Summer

There are plenty of things to do in Idaho that allow you to get out and enjoy the great outdoors that Idaho is so blessed with. Here are just a few options that anyone can enjoy.

Waterskiing / Wakeboarding

Waterskiing / Wakeboarding

Advanced wakeboarders and beginners alike find Idaho to be the perfect getaway to learn new tricks and make big splashes in clear waters. There are dozens of boat-accessible lakes statewide, where scenery and adrenaline mix beautifully with fun.
Hiking and Backpacking

Hiking and Backpacking

With over 19,000 miles of hiking trails, there`s an afternoon distraction or weeklong adventure for every desire. Idaho trails have wide variations in length, difficulty and environment, attracting adventurers from across the U.S. and abroad. Explore the Sawtooth Mountains in central Idaho, reaching heights of almost 11,000 feet, or northern Idaho`s Mineral Ridge, overlooking beautiful Lake Pend Oreille, and home to Idaho`s famed bald eagle population.
Horseback Riding-Western Pleasure

Horseback Riding-Western Pleasure

Saddle up for an adventure! Explore Idaho`s vast wilderness with friends and family on a pack trip or a sunset dinner ride with experienced guides. Enjoy hidden lakes, spectacular mountain scenery and great company as beautiful horses take you on an unforgettable trip.
Location: 1413 UPPER GOLD CREEK, SANDPOINT, IDAHO 83864
Phone: (208) 263-9066
Lake Pend Oreille Crusies - Lake Tours

Lake Pend Oreille Crusies - Lake Tours

Idaho has some of the most scenic lakes and rivers in the northwest. If you enjoy the scenery from the shore, you`re sure to love it from the water. Take a cruise to get a relaxing, and usually educational, take on the beautiful surroundings.
Phone: 208-255-LAKE
Rafting / Kayaking

Rafting / Kayaking

Ranked #1 in the United States and often in the entire world for whitewater adventures by outdoor magazines, river sports are taken to a new level in Idaho. If you`re bringing the whole family, take a 5-day river rafting trip through the deepest canyon in the country. Every night you will be camping in a new location with unique features and activities for the kids. Looking for a day trip? Half day? You got it. There are plenty of options and outfitters throughout the state.
Dover City Beach

Dover City Beach

Swim & play in the sun at the Dover City beach!
Location: Dover, Idaho
Seaplane Rides at Dover Bay Resort!

Seaplane Rides at Dover Bay Resort!

Tour Flights of Lake Pend Oreille can include a brush of the Monarchs, Scotchman`s Peak area, Harrison Peak, Chimney Rock, Schweitzer, Priest Lake, Upper Priest Lake, Kootenai Falls, Bull Lake, Cabinet Mountains Wilderness, and Clark Fork Drainages.
Location: 651 Lakeshore Avenue, Dover Idaho
Phone: 208-290-3257
Elks Golf Course

Elks Golf Course

The Elks is a nice 9 hole course with double t-boxes for the front nine and the back nine.
Location: 30196 Hwy 200 E, Ponderay, ID 83852-9701
Phone: 208-263-4321
Concert-Festival at Sandpoint

Concert-Festival at Sandpoint

Join us for eight nights of eclectic music under the stars on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint, Idaho.Since 1983, the non-profit Festival at Sandpoint has hosted its internationally renowned summer concert series in a laid-back and intimate atmosphere at Memorial Field in Sandpoint. With a capacity of only 4,000 people, it feels as though the artists are playing in your backyard... a private concert just for you and yours.
Location: 525 Pine St. Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: (208) 265-4554
Kayak, Canoe, Paddle board & Bike Rental

Kayak, Canoe, Paddle board & Bike Rental

Kayak, Canoe & Bike daily & hourly rentals available onsite at the Dover Bay Market!
Location: 651 Lakeshore Avenue
Phone: 208-263-5493
Sandpoint Farmer`s Market

Sandpoint Farmer`s Market

Our organization is managed by our members. We are a grassroots non-profit association. The Sandpoint Farmers Market is located downtown in Farmin Park on Oak Street and around the fountain at Jeff Jones Downtown Square. Treat yourself and family to locally grown fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted arts and crafts. We have a few farmers who are certified organic and have signs noting this at their stand. Find us Wednesdays and Saturdays, knowing there are never two markets the same. Enjoy the always changing variety of fresh, locally grown produce, garden starts, and annual and perennial plants.
Location: Farmin Park-3rd & Oak
Action Watersports-Boat Renals

Action Watersports-Boat Renals

Two Convenient Locations On The Water -Water Sports Lessons & Tours -Power & Pontoon Boat Rentals -Jet Ski Rentals -Stand Up Paddleboards -Kayak Rentals
Location: Sandpoint Marina 120 East Lake Street, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208.255.7100
Sandpoint Watersports-Boat Rentals

