July 2011
Monthly Archives

U.S Mountain Biking Championships

Written by guest blogger Austin Rogerson. I was honored with the opportunity to travel with a group of Taiwanese journalists to one of my dream events and bucket list items: the U.S. Mountain Bike National Championships. The atmosphere was nearly out of a story book, my story book so to speak. The racers, sponsors and […]

I Heart Coeur d’ Alene

Written by guest blogger Danielle Gruden Blue skies for miles.  Blue waters beyond what the eyes can see.  Coeur d’ Alene — This place is crazy-beautiful.  The Coeur d’ Alene Resort is filled with treasures, from the lakeside rooms, to an out-of-this-world wine cellar, to the new event center. You can take a walk at […]

Hiking, Biking and Idaho Yurts

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner Everyone knows about renting the Idaho City Park n’ Ski Area yurts in the winter, but not so much in the summer. To give folks an incentive, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation has dropped the price of yurt rentals by $30 for weekends and week days, meaning […]

The Clark House on Hayden Lake

By guest blogger John Stevens. One of my favorite things about Idaho is its history.  Tucked in northern Idaho is a little history lesson worth sharing. Nestled on 12 lush acres above the shores of Hayden Lake is one of the most magnificent country estates in the Northwest.  The Clark House, named in honor of […]

Scenic Idaho

Written by guest blogger Mona Teffeteller. After school got out, we were raring to go on our trip to Yellowstone, there and back – through our amazing home state of Idaho. We said farewell to our home in Eagle, ID and headed east. Our first stop was one of the most amazing things any of […]

Dover Bay Bungalows

Written by guest blogger Danielle Gruden Sometimes you experience places that give you that white-picket fence, shuttered window, forget-me not garden type of feeling- perfection. These places find a corner, forever in your memory. Dover Bay, about two miles outside of Sandpoint, ID sits on Lake Pend Oreille. I headed here for my birthday – […]

Cinderella Summer at the Diamond D Dude Ranch

Written by guest blogger Sunny Lovejoy I felt a rush of excitement as my Jeep climbed the 8600 feet into the heart of the Salmon River Mountains. I had scored the summer job of a lifetime. I would be working at the Diamond D Dude Ranch nestled in the Frank Church Wilderness right outside of […]

Bikes and Trails

The state of Idaho is widely regarded as one the nation’s best-kept skiing secrets.  But an even greater secret is that the same resorts that offer premier alpine and Nordic skiing are also home to world-class mountain bike terrain for riders of every skill level.  From remote mountain single tracks to desert back roads, Idaho […]