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How to Spend the Holidays at Priest Lake

Enjoy a relaxing holiday vacation at Priest Lake by staying at Elkins Resort. Take part in outdoor winter activities, holiday events, and enjoy warm drinks to sip by the fire. Celebrate with Elkins Resort on Priest Lake and escape to your own winter wonderland this holiday season.

Dining at Priest Lake

Our own Trapper Creek Lounge will be offering crafty libations this holiday season with their spiked hot chocolate and hot toddies,

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Eco-friendly Travel Tips

With most of us trying to make eco-friendly choices in our everyday life it makes sense that you want to make environmentally conscious choices while traveling. Read further for some helpful eco-friendly travel tips that will make you feel better about the choices you make.

Bag the plastic bag

Avoid using plastic bags when you shop at the local market or art show on your vacation by bringing your own reusable bag.

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Tips for Fishing at Priest Lake

image of pontoon boat at Priest Lake

Come to catch “the big one” at Priest Lake. Whether you are a novice fisher who just wants to spend a lazy Saturday casting in a line or a master fisherman looking to catch that prize-winning trout, fishing at Priest Lake is great for all skill levels.

Guests of Elkins Resort enjoy easy access to Priest Lake with its 40 square miles of “lucky fishing spots”. Offering boat slip rentals, Elkins Resort makes it easy for those who want to bring their own fishing boat or rentals are available for a half or full day.

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6 Reasons to have your Winter Wedding at Priest Lake

Planning a winter wedding at Priest Lake? With over 25 years of experience in planning and creating beautiful weddings, Elkins Resort is your best choice when it comes to making your day truly memorable. Here are six reasons why we think you should have your winter wedding at Priest Lake at Elkins Resort.

For our complete guide to weddings at Elkins Resort, download our wedding evet PDF.

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Traveling Green: Elkins Resort on Priest Lake

Turn your vacation into opportunities for positive change and enjoy peace of mind when booking your eco-friendly lodging on Priest Lake, Elkins Resort. Elkins Resort offers the eco-friendly traveler the chance to surround themselves in nature and truly get back to the basics of what Mother Nature can offer.

We here at Elkins also take pride in our various green initiatives such as keeping mostly natural landscaping on the resort, using lake water to water our grass,

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Wedding Rehearsal Dinner 101

Counting down the days until you get hitched? While we know the actual wedding is your focus, the rehearsal dinner is just as important, as it sets up the success of the weekend. Make sure your rehearsal dinner goes off without a hitch with our wedding rehearsal dinner guide!

Decide Who’s Hosting

First things first, decide who is hosting the dinner. Traditionally the bride’s family pays for the wedding and the groom’s family pays for the rehearsal dinner,

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Spring into Fun at Priest Lake

Though we do love our winter activities around here, we must admit we’re excited about spring and all the fun things the new season brings! As Idaho’s “crown jewel”, Priest Lake is a great spot to enjoy the warmer months and soak up the sun on your next vacation. So, if you are looking for a few Priest Lake activities we have some that we think you will enjoy!


Hit the trails at Priest Lake and discover the beauty of Mother Nature.

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Eight Reasons Why We Love Winter Weddings in Idaho

Planning a wedding and can’t decide when to schedule the special day? Of course, popular times to hold your wedding are during the spring and fall months but have you thought about the winter season? We think the winter season is one of the best times to host your wedding and here are our reasons why:

1.Winter white wedding

Winter time conjures up thoughts and feelings of warm and cozy evenings and of course lightly snowcapped trees.

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