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Shasta Lake: Dreaming of the Perfect Labor Day Getaway?

Shasta Lake: Dreaming of the Perfect Labor Day Getaway?
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Your Labor Day getaway is just around the corner! And for many water lovers, it’s one of the last and best chances to fully enjoy the summertime fun that Shasta Lake has to offer.

On Labor Day weekend, the waters are still warm, the air temperatures start to get invitingly cooler at night, and there are ample ways to stay entertained along Shasta Lake’s roughly 370 miles of shoreline.

So if you’re starting to think about making your escape to Shasta Lake on the last holiday weekend of the summer, consider the following guidelines to ensure that your end-of-summer getaway is as memorable and enjoyable as possible.

Book Early

Like all holiday weekends, Labor Day Weekend can be a very popular time on Shasta Lake. So, booking your houseboat or Lodge accommodations early with Bridge Bay Marina is key to ensure you have the best selection, and can reserve the houseboat that’s perfect for your party size and tastes.

Booking online with our website is easy, and you’ll find a suite of different houseboat models to choose from at to ensure that your crew is perfectly accommodated.

Leave Early

The traffic on Labor Day weekend can be thick if you’re heading to northern California. Many travelers want to take a break and explore this gorgeous corner of the state. So, mitigate your chances of traffic jams and congestions by leaving a little early!

By extending your stay from Thursday to Monday, or from Wednesday through Sunday, not only will you enjoy more time that is dedicated to rest and relaxation, but you’ll have a good chance of beating the end-of-summer crowds.

Check Out the Events Calendars

One of the best aspects of Labor Day weekend is a number of unique towns and attractions are dotted along the Shasta Lake shoreline still offer ample summertime activities for day-trippers and explores!

Check out the local farmers and artists markets at charming towns like Redding, CA. Or peruse the events calendars in the area before you arrive to find concerts, tours, activities, and other big celebrations that coincide with the unofficial end of the summer season.

Labor Day weekend is a great opportunity to enjoy the best of the summertime at destinations throughout northern California!  So ensure there are day trips and unique on-land activities scheduled throughout your trip.

Get Grilling

The summertime is all about cookouts. When you stay onboard a Bridge Bay houseboat, you’ll have ample opportunities to get grilling!

Pack along your favorite barbecue essentials. Enjoy ample alfresco meals onboard our spacious houseboats. Our houseboats are equipped with everything you’ll need to enjoy easy and filling meals at home – including the grill.

Pack Layers

While the temperatures are warm, the nights start to chill a bit when fall is around the corner. Bring along layers to make sure you are comfortable after the sun goes down. Get ready for an exceptional holiday weekend where the best aspects of summer and fall on Shasta Lake happily combine.

Call Us Today!

Ready to back your bags? Reserve your houseboat now, and get ready for a delightful and fun-filled holiday weekend that your crew won’t soon forget!

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