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 is an amazing town. Stunningly beautiful, incredibly friendly people and so many things to do from skiing to boating!
Reviewed by wasick
on September 17, 2012
Sitting on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille with the beautiful mountain backdrop. Beauty like this is rare.
Reviewed by RyanWells
on September 17, 2012
Yes Absolutely beautiful is the perfect way to describe Sandpoint. The beauty of the lake, mountains, wildlife and forests is breathtaking. The peace that you feel driving and taking it all in is paradise. The small hometown feeling is the best.
Reviewed by sepemberbabe
on September 17, 2012
Beautiful and amazing! The mountains, the lakes and the small town feel make this a place to behold!
Reviewed by syringairene
on September 17, 2012
The most beautiful town in the pacific northwest! No matter what time of year you visit there are endless outdoor activities and breath taking views!
Reviewed by Erin
on September 17, 2012
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