Vacation Rentals in Harrison35 rentals
Nestled along the southern coast of Lake Coeur d'Alene, the Bitterroot Mountain Range in the distance, a Coeur d'Alene region vacation rental in Harrison offers a small town feel with lots of outdoor adventure!
Outdoor Adventures In and Around Harrison
Less than an hour's drive from the bustling city of Coeur d'Alene, in Harrison you'll spend time frequenting small shops and cafes, fishing quiet rivers and streams full of bass, salmon, and trout, playing golf at two area golf courses, hiking, biking, and just relaxing and breathing in that fresh, crisp, Idaho air! Cyclists will love riding the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes, which runs for 72 miles, from Mullan by the Montana border, all the way to Plummer, near Washington. This paved trail goes right through the town of Harrison along the banks of the lake, making it a very scenic biking route! Right near town, there are also over 80 parks and 40 hiking trails to explore if that's more your style. Have a boat? You'll definitely want to bring it along to traverse both Lake Coeur d'Alene and Chatcolet Lake, but you can also rent all manner of water toys like paddle boats, pontoons, or kayaks for an afternoon out on the water. From your cozy Harrison vacation cottage, you can also head just a bit northeast of town to Thompson Lake Wildlife Refuge for unsurpassed wildlife viewing. Be sure to bring your camera for shots of osprey, eagles, swans, and more.
Around Town in Harrison
To learn more about Harrison's colorful history, a visit to the Crane House Museum might be in order. Showcasing historical artifacts dating from the late 1890s to early 1900s, visitors can get a peek at the past of this quaint and historic resort town, including an old jail building from 1920. If you manage get free of the pokey, afterwards you can wander through galleries and shops, as well as sample wine at the Sheppard Fruit Wines tasting room. While dining options are undeniably more plentiful in Coeur d'Alene to the north, Harrison has its share of cafes and eateries. In the morning, visit the Tin Cup for espresso and coffee drinks, as well as breakfast and lunch snacks. And after a long bike ride, you'll have definitely earned a trip to The Creamery Ice Cream & Fudge Factory. Of course, you'll have a full kitchen back at your Harrison vacation rental for whipping up delicious post-hike meals and treats.
With its stunning water and mountain views, numerous outdoor activities, and relaxing environment, a comfortable Harrison vacation cabin or condo offers the best of both worlds - rollicking year-round outdoor adventure, as well as the chance to unwind and take it easy in a beautiful, serene setting.