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Shasta Lake Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Shasta Lake Travel Guide

Shasta Lake is a stunning lake surrounded by mountains and formed by the Sacramento, McCloud, Squaw and Pit Rivers. Second only in size to Lake Tahoe, its mighty waters are held back by the Shasta Dam, and boasts miles of beautiful shoreline.

Things to Do in Shasta Lake

Popular for relaxing getaways and for water sports, Shasta Lake has many activities on offer. On the Sacramento arm visitors can take in the great views of Mount Lassen or cruise on a boat in the developed part of the lake. Fly fishing is great in the Pit arm area, while the Shasta Caverns at the McCloud arm of the lake are truly unique. The caverns are underground and can only be reached by boat and stopping off at the Holiday Harbor Marina.

Swimming is a fun way to explore the lake, or try your hand at water skiing or fishing -- the waters are popular for catching bass and trout.

Best Time to Visit Shasta Lake

Visit in late spring, summer or early fall to make the most of the warm weather.

Cabins in Shasta Lake

Discover beautiful Shasta Lake in Northern California, a convenient 10 miles from Redding, CA. Vacation rentals in Shasta Lake are the perfect place to stay and enjoy all that the Lake Shasta area has to offer including, swimming and water sports, hiking trails and snow activities. No matter the season, Lake Shasta has an activity to keep you entertained.

No trip to Lake Shasta would be complete without a trip to Shasta Dam. Enjoy a free tour and learn about the dam’s history. Unwind in the peace and tranquility Shasta Lake. Wake up to the sounds of nature. Snuggle up with a book indoors or out. Spend the afternoon kayaking on the lake or hiking in the woods. After a long day, you’ll love returning to the convenience of your vacation rental.

Price and Availability Index in Shasta Lake

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

The weather in Shasta Lake

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Shasta Lake. The warmest months in Shasta Lake are April and July, when temperatures reach 114 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 27 ˚F. The wettest month in Shasta Lake is January with 11.45 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.1 inches of rain.

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