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5 Reasons Why You Should Spend Thanksgiving at Shasta Lake

5 Reasons Why You Should Spend Thanksgiving at Shasta Lake
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and for many families, it means getting ready for a long day of travelling or spending hours in the kitchen, before sitting down to a routine and traditional meal.

And during this whirlwind of activity and preparation, it can be easy to forget the spirit of Thanksgiving is all about being grateful and being with family, and should be a holiday that you look forward to, and enjoy to the fullest!

So if your annual Thanksgiving gatherings have become a little too frazzled and too familiar, maybe it’s time to mix things up a bit. You can start by considering a Shasta Lake getaway during the long Thanksgiving weekend.

With gorgeous scenery, ample amenities and a relaxed atmosphere from start to finish, a Shasta Lake vacation may be just the thing to shake up that stressful Thanksgiving routine.

Sounds tempting? Here’s a closer look at just a few of the ways that a Shasta Lake retreat can spice up your 2018 Thanksgiving.

1. It’s a vacation, and it feels like one!

Thanksgiving is a holiday, and it should feel like a celebration and a break from the everyday stresses at home, work, and in your regular life.

So make your holiday a true escape, and transform it into a real vacation! Shasta Lake is renowned as a popular vacation spot, and is both easy to reach for folks all along the West Coast, and yet feels like its miles away from the rest of the world.

2. There’s room for everyone

Our houseboats can accommodate up to 13 people, so feel free to invite everyone in the crew along! Best of all, with spacious accommodations throughout, everyone can have the elbow room they need to stretch out and simply relax.

3. You can enjoy ample family time

On Shasta Lake, the schedule for the day revolves around activities that the whole family can enjoy and participate in. Take quiet hikes, visit stunning area attractions, enjoy hours of fishing, or just catch up on conversation with drinks and a sunset view.

By cruising Shasta Lake on a houseboat that can accommodate everyone in the party, you’ll actually have the time and freedom to spend time with the family – and isn’t that what Thanksgiving is all about?

4. You can enjoy some of the best rates of the season

Fall is known as the value season, because rates are at their lowest for both lodge and houseboat accommodations.

You’ll also get to enjoy:

  • A refreshing lack of summertime crowds
  • Moderate and comfortable temperatures that average in the 60s during the day
  • Cooler 50s or high 40s at night

5. You’ll have one of the best backdrops on the West Coast!

Imagine munching on Thanksgiving leftovers with water in every direction. On Shasta Lake, the scenic backdrops are always your constant companion.

You can enjoy literal miles of peace and quiet with no outside distractions or cares. This holiday will be an infinitely more appealing option than hitting the Black Friday sales, or fighting with holiday weekend traffic!

Do you need a respite from your standard Thanksgiving? Now is the perfect time to make your escape!

Peruse our collection of houseboats and accommodations at Start making your plans to transform this upcoming Thanksgiving into one your family will treasure for years to come.

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