Places to Visit: Coeur d' Alene Idaho

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Coeur d' Alene Idaho

162 miles north of McCall, the breathtaking beauty of Coeur d’Alene makes it the premier vacation spot in northern Idaho.

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  • There are numerous golf courses with breathtaking views. 
  • Watch the spectacular Northern Lights after having dinner on the lake. 
  • Take a bike ride on the historic Hiawatha rail trail. 
  • Plenty of options for dining and lodging. 
  • A vacation paradise in beautiful northern Idaho.

Overview

A beautiful mountain resort town, Coeur d’Alene is located at the northern tip of Lake Coeur d’Alene. A true vacation paradise, there is no shortage of interesting and fun things to enjoy during your stay. Whether you want to go sailing on the lake in the summer, hit the nearby slopes in the winter, or relax while viewing the spectacular Northern Lights after a late dinner on the lake, you will never get tired of spending time here.

Location

Coeur d’Alene is just over 160 miles north of McCall in Idaho’s panhandle, near the Washington border.

Services & Amenities

As a popular resort town, Coeur d’Alene has an abundance of great restaurants and lodging. Local cuisine ranges from buffalo steak to fresh salmon and everything in between. Lodging options include numerous hotels, motels and B&Bs, as well as several campgrounds and RV parks.

Activities

If you love to golf, there are many courses in the area with breathtaking views. Spend a day whitewater rafting, or go biking on the historic Hiawatha rail-trail. Old-fashioned steamboats provide dining and sightseeing on the lake. There’s also the opera and local theatre productions of Broadway musicals.

Attractions

Silverwood Theme Park - Just a few miles north, this theme park boasts a 190 foot tall roller coaster as well as 64 other exciting attractions and rides.

Coeur d’Alene Casino and Resort - Try your luck at the craps table and slot machines at this highly popular casino.

Lake Coeur d’Alene Scenic Byway - Take in the natural beauty of the area with this scenic drive along the lake’s eastern edge.

Getting Here

It’s easy to get to McCall from Couer d’Alene. Just head south on Hwy 95 for approximately 150 miles to New Meadows, then go southeast on Hwy 55 for 12 miles to McCall. Be sure to stop and see the ships at the Port of Lewiston, or stop at one of many scenic hiking trails, picnic areas, or fishing spots just outside of Grangeville.