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Coeur d'Alene Lake

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Description: Fed by waters from three different rivers, this pristine, 30-mile lake...
Fed by waters from three different rivers, this pristine, 30-mile lake offers just about every water sport imaginable.
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Lake Coeur d'Alene Scenic Drive

We did the drive around the lake. It's lovely, but there is only one tiny town to stop in and frankly, thousands of pine trees and tons of water do not excite me.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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San Diego
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We did the drive around the lake. It's lovely, but there is only one tiny town to stop in and frankly, thousands of pine trees and tons of water do not excite me.

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Blairsden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is fun, fun, fun lake for boating and watersports. Very popular in summer. If you are a boater and like to anchor out for the day or overnight, not alot of options, as most of the shoreline is private homes. But there are several "boaters camps" that have docks you tie up to, toilets, campsites (on land). Be prepared... More 

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South Kent, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Rented a Pontoon boat with our Idaho friends to explore the lake , relax and swim. Spectacular views of the area

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful drive. St. Marie is really cool, and smells like fresh cut wood. Worth the 2 hours to drive around it.

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Fallbrook
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place. Walked through the town part of this beautil lake while visiting from So. cal. What a treat. Loved the moose, went to "fig pickle" to buy the book and the stuffed animal for my grandson. While walking and looking at all the flowers, the boats, the water, the old beautiful houses, Coeur d'Alene pulled out all the stops... More 

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Valley, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took the Christmas boat cruise to see the lights. It was wonderful and fun, well worth it. Recommend ordering your tickets way in advance.

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Jerome, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Too much commercial building in the area. The resort does not blend in with the landscape at all. The pine trees are very small compared to other places we've been.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Even with smokey skies, from all the area fires, this body of water is stunning - with beautiful homes dotting the shoreline and lots of activities from boating to a Seaplane ride. We rented a boat at the CDA Resort marina.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great lake with wonderful recreation opportunities. Check out many of the different beaches each has its own attractions. City Beach near downtown has volleyball courts, lifeguards in season, as well as recreation rentals. The park nearby has a great kids playground and band shell. Sanders Beach is quiet and out of the way just a short walk from Tubbs Hill... More 

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Buckley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We come back almost every year. Beautiful lake! Lots of fun activities. Rent a boat or just find a nice spot to swim. Downtown fun place to visit too with lots of shops.

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