Pre-Trip Fun for Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Disney's American Legends' "Paul Bunyan" -- The animated story of the huge logger and his blue ox, Babe. (Pre-Schoolers and School-Age Kids)
"The Journey of Natty Gann" -- A Depression-era adventure starring John Cusack about a girl who runs away to find her father, who works at a logging camp. (Preteens and Teens)
A 'Gooey' -- The specialty of the Coeur d'Alene Resort, featuring ice cream and more sweetness than you could ever want. Make this mini molten cake any way you like it.
Huckleberry pie -- Huckleberries are found in almost everything in Coeur d'Alene, from a glaze for ribs to iced tea and, of course, pie. Try this easy, no-bake recipe the kids can help with and the whole family will eat up.
"Mudgie and Mille" by local author Susan Nipp -- The brightly illustrated tale of a friendly moose-and-mouse duo. (Toddlers through School-Age Kids)
"Outlaw Tales of Idaho: True Stories of the Gem State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats" by Randy Stapilus -- Wild stories about Idaho's biggest criminals and culprits. (Teens)
Paper Log Cabin -- See how the pioneers lived in the wild west.(Toddlers)
Relief Map -- This maps shows the mountains and glacial lake in Coeur d'Alene.(School-Age Kids)
Waterproof Bag -- Take this along on an outdoor adventure.(Preteens and Teens)