At the confluence of the Clearwater River
and Snake River
, Lewiston is where Lewis and Clark camped in 1805 and again in 1806. For a while, Lewiston was Idaho's territorial capital. At present, it is the county seat of Nez Perce County
Today the city is an inland seaport where ships are loaded for a 465 mile trip down the Snake and Columbia Rivers to the Pacific. Lewiston is a popular small cruise ship destination. Clarkston, Washington, is across the river.
History Luna House Historical Museum |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Coldwell Banker Town and Country Realtor | Ray J White & Sons Real Estate | Windermere Real Estate |
Sports and Sporting Events Beamers Hells Canyon Tours | River Quest Excursions |
Wildlife Viewing S and S Outfitters |
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12/09 Coming to The area
Buttermilk Festival Kamiah ID April6 Learn to make butter the old fashioned way with a modern day twist, and then enjoy your creation on some fresh baked Dutch oven bread. Take in the pancake breakfast, Buttermilk Bowl bowling tournament, horse plop 50/50 raffle, variety of vendors and live music throughout the day.
Big Water Blowout River Festival Riggins ID June1 This is an action packed event with experienced outfitters and guides offering discounted raft trips. Come paddle huge class III and IV rapids and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the second deepest gorge in North America. Get your thrill-seeking in, as the boats go big in boat-munching waves with names like The Pencil Sharpener, The Pancake Wave, The Big Easy and The Haystack.
Pierce 1860 Days Celebration Pierce ID August2-4 Celebrating the founding of the First Gold Rush Town in Idaho! Fun for the whole family...live music, street dance, parade, games, costume contest, ATV Fun Run, Dutch Oven cooking, craft & food vendors, softball tournament, and more.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Moscow ID February20-23 You'll see the best at this four day musical extravaganza in Moscow. The World's greatest jazz artists conduct workshops and clinic by day and perform in star studded concerts at night.