Northern Idaho

Known for abundant forests and magnificent lakes, northern Idaho offers both adventure and relaxation. Experience the region’s three ski resorts, big, meandering, trout-filled rivers and hundreds of miles of biking and hiking trails. Northern Idaho is also home to the International Selkirk Loop. A unique, 280 mile long scenic route winding through Idaho, Washington and Canada, the Selkirk Loop is designated as one of only 32 All-American Road National Scenic Byways in the U.S. and is one of the Top 10 scenic drives in the Northern Rockies.

    Cities & Towns

  • Coeur d'Alene
  • Sandpoint
  • Wallace
  • Bonners Ferry
  • Post Falls
  • Saint Maries
  • Coolin
  • Kellogg

Get to Know Idaho

Need some ideas for your next Idaho road trip? Check out these travel tips and start planning your adventure.

A Couple’s Guide to a Long Weekend in Coeur d’Alene

This picturesque lakeside town offers the ultimate summer getaway for couples seeking a mixture of adventure, romance and relaxation.

The Top 5 Adventures in (and near) Wallace, Idaho

The small mining town of Wallace is cute, quirky and oozing with history and fascinating superstition.

Exploring the Wilds of Priest Lake and Idaho's Upper Panhandle

Explore a paradise of lakes, forests and mountains where the true boundary of the wilderness presses up against civilization.

10 Adventurous Things To Do In Northern Idaho

Call your friends, it’s time to get outside and experience the best of Idaho’s summer season!

A 36-Hour Guide to Skiing Schweitzer and Exploring Sandpoint

Grab some cocoa and immerse yourself in a wintry adventure.

Learn About Idaho’s Native Nations

The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho is located in the northern tip of Idaho a few miles south of the Canadian border along the Kootenai River. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is located just south of Coeur d’Alene, bordering the Washington state border.

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Northern Idaho

Maps & Guides

Planning your Idaho getaway couldn’t be easier with our free travel guides and maps. Inspiration and information at your fingertips.

Head in the Clouds

Flying to Idaho? Check out Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport in Moscow, or the Spokane International Airport in Washington for the most convenient access.

Places to Stay

From camping under the stars to cozy cabins, vacation rentals and hotels, find the accommodation that fits your every need.