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:
10 Places To Go In North Idaho – Idaho Travel Guide
North Idaho is the ultimate adventure travel destination. Filled with lakes, surrounded by mountains, and loads of historic towns, this region can easily be explored by car with something new at every turn. I was blown away by the amount of adventures available in such a small region. From rock climbing and hiking, to E-bikes and ATV’s, to basically any kind of boating adventure, North Idaho has it all! Here are 10 places to go when you travel to North Idaho. 10 Places to Go in North Idaho-MonicaGoes.com
Backcountry Skiing in ‘The Gem State’!
Check out video of Schweitzer Mountain, Silver Mountain, and Lookout Mountain! Idaho Ski Areas
Priest Lake – Travel to Idaho’s Crown Jewel
Imagine this…it’s a sunny summer day, you’ve taken the boat onto the lake, and every direction you look is surrounded by towering mountains. That is Priest Lake, Idaho. There is a reason, this destination is known as “Idaho’s Crown Jewel”. Priest Lake – MonicaGoes.com
America’s most beautiful lakeside towns and cities
Priest Lake, Idaho – Just 15 miles (24km) from the Canadian border, this resort – by the lake of the same name – is home to fewer than 1,000 lucky residents who get to gaze upon this 19-mile (31km) freshwater lake just outside their doors. It’s more an eclectic yet cohesive community than a town, with art galleries filled with paintings and blown glass, bakeries selling huckleberry scones and a one-stop general store selling pretty much everything. The beaches, with golden sand meandering to the limpid water, are particularly lovely, as are the surrounding mountain peaks. America’s most beautiful lakeside towns and cities
5 Things to do in Bonners Ferry
Bonners Ferry, Idaho is located at the top of Idaho’s panhandle on the border of Canada and is in a world of its own. Surrounded by the gorgeous Selkirk Mountains, this town is full of outdoor beauty, good food and drinks, and amazing hospitality, living up to it’s nickname “Idaho’s Most Friendly Town”. With less than 24 hours to spend here, we got quite the sample of what this place has to offer! Here are 5 things to do in Bonners Ferry Idaho. Bonners Ferry – MonicaGoes.com
Side-by-Side ATV’ing in Silver Valley Idaho
Imagine 2,600 acres of pristine wilderness to get out and explore; to camp, hike, fish, ski, you name it! That is Silver Valley Idaho. Located in the Bitterroot Mountains in Idaho’s panhandle, the valley is full of year-round adventure. Silver Valley – MonicaGoes.com
Harrison Idaho and the famous TRAIL OF THE COEUR D’ALENES
Harrison Idaho is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise. From the stunning Lake Coeur d’Alene, to the renowned Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes, to the shops and restaurants, Harrison has something for everyone! The town of Harrison is located 30 miles south of Coeur d’Alene and is an awesome little North Idaho getaway. In the summertime, boats can cruise out onto the lake, beachgoers can relax on the sand or rent a stand-up paddle board to get on the water, and foodies can enjoy some local wine tasting or a cold beer on the patios overlooking the water. Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes – MonicaGoes.com
Hidden Waterfalls, Historic Downtown, & Outdoor Adventure in Spirit Lake Idaho
North Idaho is known for its vast outdoors and numerous gorgeous lakes, but the town of Spirit Lake took me by surprise with it’s quaint historic downtown and amazing food! Located 25 miles north of Coeur D’Alene, Spirit Lake was like stepping into a time machine of American history; think Deadwood without the tourists! Throw in a brand new hiking and biking trail system and hidden waterfalls that are only accessible at certain times of the year, and this outdoor-loving travel host was in paradise! Spirit Lake – MonicaGoes.com
Rock Climbing in Q’emiln Park – Post Falls Idaho
One of my big goals for my show Monica Goes (and personally), was to try rock climbing. As someone who’s afraid of heights but loves to climb things, this seemed like the perfect adventure combo! When I had the opportunity to go climbing in Post Falls, Idaho I was beyond stoked. What I didn’t expect was a park full of trails, climbing routes, and year-round adventure! Post Falls – MonicaGoes.com
Wallace has roots as mining town, beer town
CraftBeer.com 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.