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Coeur d’Alene Things to Do

The Coeur d’ Alene area is home to some of the most spectacular natural scenery in the country. The four season climate has shaped this phenomenal landscape of mountains, forests, lakes and rivers. National Geographic Magazine calls Lake Coeur d'Alene one of the five most beautiful lakes in the world with 135 miles of shoreline. Combined with high-end amenities, it makes for a very comfortable place to vacation and play.

Within 100 miles you can enjoy:

  • 50 lakes
  • 32 golf courses
  • 5 major ski areas
  • 3 national forests
  • 2 airports
  • The Coeur d'Alene Resort
  • Boating, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Waterfront Cafes
  • Fishing, Hiking, Hunting, Skiing
  • Shopping, Fine Dining, Art Galleries, Theatres

Coeur d’ Alene Boat Rentals

Harrison Idaho Water Adventure

Harrison Idaho Water Adventures:

HI Water Adventures Inc. provides power boat and kayak rentals on Lake Coeur D' Alene. They also provide guided kayak tours. Whether you want to float a river, fish, water ski, paddle, camp, hike, bike or just find a private place to boat and swim, let HI Water Adventures help you plan your vacation.
Fritz Rentals

Fritz Rentals:

Fritz Rentals, LLC serves Northeastern Washington; Spokane; Northern Idaho; Coeur d' Alene; and Sandpoint areas. They offer affordable, well-maintained Ski Boats delivered directly to the lake you are vacationing on! Their boats are dependable, clean and come with everything you need to go water skiing, knee boarding or tubing.

Coeur d’ Alene barsBabysitting Services:

Coeur d' Alene Moxy Babysitting Services, Sarah, Owner 208-659-1774

Coeur d’ Alene barsCoeur d’ Alene Fine Dining and Nightlife by Boat from Kidd Island Lodge:

Eddie’s ~ 6 min by boat, 40 min by car.

Eddie’s at Arrow Point is Gozzer Ranch’s landmark eatery. Enjoy Eddie’s signature Sprocket Bucket (Derailer), yes a bucket of rum or vodka to share amongst friends.  If you tire of the spectacular views, relax on the expansive lawn in front of the restaurant - a perfect perch for soaking up the local color. Call for reservations or private bookings.

The Cedars Floating Restaurant ~ 6 min by boat, 15 min by car.

The Cedars Floating Restaurant is Idaho's premier floating restaurant, featuring the freshest fish available daily and Midwest Stockyards High-Choice Beef. The Cedars floats at the confluence of Lake Couer d'Alene and the Spokane River and is renown for providing quality food and service.

Beverly’s ~ 10 min by boat, 20 min by car.

Beverly's is The Coeur d’ Alene Resort's signature 5-star restaurant.  It features floor-to-ceiling wine racks with a two million dollar wine inventory, which can be toured regularly, granite floors, copper ceilings, a display kitchen and an entertainment area. Come and enjoy lunch or dinner with panoramic views of Lake Coeur d'Alene at Beverly's.

Beachouse ~ 10 min by boat, 25 min by car.

The Beachouse, featuring a rustic nautical setting is a local favorite and overlooks Lake Coeur d'Alene at Silver Beach Marina. We cater to locals, those that come by boat and Resort Guests. Enjoy a casual feel and menu that appeals to all types of diners.  Beverages, food, ice and gas is also available for boaters.

Shooters Bar & Grill ~ 30 min by boat, 15 min by car.

The Black Rock Marina is home to Shooters Bar & Grill in Rockford Bay. The restaurant offers a spectacular setting on the water for dining inside or outside. Shooters is open for lunch, dinner or cocktails, and is open year-round to serve its guests.  Beverages, food, ice and gas is also available for boaters.

Coeur d’ Alene barsTheme/Water Parks near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho:

Wild Waters Water Park. 11 miles – The 14 slides feature the fastest slides anywhere, from the high speed thrill rides of the Black Hole, Twister, Drop-off, Skidder and Double Trouble to the more milder rides for the little ones at the Dolphin Island Slides, a big kahuna waterfall, the River Run tube ride, water play land, paddle boat lagoons, Wild Willy’s sandbox, the big soak, Water Wars balloons (no-charge) and the brand new 1200 ft. Sunny Side Lazy River which features a dumping bucket, waterfalls and the Tarzan Rope experience.

Triple Play Family Fun Park 15 miles - Family fun park and Raptor Reef indoor water park. Park attractions include go karts, bumper boats, laser tag, bowling, miniature golf, a climbing wall, and much more. Open year round, the water park attractions include a tropical themed wave pool, children’s lagoon, tube and body slides, Jacuzzi/spas, and a retractable glass roof.

Silverwood Theme Park. 26 milesSilverwood is the Northwest’s Largest Theme Park, featuring 200+ acres of fun and over 65 rides and attractions. Silverwood is home to 2 massive wooden roller coasters, the classic Corkscrew coaster, a 140 foot drop tower, and a 1915 Steam Engine train. Also featuring a new 191 foot steel roller coaster, Aftershock is their largest and most thrilling ride ever! Looking for something a little milder? Try the Bumper Boats, Log Flume, or Thunder Canyon raft ride. Cool off and take in one of our world-class magic and ice shows. For kids, check out Garfield’s Summer Camp, the Flying Elephants, Red Baron planes, and our 1915 Steam Engine Train.

On a hot Northwest summer day, there’s no better place to be than the 12 acre Boulder Beach Water Park. Climb aboard a raft with 3 to 5 of your friends and glide down Avalanche Mountain, ride the waves in two huge wave pools, splash in geysers and fountains in Toddler Springs, glide down water slides of all shapes and sizes, and kick back in your own shaded area on Cabana Island.

Ski Resorts near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho:

Silver Mountain, Idaho, 48 miles, vertical drop 2200 feet

Mt. Spokane, Washington, 57 miles, vertical drop 2000 feet

Schweitzer, Idaho, 67 miles, vertical drop 2400 feet

Lookout Pass, Idaho, 73 miles, vertical drop 1150 feet

49 Degrees North, Washington, 90 miles, vertical drop 1851 feet