Sandpoint, Idaho

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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"

Description

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.

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Reviewed by Troy
on September 17, 2012
This town is one of the most beautiful in the country. The lake is breath taking the town clean and friendly. There is a ranch there called Western Pleasure I love to stay at. The view is great the sky at sundown has colors you just have to see to believe.
Reviewed by shcimes
on September 17, 2012
This ia a great town to visit as u r on ur way to Canada. lots of fun things to see and do here in Sandpoint.
Reviewed by rsbtrucker
on September 17, 2012
I go to Sandpoint once or twice a year for a girlfriends' reunion. It is certainly friendly and fun, but I gotta' say the beauty, everywhere in town, is the most beautiful I've seen!
Reviewed by llbaker16
on September 17, 2012
A lake for Summer fun, by a mountain for both Summer and Winter fun. Clean air, friendly people, good food. When my Mother had to move from Sandpoint, she said it was the first time since childhood that she felt like she was "... moving away from home.".
Reviewed by GrmaB
on September 17, 2012
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