Planning a trip to North Idaho is exciting and full of decision making to make the most use of your time. I've lived in North Idaho for 20 years and have hosted numerous guest from out of town. Below are my favorite picks for a weeks stay. A...
Day 1: Arrive in Post Falls and check into your vacation home (hint: Whispering Pines Post Falls Retreat is a great choice!
Visit Q'emiln Park and the Spokane River to enjoy the views and wildlife. Visit Triple Play Family Fun Park for some family-friendly fun
Explore the area's shopping and dining options. Lunch at Rogers is a favorite!
Day 2: Take a tour of downtown Coeur d' Alene Boardwalk. Visit the Museum of North Idaho and learn about the region's history.
Play a round of golf at the Post Falls Highlands Golf Course. Afterwards enjoy the Highlands Day Spa for a massage.
Park Day 3: Visit Silverwood Theme Park, a popular attraction in the area
Go on a boat tour of the lake or take a scenic cruise. Boat rentals can be made nearby at Fun Unlimited.
Day 4: Take a day trip to nearby Spokane, Washington to explore the city. Visit Riverfront Park (the sight of the 1974 Worlds Fair) and take in the views of the Spokane River via the Numerica Sky Ride. Check out the shops and restaurants in the downtown area. Visit the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture to learn about the region's history
Day 5: Visit Post Falls Community Forest, located on the Spokane River, to take in the views and perhaps go rock climbing Visit the local wineries to sample some of the area's best wines Spend the evening exploring the downtown area and check out the shops and restaurants.
Day 6: Visit Buck Knife for a factory tour. Take a walk along the Centennial Trail and take in the views of the Spokane River. Visit the local breweries to sample some of the area's best beers. Spend the evening exploring the Riverfront village area and check out the shops and restaurants
Day 7: Depart Post Falls and head home.