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We hope to see you … pretty soon!

While our entire country grapples with the coronavirus, we wish to extend our deep thanks and best wishes to the friends and visitors that each year bring their exuberance and vibrancy to our magnificent part of Idaho.

Want to help out Sandpoint’s retailers and restaurants in this tough time? Our Operation Support Local invites you to book now for future trips, buy certificates and engage our Visit Sandpoint members online. And when the time comes again to travel and explore, remember our restaurants, hotels, entertainment venues and magnificent outdoors await to welcome you.

Meantime… please click around our website. Or, check our 2020 Visitor Guide. We look forward to good times together this summer!

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Maps & Travel Info

Sandpoint is located in the northern tip of Idaho, at the crossroads of the major north-south route through Idaho, U.S. Highway 95, and the east-west route of U.S. Highway 2. It is 80 miles northeast of Spokane, and 352 miles east of Seattle. Boise, the state capital, is 439 miles south.

By Plane

Spokane International Airport. Located within 80 miles of Sandpoint in Spokane, Wash., this major airport provides access to flights on several airlines. Airlines serving Spokane International Airport include:

Rental cars are available at the airport, including:

  • Alamo, (800) 462-5266
  • Avis, (800) 331-1212
  • Budget, (800) 527-0700
  • Dollar, (800) 800-4000
  • Enterprise, (800) 325-8007
  • Hertz, (800) 654-3131
  • National, (800) 227-7368
  • Thrifty, (800) 367-2277

Sandpoint Airport. Located two miles from downtown, the Sandpoint Airport provides a
5,500-foot paved runway rated up to 40,000 pounds gross weight single-wheel load. Amenities and services include pilot’s lounge, courtesy cars, fuel, flight school and tie downs. (208) 263-9102

By Train

Amtrak’s Empire Builder route arrives and departs on a daily basis at Sandpoint’s historic railroad depot on Railroad Avenue, just off of Bridge Street. The westbound train departs at 11:49 p.m., and the eastbound train departs at 1:40 a.m. For more information, call Amtrak toll-free at
1-800-872-7245, or check Amtrak’s website.

Local Rental Car Services

Rental cars are available locally through these area businesses.

  • Hertz Rent a Car: (208) 263-9102, located at the Sandpoint Airport a mile north of downtown Sandpoint at 1100 Airport Way, off North Boyer Avenue.
  • Thrifty Car Rental: (208) 255-7909, located in the lobby of Anderson’s Autobody on Highway 200 two miles east of Sandpoint.
  • Rental cars are also available at the Spokane International Airport. See above.

Taxi Services

Bonner Taxi – (208) 597-FINE – bonnertaxiinc.com

7B Taxi – (208) 820-1862 – 7btaxi.com