Destination guide

Remote Lakehead will entice you

The forests and lake create a pretty picture of Lakehead. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its hiking and boating. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Lakehead

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lakehead a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterworks Park (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Hedge Creek Falls (22.9 mi / 36.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lakehead

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lakehead is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shasta Lake (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Whiskeytown Shasta Trinity National Recreation Area (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Castle Crags State Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Tauhindauli Park (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Lake Redding (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Mossbrae Falls (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lakehead

The nearest airport is in Redding, CA (RDD-Redding Municipal), located 29.3 mi (47.1 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Lakehead?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 74 vacation rentals near Lakehead. From 50 Houses to 11 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lakehead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lakehead?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lakehead. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Shasta Caverns: 112 vacation rentals
  • Shasta Lake: 116 vacation rentals
  • Whiskeytown Shasta Trinity National Recreation Area: 119 vacation rentals
  • Mount Shasta Ski Park: 101 vacation rentals
  • Mount Shasta City Park: 108 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lakehead listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lakehead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 50 Houses in Lakehead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lakehead include:

  • Cabins: 11 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lakehead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in Lakehead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.