Fun things to do in North Idaho

a photograph of Post Falls Dam
  • Snow ski at one of the local mountain resorts
  • Water ski at one of the many local lakes
  • Go camping under the stars at Farragut State Park
  • Go mining for garnets in the Emerald Creek Garnet area
  • Rent a boat of seacraft for a day on Lake Coeur d’Alene
  • Hike or bike one of the many trails around our famous panhandle.
  • Stroll historical downtown Coeur d’Alene shopping district
  • Spend a weekend at the world famous CDA Resort
  • Play a few rounds of golf at the renowned Floating Green
  • Check out the historic mining town of Wallace, Idaho
  • Spend the day at the large Northwest Amusement Park, Silverwood Theme Park
  • Visit one of the many local museums and learn about Idaho’s past
  • Enjoy a trip along the Silver Mountain gondola summer or winter
  • Visit the world’s longest floating boardwalk at the CDA Resort
  • Pan for gold in the Silver Valley
  • View the November bald eagle migration at Higgins Point, CDA
  • And that’s just for starters….

Biking and Hiking
Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes – www.wallace-id.com
Route of the Hiawatha – www.skilookout.com
North Idaho Centennial Trail – www.northidahocentennialtrail.org
North Idaho Trails – www.northidahotrails.net
Pedal Pushers Bike Rentals – www.bikenorthidaho.com
Verticle Earth Bicycle Shop – www.verticalearth.com
Coeur d’Alene info
Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce – www.coeurdalene.org
FYI North Idaho- www.fyinorthidaho.com
Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide – www.visitid.org
NorthIdaho.org – www.northidaho.org

Casinos
Coeur d’Alene Casino – www.cdacasino.com 
Northern Quest Casino – www.northernquest.net 
Chewelah Casino –  www.chewelahcasino.com
Two Rivers Casino – www.tworiverscasinoandresort.com 

Driving Tours
Idaho Scenic Drives – www.visitid.org
International Selkirk Loop – www.selkirkloop.org

Education
Lewis-Clark State College – www.lcsc.edu
North Idaho College – www.nic.edu
University of Idaho – Coeur d’Alene Campus – www.uicda.uidaho.edu

Golfing
Idaho Golf – www.idahogolfcourses.com 
NW Golfing Links – www.nwgolfmap.com 
Circling Raven Golf Club – 2004 Top Ten Courses by Golf Magazine – 2005 Top Ten Best by Golf Digest – www.cdacasino.com
Coeur d’Alene Resort Course – Five Star Golf Digest Ranking – One of Americas Top Resort Courses – www.cdaresort.com
StoneRidge – www.stoneridgeidaho.com
Hidden Lakes – www.hiddenlakesgolf.com

Horseback Riding
Mountain View Ranch – 18 miles North.
For more info call: 208-683-2154
Rider Ranch – 10 miles east in the Wolf Lodge area.
For more info call: 208-667-3373

Medical
Kootenai Medical Center – www.KMC.org
North Idaho Medical Care Center – www.niicc.com

Performing Arts
Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre – www.nic.edu
Coeur d’Alene Symphony – www.coeurdalenesymphony.org
Coeur d’Alene Youth Orchestra – www.cdayo.org
Lake City Placehouse – www.lakecityplayhouse.org
Opera Plus – www.operaplus.org 

Restaurants
Shooters Bar and Grill – www.blackrockmarina.com (208) 667-6106
The Old Gateway Restaurant and Marina – www.123gotoit.com
Carlin Bay Resort Restaurant – www.carlinbay.com
Conklin Marina – www.cdalake.com 
Moon Time – www.wedonthaveone.com (208) 667-2331
The Porch Public House – www.wedonthaveone.com (208) 772-7711
The Wine Cellar – www.coeurdalenewinecellar.com (208) 664-wine
Brix – www.brixrestaurant.com (208) 665-7407
Crickets Steakhouse and Oyster Bar www.cricketssteakhouse.com (208) 765-1990
Coeur d’ Alene Brewing – www.cdabrewing.com (208) 664-2739
Hot Rod Cafe – www.hotrodcafe.com (208) 777-1712
Takara Restaurant and Sushi Bar (208) 765 8014
Wolf Lodge Steakhouse (208) 664-6665
Beverly’s – www.cdaresort.com (800) 668-4142
Dockside – www.cdaresort.com (208) 765-2300
Tito Macaroni – www.cdaresort.com (208) 667-2782
Bonsai Bistro – www.bonsaibistro.com (208) 765 4321
Go Northwest Dining – www.gonorthwest.com 

Shopping Malls
Silver Lake Mall  Coeur d’Alene – www.silverlakemall.com
Spokane Valley Mall  – www.spokanevalleymall.com

Skiing
Idaho
Silver Mountain – www.silvermt.com 
Schweitzer – www.schweitzer.com 
Lookout – www.skilookout.com 
Brundage – www.brundage.com

Washington
49 Degrees North – www.ski49n.com
Mt. Spokane – www.mtspokane.com 

Montana
Big Mountain – www.bigmtn.com
Turner Mountain – www.skiturner.com

Canada
Red Mountain – www.ski-red.com
Kimberly – www.skikimberley.com
Fernie – www.skifernie.com

Theme Parks
Silverwood – www.silverwoodthemepark.com 
Wild Waters – www.wildwaterswaterpark.com
Triple Play – www.3play.com
FastKart Indoor Raceway (go-karts) – www.fastkartspeedway.com
Tours
Sierra Silver mine Tour – www.silverminetour.org
Lake Cruises – www.cdaresort.com
Cataldo Mission – www.idahoparks.org
Museum of North Idaho – www.museumni.org


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