The Top 10 Things To Do In Sandpoint
Sandpoint, Idaho is one of the most beautiful and quaint places in the Northwest. People come from far and wide to experience everything there is to enjoy in Sandpoint. Many people even fall in love with the area and move afterward.
Not convinced yet?
Well we’ve compiled a list of the ten best things to do in Sandpoint - some activities even only locals would know about:
1. Visit Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Schweitzer is a fan-favorite of anyone in the PNW. Reason? Killer deals, incredible views and 2,900 skiable acres to shred.
Learn more about the mountain and see where Schweitzer ranks on our ‘Top 5 Ski Resorts in the Pacific Northwest’ list (click the in-text link).
2. Visit Silverwood Theme Park
Silverwood is the largest theme park in the Northwest, with over 413-acres and 70+ rides and attractions to choose from. Ticket prices are fairly inexpensive and there is fun for all ages! So if you are a rollercoaster junkie, or a parent looking to entertain the kids, Silverwood is the place to be!
3. Visit Lake Pend Oreille
Bask in its unparalleled beauty. This lake begins in Sandpoint and stretches all the way to the Montana State line. Take a drive along the scenic byway and take in its magnificence.
4. Sandpoint Shopping
Stroll through tons of local shops at the Sandpoint Shopping District. There you can find locally sourced art, food, clothing, etc. They often host events and sales so be sure to keep an eye out for any future announcements!
5. Sandpoint VW Bus Tour
Take a ride in a fully restored, vintage VW Bus as you tour the scenic views of Sandpoint. Bring a friend, or 7. Open the sunroof for a magical experience.
6. Attend The Festival at Sandpoint
If you’re a fan of live music - you are in for a treat! This festival is highly known for the incredible artists they have hosted. Big names like Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, The Beach Boys, Ziggy Marley and The Head and The Heart have all headlined this iconic local festival. Who do you want to see next?
7. Sandpoint Golf
Visit Sandpoint Elks Lodge, home of their very own golf course! Take lessons, or play independently - but most importantly, have fun!
8. Join The Hive
Visit Sandpoint’s premiere live music hub. They hold live concerts every night - providing a place for local artists to make money and do what they love - entertaining you!
9. Sandpoint Museums
Visit the two Sandpoint museums for a historial treat. The Bonner County History Museum was founded in 1972 and is a non-profit serving the Sandpoint area for over 40 years, preserving and collecting artifacts.
10. Sandpoint Horseback Riding
What better way to view scenery then on the back of a horse walking through the land itself? Stay at the Western Pleasure Guest Ranch and enjoy one of the many accommodations they provide. They are the #1 Vacation Ranch in America - due to their family-oriented, truly western experience for their guests.
Also worth mentioning ... Sandpoint City Beach
During the summer months, walk to the nearby beach (just passed the marina) and take in the views while appreciating the curvature of the park and sand along the lakeshore. Want to have some fun on the lake? Take professional lessons from the Holland brothers - owners of Action WaterSports. They both are U.S. Coastguard certified captains, and have over 20 years of watersport experience. You can take a variety of lessons with the company and suddenly have it down depending on the sport.
Thinking About A Move To Sandpoint?
With all of this to do, it is no wonder that so many people are choosing to move to Sandpoint. If you are one of those people considering the jump, consider Sandpoint Moving to get the job done for you. We are an affordable, 5-star company that specializes in full-house moves and luxury homes. Whether local or long-distance, we will get the job done professionally and efficiently.
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