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Huckleberry Tent & Breakfast: A Rustic Retreat Near Sandpoint, Idaho

They have cozy beds. They have home-cooked breakfasts. But this sweet spot just south of Clark Fork, Idaho isn’t what you’d expect from a bed and breakfast. Huckleberry Tent & Breakfast is a camping experience that takes you beyond tents ...

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10 Ways to Explore Sandpoint (The Locals Guide)

Because Sandpoint happens to be flanked by the Selkirks and the Cabinets, and folded into the curves of Lake Pend Oreille and the river, and because it’s rather postcard perfect, this little town fills up with visitors in the summer ...

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The West Kootenays on Two Wheels

I consider myself a pretty strong rider. But, despite their best efforts, the trio of Canadian cyclists who have volunteered to show me the highlights of road biking in the West Kootenay region of southern B.C. area are casually kicking ...

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Bend, Oregon: Where Beer-lovers and Dog-lovers Unite

Bikes, dogs, beer: Sadly, something’s gotta give. I just finished a big triathlon last weekend, so we choose the dog over the bikes, giving my legs a rest and making Milo’s tail thump in triumph. We’re camping our way down ...

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Northeast Washington Hiking/Camping Road Trip

Let me be your concierge for a Northeast Washington hiking weekend this summer that includes hiking Thirteen Mile Trail, an overnight car-camping stay at Swan Lake and a visit to the frontier-like town of Republic, Wash. You will make lifelong ...

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A Summer Festival for Just About Everyone

The Inland Northwest is home to many fun and unique festivals. Here we’ve highlighted a few interesting festivals celebrating everything from huckleberries and community heritage to original music, beer and wine and the outdoors. While this is certainly not an ...

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Exploring Wallace, Idaho’s Mining Heritage

A sprawling complex of beautiful, historic buildings and surprisingly bustling streets nestled into the steep mountain hillsides of north Idaho’s Bitterroot Mountains, Wallace Idaho is a momentary neck-craning distraction for most Interstate 90 travelers driving through the Silver Valley. Too ...

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Exploring Washington’s Wine Country

During the warmth of early fall harvest, all roads leading to, from and within Tri-Cities are flanked by ripe grapes. Ineffably rich and sweet fragrances from as many as 40 different varieties pervade the senses of even the least discerning ...

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Hiking and Paddling the Hanford Reach National Monument

For paddlers and hikers with spring fever, the overlooked Hanford Reach National Monument presents unbelievably serene paddling and hiking opportunities in a climate that’s typically four weeks further along into spring than the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene area in March. The monument ...

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