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The Rivertown Grill, (509) 732-6678, offers a classic country kitchen with a pool table. They have a full service menu and bar, sure to fill the hungry bellies of your entire family or party. Open 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM Wednesday-Saturday (Hours Vary). They are located at 302 Center Avenue, Northport, WA 99157.
Kuk’s Tavern, (509) 732-4443, offers beer, wine, and hard liquor served in an old mining town tradition. They have a 20’ shuffleboard, and darts. They serve burgers, pizza, and snacks. Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday featuring $1.00 tacos and good times. Open Mon – Fri 2:00pm to 10:00pm, Sat. 1:00pm – 2:00am, and Sun. 1:00pm – 10:00pm (Hours Vary). They are located at 400 Summit, Northport, WA 99157.
The Squeeze In (509-732-6656) 420 Center Ave. Northport, WA. Northport’s newest restaurant and offers Breakfast (8:00am-11:00am) and Lunch (11:00am-2:00) (Hours Vary). The menu consists of classic American style breakfasts as well as burgers and sandwiches for lunch. They are currently CLOSED Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Across The Border (B.C. Canada)
Mook Thai Lounge, (1-250-362-0022) 2115 Queen St, Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0, Canada. This is a local gem that is being discovered by those traveling from afar. Excellent Thai food in an extremely unique setting, AN OLD FIRE HOUSE, complete with the brass slide poles, truck bays, and a stage for live music! The staff is incredibly friendly and the owner greets customers routinely. If you enjoy Thai food or asian cuisine in general, this is a MUST go place to visit for dinner. Don’t forget to mention that your hosts Art, Gabriel and Nina from Lazy Daze Retreats sent you!
Morning Bear Coffee, (509-732-8880) 320 Center Ave. Unit A, Northport, WA. Locally roasted coffee from a convenient drive through window! Stop by to jumpstart your day with some java from these nice folks. Be sure to let them know that Art, Gabriel and Nina from Lazy Daze Retreats sent you!
COFFEE BOSS (at the Barn), (509-675-3135) www.coffeebossroastery.com 221 Summit Ave, Northport WA. Locally roasted, organic coffee that can be sampled free of charge from Northport’s own Coffee Boss. Individual bags sold separately for all roasts currently in stock. Come on by for a tasting! The Barn also features many booths with local artisans creations for sale. This should be a definite visit when in Northport.
The Virtual Museum – Northport, established in the late 1800’s, has a rich history. The Northport Washington Historical Society has a virtual museum that “… is a photographic history of Northport and the surrounding area. Over the years, the Northport Historical Society has collected numerous photographs from various sources. They are housed at the Northport Museum and are not seen by many people. This ‘Virtual Museum‘ is an effort to make these images widely accessible. This is intended as an educational project and it is hoped that making these photos available will help people learn about and preserve the history of this area.”
View the Virtual Museum
China Bend Winery– (800-700-6123) 3751 Vineyard Way, Kettle Falls Wa. A local winery that exclusively crafts organic, non sulfate, non sulfite wine and other organic craft foods such as salsas, dips, tapenade, etc. They are unique when it comes to their style of making wine and a must experience for any wine enthusiast.
We suggest that you purchase most of your items needed for an enjoyable stay (groceries, outdoor gear, and hunting and fishing supplies in Spokane or Colville prior to your arrival to your Lazy Daze destination. However, forgotten items may be found at the little country store, Tony’s Market (509.732.6656), or the convenience store/gas station, River’s Edge Chevron.
Northport Hardware, (509-732-8955) 118 Center Ave. Northport, WA. The only local hardware store in the area. Great resource for you if you happen to be camping or overloading in the area for quick hardware needs. Be sure to tell them Art, Gabriel and Nina from Lazy Daze Retreats sent you!
Marble Country Metal Art, (509) 732-4849) 3339 Hwy. 25 N. #60, Northport, WA 99157. They provide unique and custom artwork for individuals including signs, gates, driveway entrances, 3 dimensional art, brackets, lights, silhouettes, swords, shields, household furnishings and more.
Sister’s Second Hand (509-732-4077) 300 3rd St., Northport, WA 99157
The Barn 221 Summit ave. (509-675-3135) Locally roasted Coffees and Artisans wares.
Seventh-day Adventist Church Second Hand (509) 732-0254) 714 Center Ave., Northport, WA 99157.
