McCall’s Summer Must List

canoe_clouds_stkSummer is truly prime time in McCall. While our four season lifestyle is a thing of beauty year-round, there is just something special about summer here. The town comes to life in a new way as the population swells with second home owners and out-of-town guests flocking to […]

June 27th, 2013|McCall Vacation Ideas, Summer Activities, The Cove Spa|

Huffington Post Highlights Shore Lodge

Four seasons, countless activities, small town charm and incredible fine dining too? That is simply a day in McCall. Though sometimes unknown on a national scale, this town is truly a hidden a gem that offers travelers more to  see, do and taste than they might ever have imagined. […]

April 11th, 2013|Food and Drink, Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas|

McCall Town Guide

We will admit, ‘what do you do in Idaho?’ is a question we receive fairly often. In a town with a population of 3,000 and a state that is more recreation than retail, many find themselves apprehensive to the idea of spending time here. Or, at the very […]

March 7th, 2013|McCall Vacation Ideas|

Snow Sculptures Coming To Life

The 48th annual McCall Winter Carnival is nearly ready to descend upon our mountain town and here at Shore Lodge, we can’t wait! The famous annual tradition will take place this year from Friday, January 25, 2013 – Sunday, February 3, 2013.

The 2013 theme is “Winter Magic” and the event schedule is chock […]

January 23rd, 2013|Event Reports, Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas, Winter Activities|

Snowshoes at Shore Lodge

Exciting news!  I’m proud to announce that Shore Lodge now has a fleet of high-performance snowshoes available for rent exclusively to our guests!  After extensive research, we opted for Bigfoot, a Canada-based brand.  These shoes are truly awesome!  They’re easy to adjust, keep you floating on top of the snow, and they are just […]

January 18th, 2013|Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas, Winter Activities|

2012-2013 Season – A Day Away from the Best Snow in Idaho

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Brundage Mountain saw seven inches of snow last night, putting the nearby ski destination on pace for a much-awaited Dec. 14, 2012 opening day.

Tomorrow, tomorrow, it opens, tomorrow! The 2012-2013 ski season at Brundage Mountain is only a day a way!

Though a bit delayed, this year’s ski […]

December 13th, 2012|Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas, Winter Activities|

Concierge Chronicles: Mountain Biking to Loon Lake

Katie Morrell mountain bikingThis past weekend I had quite the adventure! I put my mountain biking skills to the test, and took one of Shore Lodge’s Trek Fuel EX 6 full-suspension mountain bikes (available as rentals exclusively for Shore Lodge guests) on an exciting ride to […]

October 5th, 2012|Fall Activities, McCall Vacation Ideas|

Come Together at Shore Lodge – November 3, 2012

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Get ready, friends, the British Invasion is making its way to McCall! On November 3, 2012, Shore Lodge is proud to welcome the ‘best Beatles tribute on Earth’ (according to Rolling Stone magazine…and us, too) to the Pavilion for a special one-night-only event! The renowned Beatles cover […]

October 4th, 2012|Event Reports, Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas, Winter Activities|

Mountain Biking in McCall

trek-mountain-bikesIt feels a little bit like Christmas morning around here. Shore Lodge is now the proud owner of a new fleet of Trek mountain bikes! ‘Big deal,’ you say? Well, if you’ve been to McCall, Idaho and seen the incredible landscape we have surrounding us, just […]

August 16th, 2012|McCall Vacation Ideas, Summer Activities|

Summer Hiking Tips

Simply put, summer in McCall is perfection. The town is bustling, the lake is buzzing and the weather absolutely beautiful. One way to make the most of the sunny days is to head out on a hike.
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Shore Lodge is luckily surrounded by hundreds of miles […]

July 27th, 2012|McCall Vacation Ideas, Summer Activities|

Goodbye Skis, Hello Spring

As the snow melts and the clouds part, spring is starting spring up around McCall and the Treasure Valley area. Though it was an usually trying year for skiers in southern Idaho and across the country, we were lucky to enjoy one of the longest and most powder-packed seasons in […]

April 27th, 2012|McCall Vacation Ideas, Spring Activities|

Snowy Days at Shore Lodge

Winter in McCall, Idaho has to be one of the most beautiful times of the year. From fresh white powder almost daily to massive icicles hanging from every eave, our town offers a perfectly cool getaway for winter lovers everywhere. If you haven’t yet paid us a visit this season, there is still plenty […]

March 8th, 2012|McCall Vacation Ideas, Winter Activities|

Fun Family Travel in McCall

Whether you’re planning a vacation or simply plotting activities for a weekend close to home, keeping a family entertained can certainly present a challenge for even the most creative of parents. In an age where kids of every age seem […]

February 17th, 2012|Lodging Specials, McCall Vacation Ideas, The Cove Spa, Winter Activities|

Winter Activities in McCall

As temperatures continue to drop, and snow continues to fall, McCall’s winter activities step into full swing. For visitors, this means an endless array of recreational and leisure activities. Whether planning a long holiday getaway or just looking to escape for a couple days, visitors to McCall will have no problem keeping busy this […]

December 7th, 2011|McCall Vacation Ideas, Winter Activities|

McCall’s Must List


Recently, a glowing review of McCall was written on the Visit Idaho Blog, the official state tourism blog on travel and recreation in Idaho. A visitor from Phoenix, AZ made her first trip to the area and put together her list of