Legendary lake country

Plan an escape to northern Idaho, where the lakes are deep and blue, and each one has a story

  • Hill’s Resort cabins are tucked into the woods at Priest Lake.

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Coeur d'Alene Resort. Typical hotel rooms as well as lakeview suites with fireplaces. 337 rooms and suites from $149. 115 S. Second St., Coeur d'Alene; 800/688-5253.

Hill's Resort. Cabins and condos. Hill's Restaurant ($$$; breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily) features pork back ribs and huckleberry pie. 52 rooms from $150 per night or $1,325 per week. At Priest Lake; 208/443-2551.

Inn at Sand Creek. Three suites, two of them with four-poster beds. Sand Creek Grill ($$$; dinner daily) offers triple-crusted halibut. From $125. 105 S. First Ave., Sandpoint; 208/255-2821.

Sleep's Cabins. Six historic lakeside log cabins with kitchens. From $145. 231 Lakeshore Dr., Sagle (2 miles south of Sandpoint); or 866/302-2122.


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