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Make a splash at Priest Lake

Looking for water-based fun this summer? Check out all the activities you can enjoy on Priest Lake!

Start planning your summer lake vacation by finding the perfect cabin at Elkins Resort!

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Summer BBQ and grilling recipes

What’s better than a summer BBQ? A summer BBQ at Elkins Resort! Check out some of our favorite grilling recipes for a fun, family dinner before enjoying the on-site events and amenities.

Each of our cabins at Elkins Resort on Priest Lake has a Briquette BBQ and fully-equipped kitchen as well as community gas BBQs on the property, so making your own homemade meals is super easy on your summer vacation. Though you’re of course always welcome to dine at our restaurant or grab a pizza to take back to your cabin!

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Four tips “fore” a great golf game at Priest Lake

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Checking out golf courses in Northern Idaho to improve your golf game? Elkins Resort is just 15 minutes from the 18-hole Priest Lake Golf Course. Apply these tips from golf teacher Michael Jacobs to hit the course more prepared and with a refreshed technique.

They are as easy as one, two, three and “fore!”


It’s back to basics to start with a focus on one of the fundamentals of golf: Your grip.

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Put some spring in your step

Spring into fun at the resort with our favorite in-season season activities: Mountain biking and hiking!

Though we think there’s no wrong season to visit Elkins Resort as there’s always some fun adventure waiting here, there is something special about spring and the fresh possibilities it brings! The warmer weather lures you outside and it’s the perfect time to indulge in the spring things to do around Priest Lake.

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Mountain biking

We’re fortunate to have such a great location for mountain biking where you can pretty much step outside your cabin and be ready to hit the trails!

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Valentine’s Day wine pairings

Planning an intimate escape for Valentine’s Day? It’s no secret we like wine (especially Idaho wine) around here and since it’s the month of romance, we thought it was timely to share some of our favorite wine and chocolate pairings. Book your cabin for two and then learn how to expertly pair wine and chocolate for your romantic night in!

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Holiday treats from Elkins Resort

We know a big draw of staying at Elkins Resort on Priest Lake is our on-site dining but know during the holidays it can be hard to have such a cozy cabin without the smell of freshly baked holiday treats ready for snacking!

We rounded up some of our favorite holiday recipes that you can bake in your cabin at Elkins Resort this winter as a sweet follow-up to dinner or to pair with that delicious bottle of wine you picked up.

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Elkins Resort named a top winner for extraordinary snowmobiling destinations

Thanks to the folks at Best Snowmobiling Trails, Elkins Resort on Priest Lake was named in the top five of fifteen extraordinary snowmobiling destinations!

We’ve got to give credit to our abundance of trails, plenty of snowfall, and ability to easily navigate the resort on your snowmobile for securing this win. Snowmobiling is a top-rated activity at Elkins Resort and with hundreds of miles of surrounding trails it truly is a snowmobiling paradise.

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5 tips for planning the perfect corporate retreat

Need a change of scenery for your upcoming conference or business retreat? We’re no stranger to conferences, weddings, or events that require a great attention to detail, and put together some tips to help your planning process go smoothly.

Know your numbers

As you explore your venue options, keep in mind how many people will be attending so you know how much meeting space you need, how many rooms (these days it is recommended to allow every employee their own room),

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