North Idaho is home to some of the most beautiful lakes in the country, and folks will come from all around the world to enjoy the natural beauty that these lakes have to offer. Kayaking, boating, and swimming galore await you when you visit North Idaho!
Lake Coeur d'Alene is perhaps the most famous of the lakes in North Idaho. During the summer, the lake springs alive with exciting summer activities. Take a walk around Tubbs hill on a sunny summer day and you'll find dozens of happy swimmers, taking a refreshing dip to beat the summer heat. Don’t let that fool you, because there’s always a peaceful, secluded spot on Tubbs Hill to relax and swim, even on the busiest days!
If you like kayaking, Lake Coeur d’Alene will be heaven! Expect to see stunning mountains, green trees, and the occasional bald eagle while paddling through the peaceful, clear waters of the lake. If you’re looking for something more action-packed, gas up your boat and get cruising, Lake Coeur d’Alene is a boater’s paradise! During the warmer seasons, you’ll find dozens of boaters out on the lake. Waterskiing, wakeboarding, or simply enjoying a warm summer’s day on the water are just a few of the exciting boat-related adventures you can find on Lake Coeur d’Alene!
If you’re looking to chow down after an exciting day on the water, downtown Coeur d’Alene has dozens of award-winning restaurants to suit any of your desires, as well as some of the best beer and wine in the Pacific Northwest! You won’t have to go very far, downtown is located conveniently on the shores of the lake!
As always, the perfect places to stay during your adventures in Coeur d’Alene are the inns of the North Idaho Bed and Breakfast Association. Our friendly innkeepers can help you plan your day, and point you in the right direction for food, drinks, and fun! Our inns are an essential part of making your dream vacation a memory that will last a lifetime. Browse our website and discover all that North Idaho has to offer!