Indoor Recreation

A bustling arts scene, music galore and so much more

Sure, the outdoors here is downright spectacular. But there’s always something to do in our Great Indoors, too.

Indoor Recreation
Schweitzer Village

Our nationally recognized mountain resort is only 11 miles from downtown Sandpoint, with 2900 acres for skiing, hiking, biking and magnificent alpine views and a resort village featuring premium lodging, dining, bars, fine outdoor clothing and gear, shopping, artists studio, and seasonal activities.

7B Lanes

Family Fun Center, Bowling, Arcade, Good Food and Drink, and Pool Tables!

The Library

Discovery, connection, and lifelong learning through books and other resources; accepts library cards from around the world.

Creations for Sandpoint

Creations’ mission is to promote the arts, creativity, discovery and STEAM learning. 

Creations partners with families, businesses and local organizations to provide educational activities that support student learning.

Creation teaches educational art classes for adults and youth through our Creative Hands Expand the Mind Program. The program’s key component is to offer skills based art instruction classes that are accessible to all Bonner and Boundary County children and adults.

219 Lounge

At the 219 Lounge, we have been serving up the best drinks and live music in Sandpoint for over 80 years. Our full service bar offers a wide selection of liquor, beer, and wine, and we have the most beers on tap in town. Our outdoor patio and bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink with friends, and our live music every Friday and Saturday night is not to be missed.

Sandpoint Cinemas

Located at the East end of the Bonner Mall, Sandpoint Cinemas is a standard multi-screen movie theater with a full concession stand, showing new film releases. Check the website for showtimes and more info.

Art Works Gallery

We are a Sandpoint art gallery and cooperative of local artists practicing in a variety of mediums. We invite you to stop in, see our creations, and be inspired!

Museum at the Brig

This museum full of memorabilia reflecting military life and interesting photo opportunities is a must see for anyone who has served in the military or who has family who has done so.

The Brig stands guard over the grounds of what was the world’s second largest naval training facility. The Farragut Naval Training Station (FNTS) was a 4000+ acre land-locked seaman training facility. Built in response to the December 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese, the FNTS’s buildings and infrastructure were hurriedly constructed in 11 months by 22,000 civilian workers at a cost of $160 million. The Brig building served as a confinement facility for unruly naval recruits with its barred windows and gates, jail cells and support facilities. It houses a museum of boot camp, naval and war memorabilia dedicated to to the 293,381 naval recruits who received their basic training here.

Cambium Spa at Schweitzer

Rev up, reboot, tune In. Cambium Spa at Schweitzer offers unique recovery services and spa treatments in a vibrant, communal atmosphere in the resort’s wonderful alpine setting.

Whether it’s for an immersive wellness experience, an express treatment, or a day of relaxation, Cambium is designed to meet the needs of every guest or resident in the community. The name “cambium” comes from the botanical term for a layer within the root and stem of some plants that encourages new growth. By design, Cambium Spa offers unique services and wellness treatments that encourage restoration, nourishment and growth.

Experience our signature treatments in a relaxed setting that harnesses the beautiful surroundings. Our menu of wellness services is focused on helping you Rev Up, Reboot and Tune In to mind, body, and spirit. Featuring organic amenities, therapeutic massage, bodywork, and infrared therapies, Cambium leverages state-of-the-art techniques and world-class therapists to create a holistic approach to maximizing your time at Schweitzer.

Whether it’s for an immersive experience, an express treatment, or a full day of relaxation, the staff at Cambium are there to support you wherever you may be on your wellness journey.

Go to the Cambium website»

Wildflower Spa at Seasons

Wildflower Day Spa is an Aveda concept salon located in Sandpoint, ID. We offer full Aveda salon and spa services.

Sandpoint Shopping District

The Sandpoint Shopping District exists to support & promote, through cooperative marketing efforts, a unique shopping experience which reflects the individual visions and passions of proud local owner-merchants. The district works cooperatively to provide locals and visitors alike with a unique & vibrant shopping environment in downtown Sandpoint.

MickDuff's Brewing Company

MickDuff’s Brewing Company is a small craft brewery and bustling, family-friendly restaurant located in downtown Sandpoint at 312 N. First Ave.

Panida Theater

Sandpoint’s historic performing arts center, the Panida Theater has served visitors and locals with films, concerts, plays, dance and events since 1927. There are always events happening in the beautiful and historic theater. Click to the website to see what’s playing!

Bonner County Historical Museum

The Bonner County Historical Museum, 611 Ella at Lakeview Park, has numerous displays including Native American artifacts, an extensive collection of Ross Hall photos, a pioneer kitchen and more. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month (first Saturday free admission day).

Bonner Mall

Bonner Mall, two miles north of Sandpoint off Highway 95, features a full-service supermarket, four-plex movie theater, several nationally known retailers, more shops and a restaurant.

Arts and Crafts Fair

Shop for unique, regional gifts during the Pend Oreille Arts Council’s Arts and Crafts Fair – held every year in August on the City Beach lawn.

Pend d'Oreille Winery

Pend d’Oreille Winery offers tours and tastings of its award-winning wines at 220 Cedar St. downtown.

Laughing Dog Brewing

Laughing Dog Brewing is a great place to try a refreshing line-up of great hometown flavors. At 805 Schweitzer Plaza Dr. in Ponderay, just off Highway 95.

'A picture-perfect mountain town...'

We don’t like to brag, so…. we’ll let USA Today do it for us. See what they say about Sandpoint, and a dozen other media too.
Click to see all the raves.

More to Explore

Schweitzer Village

7B Lanes

The Library

Creations for Sandpoint

City Parks

219 Lounge

Sandpoint Cinemas

Art Works Gallery

Museum at the Brig

Albeni Falls Dam Tour

Sandpoint Ranger District


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