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JUST A STONE’S THROW AWAY. I Dear Visitor, Welcome to our beautiful state. Make yourself at home!

You’ll learn all about Idaho’s remarkable geographic diversity and the endless recreational opportunities that attract more than 30 million people from all over the world each year. Idaho is home to hundreds of miles of mountain biking trails and more whitewater than any other state in the Lower 48. There are mountains and sand dunes to climb, lakes to fish, 18 ski resorts for winter and summer fun, and both indoor and outdoor water parks that are among the finest in the nation. Idaho also is one of the best and most cost-effective places in the country to locate a business. You’ll find the quality of our workforce and the hospitality of our people to be second to none. Come and explore our wonders. I think you’ll agree that Idaho is a great place to visit—and an even better place to live, work, and raise a family. As always—Idaho, “Esto Perpetua.”

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n 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Idaho Territory Act, which made Idaho part of the United States. Nestled against the western side of the continental divide of the Rocky Mountains, Idaho remains a vast and diverse state 150 years later. Ernest Hemingway once quipped, “A lot of state, this Idaho, that I didn’t know about.” Since you’ve picked up our Official Travel Guide, you must want to learn more. Northern Idaho gleams with emerald green hillsides and sparkling lakes of all sizes. Rugged mountains, wilderness areas, and rolling farmland make up central Idaho. The Snake River Plain, with its wide-open vistas, lush farmland, and vibrant cities, forms the character of southern Idaho. Around every bend you’ll find spectacular scenery and abundant recreational opportunities. You’ll also find a place that’s unhurried, unspoiled, and unassuming—perfect for your own “Adventure in Living.” You may visit Idaho for its natural beauty and outdoor recreation, but you’ll find a great business climate here as well. In 2012, Idaho was ranked #1 Most Friendly State for Small Business by the Kauffman Foundation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics scored Idaho # 3 for Highest Projected Percentage Job Growth for 2008-2018. Add in the state’s affordable cost of living, low power rates, and enthusiastic workforce, and you have an equation for success. Take a closer look at commerce.idaho.gov.


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This charming town, considered one of the state’s friendliest, offers an assortment of attractions for visitors to enjoy. Stroll through the quaint downtown area or cross the highway to try your luck at the Kootenai River Inn Casino. This lush valley is brimming with fields of wheat, oats, barley and hops for brewing beer. Those looking for an amazing mountain biking or hiking experience will be thrilled to find more than 300 miles of trails crisscrossing the three mountain ranges that encircle the valley. Be sure to take a side trip on Highway 2 over the Moyie River Bridge to see the misty, 60-foot-high Moyie Falls. Wildlife watchers and photographers will appreciate several wildlife sanctuaries in the area, the renowned Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, Boundary Creek or the McArthur Wildlife Management Areas. Watch for elk, moose, deer, eagles and numerous species of small mammals and birds.

The town of Priest River sits alongside the broad and beautiful Pend Oreille River. It is well worth it to pause here before heading to Priest Lake to take a look at its charming downtown and the Priest River Timber Museum. At Main and High Streets, you will find the lovingly restored Beardmore Building, housing the Chamber of Commerce and shops. Head north on Highway 57 to pristine Priest Lake to camp in Priest Lake State Park or stay in one of the rustic lodges.

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Sandpoint Set on the northwestern shore of Lake Pend Oreille, Sandpoint is an artsy resort town with galleries, shops and charming restaurants. It is also home to Coldwater Creek, the upscale northcountry clothing catalog. Lake Pend Oreille offers ideal fishing, boat cruises and camping along its forested shores.

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The lake is popular with anglers searching for giant Kamloops, a freshwater species of lake trout that can weigh in at 10 pounds. Early August is the perfect time to visit. You can take in performances at the Festival at Sandpoint, an eclectic musical event, or taste Idaho’s signature fruit, the huckleberry, at the annual Huckleberry Festival. Stroll down to the farmer’s market or art walks that occur all summer long.

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High in the Selkirk Range, Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort offers 92 named runs on 2,900 skiable, powder-plowable acres in winter. Back in town, Sandpoint Winter Carnival in mid-February is yet another antidote for cabin fever. The event features indoor and outdoor activities ranging from energetic skiing, snowboarding, skijoring and snowshoeing to more relaxing bonfires, movies and culinary events.

