The New Sumersets Are Coming Soon!

We are excited to announce the anticipated arrival of our five new luxury Sumerset Houseboats to Shasta Marina’s fleet. While every boat in our marina is ready to deliver the “Best Vacation Ever”, the Sumerset model will be the largest, most luxurious boat on Shasta Lake. It’s reverse floor plan galley (that’s kitchen in boat-speak) […]

05/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Houseboats Vacation Rentals

Fishing Resources

Phil’s Propellers: We specialize in high-performance bass boat propellers. We carry over 1,000 new and used propellers in stainless, bronze, and aluminum. We offer high-quality repairs of propellers on-site, as well as polishing services. Lakehead Trout Derby: We are in the Lakehead Community of Shasta Lake and would like to WELCOME all anglers old and young to […]

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Shasta Lake Area Helpful Documents

Here are a number of useful documents provided by the US Forest Service. These documents will help you identify local flora and fauna as well as offer tips and tricks, such as fishing locations, recreation facilities locations, and other helpful information that can make your stay on Shasta Lake the best vacation ever. Bald Eagles […]

04/22/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Hiking Trails

Samwell Cave Nature Trail BY CAR: Take Gilman Road (Exit 698 off of Interstate 5), then go down to the cave by a footpath, which starts 2.8 miles past the McCloud River Bridge. BY BOAT: Go to Point McCloud (on the McCloud Arm) and follow the nature trail one mile up to the cave entrance. […]

04/15/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Insider

Off-Lake Lodging

While our houseboats offer exceptional living and sleeping quarters, there may be times you come to the lake and want to stay on land. These nearby lodging facilities offer lovely and quaint cabins, some with private views of the lake. For those with RVs, the Lakeshore Inn and RV has space for RV camping complete […]

04/04/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Shasta Lake Resources

Perhaps you have been bitten by the houseboating bug and wish to purchase one for yourself? Or maybe you are curious about other attractions the Shasta Lake area offers? Feel free to peruse the links below for more information. Shasta Lake Houseboat Sales: This is the largest selection of BROKERED HOUSEBOATS in California! They also […]

04/02/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Vacation Rentals

Points of Interest

Shasta Dam Tour the second largest concrete dam in the U.S. Free tours provided at the visitor center. BY CAR: Take I-5 to Exit 685 and head west until you reach the dam. BY BOAT: Beach your boat on the east side of the dam and walk up to the visitor center. Shasta Caverns Begin […]

04/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Insider

Dockside Grocery Delivery & Nearby Grocery Pickup

Sunset Marketplace: Sunset Marketplace is proud to provide delivery service directly to your houseboat when you’re vacationing on beautiful Lake Shasta. We can provide you with all of your grocery, produce, and beverage needs. Ordering is easy. Farmer’s Market: Start your trip off right! Allow Shasta Lake’s premier full-service supermarket to make your houseboat vacation fun from […]

03/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Insider

Government Resources

Government Campground Reservations: Reserve your place under the stars with the National Recreation Reservation Service. Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association: Northern California’s Shasta Cascade region is a unique experience that fulfills just about any interest. Start planning your vacation now by exploring the website or downloading the online Visitors Guide. U.S. Department of Interior Bureau of Reclamation: Established […]

02/01/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Vacation Rentals


While our houseboats offer a full kitchen and amenities for whipping up just about any recipe you can think of, sometimes it’s great to have someone else do the cooking for you. The locations listed below are some of our favorites. Silverthorn Pizza & Pub: Enjoy a cocktail on the large outside deck or enjoy our […]

01/10/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments Insider