Houseboat parade on Lake Shasta

How Lake Shasta Came To Be the Houseboat Capital of the World

Lake Shasta is considered the jewel of northern California. Planted in the middle of towering mountains and 365 miles of stunning shoreline, it attracts thousands of houseboaters every year. It’s been given the prestigious title of Houseboat Capital of the … Read More

Pork chops on the grill

Meals on Houseboats: How To Dine Well on the Lake

Every vacation has to include delicious food—it just wouldn’t be the same without it. Houseboating is one of those vacations where tasty food just naturally goes along with the experience. Imagine yourself relaxing on the deck at twilight, eating a … Read More

Little BackBone RockSlide on Lake Shasta

4 Things You Can Do on Lake Shasta

Lake Shasta is a massive reservoir in northern California near Redding. It’s the third largest body of water in California and home to some of the most stunning scenic vistas and fabulous lake activities. Here are some of the highlights. Shasta … Read More

Coin jar for family houseboat vacation budget

How To Do a Family Houseboat Vacation on a Budget

If you think a family houseboat vacation is out of reach for your budget, think again. It’s more affordable than you might think. You just need to get creative with your resources and travel plans. Reserve During the Off-Season Off-season … Read More

Shasta Marina houseboat at dusk on Shasta Lake

What To Bring for a Houseboat Trip on Shasta Lake

Houseboats are a superb way to spend quality time with your family or a group of friends. Water fun by day and star-studded views by night make for a scenic, fun, and adventurous getaway all rolled up into one fabulous … Read More

Houseboats Shasta Lake

Why You Should Take a Vacation on One of the Shasta Lake Houseboats

Shasta Lake is one of the top ten lakes in the United States for houseboating, named in publications such as Condé Nast Traveler, Houseboat Magazine, and America’s Best. As the third largest body of water in California and a surface … Read More