The Coeur d’Alene area is surrounded by dozens of lakes left behind by the glaciers of the ice age. There are more than 55 lakes within easy driving distance of Coeur d’Alene, but none more scenic and full of activities than Lake Coeur d’Alene itself.
Coeur d’Alene is accessible by I-90, State Highway 97 and U.S. Highway 95. The city of Coeur d’Alene, located on the north shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeur d’Alene is known as a four season destination for its lakes, rivers, mountains and beautiful summer weather.
There’s something magical about Lake Coeur d’Alene that’s hard to define, but it begins with the spectacular North Idaho sunsets and moonrises, the plunge of an osprey after a fish, and the glowing lights of downtown Coeur d’Alene reflecting across its waters at night.
Coeur d’Alene is known for its picturesque waterfront where travelers can find a beautiful beach and park, public docks, cruise boats, the world’s longest floating boardwalk, seaplane rides, parasailing, jet ski and boat rides, shopping, restaurants, a museum, lakeside lounges, a world class resort and a nature trail, all within walking distance of downtown parking.
Fishing, camping, hiking, snowmobiling, theme and water parks and downhill skiing are also available. Coeur d’Alene is easy to get to, but hard to leave.