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The Talk of the Town

Rather than wax on about all that Shore Lodge has to offer on your next mountain-lake getaway, we’d like to let our friends and fans do the talking. See what they’re saying about us, below.

PERFECT WINTER GETAWAY

Travel+Leisure – January 2024

Falling in love with McCall, Idaho and all the winter excursions available nearby.

SPRING BREAK ESCAPES

Luxury Travel Magazine – January 2024

Featuring some family-friendly spring break escapes available at Shore Lodge in McCall, Idaho.

CHEF MARCUS STEWART

Visit McCall – Winter 2023/2024

Visit McCall profiles Executive Chef Marcus Stewart and his journey to join the Shore Lodge & Whitetail Club team.

TOP MOUNTAIN RESORTS

Conde Nast Traveler – October 2023

Shore Lodge has once again been named as a Top 20 Resort in the Mountain West by Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards.

CENTRAL IDAHO ADVENTURES

Salt Lake Magazine – October 2023

From Boise to McCall, there are many wildlife excursions and wild adventures along the way for you and your family to enjoy.

SKI, SPA AND DINE

San Diego Union Tribune – October 2023

Winter in Idaho offers a plethora of outdoor adventures and indoor hospitality, so get off the beaten path and enjoy!

IDAHO’S BEST SPA – THE COVE

MSN.COM – August 2023

The Cove is featured as Idaho’s Best Spa, with its location on Payette Lake and its stunning outdoor pool,  in this survey of spas rated best in their state.

REINVENTING EXECUTIVE RETREATS

Global Traveler – August 2023

Shore Lodge is highlighted in this article about reinventing executive retreats to include more meaningful experiences.

TRAVEL + LEISURE’S BEST IN THE WEST

Travel + Leisure – July 2023

Once again Shore Lodge stands out with Travel + Leisure’s World Best Awards, rated #7 Resort Hotel in the West.

WHERE TO STAY AND EXPLORE TRAILS

Ultimate Adventures – May 2023

National Trails Day is featured with Shore Lodge as a recommended place to stay to explore Idaho’s expansive wilderness and variety of trail options.

SPRING FLY FISHING DESTINATIONS

Drift Travel Magazine – March 2023

Shore Lodge is featured in this survey of spring fly fishing destinations across the U.S.

BEST LUXURY HOTELS IN IDAHO

Only In Your State – March 2023

Only In Your State provides a ranking of the best luxury hotels in Idaho, including McCall’s Shore Lodge.

QUINTISSENTIAL WINTER GETAWAY

Big Life Magazine – February 2023

Big Life Magazine profiles Shore Lodge and the many winter adventures that await visitors to McCall, Idaho.

BACKCOUNTRY SKI DAY

Luxury Travel Magazine – February 2023

Shore Lodge is selected as one of the top resorts to celebrate National Backcountry Ski Day.

VALENTINE’S DAY GETAWAY

The Zoe Report – January 2023

A mountain escape at Shore Lodge for the outdoor enthusiast as a Valentine’s Day Getaway is featured on The Zoe Report.

BEST FAMILY WINTER RESORTS

Fatherly – December 2022

Featuring skiing, sleigh rides and snowshoeing – Shore Lodge is listed as one of the best winter resorts for families by Fatherly.com.

BEST EXPERIENTIAL TRAVEL GIFTS

Forbes – December 2022

The winter Snowmobile Adventure Package offered by Shore Lodge is profiled as an ultimate winter experiential travel gift.

HIDDEN-GEM SKI DESTINATION

JustLuxe – November 2022

Shore Lodge featured as a long beloved resort for those seeking the best powder in Idaho at nearby Brundage Mountain.

FALL GETAWAY

Forbes – September 2022

Explore the fall foliage and revel in spectacular colors while traversing trails in Payette National Forest. Let the “leaf peeping” begin!

BEST FALL FOLIAGE &  EXPERIENCES

Luxury Travel Magazine – August 2022

Payette National Forest is the backdrop for stunning fall foliage and seasonal experiences when you visit Shore Lodge.

15 BEST RESORTS IN THE WEST

Travel + Leisure – August 2022

Travel + Leisure’s reader’s poll for their World’s Best Awards ranks Shore Lodge at #5 of the Best Resorts in the Western United States.

TOP RESORTS WITH PRIVATE AIRPORTS

Luxury Travel Magazine – July 2022

With more families choosing private air-travel for their vacation, McCall’s Municipal Airport welcomes a variety of aircraft just 5 minutes from Shore Lodge.

MEETING GEMS OF THE WEST

Smart Meetings – July 2022

Along with Idaho’s wilderness and pristine Payette Lake, the “Hospitality Jewel” of Shore Lodge’s Pavilion is a highlight for meeting planners.

