15 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways In Idaho

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Idaho is a North Western U.S. state and it is popular due to its rich variation in terms of natural beauty which includes landscapes, mountain areas, lakes, rivers, etc. Since it consists of so many water bodies, fishing, rafting and other water sports are immensely popular out here. It is one of those few states that gives the young couples visiting here an atmosphere of peace, away from the chaos of the society and at the same time provides necessary modern amenities.

1. Coeur D’ Alene Resort

This popular luxury resort is located north shore of Lake Coeur D’Alene by Tubbs Hill, Idaho. There are various types of rooms available namely the Lake Tower Lake View, Lake Tower Lake View with the fireplace, Hagadone Suite and Jaeger Suite. Breakfast menu includes pancakes with French toast, buttermilk pancakes, cereal, oatmeal, scrambled eggs, omelette and various espresso drinks.

Couples can spend some quality time in their respective rooms since all the facilities are available in there. Romantic dinners and relaxing spa treatments are also available.

Other activities available-

  • Playing golf in a golf course in the middle of the lake also known as the ‘Floating Green’
  • Cruises are also available for couples to enjoy a romantic time 
  • White-water rafting can also be enjoyed by the couples
  • Since it is considers to be popular for it’s lake view, it is worth mentioning that fishing is also popular at this resort
  • Hikes and bike tours are also possible 

2. Home Hotel

One of the most relaxing and romantic getaways available in Idaho. There is availability of a Queen sized bed and a King Sized bed for couples. Many restaurants and bars are just a walking distance from this hotel, for example, Chuckwagon Café, Portneuf Grill, etc

Other activities available are -

  • Private hot springs are available in your room with co-option of a hot spring tub for two people
  • Famous hot pools and Olympic Swim Park are spots where couples can enjoy their quality time 
  • Lava Zipline Adventure is also available for the couples in reasonable packages
  • An indoor swimming pool is also present for the couples to engage in swimming
  • Massage therapy can be enjoyed for reducing stress
  • Couples can also enjoy playing golf

3. Sun Valley Lodge

This lodge is located in the Sun Valley Mountain Resort. The rooms that are available include, Lodge Premier King, Lodge King Suite, Lodge Queen Suite, Terrace Suite, Celebrity Suite, etc. There are various options for breakfast, for example, the Konditorei which serves breakfast on a fireside, Gretchen’s whose menu includes French toast, omelette, co-option of an all American breakfast, egg benedict, fruits and espresso drinks. A poolside café is also present so the couples can enjoy their breakfast with a poolside view.

Other available activities:

  • Couples can enjoy snow activities such as skiing sleigh rides and ice skating
  • The couples can enjoy quality time with horseback riding fly fishing and bowling
  • Fitness centres are also present 
  • Hiking, Biking and sports shooting are also some of the activities that the couples can indulge in.

4. Blue Lake Inn Hotel

It is located in the Twin falls of Idaho. It is usually mentioned as one of the most modernized hotels due to its unique interiors and other facilities. There is complimentary breakfast given to every guest. King and Queen rooms, Kitchenettes (with a separate microwave, refrigerator, and utensils in the rooms) and unique suites are available in this hotel. The breakfast menu includes local food such as coffee, cookies, bagels, cinnamon rolls, etc. There is also a Romance Package available where the rooms are decorated specially for the couples to have a romantic experience.

Other activities available are -

  • The couples can visit the Shoshone ice caves or Idaho Heritage Museum 

5. Inn At 500 Capitol Hotel

Located in the capital city of Idaho, this luxury hotel is one of the most prominent weekend getaways. The available rooms include King and queen rooms, Spa King Rooms, one bedroom suite, Residence penthouse etc. Breakfast is usually seasonally inspired. The young couples can enjoy some quality time by renting penthouses all to themselves. The spa king rooms are often said to be more relaxing. 

Other places near the hotel include

  • The Julia Davis Park, Idaho candy company store and factory, Opera Idaho, Ballet Idaho, etc.

6. Knob Hill Inn Hotel 

It is located on the main street of Ketchum, Idaho. The types of rooms available include King rooms ( including separate bar, tub, mountain view etc), Fireplace rooms (which includes a fireplace where the couples can enjoy some quality time and feel cozy in the cold weather as well, bar, mountain view, etc), suites ( include flat screen televisions along with other amenities), sun valley suites, etc. The Grill is a restaurant present inside this hotel. 

Other activities available are -

  • Fly fishing adventure is available for the couples who visit this place
  • Hiking trips are also possible

7. Hotel 43

It is located on the West Grove Street in Boise. Available rooms include Suites (Grand suites, Parlour suites, etc. which include flat televisions, coffeemaker, study table, bar, etc.), Pure rooms, Capitol rooms, Boutique rooms, etc. All rooms have their own microwave and refrigerator. The Metro Café located inside the hotel serves coffee, espresso, cappuccino along with morning snacked including special low-carb breakfast.

Other places near the hotel that can be visited by the couples:

  • Downtown Boise
  • Julia Davis Park
  • BoDo shopping and dining
  • Idaho Wine Country
  • River rafting spots
  • The Basque market
  • Ballet Idaho 

8. Alpaca Inn Hotel

This hotel is located near the Lava hot springs mineral pools and the Lava Olympic Swimming pool and water park. There is a courtyard garden to enable the couples to enjoy some quality time with nature. The available rooms include cottages, one bedroom units and family units however for a romantic weekend getaway cottages and one bedroom units are preferred. The cottages include a dining table and a stocked kitchen as well. A lot of DVDs are available for the couples to enjoy a cosy and fun time in the cottage. The private rooms also consist of microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker to make the couples feel comfortable. There are various packages for winter as well as summer trips. There are six different restaurants present enabling the guests to choose from a variety of cuisines.

