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Sandpoint, at the north end of Lake Pend Oreille, is a year-round resort town and artists' community that offers a wide variety of land- and water-based recreational opportunities. Park facilities at City Beach, west of First Avenue via Bridge Street, include beaches, two marinas, a boat launch and a pedestrian bridge over Sand Creek that links the park with downtown. Lake Pend Oreille Cruises offers a variety of tours; phone (208) 255-5253.
One of the West’s great railroad towns, Sandpoint is known as “The Funnel” for the major rail lines that converge here. More than 50 trains a day draw rail fans to the city. A brochure “A Rail Fan’s Guide to Sandpoint, Idaho” is available from the chamber of commerce.

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Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce 1202 Fifth Ave. SANDPOINT, ID 83864. Phone:(208)263-2161 or (800)800-2106

One of downtown Sandpoint's focal points is the Cedar Street Bridge Public Market. Formerly a city bridge over Sand Creek, this renovated two-level structure is patterned after the famed Ponte Vecchio bridge in Florence, Italy, and contains two levels of restaurants and shops.


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Best Western Edgewater Resort
56 Bridge St. Sandpoint, ID 83864
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La Quinta Inn Sandpoint
415 Cedar St. Sandpoint, ID 83864
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Quality Inn Sandpoint
807 N 5th Ave. Sandpoint, ID 83864
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White Pine Lodge at Schweitzer Mountain Resort
145 Village Ln. Sandpoint, ID 83864
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