Outdoor Adventure and Total Relaxation Await at McCall, Idaho’s Shore LodgeAuthor:Michelle Konstantinovsky
Adrenaline junkies and tranquility seekers alike may want to turn their attention to a hidden gem in McCall, Idaho this summer: the Shore Lodge. Located 2.5 hours outside of Boise, the serene destination gives guests the opportunity to explore off-the-beaten path adventures, small-town charm, and myriad ways to celebrate the season.
Situated in the heart of the region’s Salmon River Mountains, McCall is known for being one of the country’s best ski towns. But Shore Lodge is a true four-season hideaway, offering travelers a peaceful mountain retreat with historic hotel accommodations, three acclaimed restaurants, a full-service spa, a year-round swimming pool and hot tub, scenic indoor-outdoor meeting and event space, and more. Guests also have exclusive access to Whitetail Club’s Andy North-designed golf course, and much more.
Considered a McCall landmark since 1948, Shore Lodge features 77 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, ideal for family getaways and group retreats. The Lakefront Suites are steps away from Payette Lake and feature a king bed or two queen beds with a private sitting area, outdoor patio, refrigerator, flat-screen television, and twin-size pullout sofa. The Lake View Suites are located on the top floor and the standard Non-Lakeview Rooms are perfect for couples.
Those seeking a bit more space will feel comfy in the Fireside Suites while those looking for a bit more of a luxurious escape will love the Executive Suite, with its private bedroom, separate living and dining rooms, and an expansive bathroom that includes a soaking tub and separate shower. The Presidential Suite is the property’s ultimate McCall experience, featuring a private dining room, separate living room, vaulted ceiling, oversized bathroom, and more. And finally, travelers seeking an extended-stay option will appreciate the Lake Cottage, a three-suite lakeside retreat that features sweeping views, a state-of-the-art kitchen, lakeside hot tub, and a private dock that can moor up to four boats.
Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate exclusive access to Shore Lodge’s 7,200-yard, par 72 course designed by Roger Packard and two-time U.S. Open winner Andy North, not to mention bike rentals, pickleball courts, and kid-friendly activities as well.
The extensive dining options at Shore Lodge include three new: The Narrows Steakhouse,The Cutwater at Payette Lake, and The Bar. Focusing on seasonal and regionally sourced ingredients like grass-fed lamb from Hailey, Idaho and huckleberries picked in McCall, all three dining destinations serve regionally-sourced cuisine composed of fresh and local fare.
Another luxurious perk for guests is The Cove at Shore Lodge, the award-winning spa that greets guests with a lobby crafted from more than 60 Douglas Fir logs. Covering more than 5,000 square feet of Pacific Northwest antique oak, The Cove offers nature-based massages, body treatments, and facials, plus saltwater immersion pools lined with more than 30 tons of McCall granite boulders.
Shore Lodge is located at 501 West Lake StreetMcCall, Idaho 83638. For more information or to book a reservation, visit shorelodge.com.