Sandpoint Watersports-Boat Rentals

There`s nothing quite like being on the water! Taking a boat out for the day is one of the most enjoyable ways to experience the lakes and rivers of Northern Idaho and the beautiful scenery that surrounds it. At Sandpoint Idaho Watersports Rentals, we believe it is our responsibility to ensure you have a fun, enjoyable, and safe experience on the water. We service all of Dover, Sandpoint and all of Pend Oreille River but exclusively operate out of Dover Bay. Enjoy the convenient private location with restaurant and marina. If you can`t pick up your boat in Dover, let us know and we will do what we can to accommodate you. *Plus Cost of Gas and based on availability.
Location: Dover Bay Marina, 651 Lakeshore Avenue, Dover, ID 83825
Phone: 208-920-9292
Sandpoint Marine Rentals

Sandpoint Marine Rentals

Welcome to Sandpoint Boat and RV Rentals! We are a small family run business here in North Idaho aiming to meet the needs of our area residents and visitors. We have a new fleet of 2012 Starcraft Autumn Ridge 28 ft towable campers . For the lake we offer a wide variety of rental options including our Larson ski/wake boats, Crest pontoon/pleasure boats, jet skis & kayaks. We also have water skis, wake boards, towable boat toys and personal floatation devices.
Location: Sandpoint Marina 120 East Lake Street, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: 208.263.5128
Shingle Mill Blueberry Farm

Shingle Mill Blueberry Farm

Shingle Mill blueberry farm is a U-pick blueberry farm dedicated to creating memories for families. Opening date is weather dependent; please call to verify farm is open!
Location: 488 Shingle Mill Rd Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: Call (208) 946-3295
Schweitzer Mountain

Schweitzer Mountain

Whether you`re looking for a family-friendly hike, huckleberry hot spot, or endless mountain bike adventures, Schweitzer has it! The mountain has plenty of activity in the summer months as well. Summer fun at Schweitzer starts late June. Check out their website for more information.
Location: 10000 Schweitzer Mountain Rd Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: (208) 254-4258
Northwest Wine Fest

Northwest Wine Fest

Come on up for two days on the Schweitzer Village lawn. Great bands, great wine, great food and great fun! Please visit website for additional information such as event dates in July, vendor information, cost, etc.
Location: Schweitzer Mountain Village
Phone: (208) 255-3030
Lost in the 50`s Classic Car Show

Lost in the 50`s Classic Car Show

It`s Sandpoint`s biggest party of the year, with hundreds of classic cars on parade and on show throughout downtown, parties, music, dancing for four days during the month of May.
Location: Downtown Sandpoint
Phone: (208) 263-9321
Sandpoint Antique & Classic Boat Show

Sandpoint Antique & Classic Boat Show

The Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show will be held at the Sandpoint Marina, along the City Boardwalk on Sand Creek in beautiful Sandpoint. This event takes place every year during the month of July. For specific dates and times, please visit their website.
Location: Sandpoint Marina
Phone: (509) 755-8326
The Idaho Club

The Idaho Club

The Idaho Club is home to Idaho`s only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. On the golf course, on the mountain, or in a forest setting looking out over the wetlands, The Idaho Club embraces wide-open spaces in one of the most pristine locations in the Northwest; all within easy access to family-friendly activities, fine dining and shopping in the thriving arts community of Sandpoint.
Location: 216 Clubhouse Way, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Phone: (208) 265-2345
Pend O`reille Arts Council`s Arts & Crafts Fair

Pend O`reille Arts Council`s Arts & Crafts Fair

This two-day event occurs during one of the busiest weekends of the year in Sandpoint, concurrent with the Festival at Sandpoint, an evening concert series. The Arts & Crafts Fair takes place during the day, on 2nd & Main in downtown Sandpoint. Elements of the fair include artist booths, food vendors, live entertainment, and a youth art arena. Artwork exhibited includes sculpture, AC Fair Booth shotceramics, metal, fiber, photography, paintings, mixed media, wood, crafts, and more. All proceeds go directly to support POAC`s programs in visual and performing arts and art education for the benefit of our community.
Location: Downtown Sandpoint (2nd & Main)
Phone: (208) 263-6139
Fall Fest at Schweitzer Mountain

Fall Fest at Schweitzer Mountain

Numerous bands playing over 4 days and serving up several regional wines and regional micro-brews and ciders! For the kids there will be a soda tent where they can mix their own flavors and create wild concoctions. The ever-popular souvenir mugs, glasses and steins will be on sale all weekend as well as several other Fall Fest souvenirs. This is the final weekend of summer operations and the chairlift will be open for sightseeing, hiking and mountain biking. Or just ride up the Great Escape Quad and visit Sky House at the top of the mountain!
Location: Schweitzer Mountain Village
Phone: (208) 255-3030