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[New Content Page]Historical Tour of Coeur D'alene
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Crystal Gold mine tour $100

Duration: 3-4 hours


2011_1008_05_Check_Point_1.JPGDiscovered by Tom Irwin in 1879 and then abandoned for almost 110 years this gold mine is a site to see. Original gold mining equipment left by Tom himself shows the way gold was mined over a century ago. View the beautiful smithsonite crystals that have formed on the walls. Gold and wire silver, still attached to the quartz vein, are marked out for everyone to see and enjoy.




12:45 pm:

Meet at the front entrance lobby
1:00 pm: Board Resort Bus
1:50 pm:  Arrive at Crystal Gold Mine, prepare for tour
2:00 pm:  First group begins tour
2:30 pm: First group ends tour/begins gold panning. Second group begins tour
3:00 pm: Second group ends tour/begins gold panning.
4:00 pm: Depart Crystal Gold Mine for Resort.
4:45 pm:  Return to the resort

Historical tour of coeur d’alene $55

Duration: 2-3 hours


2011_1008_05_Check_Point_1.JPGStart with a visual journey from Coeur d’Alene’s humble beginnings as the home of Fort Sherman, to its fast rise in the lumber industry, to the very beautiful and unique destination it is today. The museum is home to the area’s most incredible and extensive photographic archive that depicts the history of Fort Sherman and the Coeur d’Alene Lake. Witness the area’s early homes and landmarks, including Fort Sherman Chapel built in 1880. This tour is a fascinating cross-section of vintage buildings, churches and Victorian homes. 




12:45 pm:

Meet Guide at the front entrance lobby
1:00 pm: Depart resort for the Museum of North Idaho, and begin tour of Coeur d’Alene.
4:00 pm:  Return to the resort








Golf $225

Duration: 5 hours



The rate includes water taxi to the course, 18 holes of golf, golf cart, unlimited floating practice balls, Cour d’ Alene bag tag, forecaddie and warm-up sports massage.

The Coeur d’Alene Resort has been christened “America’s Greatest Golf Experience” based on amenities both seen and unseen, that golfers enjoy at this Northwest Gem.


The 6,803 yard, par 71 course is designed around four distinct geographic features: an expansive lakeshore, a forested ridge, gently rolling woodlands and Fernan Creek, a revitalized trout stream. Chip Beck, PGA Tour Player and winner of the 1992 Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, called the Idaho course one of the finest he has ever seen, lauding it as a course playable for families, yet challenging enough to test the pros.


The Coeur d'Alene has rental clubs available for $62.50*. Call 800.935.6283 for golf club rentals.


Morning:           Drop clubs at front lobby Valet Desk

12:30 pm:          Water Taxi

1:00 -1:50pm:   Tee time






Hiawatha trail bike ride / forestry tour $100

Duration: 5-7 hours (transportation to trail > 1hour)



This is approximately a 15 mile bike ride. It was called one of the most scenic stretches of railroad in the country. When the Milwaukee Railroad was operating, the trains traversed through 11 tunnels and over 9 high trestles, covering a 46 mile route that crossed the rugged Bitterroot Mountains between Idaho and Montana. The “Route of the Hiawatha” is most famous for the long St. Paul Pass, or Taft Tunnel which burrows for 8771 ft. (1.66 miles) under the Bitterroot Mountains at the state line.




12:00 pm:

Meet in Bay 5-6
12:15 pm: Board the Omni buses.
1:45 pm: Arrive at The Hiawatha Trail
5:00 pm: Depart and journey back to the Resort.
6:15 pm: Arrive at the resort









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