Category Archives: 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 teamporter | 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 teamporter | No Comments | Houseboats | Vacation Rentals

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 rates usually run in the spring and fall. For example, at Shasta Marina, the off-season […]

07/05/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Vacation Rentals

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 outing. Just make sure you have all the right supplies on hand to help you […]

06/21/2018 | by teamporter | No Comments | Vacation Rentals

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

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

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