Other activities available are -

  • The couples can enjoy some cosy and refreshing time at the Lava Hot Springs swimming pools and hot pools
  • Arrangements for fishing at the Portneuf river can also be made
  • Snow activities like skiing are also available
  • Provision for playing golf at the golf course is also available.
  • Lava’s Historical Centre Museum is also a nearby destination and couples can visit this place to know more about the history of the place

9. Ashley Inn Hotel

This hotel is located some miles away from Downtown and Lake Cascade. It is popular for its provision of fireplaces and Mountain View from the windows of the rooms. The breakfast buffet is complimentary for all the guests that visit this hotel.  An exercise room and indoor swimming pool are also available in the hotel premises. The rooms that are available include the Window seat fireside room, Mountain View suites, Rose petal suites, etc. Regular night games are conducted so the couples can enjoy some quality time at night in the hotel itself. Available restaurants include Gramma’s Family Homestead, Subway, etc.

Other available activities include-

  • Couples can visit the black pine deer farm 
  • Couples can spend some cosy time at the natural hot springs available
  • There is provision for sleigh rides and tubing, snow bikes, etc. during winter
  • Horseback riding and river rafting can also be enjoyed by the couples.
  • Couples can also visit Kelly’s Whitewater park

10. Limelight Hotel

This hotel is located near the Friedman Memorial Airport in Ketchum. The rooms available include deluxe rooms with fully stocked kitchens, superior rooms located on the upper floors, terrace rooms which have a balcony, luxury rooms which has a fireplace, etc. The breakfast menu includes coffee, cookies, bagels, tea, French toast, oatmeal, etc.

Other activities are available-

  • Skiing and snowboarding can be enjoyed by the couples during winters along with snowshoeing and ice skating
  • A tour in the woods can also be arranged for the couples
  • Hiking, fly fishing and golf are also activities that can be enjoyed.
  • Provision for horseback riding, cycling and various water sports can also be made

11. Lodge At Sandpoint

It is located in the Lakeshore drive in Sandpoint. Each room is said to have a private fireplace and an exceptional lake view from the window. The rooms available include Studio rooms which have a kitchen, coffee maker and other essentials, Lakeside studio which give the couples a very romantic lakeside view, etc. A complimentary continental breakfast is provided to all the guests residing here. There is a special romantic getaway package that couples can purchase.

Other activities available are -

  • Couples can enjoy various water sports conducted in the lakes
  • Activities like biking and hiking can also be enjoyed
  • During winters couples can enjoy activities like skiing and snowboarding
  • There are various nightclubs near the lodge where couples can enjoy the nightlife

12. Teton Springs And Spa

This lodge is located only a few miles away from the city of Victor. The various rooms that are available include two bedroom luxury suites, deluxe lodge rooms, spring lodge, etc. All rooms have their personal fireplaces, coffeemakers, kitchens, an exceptional view of the mountains, etc. An American restaurant is also present at the premises.

Other available activities include-

  • Skiing can be enjoyed by the couples during winters
  • A tour to the Grand Teton National Park can also be arranged for 
  • The lodge also has amenities like a golf course, spa, pools for the couples to enjoy some quality time at the lodge itself

13. Bonner’s Ferry Log Inn

It is located in the town of Bonner’s Ferry. It is popular because of the use of authentic wood in the interiors and furniture. The room available includes King Rooms, Queen Rooms, Family suites and one-bedroom log cabin. Mini refrigerators are available in all rooms, and the suites contain a separate personal kitchen. A complimentary continental breakfast is provided to the guests residing here. 

Other available activities include-

  • Various activities at the lake as well as hiking can be enjoyed
  • Other locations that are nearby and can be visited by the couples include Copper falls, Groove studio, etc

14. Redfish Lake Lodge

It is located near the famous Redfish Lake. The accommodations available include Honeymoon cabins, Creekside cabins, Executive cabins, Getaway cabins, Lake cabins, Fish book cabins, Deluxe duplex cabins, Lake suites, Lodge rooms, etc. The Limbert’s restaurant located on the first floor serves delicious breakfast including granola, coffee and espresso drinks.

Other activities available include-

  • There are paddleboat services available for the couples to enjoy their time near the lake
  • Bike riding, hiking and mountain climbing are also possible
  • Fishing, horseback riding and swimming can also be done

15. Shore Lodge

This lodge is located on the shores of Payette Lake. The rooms that are available include Lakefront suite, Lake View Suite, King Suite, Fireside suite, Lake cottage, etc. All the rooms include a tub, coffee maker, etc. The breakfast menu at the Coffee Shop includes croissants, muffins, biscuits, cookies, sandwiches, coffee, etc.

Other available activities include-

  • A spa facility is available and can be enjoyed by the couples for relaxing
  • Water sports, golf and biking, are also activities that couples can enjoy
  • Arrangements for hiking can be made as well
  • In winter snow sports can also be enjoyed

 

Idaho provides for an atmosphere that is peaceful in contrast to the chaos of city life and at the same time provides us with the necessary amenities for a comfortable and cosy weekend getaway. The most prominent activities remain to be water sports due to the presence of many water bodies mainly lakes. During winters, the various snow activities also prove to be popular.

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