BEST LAKE TOWNS FOR SUMMER VACATION

Traveling Mom – June 2022

McCall’s quaint and walkable downtown and historic buildings are the backdrop to Traveling Mom’s profile of lake town summer vacations.

SPA PROFILE: THE COVE

Spa & Beauty Today – May 2022

An in-depth review of Idaho-inspired, The Cove, with a key insider tip; book two treatments and lounge in the immersion pools in between.

BEST U.S. SMALL TOWNS FOR SUMMER

Travel + Leisure – May 2022

McCall is showcased as one of the 15 Best Small Towns for a Summer Vacation in Travel + Leisure. With its abundance of outdoor fun and friendly atmosphere, McCall is where its at!

SHORE LODGE SOFT PRETZEL RECIPE

Fox News – April 2022

Fox News featured Shore Lodge’s house-baked traditional soft pretzel  recipe with a modern twist in their national coverage of Soft Pretzel Month.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY SPRING BREAK

Luxury Travel Magazine – March 2022

Family-friendly spring break activities are highlighted including snowbiking at Brundage Mountain, ice fishing, snow shoeing and more.

RANKED #1 BEST IDAHO HOTELS

U.S. News & World Report – February 2022

U.S. News & World Report ranks Shore Lodge as #1 in Best Idaho Hotels showcasing the property’s features and amenities.

TIME TO RELAX AT IDAHO’S BEST SPA

MSN | Lifestyle – February 2022

The Cove’s forest-inspired massages, facials and body treatments and indoor-outdoor immersion pools are featured.

TOP “FIRE & ICE” DESTINATIONS

NBC TODAY – January 2022

McCall and Shore Lodge are featured on NBC’s Today Show among recommended top “fire & ice” travel destinations.

TWENTY BEST MOUNTAIN TOWNS

Money Inc – December 2021

McCall is profiled as a top twenty mountain town to visit, along with a stay at the “super swanky” Shore Lodge.

TRUFFLE HUNTING & OTHER ADVENTURES

Forbes – November 2021

Truffle hunting, bobsledding, snowmobiling are just some of the off-road adventures available.

TOP 20 RESORTS IN THE NORTHWEST

U.S. News & World Report – October 2021

Conde Nast Traveler readers rated Shore Lodge as a Top 20 Resort in Pacific Northwest.

TOP PLACES TO VIEW FALL FOLIAGE

U.S. News & World Report – August 2021

Payette River Scenic Byway is stunning in the fall as you drive from Boise to McCall and Shore Lodge.

STAR-STUDDED TRAVEL

Organic Spa Magazine – May/June 2021

Visit Shore Lodge for Idaho’s Dark Sky Reserve – star gaze while you soak in our immersion pools.

FORBES HONORS NARROWS STEAKHOUSE

Idaho Statesman – February 17, 2021

Forbes Travel Guide honors the Narrows Steakhouse at Shore Lodge.

EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IS THE STANDARD

Upscale Living – February 2021

Shore Lodge, a Luxury Resort Where Exceptional Service Is the Standard.

36 HOTTEST SKI EXPERIENCES

Departures – January 2021

Departures includes McCall and Shore Lodge in their “Under the Radar Favorite” category as the survey the best 2021 ski experiences.

ADVENTURES IN AMERICA

Town & Country – December 2020

What Thoreau called “…the tonic of the wilderness”: Town & Country’s Adventures Travel series features a Shore Lodge Snowmobiling Adventure.

BEST SECRET SKI DESTINATIONS

Veranda – December 2020

Veranda lists McCall as number one in their feature “America’s 5 Secret Ski Destinations” and Shore Lodge as the ideal place to unwind.

BEST PLACES TO GO IN SEPTEMBER

Travel + Leisure – August 2020

The editors at Travel + Leisure profile several destinations to try even in a challenging travel environment, including McCall.

GREAT DRAW TO MOUNTAIN LIVING

Wall Street Journal – February 2020

A four season lifestyle, proximity to great skiing and unexpected adventures are featured in this review of life in McCall, Idaho.

BEST RESORTS IN THE WEST

Condé Nast Traveler – November 2019

Shore Lodge is recognized in the 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards as one of the best resorts in the west.

WILDLIFE TOURS IN THE U.S.

New York Times – March 2018

Our exclusive winter sleigh ride along Gold Fork River is featured in this NY times article detailing Wildlife Tours in The U. S. Worth Taking.

#1 BEST RESORT IN IDAHO

U.S. News – February 2018

Shore Lodge’s luxuriously appointed guest quarters, state-of-the-art amenities, and unrivaled dining landed the title of #1 Best Resort in Idaho.

MOST BEAUTIFUL HOTEL IN IDAHO

Architectural Digest – November 2017

Shore Lodge is featured for Idaho in their review, “The Most Beautiful Hotel in Every State in America”, calling out the “award-winning spa”.