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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.

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 May, when temperatures peak at 101 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 3 ˚F. The wettest month in Mount Shasta is January with 12.36 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.14 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Mount Shasta

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Mount Shasta has 290 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Mount Shasta comes in at $45 per night. On average, a place to stay in Mount Shasta will cost you $193 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 163 accommodations in Mount Shasta that have WiFi. 13 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 10 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Mount Shasta, you'll want to pick from 154 places to stay that provide parking. 3 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 53 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 7 providers in Mount Shasta, including 104 places to stay from Airbnb, 40 accommodations from VRBO and 12 places to stay from Homeaway

222 of our accommodations in Mount Shasta have been reviewed and rated. 83% are rated excellent or good. 89 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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