As a vacation destination, Sandpoint, Idaho is far from ordinary. Located on the magnificent Lake Pend Oreille, in the northern tip of Idaho, Sandpoint is surrounded by the Selkirk and Cabinet Mountains. The city is blessed with some outstanding scenery and attractions and was actually named the nation’s “Most Beautiful Small Town” by USA Today in 2011. Sandpoint is an exceptional town that is home to a thriving arts community, a plethora of great restaurants and hotels, and a busy events schedule. The town’s economy is mostly based on forest products, light manufacturing, tourism, and recreation services. Sandpoint is home to the headquarters of Coldwater Creek, a national women’s apparel retailer.