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A short distance north of Coeur d’Alene is the northwest’s largest playground for children of all ages, Silverwood Theme Park. Thrill to more than 65 rides, shows and attractions, then splash about at Boulder Beach Water Park. In October, Silverwood turns into Scarywood, open weekends for chilling Halloween fun. During the winter, snow blankets the area in prime powder for winter recreation. There are three resorts within a reasonable drive—Schweitzer Mountain, Silver Mountain and Lookout Pass—for your ski and snowboard pleasure.

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elegant bed-and-breakfast inn or at the impressive Coeur d’Alene Resort, home to a golf course with the world’s only floating green, part of a 6,803-yard, par-71 course set on gently rolling hills along an expansive lakeshore.

Coeur d’Alene, set on the shores of one of the most stunning lakes in the country, blends pure beauty with smalltown charm. As northern Idaho’s largest city, it hums with excitement, especially in summer. Coeur d’Alene Lake has more than 109 miles of shoreline and abounds with sailing, boating, jet-skiing and cruising opportunities. Hike around the 135-acre Tubbs Hill peninsula, swim at the city beach or grab a two-wheeler for a pleasant ride along the Coeur d’Alene Parkway State Park. Stroll along Sherman Avenue in downtown Coeur d’Alene to discover eclectic shops and a diverse array of culinary experiences. Stay at an

A river runs through Post Falls and makes a mighty roar. Just four miles east of the Washington-Idaho border is the charming city of Post Falls, set on the Spokane River. In 1871, Frederick Post secured a treaty with the local Coeur d’Alene Tribe and built a sawmill here. The purchase was memorialized with a pictograph carved into a granite cliff in Treaty Rock Park. Post Falls is the departure point for river cruises from Templin’s Resort Marina. Nearby, the popular Q’Emlin Riverside Park invites you to swim, picnic or launch your boat. Post Falls is just a short drive from Coeur d’Alene and offers travelers comfortable lodging, restaurants and services along the Spokane River.

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Silver Valley Gold and silver were discovered in Wallace in 1882, and the Silver Valley grew into the largest silver mining region in the world. Experience firsthand the challenges of yesteryear—railroad history at the Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum and mining history at the Sierra Silver Mine or the Wallace District Mining Museum. Adults can take a walk on the wild side to view the unique exhibits at the Oasis Bordello Museum. See the imaginative public art throughout downtown Kellogg, then descend deep underground into the Crystal Gold Mine. Silver Rapids Water Park is available for group use, hotel guests or season passholders. Ride on the Route of the Hiawatha, an outstanding bike path that follows a former railroad-bed trail 15 miles through 10 tunnels and over seven trestle bridges. When the snow flies, consider Lookout Pass or Silver Mountain, with its gondola, for skiing, snowboarding or snowmobiling.

Worley/Plummer Just south of Coeur d’Alene, the land rises above the lake to the rolling wheat fields and green forests of Worley and Plummer. In this pastoral landscape is Circling Raven Golf Course and the Coeur d’Alene Casino. Continuing south on Highway 95 and then east on Highway 5, you will discover Heyburn State Park, one of the oldest state parks in the country. Stand in awe beneath the cool shade of 400-year-old ponderosa pines. This 5,500-acre state park is set on Chatcolet Lake, making it the ideal location for wildlife watching. At the sleepier, southern end of Lake Coeur d’Alene sits Harrison, perfect for those enjoying the western end of the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes.

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Standing picture perfect on a knoll above the Coeur d’Alene River is the oldest standing building in Idaho, the Mission of the Sacred Heart. In 1847, after hearing of the spiritual teachings of the “black robes,” the Coeur d’Alene Tribe welcomed Jesuit missionaries led by Father Pierre Jean De Smet. Together, they built the Mission of the Sacred Heart with few tools and no nails. Now a state park, it provides a glimpse into Idaho’s history and the heritage of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Explore the mission’s unique construction, the adjacent Parish House, two historic cemeteries, a visitor center and walking trails. Don’t miss “Sacred Encounters: Father De Smet and the Indians of the Rocky Mountain West,” which brings together exhibits from museums all over the world.

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» When you step off the dock, you’ll find northern Idaho is an adventurist’s dream. Soar like a bird over the mountains above Wallace tethered to a zip line. Nearby, the Route of the Hiawatha beckons cyclists with tunnels and high trestle bridges to cross. Tracks that once served the mines left routes just crying out to become bike paths. Miles and miles of trails—paved, dirt or gravel—cross the Idaho panhandle, waiting for you to put pedal to the metal. If the 72-mile Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is too gentle, head up to either Silver Mountain in Kellogg or Schweitzer Mountain in Sandpoint for rugged, lift-served mountain biking.

