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North Idaho is in the news!
As a travel destination, northern Idaho remains blessedly unknown. It seems journalists and travel writers are often learning about the pleasures of this place, for the first time! Read these recent stories from the national media:

Falling for Coeur d’Alene colors
Want to know one of the top places in the Pacific Northwest for fall colors … or how about THE top place? That would be Coeur d’Alene, says Expedia’s car rentals blog writers. Check their list.

Wallace has roots as mining town, beer town writes that in a nod to the past, brewery incorporates Wallace’s mining history ‘behind each of our beers’ – including the story of how beer once saved the town.

Sandpoint catches Seattle’s eye
Seattle Magazine goes deep on different ways to enjoy late summer and autumn in Sandpoint … with mention of a number of our Sandpoint’s greatest hits.

Seven free things to do in Coeur d’Alene
“The views are breathtaking and the seasons offer a delightful array of activities” writes the Suitcases & Sippy Cups blogger, on April 7, 2014.

Sandpoint setting is ‘second to none’
Writer extols the many virtues of our region in “Travel Destination: Scenic Sandpoint” in The Columbus Dispatch on June 22, 2014. “The forte of the town, whose oldest buildings date only to the early 20th century, lies not in its architecture but in its natural beauty.”

Schweitzer a ‘Top 10 Emerging Resort’
So proclaims National Geographic Adventure magazine in this Autumn 2013 story identifying Sandpoint as a ski towns that has the chops, if not yet the notoriety, of more famous ski towns around the country. It labels Schweitzer Mountain ski resort a “best” for skiers and boards seeking “famed tree skiing.”