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Visiting Lake Coeur d’Alene In Idaho

Lake Coeur d’Alene is one of Idaho’s most popular tourist attractions. According to Idaho’s Scenic BywaysLake Coeur d’Alene is “one of the most famous summer playgrounds and resort destinations in the Pacific Northwest.” Visitors come from across the country to spend the day basking in this northern paradise. Not only does the lake offer the opportunity for you and your family to enjoy a day of aquatic fun, but the picturesque scenery also makes for a beautiful backdrop for any special occasion.

This gorgeous body of water offers panoramic views of the surrounding areas. It is a perfect place to watch for numerous bird species such as nesting ospreys and bald eagles, and you may even catch some moose, deer, elk, or bears roaming the area. These animals are all common along the eastern shoreline of Lake Coeur d’Alene.

The lake begins near the intersection of I-90 and Idaho 91, flowing south and ending at the White Pine Scenic Byway. The lake occupies two counties, Kootenai, and Benewah, and flows primarily from the Coeur d’Alene River and Saint Joe River.

Lake Coeur d’Alene is known for its plethora of water activities, so why not wrap up your summer by reserving a boat rental for a day of fun in the sun. The perfect location, warm water, and friendly locals will make you never want to leave this North American vacation destination. There are a number of activities for you and your family to enjoy while visiting Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Lake Coeur d’Alene Activities

  • Late night cruises
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Tubing behind a boat rental
  • Picnics on the beach
  • Kayaking along the shore
  • Swimming
  • Skiing from the back of a boat rental
  • Tours and charters
  • Lake side dining
  • Seaplane rides

After a long day on the lake, head on into town to experience the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. It produces professional Broadway musicals, complete with full staging and live orchestras, during June, July and August. There are also several golf courses surrounding the lake for those who would prefer to spend their vacation on the greens.

Regardless of what summer activities you enjoy, Lake Coeur d’Alene has something for everyone. If aquatic activities are how you’d like to spend your vacation, then contact Fun Unlimited in Idaho and reserve one of our first-class boat rentals.  Boat rentals aren’t the only recreational vehicles we offer. Call 208-620-9050 and ask about our ATV and jet ski rentals today.