Lake Shasta named top lake vacation destination by Yahoo

Aug 6, 2014 3:57 PM by News Staff

According to Yahoo Travel, one of the best lake vacations in the country can be had right here in the North State, just ten minutes north of Redding.

Lake Shasta was named one of the top 10 lake vacation destinations in the county by Yahoo Travel in a list released Tuesday.

The list has Lake Shasta the sixth lake listed, and the third California lake, behind Lake Tahoe and Big Bear Lake.

Lake Shasta is the most northern of the featured California lakes, and was created in 1948 when the Sacramento River was damned.

Today it is fed by four rivers and is the state's third largest body of water. Visitors can lounge in the water and look up at the 14,000-foot peak of Mt. Shasta above them.

Lake Tahoe was ranked as the number one lake vacation destination in the country.

(Photo Courtesy: Yahoo Travel)

See the entire Yahoo Travel list here


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