WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A scenic boat cruise is one of the more enjoyable ways to view the annual winter bald eagle gathering at Lake Coeur d'Alene's Wolf Lodge Bay.
Here are a few options;
Dec. 26-Jan. 2: Coeur d'Alene Resort 2-hour cruises start at 1 p.m. Cost: Adults $20, over 55 $18, kids $12, under 6 free.
Sign-up: (800) 688-5253
Jan. 1: Spokane Parks and Recreation van trip and 2-hour cruise for adults. Participants meet at Corbin Center, 827 W. Cleveland, at 11:30 a.m. and return after a no-host meal at 5 p.m. Cost, including guide and transportation, $38.
Sign-up: 625-6200 or online.