Idling on the Idaho Panhandle
Adventure for all skill levels in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Northern Idaho is a forested beauty, strung with pretty villages. In low-key, lakefront Sandpoint, high adventurers choose among mountain biking, hiking, and horseback riding. Less strenuous activities include picking huckleberries and taking ski-lift rides. Decompress with local brews after a hard day of fun.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort
A premier mountain-biking spot.
Western Pleasure Ranch
The hotel leads two-hour trail rides (and half-hour sleigh rides in winter).
Common Knowledge Bookstore & Tea House
While away the hours and munch on vegan baked goods and vegetarian rice bowls.
This local institution serves a good selection of microbrews and universally loved garlic fries.
Inn at Sand Creek
Choose from plush jewel-tone suites or cottages with full kitchens.