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Location: Highway 95 North in the Idaho Panhandle; 79 miles from Spokane; 46 miles from Coeur d’Alene; 11 miles from Schweitzer Mountain Resort. Population: 5,500. Visitor Information: Highway 95, 1/4 mile north of town. Greater Sandpoint Chamber, PO Box 928, Sandpoint, ID 83864; Phone: (208) 263-2161 or 1-800-800-2106.
Sandpoint’s unique setting on the north shore of Lake Pend Oreille makes this area a highly desirable vacation destination. Located in the North Idaho Panhandle, Sandpoint is the largest city in Bonner County.
Sandpoint represents year round excitement. Recreational opportunities are unending. During the winter, Schweitzer Ski Area offers some of the finest powder skiing to be found anywhere. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice skating, and ice fishing also contribute to exceptional wintertime fun.