homeaway.

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