Sandpoint, Idaho

Get to know Schweitzer's home town! 

Welcome to our charming town of Sandpoint, ID, voted by Rand McNally as the Most Beautiful Small Town in America! Conveniently located only 11 miles from Schweitzer Mountain, on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, Sandpoint has it all including a thriving arts community, the renowned Festival at Sandpoint concert series and locals' favorite - the Farmer's Market, held every Saturday morning and Wednesday afternoons in Farmin Park during the summer. Silverwood Theme Park is only 20 minutes away and offers an excellent day of thrills and excitement. 

Year round, there's plenty to do, plenty to see, and plenty of places to play! Make sure you bring your appetite too because Sandpoint boasts some of the best restaurants around including MickDuff's, Trinity at City Beach and Eichardt'sFor more information on Sandpoint, check out VisitSandpoint!


Staying in town is a great option when visiting Schweitzer. There you'll be close to some of the areas best restaurants, bars and shops. Plus, thanks to the SPOT bus, you can ride public transportation from town all the way to Schweitzer's village during the winter season! 

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