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Savoring Your Coeur d’Alene Summer: Best Coeur d'Alene Destinations

Coeur d’Alene shines brightly in the long-awaited summer season, inviting lakeside play and endless fun in the sun


Best Coeur d'Alene Destinations for Summer Activities

By Taylor Shillam

Planning Your North Idaho Summer  

Experience the best Coeur d'Alene destinations for summer activities! With its sparkling lake, natural beauty, community events, and ample space for recreation and play, Coeur d’Alene summers are unmatched. No matter how you like to spend the season, Coeur d’Alene and its surrounding areas offer a bit of everything. Experience the energy at popular events like the Riverstone Outdoor Summer Concerts series, and Ironman 70.3. Spend a magical Independence Day at the lake with the annual Fourth of July Parade, Festival and Fireworks, lighting up the sky above the water. Choose your tee time at top golf destinations like Coeur d’Alene’s famous floating green, or take advantage of the many ways to enjoy the lake, including paddleboarding, lake cruises and boat rentals. Between monthly ArtWalks, Downtown Coeur d’Alene’s Brewfest, Art on the Green, the Street Fair, and more, summer brings the city together like no other time of year. 

Take a Lake Day  

Lake Coeur d’Alene is a top destination for locals and visitors alike, and there are endless ways to enjoy it, whether on a boat, a paddleboard or the beach. Regularly scheduled Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruises provide an immersive experience combining railside views, dining, and even themed events like the popular Yoga & Mimosa Cruises. When you’re ready to rent some lake-day recreation gear, local businesses have you covered.     

5 Places Providing Your Lakeside Recreation

  • Coeur d’Alene Adventures

  • Coeur d’Alene Water Sports

  • Fun Unlimited

  • Lake Escape Boat Rentals

  • North Idaho College Beach Rentals

Scenic Parks for All-Day Play 

Best Parks for Kids and Families in Coeur d’Alene:  

  • Atlas Waterfront Park 

  • Coeur d’Alene City Park 

  • McEuen Park 

  • Q’Emiln Park, Post Falls 

Golf Season is in Full Swing   

Don’t miss a coveted tee time at some of Coeur d’Alene’s top golf destinations: 

  • The Club at Black Rock 

  • Circling Raven Golf Club

  • Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course  

  • Gozzer Ranch Club & Golf Course 

  • Highlands Golf Course

Delicious Food Paired with a View:

  • Anthony's at Coeur d’Alene

  • Bardenay Restaurant & Distillery

  • Beverly's 

  • Cedars Floating Restaurant

  • Dockside

  • Le Peep

  • Terraza Waterfront Cafe

  • Tony's on the Lake

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