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» If your idea of recreation is lifting a pair of binoculars, drive to Wolf Lodge Bay—a bald eagle wintering ground just seven miles from Coeur d’Alene— to view the magnificent, noble bird. Eagle Watch Week, between Christmas and New Year, has educational displays and telescopes so visitors can see some of the 300 bald eagles that nest here. Or head north to the 2,774-acre Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge near Bonners Ferry to view moose, songbirds and water fowl. » When the cold winds come Idaho’s way, it’s time to head to the hills for skiing, Nordic skiing and snowmobiling at or near Schweitzer Mountain, Silver Mountain or Lookout Pass. Lookout Pass even offers a free ski school that will get you up and soaring over the snow.

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August at Schweitzer Mountain Resort is both festive and entertaining, while the Coeur d’Alene Symphony brings the sublime sounds of an orchestra to the mix. » For fine dining in northern Idaho, make a reservation at Beverly’s in the Coeur d’Alene Resort. Pair a wine from the Pacific Northwest’s largest selection with delightful seasonal cuisine for an elegant lunch or a romantic dinner. For a little local flavor, try Hudson’s Hamburgers in Coeur d’Alene, a downtown institution for 100 years. » In Sandpoint, be sure to dine at Trinity at City Beach for a delightful view of the lake with your meal. Or take a leisurely 22-mile drive on Highway 2 to the charming small town of Priest River, set along the broad Pend Oreille River, for a light lunch at the Beardman Bistro, followed by a walk down Main Street to Priest River Timber Museum and then a glass of wine at Noni’s, A Wine Bar. » Things don’t close down in the winter months, either. The sparkle of stars on the surface of Lake Coeur d’Alene is augmented by more than 1.5 million man-made lights along the shoreline as the Coeur d’Alene Resort hosts a magical cruise to Santa’s village.

» If you like the service and amenities offered by a hotel or motel, you can find the perfect combination at one of the more than 75 properties in northern Idaho. Any of them will give you a place to relax after exploring the region, visiting a gallery, strolling through quaint shops and dining on whatever your palate desires. If you’re more into meeting the local citizenry, you can stay at one of more than 30 bed-and-breakfast inns in the region. Get the inside scoop on the “must-see” and “must-do” activities from your hosts. For those with a hankering for the western way, five guest ranches are waiting to help you get your cowboy on. » For complete event listings, go to: visitidaho.org Whether you’re here to stay or play, in northern Idaho you’ll find an area rich in recreational opportunities and a picture-perfect lifestyle alongside one of northern Idaho’s beautiful lakes or rivers. Visit commerce.idaho.gov to find out about the benefits of living and working in Idaho.

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North Idaho Tourism Alliance; 208 664-3194; visitnorthidaho.com

Farragut State Park; A 4,000-acre park located on the southern shore of Lake Pend Oreille with diverse recreational opportunities and camping. 13550 E Hwy 54, Athol, 83801; 208 683-2425; parksand recreation.idaho.gov

Kootenai Tribe of Idaho 208 267-3519, www.kootenai.org Coeur d’Alene Tribe 208 686-1800, www.cdatribe.org

Statewide Central Reservation Services InIdaho.com 800 844-3246 or 208 634-4787; inidaho.com

Athol Lodging Athol Motel; 5950 E Hwy 54, Athol, 83801; 208 683-3476; 9 Rooms, $39-$72; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking Cedar Mountain Farm Bed & Breakfast; 25249 N Hatch Rd, Athol, 83801; 866 6830572 or 208 683-0572; cedarmountain farm.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 3 Rooms, $125-$165; 1 Cabin, $135-$195; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Pets OK

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Log Spirit Bed & Breakfast; 31328 N Tiara Ln, Athol, 83801; 208 683-4722; logspirit. com; 6 Rooms, $140-$200; Open All Year; Breakfast Free

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Lodging Bayview Scenic Apartments & RV Park; 34297 N Main St, Bayview, 83803; 208 683-2215; rvidaho.org; 8 RV Hookup Sites; 8 Rooms; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK Dromore Manor; 17216 Cape Horn Rd, Bayview, 83803; 208 683-9311; dromore manor.com; 3 Rooms, $150-$190; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking Lakeland RV Park; 20139 Perimeter Rd, Bayview, 83803; 208 683-4108; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $35; 8 Tent/Campsites, $25; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV MacDonald’s Hudson Bay Resort, Inc; 17813 E Hudson Bay Rd, Bayview, 83803; 208 683-2211; macdonaldsresort.com; 4 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$35; 10 Cabins, $94-$167; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Waterfront Scenic Bay Marina, Motel, Mobile Home Park, RV & Campsites; 17173 East Pier Rd, Bayview, 83803; 208 683-2243; scenicbaymarina.com; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$45; 4 Rooms, $85-$105; 2 Cabins, $120-$199; 12 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Non-smoking

