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.

I've been at home here mentally for decades but physically for 5 years. That's how everyone here treats you when you visit here or live here seasonally.
Reviewed by Chamber7B
on May 15, 2012
Visit here and you won't want to leave because of the people and the beauty
Reviewed by LeadershipSandpoint
on May 15, 2012
Let's make Sandpoint the Friendliest, not just the Most Beautiful!
Reviewed by
on May 15, 2012
It's amazing how many visitors make friends with locals sitting in MickDuff's pub. It's truly an amazingly friendly community!
Reviewed by mickduffsmack
on May 15, 2012
Visit Sandpoint, Idaho, The Most Beautiful Small Town in America, 2011 Best of the Road Winner, and we want to be the 2012 Friendliest Small Town in America!
Reviewed by VisitSandpoint
on May 15, 2012
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