Way out West

Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (click name to learn more)

Inland Empire Chapter Pre-events September 13-16

Chapter Roundtable and Annual Membership Meeting September 17

International Boat Show September 18-19

Annual Auction September 18

Annual Awards Banquet September 19


Note: Scroll down for tentative schedule of events and hotel information.

Photo Credit: Pecky Cox
Photo Credit: Wes Yandt

Schedule of Events (as of 12/5/19 – subject to change)

Sunday, September 13 – Arrive at Priest Lake, Idaho. Check-in at Resort/Lodge (lodging info posted below). 6pm-9pm Welcome Aboard Reception at Hill’s Resort.

Monday, September 14

  • Breakfast on your own at HIll’s Resort or Elkins Resort
  • 10am – Depart from Elkins Resort for boat cruise to Upper Priest Lake
  • 12pm – Lunch catered by Hill’s Resort
  • 2pm – Return to Elkins Resort
  • 5:30pm – Meet at Elkins Resort for cocktails, dinner, and entertainment

Tuesday, September 15

  • 8am – Leave Resort/Lodging for breakfast and boat cruise
  • 8:30am – Breakfast at Cavanuagh’s Resort
  • 10:15am – Boat cruise to south end of Priest Lake
  • 1pm – Late checkout has been arranged at both resorts. Drive to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Lodging Information:

Elkins Resort: 208-443-2432 www.elkinsresort.com | Hill’s Resort: 208-443-2551 www.hillsresort.com 

Vacation by Owner Priest Lake, Idaho: www.vrbo.com/priest-lake-id/vacation-rental

Questions: Contact Brian Fair at 509-990-6796 or brianf@carlsonsheetmetal.com. 

Wednesday, September 16 – BBQ at McEuen Park at 12:30pm – Cruise the lake and Spokane RIver. Welcome Reception at 6pm at Hagadone Resort Boat Shop.

Thursday, September 17 – ACBS Chapter Roundtable and Annual Meeting. Boat Judging to begin at 2pm. Optional activities are golf, wine tours, tour of facility for Stan Craft Boats, Bird Museum, and boating. Dinner cruise on the Mish-an-Nock departs at 6pm.

Friday, September 18 – Boat Show hours are 9am-5pm. Judging will conclude by 5pm. Annual Auction starts at 6pm at the Hagadone Event Center.

Saturday, September 19 – Boat Show hours are 9am-4pm. Class Awards breakfast will start at 9:00am. The Annual Awards Banquet will start at 6pm at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Hotel.

Hotel Information

The host hotel is the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Room rates for Tuesday-Sunday nights are as follows:

Lake Tower – $279 (single or double plus applicable taxes)

Park Tower – $229 (single or double plus applicable taxes)

North Wing – $159 (single or double plus applicable taxes) Note 11/13/19: Limited availability Wed-Fri. Saturday night SOLD OUT.

To reserve a guest room, call the Coeur d’Alene Resort reservations department at 888-965-6542. The group name is “The Antique and Classic Boat Society, Inc.”


A room block is also available at the Coeur d’Alene Inn from Wed-Sun nights (Best Western Plus Property). The room rate is $140 per night plus applicable taxes.

The address of the Coeur d’Alene Inn is 506 West Appleway, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. Please call 800-251-7829 to reserve a guest room.


The Red Lion Hotel is located on the Spokane River just 8 miles down from the Coeur d’Alene Lake. The hotel has a marina and fueling dock.

Standard – $109 | River View – $129 | Suites – $169

The address is 414 E. First Ave., Post Falls, ID 83854. Please call 208-773-1611 to reserve a guest room.


For a complete list of lodging options, please visit the Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce using this link, https://directory.cdachamber.com/list/ql/lodging-travel-15.