Sandpoint, Idaho


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

210 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
43 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"
11 Votes - "Friendliest"
3 Votes - "Best For Food"
3 Votes - "Most Fun"
3 Votes - "Most Patriotic"


Sandpoint, ID has an overwhelming view from the Long Bridge into town with Schweitzer Mountains creating the backdrop and Lake Pend Oreille perfectly supplementing the setting. A 43-mile long, glaciated body of water, Pend Oreille, is the fifth deepest lake in the U.S. with 111 miles of shoreline. Its pristine waters are a major factor in the community of Sandpoint’s high ranking as a premier tourist destination. Visitors can take a ski lift up 6,800 feet for the majestic view or try a boat cruise down below.

The area offers plenty of outdoor activities from skiing and boating to biking or hiking. Attractions include the Cedar Street Bridge Public Market, Silverwood Theme Park, Boulder Beach Waterpark, and Farrugat State Park. Visitors can also enjoy the Bonner County Museum or the Panida Theater.

For avid golfers, Sandpoint is an ideal destination. Sandpoint and the surrounding area boast numerous courses and a wide range of course options. Nearby hotels offer affordable “stay and play” packages.

the most beautiful place on earth!!!
Reviewed by valg001
on September 17, 2012
Drove through here in 1985; loved it. Moved from CA in '92; been here ever since. Arts, music, skiing, fishing, boating, biking, golfing, hiking. Having traveled to 49 states and now retired, could live anywhere. No other place comes close (because they won't let me live in Yosemite Valley).
Reviewed by acwooly
on September 17, 2012
Gorgeous mountains and beautiful lake! Everyone walks or bikes EVERYWHERE which is just so cool!
Reviewed by shan8sng
on September 17, 2012
Sandpoint, ID is a great town. My husband and I relocated here to raise our family. We have a beautiful lake, great ski mountain, hiking, biking, farmers market, a vibrant arts and music community, good food, good schools and the friendliest people anywhere. From almost any spot, there are beautiful views of lake and mountains. Wildlife is abundant from moose,elk, deer, bald eagles, coyotes; even wolves and caribou are in our region.
Reviewed by cnhvmd
on September 17, 2012
Mountains and Lake, need I say more?
Reviewed by angied
on September 17, 2012
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