Looking for a peaceful summer getaway in Idaho? Something that's going to check all of the boxes?

There's a town in Idaho that has been rated the most peaceful summer getaway in our state time and time again, and we're willing to bet you've never been before. In fact, there's a chance you've never heard of it.

Let's dive in and discover why this hidden gem is a must-visit destination for you this summer.

What town was rated the most peaceful Summer town in Idaho?

Rick Villwock | Google Maps
Rick Villwock | Google Maps

Bayview, Idaho

Bayview is located in Kootenai County, about a 45-minute drive north of Coeur d'Alene.

Let's see, from Boise this is about a 7-hour and 30-minute drive, but reviews of this place will have you convinced that it's worth it. Considering this place is still in our state, it's also a much closer vacation than other places you could travel too.

Sleeps Cabins
Sleeps Cabins | Tripadvisor

Embracing the Peace & Tranquility

Lake Pend Oreille's crystal-clear waters, a soothing breeze, and beautiful forests and mountainous views all around you.

An Array of Outdoor Activities

Lace up your hiking boots, hop on a mountain bike, or simply relax by the lake's edge. The area offers idyllic camping spots, picnic areas, and trails. There's also boating, fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding—Lake Pend Oreille has it all.

Xterrared | Tripadvisor
Xterrared | Tripadvisor

Y'all, there's nothing better than escaping our mundane routines and discovering other beautiful places to kick back and recharge. Bayview, with its serene beauty and outdoor adventures, is a really great option for your traveling bucket-list, but it's also just one option...

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