Visit Coeur d'Alene and you'll immediately understand why this northern Idaho outpost is known as "Lake City." That lake, also named Coeur d'Alene, stretches 25 miles and has 109 miles of shoreline.
During the summer, it's a flurry of sailboats and cruise boats, paddlers and swimmers (even the 14th hole of the Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course sits amid the lake on a floating green).
Winters are chilly, but when locals aren't spending time in the three nearby ski resorts, they can be found warming up in the city's numerous restaurants and breweries or making the quick 30-mile trip to Spokane for more urban pleasures.
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