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A little about Sandpoint

We are special, a four season town with a full experience regardless of what you are looking for. Just don't take our word for it: 2012- Best Ski Town- Rand McNally's Best of the Road 2011- Most Beautiful Small Town in America- Rand McNally's Best of the Road with USA Today Travel 2010- Rail-fans Dream- Top place to see a train- USA Today Travel 2009- Best Adventure Towns- National Geographic Adventure 2008- Top 10 Dream Towns- Sunset Magazine 2007- 15 Unforgettable Trips- Unforgettable Sandpoint- USA Today 2007- Schweitzer Mountain Top 25 Ski Resort- #3 for Tree Skiing

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The history of Sandpoint

The Salish Tribes, specifically the Kalispel and the Kootenai built encampments on the shore of Lake Pend Oreille every summer, fished, made baskets of cedar, and collected huckleberries before returning to either Montana or Washington in the fall. The encampments ended before 1930. The region was extensively explored by David Thompson of the North West Company starting in 1807. Disputed joint British/American occupation of the Columbia District led to the Oregon boundary dispute. This controversy ended in 1846 with the signing of the Oregon Treaty, whereby Britain ceded all rights to land south of the 49th parallel. In the 1880s, the Northern Pacific Railroad brought European and Chinese settlement to the area. In August 1888, twenty-nine-year-old author and civil servant Theodore Roosevelt visited Sandpoint on a caribou-hunting trip in the Selkirk Mountains. Roosevelt documented what a rough-and-tumble environment "Sand Point" was at that time (and for many decades following

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Athletic Lodging Museums / Attractions Restaurants Services Shopping

 

Greasy Fingers Bikes n Repair

Athletic

A local and employee owned shop

 

Diamond T Guest Ranch

Lodging

Enjoy the mountains from our modern cabins

 

Fifth Avenue Restaurant

Lodging

Down home cooking and friendly service

 

Huckleberry Tent and Breakfast

Lodging

A better way to see the country

 

Lodge at Sandpoint

Lodging

Luxurious yet affordable

 

Log Spirit Bed & Breakfast

Lodging

Wildlife and views, perfect for every season

 

Sweet Magnolia Bed & Breakfast

Lodging

Southern hospitality brought North

 

Talus Rock Retreat

Lodging

Eclectically chic and elegant romantic getaway

 

Lake Pend Oreille Cruises

Museums / Attractions

The best way to relax and see it all

 

Laughing Dog Brewing

Museums / Attractions

Savor locally brewed craft beers

 

Pend d'Oreille Winery

Museums / Attractions

Locally produced award winning wines

 

Silverwood Theme Park & Boulder Beach Water Park

Museums / Attractions

Family fun

 

BISTRO ROUGE CAFE

Restaurants

We specialize in tasting plates, sandwiches and pizza

 

MickDuff's Brewing Company

Restaurants

Handcrafted beers and great pub food, gluten free available

 

Trinity at City Beach

Restaurants

Eat, drink and be merry

 

Sandpoint Seaplane Services

Services

Take a tour or schedule a trip

 

Finian McDonald Clothing Company

Shopping

Clothing, accessories and footwear for locals and tourists alike

 

Great Stuff

Shopping

Celebrates the unusual and the eclectic

 

Northwest Handmade Furniture

Shopping

Local craftsmen creating handmade furniture and accessories

 

The Blue Lizard

Shopping

Native American Gallery and Store

 

The Sand Stallion

Shopping

Western apparel for men, women and kids

 

Zany Zebra

Shopping

No mundane here

 

Zero Point

Shopping

Exquisite collection of Jewelry, Clothing, Gifts, Art and More