Discover Things To Do In Lewiston

Create Memorable Vacations At Red Lion Hotel Lewiston


One-of-a-kind boutiques, historical sites and breathtaking natural attractions meet at Red Lion Lewiston offering a variety of things to do in Lewiston for our visitors. As a cultural hub, the area is home to a variety of Lewiston, ID events including musical performances, art gallery showings and more. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, with a significant other or the entire family, get out and explore nearby dining, nightlife and find out for yourself why so many of our guests become repeat visitors.

Once the capital of Idaho, Lewiston is best known today for its "Banana Belt" climate with warm, sunny days, year-round golf and limitless opportunities for water-skiing, jet boating, sailing, whitewater rafting, hunting, fishing, swimming and hiking. Don't delay, start planning your Idaho vacation and decide which Lewiston things to do you're going to explore first.


Hells Canyon
North America's deepest river gorge, the world-famous Hells Canyon was created during the last ice age by the flowing waters of the 1,000-mile long Snake River. Discover an incredible array of wildlife, abandoned mines, fascinating shipwreck sites and homesteads.

The Nez Perce National Historical Park
Here you'll find an info-packed center and museum stocked with historical displays and programs focused on the history and customs of the Nez Perce Indian Tribe. View detailed beadwork and carvings, and learn about the compelling histories of the Nez Perce and Sacajawea.

Aerial Tours
Tour Hells Canyon and the nearby region with a year-round aerial tour, available in a variety of time frames from 15 minutes to two hours with Kiwi Air.

Hidden Gems

Lewiston Hill
Built in 1917, this historic road descends 2000 feet into Lewiston via a series of 64 switchbacks and sharp curves, offering unparalleled views of the Lewiston skyline.

Petroglyphs in Hells Canyon
Found in only six locations, the petroglyphs are along the Snake River in Idaho are a fascinating hidden gem in Hells Canyon.

Palouse Falls
Just a quick 45 minutes from Red Lion Hotel Lewiston, the legendary Palouse Falls is a stunning 200-foot waterfall, with a particularly gorgeous surrounding area for visitors.


Clearwater Canyon Cellars
1708 6th Avenue North
Suite A
Lewiston, ID
(208) 746-7975

Wawawai Canyon Winery
5602 State Route 270
Pullman, WA
(509) 338-4916

Families & Kids

Aquatic Center
Offering a lap pool and outdoor waterpark with a variety of rides, the Aquatic Center offers something for everyone in the family.

Nez Perce Historical Park
This museum hosts a collection of about 150,000 compelling pieces, and it's also a go-to spot for families who want to check out the displays of objects dating back mid-1800s.


Lewiston Historic Downtown District
Discover unique merchandise you won't find elsewhere in the downtown district which is home to some of the most one-of-a-kind antiques, jewelry, and artwork.

Lewiston Center Mall
As the only shopping mall in the valley, Lewiston Center Mall is our go-to place for shopper's favorites like Macy's, JCPenney, Rite-Aid, Maurices, Claire's, and Pro Image.


Dogwood Festival
Named one of America's Best 100 Events Dogwood Festival offers handmade crafts, stunning artwork, wine and beer tastings, a golf tournament, car show, crafts and live music.

Hot August Nights
Get revved up for Lewiston's Hot August Nights, when the valley is packed with custom classic cars and blaring oldies music.