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The Hidden Gems of North Idaho and Beyond

The Hidden Gems of North Idaho and Beyond

Sandpoint’s Farmers Market

Celebrating its 30th Year!

Saturdays 9am to 1pm

Wednesdays 3 to 5:30pm

Located at Farmin Park

Third Avenue and Oak Street

The Pack River Store

Take a beautiful drive to discover some of the best home-cooked food around! Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. With freshly made sandwiches, salads, burritos, ribs, pastries and pizza, there is something here for everyone in the family. And if you don’t feel like cooking, there are many take-and-bake items from which to choose.

1587 Rapid Lightning Rd.

Sandpoint, Idaho 83864

Clark Fork Pantry

Enjoy this delicious bakery and deli and treat yourself to ice cream, too! This family owned business is the place to go for all-natural, preservative-free, made-from-scratch baked goods. Their whole grain flour is freshly ground on site before use, which helps preserve much of the flavor. With several generations of recipes and their own added touch, it has become a favorite of many!

204 E. 4th St.

Clark Fork, Idaho 83811

Float the Pack River

There is no better way to cool off than a float on the Pack River! Scenic, relaxing and a lot of fun! Here you can enjoy beautiful wildlife, scenic views and even rope swings over the water. Before you go, check the current as often, during spring runoff, it can be quite swift.

Kootenai Falls

Be adventurous and take a short drive over to Montana where you will discover Kootenai Falls and the swinging bridge!

Ross Creek Cedars

You don’t have to go to California to see some amazing trees. Visit Ross Creek Cedars, a grove of Western red cedars up to 8 feet in diameter, located in Libby, Montana, in the Kootenai National Forest.

Schweitzer Mountain Chairlift Rides

Head up to Schweitzer Mountain Resort and take a chairlift ride to the summit where you can enjoy the most breathtaking 360-degree views of Idaho, Montana, Washington and Canada.

Mountain Biking

Schweitzer offers more than 20 miles of trails and a chance for not only a great workout but to explore the mountain in a whole new way during the summer months!

Hike Scotchman Peaks

With different trails as well as self-guided or guided hikes to choose from, one thing is for sure, a hike up Scotchman Peaks is rewarded with exploration deep into the wilderness.

Visit Beautiful Downtown

There is no doubt that Downtown Sandpoint has something for everyone. With a multitude of restaurants, including a local winery and brewery, and many locally owned and unique stores, it’s easy to see why Sandpoint was voted the Most Beautiful Small Town in America.

The Festival at Sandpoint

A favorite of visitors and locals alike, The Festival at Sandpoint is an eight-day music festival at the beginning of August each year. It has drawn many big names over the years, and this year is no different!

The Panida Theater

A visit to Sandpoint is not complete without a visit to the historic Panida Theater downtown. It was first opened as a vaudeville and movie house in 1927. In 1985 there was a large fundraising effort that saved the theater, and today it is on the National Register of Historic Places and home to year-round entertainment including plays, films and concerts.

Pend Oreille Scenic Byway

Enjoy a breathtaking drive along the Scenic Byway taking you from Sandpoint along Highway 200 to the Montana state line. Enjoy wildlife, views of Lake Pend Oreille and, while you’re at it, take a small detour and visit the Cabinet Gorge Fish Hatchery.

Sandpoint City Beach

It’s more than a beach, it’s a place to relax, recreate and take in the beauty of Lake Pend Oreille. At City Beach, you will discover basketball courts, tennis courts, a playground for the kiddos and more! You can rent one the gazebo for a family gathering or bring your own picnic to enjoy. If you have a boat, this is one of the many areas in and around Sandpoint from which you can launch for a fun day on the water!

Coldwell Banker Resort Realty


Downtown Sandpoint

202 S. First Ave.

Schweitzer Mountain Resort

166 Village Ln #201A

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