Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Sandpoint

The area's theater scene and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sandpoint. This walkable city is known for its lake, skiing and mountain views. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Sandpoint

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Sandpoint a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandpoint Elks Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Schweitzer Mountain (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Schweitzer Mountain Resort (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Mirror Lake Golf Course (28 mi / 45.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sandpoint

Travelers enjoy Sandpoint for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in December, February, January or November, when snowfall averages 19.00 inches and temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sandpoint

Travelers enjoy Sandpoint for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Sandpoint is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandpoint City Beach Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lakeview Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Samowen Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Outlet Mountain (20.7 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Priest Lake (26 mi / 41.9 km)

How to get to and around Sandpoint

The nearest airport is in Spokane, WA (SFF-Felts Field), located 54.6 mi (87.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Sandpoint Station.

Where to stay near Sandpoint?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 372 house rentals near Sandpoint. From 159 Houses to 50 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandpoint for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Sandpoint?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Sandpoint. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sandpoint City Beach Park: 320 home rentals
  • Panida Theater: 283 home rentals
  • Bonner County Historical Society Museum: 332 home rentals
  • Lakeview Park: 283 home rentals
  • Sandpoint Station: 285 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sandpoint listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sandpoint?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 159 Houses in Sandpoint. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sandpoint include:

  • Cabins: 50 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 50 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 136 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sandpoint?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 123 vacation homes with pool available in Sandpoint.