Location & What to Do

How to Get Here

The offices of Chief Architect are located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho located amongst the beautiful lakes and pine trees of North Idaho. From the Spokane International Airport, take Interstate 90 East, 40 miles to Coeur d'Alene. Once in Coeur d'Alene Take the US-95 exit- exit number 12- North toward Sandpoint/Canada for 2.2 miles. Turn LEFT at W. Hanley Ave., and then an immediate right onto N. Mineral Dr. Our office is immediately on the right in the Hecla Mining Building. Parking is available in the visitor or main lot. The drive is about 45 minutes. View maps.

Floating Green

The Floating Green at the Coeur d'Alene Resort

Where to Stay

The Coeur d'Alene Resort is luxury on the lake. Airport pick-up service is available from the Spokane International Airport. Phone: 800-688-5253. If you can afford it, the lake view rooms are the best, and we highly recommend the resort.

Marriott SpringHill Suites
Phone: 208-667-2212
Located just off Interstate 90; built in 2013

Holiday Inn Express – Coeur d'Alene
Phone: 800-251-7821
Discount rate available 8/31 – 9/4 until room block fills, or until 8/1/2015.

Holiday Inn Express – Hayden
Phone: 888-465-4329
Has a nice water park, bowling ally and gaming center inside the hotel – great if you have kids.

Hampton Inn & Suites Coeur d'Alene
Phone: 208-769-7900

Coeur d'Alene Inn
Phone: 800-251-7829
Located just off Interstate 90.
*Discount rates are available for Chief Architect customers using code 01536000 under Special Rates – Corporate Rate.

Days Inn
Phone: 208-667-8668

La Quinta Inn & Suites
Phone: 208-665-9000

There are several Bed & Breakfasts. One of them, The Roosevelt
Phone: 800-290-3358

Other places to stay

What To Do

The Coeur d'Alene Visitor & Convention Services Web site lists other accommodations, tourist information, restaurants, golfing, etc.

Hiawatha Bike Trail

Hiawatha Bike Trail:

This is a must do! The Olympian Hiawatha route has been called one of the most breathtaking scenic stretches of railroad in the country. Winding through 10 tunnels and 7 high trestles, this 15-mile route crosses the rugged Bitterroot Mountains between Idaho and Montana. The Route of the Hiawatha is best known for the long, dark St. Paul Pass, or "Taft" Tunnel, which burrows for 1.66 miles under the Idaho/Montana state line.

Biking Trail

Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes:

A paved path of over 100 miles, much of which goes along the lake and rivers.

Snow Skiing

Silverwood Theme Park - Roller coasters and water features.

Schweitzer Ski Resort

Silver Mountain Ski Resort

Lookout Pass Ski Resort