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.

Sandpoint has the beauty of the mountains, the lake, art, music, along with a beautiful loving and caring community. I love working and living here and raising our children in Sandpoint.
Reviewed by LoraFedak
on September 17, 2012
From the people, all the scenery, the food and the general surroundings, Sandpoint is the place to live.
Reviewed by DonPickett
on September 17, 2012
If you enjoy the four seasons of weather and all it's activities, this is the town to live in. From water sports to the snow season, Sandpoint has it all.
Reviewed by thndh
on September 17, 2012
So beautiful and peaceful.
Reviewed by tedmc
on September 17, 2012
Everything you want in a town!
Reviewed by llenz03
on September 17, 2012
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