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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Trail
“Great hiking trail for any member of the family. The easy trail follows the lake and provides numerous spots for the perfect trip selfie! Located in the middle of downtown, either go for a swim after or walk down the street for a bite to eat!”
  • 83 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Coeur d'Alene: Unique menu with wonderful fresh choices like chicken & waffles with huckleberry sauce. Largest draft brew and cider selection around, extensive wine list, indoor and outdoor seating, casual, hip atmosphere. On Sherman Ave. with shops nearby. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“Large organic and natural foods section. Best local selection of wines and beer. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Do you have a craving for sushi? Try our own local Syringa (named after the Idaho state flower). It's fresh, authentic and the wait staff is lively. This is a cozy spot and can fill up fast as word has gotten out that it is the place to be on a late night. Leave the kids at home, it is a small building and they may feel cooped up.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“People come from all over to visit this fun spot with great pub food!! Locally owned and operated. We highly recommend it!!”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Awesome pub fare with a flare for the out of the ordinary. Friendly staff who know how to please with top drawer service!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Spa
“Book a cruise (especially during the winter) to get great views of the lake for an affordable price!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Great breakfast menu. You will wait in line but it will be worth it. About 10 minute walk from cottage.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Right in the heart of downtown CDA, get some delicious pizza! *Hint: ask to see their secret menu.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“A famous walk-in piece of CDA history on the downtown strip. Straightforward hand formed beef patties on a bun with pickle. They still do not offer fries on their menu . . . just like 100 years ago. Counter bar only.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to hang out with kids, dogs, friends and family. Just a couple blocks from “base camp”. Lots of summer festivals and concerts take place here. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Stop by for a breakfast sandwich or pastry and a coffee on your way to Tubbs Hill. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cinema
“Need to catch one of the latest movies? Check out our modern movie theater, with 14 screens. Priced at under $10 per adult, pick up some fresh popcorn and Enjoy the show!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great view. Dockside and Beverly’s are on-site. Walk downtown CDA and the Boardwalk on Lake CDA, the park, great for kids), and Tubbs Hill. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“If you like loud music with a small dance floor and lots of people , this is the spot for you. Generous bartenders, good food and service.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Amazing craft beer and equally delicious food in a cool spot midtown Coeur d' Alene. You'll definitely want to spot in for a pint!”
  • 17 locals recommend