Now that you have planned your vacation at Shasta Lake, make sure you have created your own Shasta Lake Bucket List. Here are some ideas for you to consider:
- Wakesurfing on Shasta Lake: Experience the thrill of wakesurfing on the pristine waters of Shasta Lake. Whether you’re a pro or a beginner, the lake’s calm and clear waters provide the perfect backdrop for this exciting water sport. Rent a boat or join a tour to ride the endless waves and create unforgettable memories.
- Visit McCloud Falls: McCloud Falls is a hidden gem near Shasta Lake, consisting of three spectacular waterfalls: Lower Falls, Middle Falls, and Upper Falls. Hike the scenic trails that lead to each cascade, and be prepared to witness the awe-inspiring power of nature. Don’t forget your swimsuit for a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear pools beneath the falls.
- Shasta Lakeshore Retreats: Stay at one of Shasta Lakeshore Retreat’s nine fine lakefront and lakeview homes for an unforgettable experience. These beautiful vacation homes offer stunning views, well-appointed amenities, and access to the best of Shasta Lake.
- Cavern Exploration: Discover the underground wonders of Shasta Caverns. Take a guided tour of these living limestone caves, adorned with stunning formations, creating a surreal subterranean landscape. Learn about the geology and history of the caverns as you explore their depths.
- Hiking to Lakehead Vista: Hike to Lakehead Vista, a vantage point offering panoramic views of Shasta Lake. Capture stunning photos of the lake, marinas, and surrounding forests while enjoying the serene beauty of the region.
- Fishing Extravaganza: Shasta Lake is a haven for anglers. Cast your line into its waters in search of bass, trout, and other fish species. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, fishing on Shasta Lake is an adventure you won’t want to miss.
- Cruising on the Lake: Relax and unwind with a leisurely cruise on Shasta Lake. Choose from a variety of boat tours and enjoy the picturesque scenery, including the lake’s many fingers and coves. Keep an eye out for local wildlife, such as bald eagles, ospreys, and deer.
- Water Sports Bonanza: Apart from wakesurfing, try your hand at other thrilling water sports like water skiing, tubing, and wakeboarding. Shasta Lake’s warm waters in the summer are perfect for these activities, and many rental providers offer equipment and lessons.
- Kayaking and Paddleboarding: Grab a kayak or paddleboard and explore the peaceful, calm waters of Shasta Lake at your own pace. Enjoy a serene adventure while admiring the lake’s natural beauty up close.
- Sunset Over Shasta: Witness the mesmerizing sunset over Shasta Lake. Head to a prime viewpoint or simply relax on your vacation home’s deck at Shasta Lakeshore Retreat, and watch as the sky transforms into a palette of vibrant colors, casting a warm glow on the lake’s tranquil waters.
Your Shasta Lake bucket list promises adventure, natural beauty, and unforgettable moments. Explore these attractions and activities to make the most of your visit to this stunning region, and enhance your experience by staying at one of Shasta Lakeshore Retreat’s exceptional homes.
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November 9, 2023
David & Lori Raun
Shasta Lakeshore Retreat
Lori: Cell/Text: (925) 200-6934