First-Ever Shore Lodge Culinary Festival – April 2014

CulinaryFest_267by333typeMcCall may be a frosty winter wonderland outside, but come April 4-6 the inaugural Shore Lodge Culinary Festival will bring some serious heat to town. The three-day event will bring culinary enthusiasts and hardcore foodies together with some of Idaho’s top chefs and industry experts […]

New Year, New Look! Shore Lodge Guestrooms Are Newly Renovated

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Originally built in 1948 it is safe to say that Shore Lodge has seen a number of transformations over our 65+ years in operation. From the expansion of the Marina to the addition of The Cove, and everything in between, it’s been an exciting evolution here at […]

International Spa Association Features The Cove

PulseWhen seeking a relaxing spa getaway, there is a seemingly endless list of options across the globe. From expansive to boutique, organic to outdoor, spas come in a number of shapes, sizes and services menus these days. So how do you choose the ideal destination for you? […]

January 14th, 2014|McCall Vacation Ideas, The Cove Spa|

National Geographic Names McCall A Best Secret Ski Town

NatGeo-300x279Well, friends – the secret is out. Our beloved town of McCall, Idaho has been named among the Best Secret Ski Towns of North America by National Geographic Adventure! Those that have been coming to McCall for generations know why. Those that have yet to discover our hidden gem […]

January 2nd, 2014|Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas, Winter Activities|

The McCall Must List – 2014

With the holidays behind us and 2014 just a few hours away, it’s a great time to look forward to all of the wonderful adventures that await us in the New Year. The seemingly endless array of activities that make McCall, Idaho such a unique four-season destination allow us countless opportunities to create new […]

December 31st, 2013|Fall Activities, McCall Vacation Ideas, Spring Activities, Summer Activities|

Organic Spa Magazine Features The Cove

Fullscreen-capture-11262013-94953-AMNatural beauty, endless adventure and a place to savor it all? That’s The Cove. Organic Spa magazine visited our Idaho retreat and dubbed the spa a ‘natural haven for those looking to partner an escape with a touch of thrill.’

By design, The Cove reflects the spirit of […]

November 26th, 2013|Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas, The Cove Spa|

Golf Tips: Gauging Distance

It’s a bittersweet time as we gear up to say goodbye to golf season in McCall. After months of perfect weather, great course conditions and another successful Payette Cup, the Whitetail Club team is preparing the greens for the white winter ahead. But before we trade in the sand wedges for ski boots, […]

October 15th, 2013|Fall Activities, McCall Vacation Ideas, Summer Activities|

Coast Magazine Features Shore Lodge

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We have heard it before, and we will hear it again: first time visitors to McCall are always astonished at the beauty of this hidden gem. For city-dwellers, the pristine peace, natural splendor and small town charm are welcome discoveries, perfectly accented by luxurious amenities you may not expect […]

July 9th, 2013|McCall Vacation Ideas, Summer Activities, The Cove Spa|

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|