Lake Pend Oreille can be found up in the north of the state of Idaho, in the north-west of the United States of America. This body of water is said to be one of the largest in the west of the US and at over 1,200 feet in depth in places, it is also one of the deepest. Many people decide to take their holidays in Lake Pend Oreille each year as this offers them the perfect chance to completely unwind and recharge their batteries. The self catering accommodation is an ideal base in which to return after a full day of sightseeing in the area.
Your self catering cabins in Lake Pend Oreille will be surrounded by some of the most attractive landscapes you will ever see. High mountains and thick forests dominate the scenery here and this is just crying out to be explored more thoroughly. This can be done by way of extensive hiking tours, or even by enjoying cycling or horse riding. Many people decide to head to the area during the summer months and this allows them to participate in activities such as swimming, lake fishing, pleasure boat cruising on the lake, tennis, golf, canoeing and kayaking. The winter allows visitors to the area to get involved in sports such as skiing and snowboarding at the local resorts.
You are likely to discover very quickly just how tranquil and relaxing the area is around Lake Pend Oreille. There are a number of small towns in this part of northern Idaho to pay a visit and these will allow you to stock up on vital produce to take back to your self catering accommodation in Lake Pend Oreille. If you are keen to travel a little farther afield, there are some national parks close to the lake to visit. These are Couer d’Alene National Park and Kaniksu National Park and both will allow you to discover the natural beauty of Idaho more avidly. Whilst in this part of the US you may also wish to head east into the state of Montana or west into Washington State. The city of Spokane is south-west of Lake Pend Oreille and a good idea for a visit if you are hankering for some city life.
As your holidays in Lake Pend Oreille will be based within the Rockies Mountain range, you can expect an Alpine climate. This means cold and snowy winters and warm and relatively dry summers. Average temperatures range from between the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius in the summer months, to very close to freezing point in winter.
The best airport for your holidays to Lake Pend Oreille will be Spokane Tacoma International Airport (SEA). This airport offers a direct flight to and from the UK through British Airways, from London Heathrow (LHR). You would need to hire a car for your onward journey through Washington State and into northern Idaho.