"a quaint little town"
Life is slow here and gentle. That's how it seems anyway. The townsfolk are friendly and it's easy to standout as a tourist. Everyone seems to know everyone here.
"Right under Shasta"
McCloud is conveniently located only a few miles from the town Shasta city. Getting there is easy enough and from there, there are plenty of places to go and see.
There's a great B&B located here as well, the Stoney Brook Inn.
There are a few restaurants, a convenient store, a gas station with a Subways located in town.