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Things to do in Sandpoint

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.
Ski Chalet
“We are season pass holders and frequent skiers at Schweitzer. Happy to share our tips and tricks, especially for kids. We may even have some equipment you could borrow. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Award winning coffee. Great place to sit and play a game of cribbage. They host community activities such as 80s PROM, UGLY SWEATER Party and often have live music. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Nice, American-style food and a good bar. Outdoor patio is right on the city beach and is perfect for summer evenings. Try the mussels. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“Swimming, water sports, treats from the snack shack and walking distance to historic downtown with great shopping and food. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cinema
“Historical theater hosts comedy shows, The Follies (local fundraiser adult variety show), the Nutcracker, Movies...”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“ We recommend Tuesday trivia night! Trivia starts at 7, but get there early to get a table!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Authentic Mexican, unfortunately not open for dinner. Great for Breakfast and Lunch. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Pub
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“Cozy bar atmosphere - quiet during the day, live music on weekend nights. Rotating taps. Friendly service.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Lodging
“Schweitzer Mountain Resort has skiing and snowboarding. Snowshoeing. Visit their website for more info.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Winery
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“Beautiful ambiance. Head over for a tasting, and then grab a bite to eat at the fabulous restaurant in the same building - the Fat Pig. Open 7 days a week 11am-8pm ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our favorite local restaurant. Beer and basil serves global cuisine with a local flare. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but our favorites are the kung-pao cauliflower a the fried Brussels sprouts!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Here is the closest grocery store for organic products, coffee, smoothies, and a hot food bar. For a larger shopping trip, I would recommend Super1 or Yokes.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Brewery
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“So many beers to choose from. Fun atmosphere and events hosted most Saturday's from live music to yoga and beer.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pub
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“HUGE selection! Something for everyone. If you can't find a beer you like here, there is no hope. It is not family friendly. I only wish this had an outdoor area and better appetizers. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Food
“Handcrafted artisan ice cream with unique seasonal flavors. Try an affogatto if you’ve never had one!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“This route is a very challenging and the workout is the uphill section. This is a 7.1 mile hike with a 2,158 elevation gain. There are beautiful views, so be sure to bring your camera and water to drink. If you make it to the third set of benches you’ve nearly reached the top!!! This is about a 10 minute drive to get to.”
  • 10 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Nice, American-style food and a good bar. Outdoor patio is right on the city beach and is perfect for summer evenings. Try the mussels. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
“ We recommend Tuesday trivia night! Trivia starts at 7, but get there early to get a table!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Authentic Mexican, unfortunately not open for dinner. Great for Breakfast and Lunch. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favorite local restaurant. Beer and basil serves global cuisine with a local flare. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, but our favorites are the kung-pao cauliflower a the fried Brussels sprouts!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Brewery
“So many beers to choose from. Fun atmosphere and events hosted most Saturday's from live music to yoga and beer.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A little more upscale for Sandpoint, this fun restaurant features local brews alongside creative dishes. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bistro
“Great breakfast and lunch, juices, smoothies and coffee. Healthiest food in town and right across the street from Sand Creek. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Sushi with a view... especially if you can sit outside on a nice day. We enjoyed our dinner here. Make a reservation if you can!”
  • 6 locals recommend

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