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Your Next Idaho Vacation Destination

Searching for where to vacation in Idaho? Whether you enjoy taking summer or winter vacations, Elkins Resort offers the perfect vacation activities for everyone during any season of the year. Our resort is breathtaking and picturesque; one stay at Elkins Resort and you’ll discover that vacations will never be the same! Experience your home away from home with activities as exciting or relaxing as you want them to be.

With today’s busy lifestyle, many families struggle to find a quiet place they can just get away to and spend quality time with each other. Elkins Resort on Priest Lake is the perfect setting to get away from everyday life and enjoy meaningful activities with loved ones. Begin a new family tradition with us. Nestled in the Selkirk Mountains, our resort provides the chance for families to bond or reconnect with one another in a beautifully relaxing atmosphere. Encourage each other to try new things, build confidence, experience outdoor adventure and learn about nature at Elkins Resort!

Family Summer Vacation

Summer family vacations at Elkins Resort are unforgettable! Our rustic log cabins are fun and comfortable, available with various floor plans to accommodate your family. Priest Lake summers can bring temperatures into the 80s and 90s and the lake bustles with activity. Elkins has a long list of rentals for your entertainment such as pontoon boats, kayaks, and paddleboards. Explore our selection of boat rentals. Boat slips are available if you already have a vessel to enjoy. There are daily activities in the summer season such as karaoke, live music, and movies on the lawn. Elkins Resort has plenty of beachfront for folks to enjoy the views and watch the activity while sunbathing. Start a game of beach volleyball, build sand castles with the kids, or simply sit back and relax. Summer is the prime vacation month to visit Priest Lake and there are plenty of outdoor activities and secluded places to get in touch with nature. So don’t miss out and book your stay early!

Fall Escape

Fall brings out the true beauty of North Idaho and temperatures are very pleasant to enjoy the outdoors. The view of the Selkirk Mountains surrounding the resort is absolutely breathtaking. The colors turn from lush greens to bright reds and yellows. Wrap up in your favorite fall sweaters and scarves and enjoy a hike in the crisp mountain air. Guests likely catch forest creatures roaming around in the leaf-fallen trails searching for the last of those wild berries. Book your fall escape and enjoy the end of the fishing season on Priest Lake. A quiet kayaking trip on the lake might be just what the doctor ordered! Warm up by dining in at our award-winning restaurant and socializing with close friends and family. Finish off an adventurous day with S’mores and storytelling around the campfire. Many consider Autumn to be their favorite time of year at Priest Lake and Elkins Resort is the ideal vacation destination for this time of year. Come see it for yourself!

Winter Getaway

Elkins Resort has been said to be Idaho’s premier vacation destination and is a great place to spend the holidays. Get the family together for some wintertime fun! Elkins Resort offers a chance to get outdoors and have an adventurous winter vacation. Priest Lake is beautiful in the winter with glass-like water surrounded by spectacular snow-covered mountains. Elkins Resort has fast access to many trails for outdoor activities. Winter brings plenty of snowfall for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. After fun in the snow, you can stop into our award-winning restaurant, take the family to our Log Cabin Pizza, or share drinks and laughs with friends in our lounge. A day at Elkins Resort can end by the fire in our fun and cozy log cabins. Escape everyday hustle and bustle and enjoy time spent with the family. Book your winter and holiday vacation reservations today!

Spring Break

Spring break is the perfect time for a mini get-a-way vacation with family or friends. Catch a few rays of sunlight to recharge your mind and body and to hold you over until summer is in full swing. Priest Lake Golf Course is like no other, offering a truly exclusive experience. The 18-hole course accommodates all levels of play, but the uniqueness of the course provides an expert-level feel surrounded by North Idaho’s quiet beauty. Practice your swing at the driving range or keep your focus on the putting green. And for your convenience, the pro and gift shop is close by and stocked with goods. Enjoy yoga on the beaches of Priest Lake and meditate to the sound of the water. Gaze at the gorgeous reflective water, majestic mountains, and big sky. Stretch out and rejuvenate while enjoying a relaxing spring vacation at Priest Lake. Cast in a line on Reeder Bay and grill up for dinner a trophy-sized trout! Partake in a long-time Priest Lake tradition of huckleberry picking and enjoy acres of juicy berries. Take the family on a hiking trip or rent kayaks to get out on the spring water. Elkins Resort is the top destination to spend your spring break!

Vacations at Elkins Resort are filled with a multitude of options so that folks can entertain their tots, relax with their spouses, or enjoy some alone time in the fabulous North Idaho outdoors. Elkins Resort offers something for everyone and the whole family will create memories that last a lifetime.

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