Update (4:50pm PT, May 9): This deal is no longer available on May 24-26, July 5-8 for both lakes, and is not available on June 6-10, July 10-14 on the California Delta.
Cast away from the shores of Northern California waterways with $400-off houseboat rentals through Sept. 2. A three-day rental is $945, including tax, and sleeps up to 10 people -- making the cost less than $32 per person per day.
The 47-foot Summit features a full kitchen, a gas barbecue, a bathroom with shower/tub, air conditioning, a sundeck with chairs and 10 life jackets.
Navigate the 1,000 miles of criss-crossed waterways within the California Delta, or cruise the calm waters of Lake Shasta -- "the largest fresh-water reservoir in California, the perfect introduction to the pleasures of houseboating, and one of the most enjoyable ways friends and family can spend time together" (Frommer's).
This deal is part of a larger sale, where all houseboat models and small boat rentals (when reserved with a houseboat) are 25% off.
Note: Fuel is additional (average three-day cost is $70-$100). Bedding is not provided. Houseboats are pet-friendly.
This deal is not available on: May 27; July 4.