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Romance at Elkins Resort

The month of sending Valentines and saying those three special words is upon us and while we look forward to the romantic holiday, we don’t think it’s imperative to keep romantic weekends set to the specific date of the 14th! Celebrate Valentine’s anytime you wish at Elkins Resort with these romantic activities!

Dinner: Start your romantic getaway with a romantic dinner complemented with a glass of wine from our extensive wine list or indulge in our famous Huckleberry daiquiris!

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New Year and New Furnishings at Elkins Resort

With the first month of 2016 complete, we wanted to update you on the completed updates and upgrades we’ve been working on at Elkins Resort. Over the past few years, we’ve identified amenities to enhance and add to our cabins to provide you with the best experience possible.

So far, we’ve upgraded some of the furnishings in our cabins including our couches, end and coffee tables, and dining tables and chairs. We hope you find these new additions as comfortable as we do!

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A Big “Thank You” to Elkin’s Staff

At Elkin’s Resort, we work hard to insure each and every guest is comfortable and enjoying their time spent in at our resort. It’s incredibly heartwarming to get e-mails such as the one below letting us know that our staff is doing their best and our guests are pleased with their stay.

“Dear Cheryl,
Well, the vacation is officially over after fighting Atlanta’s 5:00 traffic, I made it home safely. On behalf of Matt and me,

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Winter Events at Priest Lake


The long winter months bring a thick blanket of snow to Elkin’s Resort in beautiful Idaho. During this time of the year you will find many events taking place that are unique to the Priest Lake area.

One of the largest events is the Snowfest Nordic and Snowshoe Race. This event takes place in the middle of January at Priest Lake Golf Course Nordic Center. True grits and determination will help get you through this marathon.

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Top 3 Reasons to Start Golfing

Golf is one of the oldest sports dating back to the late 1200’s. Today, millions of people enjoy the game but if you’re new to the idea or just starting out, you should know the benefits of playing this great sport. Here are 3 top reasons why you should play golf.

Relaxation: If this is not the number one reason to play, then you may as well stop. While it is easy to get frustrated when you’re playing bad,

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Winter Time at Elkins Resort

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Winter time at Elkins Resort in Priest Lake is truly a magical time of the year. A thick blanket of snow covers the landscape turning it into a completely different place. Even though things quiet down this time of year doesn’t mean there is less to do.

Elkins Resort is the perfect getaway for adventure seekers and those looking to escape the city. The snow makes for the perfect playground for those who enjoy cross country skiing,

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Snowmobiling on Priest Lake

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For snowmobiling, few areas compete with the Pacific Northwest in quality of trails, number of options, and picturesque mountains. Elkins Resort situated next to Priest Lake and the Selkirk Mountain range offers more terrain than any snowmobiler can imagine accomplishing in one stay. With more than 400 miles of scenic trails, riders can trek peaks up to 7,000 feet that wind their way back down in daring powder through old forest growth.

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Golfing at Priest Lake

For golfers, one of the allures to the sport is the ability to get away from everyday life and enjoy the natural beauty. Priest Lake Golf Course offers just that. If you have ever been to Priest Lake in Northern Idaho, it is hard to imagine anywhere more beautiful.

Nestled among the cedar and evergreens, this 18-hole course is a true gem. At 6,500 yards Priest Lake Golf Course offers a challenge to golfers of all skill levels.

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