For those who wish to spend an afternoon of shopping, our neighboring towns of Rossland and Trail in British Columbia, Canada offer many unique stores and boutiques. ***We suggest using credit cards that do not have international fees. Using cash almost never gets you as good of an exchange rate and exchanging American currency for Canadian currency can be a bit of a hassle depending on day of the week and location. ***BE SURE TO BRING YOUR PASSPORT!
Ferraro Foods, A boutique grocery store in Rossland, B.C. that offers a larger selection of foods (both produce and packaged goods) than our local store. But you’ll need a passport to get there! If you plan on visiting Rossland, keep in mind this is an option for grocery shopping. BE AWARE that not all produce is allowed across the US Border. Ask a customs agent at the border for a list of grocery items not allowed back in the US after acquiring from or bringing them to Canada.
By volume, the Columbia is the fourth-largest river in the U.S., and it has the greatest flow of any North American river draining into the Pacific. Several dams along the Columbia River prevent our area from getting the Salmon and Steelhead runs/migrations, however, White sturgeon, which take 15 to 25 years to mature, typically migrate between the ocean and the upstream habitat several times during their lives. The sturgeon that occupy these waters are landlocked. The primary native fish that anglers target in these waters is the Redband Rainbow Trout. These are hearty, strong, native trout that are a thrilling favorite for visiting fly fisherman and gear fisherman alike. Other species of non-native fish occupying the waters of the Upper Columbia include Walleye and Northern Pike. Less commonly caught but present species include Mountain Whitefish, Burbot, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Cutbow Trout and Northern Pike Minnow.
More information on fishing in the Pacific Northwest can be found at the Washington State Department Fish and Wildlife website (click here), where you can view Fishing Reports, Stocking Reports & Fish Counts, and The Weekender Report.
Northeast Washington is the home to a vast wilderness populated with Elk, Deer (White Tail and Mule), Bear, Sheep, Moose, Turkey, Waterfowl, and other small game. We have a yearly contingent of hunters that stay with us as their home away from home while pursuing their game of choice. We invite you to come stay with us during hunting season and make some memories! Lazy Daze Retreats does not currently partner with any hunting guides, but there are several resources available on the Washington State Fish and Wildlife website. There you can learn about Regulations & Seasons, Game Species, and The Weekender Report.
The Upper Columbia River and Lake Roosevelt can be great for boating and water activities. However, the various activities that are available depend on the time of year and runoff conditions. IF YOU ARE ONE OF OUR GUESTS and wish to know river conditions for water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, kayaking or paddle boarding while visiting us, we suggest that you call first to be informed about the conditions.
We have a dock available for guests staying at the Lazy-Daze Columbia River Inn, Eagle’s Nest, Last Resort lodges and either of our 2 RV sites ONLY. Access to the Columbia River/Lake Roosevelt is easy. There is an open year-round and free boat launch located in Northport, WA and the China Bend Boat Launch is located minutes south of Northport on Hwy 25.
There are also small lakes nearby for fishing and water recreation as well.
Chewelah Golf Course, (509-935-6807) 2537 Sand Canyon Rd. Chewelah, WA.
Northport International Raceway, (509-675-8618) Dirt track racing at it’s small town finest! Featuring multiple racing classes that rip up the dirt and thrill the spectators all summer long. Bring your truck and tailgate with your own chairs or sit up in the bleachers. A great place to spend an afternoon/evening with friends and family!
RED Mountain, THIS IS A LOCAL SECRET and PRIVATELY OWNED, unlike the other big mountain chains throughout the US and Canada. Rated as one of the TOP ski and snowboarding mountains in NORTH AMERICA! On a fresh powder day, nowhere beats RED, nowhere. They also offer snow bike rentals and SnowCat skiing. We HIGHLY recommend a day trip across the border to ski while you stay with us at Lazy Daze Retreats!
Seven Summits Hiking/Mountain Biking Trail, Seven Summits Trail is a 17.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Rossland, British Columbia, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
Lake Roosevelt Recreation Area, We are located on the upper Columbia River which is part of the northern reaches of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. This area stretches all the way to the Canadian border, passing right by your lodging. This makes it convenient for our guests to have immediate access to the Lake Roosevelt Recreation Area. Perfect for boating, water skiing, wakeboarding as well as non-powered watercraft.