North Idaho Lifestyle

dogboat The quality of life here in the Inland Northwest is unrivaled anywhere in the U.S. From the helpful citizens, to the visible change of seasons, there’s something to put a smile on your face every day of the year. When you’re in Northern Idaho, you’re close enough to all the modern conveniences of life (just minutes from the major city of Spokane, Wa), yet far enough away to slow down and enjoy them.

Lake Coeur d’Alene has been called one of the most beautiful spots on Earth, and attracts tourists from all around the world to it’s beautiful shores to enjoy both summer and winter activities and attractions. The city’s rich timber, mining and logging history blends nicely with the laid back resort atmosphere making the city of Coeur d’Alene an ideal spot to spend a lifetime or two. Downtown Coeur d’Alene on a warm summer afternoon, or on a chilly, decorated December evening is magical! Stroll to the resort for world class dining, enjoy our city beach and park, or take a leisurely walk along the historic shopping district from Government Way to 7th Street on Sherman Ave.
skiermedsmallThe North Idaho panhandle also offers an impressive supply of year-round recreation opportunities for all ages and interests, including skiing, snowmobiling, boating, golfing, hiking and biking, and with 5 quality ski resorts, over 20 golf courses and 50 gorgeous lakes all within short driving distance of downtown Coeur d’Alene, you’ll find our area is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise!

What to do while you’re here

There’s so much to do in North Idaho that it’s difficult to narrow down the choices to a more manageable list of activities, but here are a few choices for how to spend a long weekend in North Idaho. Of course what you do depends on your tastes and the season of the year. Click the links for more information.