Category Archives: Houseboats

Extend Your Summer

Extend Your Summer

August is here and back-to-school season is upon us. But, it’s not too late to book one last vacation before you get sucked into the back-to-school activities, carpool arrangements, and homework monopolizing your family’s time. While others are busy school shopping, you can be playing Monopoly from the back deck of your houseboat after an […]

08/13/2019 | by charkrader | No Comments | Houseboats | Shasta Lake | Vacation Rentals

Houseboating Planning in 5 Easy Steps

Planning a house boating vacation for 16+ people can be fun; kind of like Tetris. Once you’ve mastered it for the first time, you’re excited for the next level. If you’ve never been houseboating before, we have five easy steps to getting ready for smooth sailing. If you have any questions along the way, our […]

06/21/2019 | by charkrader | No Comments | Houseboats | Shasta Lake | Vacation Rentals
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Best Vacation Ever

It’s been a long winter. It’s hard not to daydream about the summer –the smell of suntan lotion, the sound of water splashing, the feel of the sun hitting your back and the taste of an ice cream cone as you head to your favorite vacation spot. What type of vacation is on the horizon […]

04/23/2019 | by charkrader | No Comments | Houseboats | Vacation Rentals

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 succulent steak, roasted vegetable kabobs, and chocolate-drizzled brownies while floating on glass-like water and watching […]

09/08/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Houseboats

The Mirage I

Shasta Lake offers experiences of lifetime for families of all shapes and sizes. Shasta Marina at Packers Bay understands that every vacation is different, that is part of the reason why we offer a wide variety of luxurious houseboats. One of our favorite houseboats for smaller families is the Mirage I – a perfect houseboat […]

06/05/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Houseboats | Vacation Rentals

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