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.

The term " God's Country" is very fitting.
Reviewed by Jamesrudolph
on September 17, 2012
It is a nice town great place to live great summer swimming
Reviewed by Patrickbroyles
on September 17, 2012
Live and let live is the way of life in this hip, cool, beautiful little town.
Reviewed by Dawnya
on September 17, 2012
As one of my friends commonly says, "Sandpoint is the greatest place in the history of forever." It is picturesque with tons of public lands for recreating. Plus all of this sits on a massive lake and graced by a true four-season climate.
Reviewed by jaco2076
on September 17, 2012
This is a wonderful small town where you can do everything!
Reviewed by mariecastelli
on September 17, 2012
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