Coeur d'Alene, ID

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Harrison showing tranquil scenes and a lake or waterhole
Enjoy the tranquil ambiance of this city, surrounded by a vast lake, a mountainous forest and picturesque countryside.

Coeur d’Alene, in Idaho, is famous for its resorts along the northern shore of the picturesque Lake Coeur d’Alene. The city is just west of a national forest and is surrounded by scenic landscapes. Because of this vast natural environment, the area is a popular camping site.

Go mountain biking on the hills surrounding the city and cycle along the river’s shore. You may spot bald eagles from the North Idaho Centennial Trail. Stroll along part of the 24-mile (38.6-kilometer) stretch of scenic trajectory. It passes through neighboring towns, such as Post Falls, and pleasant countryside.

Visit the Coeur d’Alene National Forest, east of the city center. The peaceful woodland is full of lakes, mountains and trees. Fish in Lake Coeur d’Alene. Picnic along the 109 miles (175.4 kilometers) of shoreline that surrounds the lake. Relax on one of the small beaches and dip your toes in the chilly water.

Enjoy the challenge of one of the world’s only movable floating green on the 14th hole of the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course. It is one of the pre-eminent 18-hole golf courses in the U.S. and is known for its breathtaking views of lakes and green hills.

Take a ski vacation in the nearby centers of Silver Mountain Resort and Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort. Coeur d’Alene’s Christmas Lights ceremony is one of the largest and most elaborate in the country.

Coeur d’Alene was named to describe the American Indians who settled the area previous to its current inhabitants. It is French for “Heart of an Awl.” Residents also know the municipality as Lake City due to its location. Summers in the region are hot and dry while winters are cold and damp.

Reach Coeur d’Alene by flying into the international airport in Spokane. Rent a car at the airport to travel the 32 miles (51 kilometers) west to Coeur d’Alene. After enjoying the best that nature has to offer in and around the city, pay a visit to the Museum of North Idaho to learn about the region’s history.

Where to stay in Coeur d'Alene

Ramada by Wyndham Coeur d'Alene
Ramada by Wyndham Coeur d'Alene
2.5 out of 5
2303 N 4th St, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 83814
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $99 per night from Oct 2 to Oct 3
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Coeur d'Alene. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
3.3/5 (1,002 reviews)
Great View
"Save your money and stay here, close to great food."

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2022

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Coeur d`Alene
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Coeur d`Alene
2.5 out of 5
333 Ironwood Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 83814
The price is $134 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Coeur d'Alene. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,131 reviews)
No coffee!!?!! :>0
"The coffee maker didnt work. The room was great, and the hotel offered a price break due to the reason for our visit."

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Comfort Inn & Suites I-90 City Center
Comfort Inn & Suites I-90 City Center
3.5 out of 5
702 W. Appleway Avenue, Building B, Coeur d'Alene, ID, 83814
The price is $126 per night from Oct 23 to Oct 24
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Coeur d'Alene. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (628 reviews)
Great place to stay
"Cassandra at front desk was so helpful and kind made up for the rotten service we got from Cracker Barrel. Great hotel, but avoid that restaurant."

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Lakeview cabin on a hilltop - 5 min from the beach!
Lakeview cabin on a hilltop - 5 min from the beach!
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Stay at this cabin in Coeur d'Alene. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Coeur d'Alene Parkway State Park and Blue Creek Bay are located ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Fun little cabin
"Really enjoyed the view and stay. Campfire with a view was the best!"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Cozy Getaway in Downtown Coeur d’Alene
Cozy Getaway in Downtown Coeur d’Alene
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Stay at this vacation home in Coeur d'Alene. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Museum of North Idaho and Independence Point are located ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Stunning Swedish Style Abode Steps From Downtown
"This house was absolutely perfect for us this week. We came to idaho for the first time because of a wedding without any sense of what is around and happened to have picked this gem! Walking distance to everything, wonderful and homey accommodations, and plenty of space! Thank you!"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Peaceful and spacious centrally located hideaway
Peaceful and spacious centrally located hideaway
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Stay at this family-friendly apartment in Coeur d'Alene. Enjoy free WiFi, a water park, and a spa tub. Popular attractions Coeur d'Alene Golf Course and Triple ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (17 reviews)
Amazing little getaway 😍
"My GF and j are moving to cda soon and stayed here while we checked out the area we loved our stay here beautiful little spot hidden away 😍"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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