Things to Do in North Idaho

Brooks Scenic Lake Air Tours

Brooks Sea Plane Service
City Dock at Independence Point
Experience the wonder and excitement of a seaplane flight over the breathtaking beauty of North Idaho. Sightseeing and charter flights from what has been rated “one of the most beautiful” places in the world. will take you on a Coeur d’Alene Lake Loop flight. It is a 40 mile, 20 minute flight that will take you over 125 miles of shoreline. You’ll also see the Chain Lakes, the Coeur d’Alene and St. Joe Rivers. Return over Beauty Bay, Fernan Lake and the city of Coeur d’Alene. Ask about group rates, charter flights, and flights of longer duration.

For reservations call 208.664.2842 or 208.659.1511
Brooks Sea Plane Service


Sierra Silver Mine Tour
420 5th St. Wallace.
Experience the world of underground mining in the Sierra Silver Mine. A retired miner is your guide through a real silver mine. Learn about the actual methods and techniques of hard-rock mining in the richest
silver district on earth! 75 minute tours depart every 30 minutes
Open May-September. Fun for everyone ages 1-101
208 752-5151.
Sierra Silver Mine

Gaming and Entertainment

Northern Quest Resort and Casino
Northern Quest Resort & Casino features 250 hotel rooms, including 22 suites. Northern Quest’s casino has 46,000 sq ft of gaming space housing more than 2,000 slots and progressives, 37 table games (including blackjack, craps and roulette), live poker, Keno and off-track betting. And it's all available 24 hours a day, seven days a week!

100 N. Hayford Road
Airway Heights, WA 99001
Phone: 509-242-7000
Toll Free: 1-877-871-NQRC (6772)

Western Adventures

Red Horse Mountain Ranch
Red Horse Mountain Ranch has been a family dude ranch vacation getaway and retreat since 1947 and has just become Idaho’s newest member of the National Dude Ranchers’ Association. They provide a high ropes and challenge course, kayaking tours, miles of scenic trails, kids program, horseback trail rides, fly fishing, as well as countless other seasonal activities. It is also a perfect setting for couples vacations, singles vacations, family dude ranch vacations, and corporate retreats. For more information call 208-689-9680.

Rider Ranch
The Rider Ranch motto, “Sharing our piece of the West with our guests” says it all. A working ranch located just 8 miles east of Coeur d’Alene boasts gentle horses for leisurely paced mountainous trail rides and horse-drawn hayrides through their meadow. For more information call 208-667-3373.

Rockin B Ranch
For 17 years, the Rockin’ B Ranch was home to the Cowboy Supper Show, bluegrass concerts, jazz nights, McManus Comedies, and several special concerts and performances.

The owners and founders, Scott and Pamela Brownlee, decided to retire the Cowboy Supper Show as of October 1, 2011. Please visit Rockin B for more on this.

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch
The Western Pleasure Guest Ranch is 1100 acres of pastures, tall pines and breathtaking views of the Selkirk and Cabinet mountain ranges, 16 miles northeast of Sandpoint, Idaho. Its owners have transformed this historic fourth-generation cattle ranch into one of Idaho’s quality guest ranches. It’s a hands-on approach to horseback and trail riding where they limit the number of guests to maintain quality and personal attention. Perhaps you prefer wagon rides or to sit on the porch and watch the wranglers run the horses up from the meadow? Have a Dutch Oven Dinner served outside at the fire pit with music around the campfire afterwards? They are ready to accommodate your visit to your liking, in summer or winter. For more information call 208-263-9066.

Fishing - Catch the Big One

Fins & Feathers
Beautiful lake Cd’ A known for it’s wide variety of fish such as Chinook salmon, Northern pike, Sm & Lg mouth bass as well as tasty Kokanee is an anglers dream. Fins & Feathers tackle shop & guide service can help those dreams come true. Bait & tackle, information and professional guides can show you the lake. Spend on the water! Come fish with us on lake Coeur d’Alene...we’re on your way to the lake. 19th & Sherman Cd’A. 208.667.9304 •

Pend Oreille Charters
At Pend Oreille Charters, located in Hope, Idaho on Lake Pend Oreille, Kurt Artner will guide you as you fish for world class Gerrard Rainbow Trout in the twenty pound range. Lake Pend Oreille is home to almost all the IGFA line class records including the World Record 37 pounder caught in 1947. All gear furnished. 208.610.8540
or visit

Skiing and Snowboarding Fun

Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort
Schweitzer Mountain - Located in Sandpoint Idaho is a great summer and winter getaway. Stand at the top and stare at three mountain ranges, Canada and three states. Enjoy a variety of terrain from smooth groomers to wide open bowls and gladed runs. Then return to the top at hair flying speed thanks in part to Stella. Stella, as you will soon discover, is Idaho's only six-person high-speed lift.
For reservations call 800.831.8810

Silver Mountain Ski Resort
Silver Mountain - Located in Kellogg Idaho 2007 Summer at Silver World-class mountain biking, scenic gondola rides, outdoor summer concerts on the mountain, hiking, Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes and world class skiing in the winter 208-689-9680
For information: 877-230-2193
610 Bunker Avenue, Kellogg, ID 83837

Farmers Markets of North Idaho

There is no better place to buy your produce than directly from the farmer who just picked it earlier this morning. That’s what you get at the Farmers Market. Fresh, high-quality fruit and vegetables are what have made the local Farmers Market a huge success.

Along with perennial plants, there are annuals and hanging baskets for all occasions during the summer months. All Products sold at the market are exclusively grown in Northern Idaho.

White Water Adventures

Riverquest Excursions
Hells Canyon Jet Boat Tours and Fishing ...Experience Hells Canyon on the Snake River. Beautiful Scenery; Wildlife; Exciting White Water Rapids. Let us guide you through North America's deepest gorge ... Relax on our comfortable and uncrowded jet boat. Enjoy an unhurried day of breathtaking scenery and white water adventure. View bighorn sheep, ancient rock formations and Indian pictographs. A day you'll always remember.

Lewiston, ID 83501

Snake Dancer Excurions
Year-round fishing & tours. See Hells Canyon by jet boat, view the rugged beauty of 3 States in one day on the Snake River. History, Wild Life, lots of rapids, and fun is what you get with Snake Dancer Excursions. We are family owned and operated, and provide the best home-made buffet style lunch in the canyon, since 1970. This is a trip of a lifetime for all ages!

TOLL FREE: 800 234-1941
or (509) 758-8927