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View of the Bay RV Park; Main St & Hwy 54, Bayview, 83803; 208 683-3165; rvidaho.org; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; Open All Year; Hookups, Showers-RV

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Scheffy’s Motel & General Store; 95 Milwaukee Rd. Avery, 83802; 208 245-4410; scheffys.com; 4 Rooms, $65-$130; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens St Joe River RV Park & Campground; MP 34, St Joe River Rd, Calder, 83808; 208 777-8888; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$30; 16 Tent/Campsites, $20-$30; Open SumFall; Hookups, Waterfront

Bayview Information Bayview Chamber of Commerce, 208 683-2951, bayviewidaho.org

Bonners Ferry Chamber of Commerce, 208 267-5922, bonnersferrychamber.org Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa; Nearly 500 gaming machines including wide area progressive jackpots over one million dollars and bingo on select Wednesdays. 7169 Plaza St, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 800 346-5668; kootenairiverinn.com Boundary County Museum; Highlights a collection of historical photos and artifacts of the Bonners Ferry area. 7229 Main St, Bonners Ferry, 83805, 208 267-7720; bonnersferrymuseum.org International Selkirk Loop Scenic Drive; A 280-mile scenic roadway meandering between northern Idaho, northeastern Washington, and British Columbia. 888 823-2626; selkirkloop.org

Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge; This 2,774-acre sanctuary is home to a variety of wildlife species including moose, deer, and migratory birds. 287 Westside Rd, Bonners Ferry, 83805-9518; 208 267-3888; kootenai.fws.gov Mirror Lake Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. 5686 Main St, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 208 267-5314

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Naples Inn; 539 Deep Creek Loop, Naples, 83847; 208 267-5964; naplesinnidaho. com; 3 Rooms, $70-$80; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Laundry, WiFi Northside School Bed & Breakfast; 6497 Comanche St, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 877 222-1826 or 208 267-1826; northside schoolbedandbreakfast.com; 9 Rooms, $70-$140; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Outdoor Pool

Hotels & Motels Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn & Casino; 7169 Plaza St, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 800 346-5668 or 208 267-8511; kootenairiverinn.com; 65 Rooms, $109$350; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service Bonners Ferry Log Inn; 43 Tobe Way, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 208 267-3986; bonners ferryloginn.com; 22 Rooms, $78-$100; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi Carriage House Inn & RV Park; 6506 Main St, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 208 267-7915; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$33; 13 Rooms, $65-$75; 1 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Pull-thru SitesRV, Spa Services Kootenai Valley Motel; 6409 S Main St, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 888 292-0490 or 208 267-7567; kootenaivalleymotel.com; 22 Rooms, $35-$75; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Handicap Access

RV Parks & Campgrounds Best Western Kootenai River Inn & Spa; See Hotels & Motels Blue Lake RV Resort; 242 Blue Lake Rd, Naples, 83847; 208 946-3361; 40 RV Hookup Sites, $29-$45; 10 Tent/Campsites, $16$20; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Carriage House Inn & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels Idyl Acres RV Park; 533817 Hwy 95, Bonners Ferry, 83805; 208 267-3629; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; Open Summer; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Twin Rivers Canyon Resort; 1823 Twin Rivers Rd, Moyie Springs, 83845; 888 258-5952 or 208 267-5932; twinrivers resort.com; 65 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$32; 1 Lodge/House, $240; 16 Tent/Campsites, $20; 1 Yurts/Teepees, $64; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Laundry, WiFi


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Clarkia

Selkirk House; 2369 Lion’s Den Rd, Naples, 83847; 208 290-7747; selkirkhouse.com; 1 Lodge/House, $175; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

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Attractions

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Coeur d’Alene River; The Coeur d’Alene River is an outstanding recreational river, great for family trips with easy whitewater and good access. 208 664-2318; visitidaho. org/whitewater/cda-river.aspx

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Coeur d’Alene’s Old Mission State Park; Built between 1848 and 1853 by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and Catholic missionaries, this is the oldest standing building in Idaho. 31732 S Mission Rd, Cataldo, 83810; 208 682-3814; parksandrecreation. idaho.gov

Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce, 208 664-3194, coeurdalene.org

Attractions Coeur d’Alene Cellars; Named WinePress Northwest’s 2010 Idaho Winery of the Year, this is a small, family-owned winery dedicated to the fine art of wine. 3890 N Schrieber Way, Coeur d’Alene, 83815; 208 664-2336; cdacellars.com

North Idaho Motorcycle Museum; A small, but densely populated museum, dedicated to perserving motorcycling history. Silver Valley Rd, Kingston, 83839; 208 512-3359

Coeur d’Alene Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 2321 W Fairway Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83815; 208 765-0218; cdapublic gc.com

Pinehurst Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. 11 Country Club Ln, Pinehurst, 83850; 888 993-0965; golfpinehurst idaho.com

Coeur d’Alene Parkway State Park; This state park trail—perfect for jogging and cycling—winds along the north shore of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene. 208 6992224; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes; This outstanding 72-mile paved trail spans the Idaho panhandle from Mullan to Plummer. 31732 S Mission Rd, Cataldo, 83810; 208 6823814; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Lodging Albert’s Landing & RV Resort; 418 Old River Rd. Kingston, 83839; 208 682-4179; albertslanding.com; 44 RV Hookup Sites, $22-$35; 1 Cabin, $45-$75; 20 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open All Year; Food Service, Pets OK, Handicap Access Country Lane Inn & RV Resort; 5927A Old River Rd, Kingston, 83839; 877 670-5927 or 208 682-2698; countrylaneresort.com; 47 RV Hookup Sites, $28-$31; 6 Rooms, $99-$150; 30 Tent/Campsites, $10-$14; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Hookups, Pets OK Kahnderosa RV Park & Campgrounds; 14343 S Latour Creek Rd. Cataldo, 83810; 208 682-4613; kahnderosa.com; 21 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 21 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Lost Moose Campground; 27706 S Latour Creek Road, Cataldo, 83810; 208 6823555; lostmooserv.com; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 3 Cabins, $25-$50; 14 Tent/ Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Old Hatfield House Cabin Rental; I-90 to Exit 40; 208 512-3519; hatfieldhousecabin rental.weebly.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites; 1 Cabins; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Hookups, Pets OK

Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course; Try your luck on the famous floating green, a highlight of this ultimate resort golf course. 115 S 2nd St, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 365-8338; floatinggreen.com Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruises; Cruise beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene and the shadowy St. Joe River on one of a fleet of six boats which hold from 100-400 people. Available spring through fall with a variety of departure times. 800 688-5253; cdaresort.com Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail; A 3.3-mile easy hiking trail with scenic beauty and educational opportunities. 208 769-5009; blm.gov Museum of North Idaho; Discover the fascinating history of the Coeur d’Alene region with exhibits exploring steamboats, railroads, local Indians, and more. 115 Northwest Blvd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 664-3448; museumni.org Ponderosa Springs Golf Course; 9 holes and batting cages. 1291 N Galena Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 664-1101 Silverwood Theme Park & Boulder Beach Waterpark; The Northwest’s largest theme park, with more than 65 rides, shows, and attractions - centrally located just north of Coeur d’Alene. 27843 N Hwy. 95, Athol, 83801; 208 683-3400; silverwoodtheme park.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Abbotswood House Bed & Breakfast; 3620 N Honeysuckle Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83815; visitidaho.org |

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208 667-5608; abbotswoodhousebandb. com; 4 Rooms, $99-$165; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool American Country Bed & Breakfast; 705 S Zircon Lane, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 651-2191; M: 208 651-2191; american countrybedandbreakfast.com; 4 Rooms, $125-$215; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi CdA Bed & Breakfast on the Ranch; 4570 S Stach Rd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 755-5200; M: 208 755-5200; cdabedand breakfast.com; 2 Rooms; 1 Lodge/House, $100-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service Katie’s Wild Rose Inn; 7974 E Coeur d’Alene Lake Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 371-4345 or 208 765-9474; katieswild roseinn.com; 4 Rooms, $89-$250; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking McFarland Inn Bed & Breakfast; 601 Foster Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 667-1232; M: 208 651-0705; mcfarlandinn.com; 5 Rooms, $100-$175; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Non-smoking Ponderosa Lodge; 2579 E Brunner Rd, Athol, 83801; 877 683-2290 or 208 6832290; M: 208 702-354-0133; ponderosa lodge.net; 4 Rooms, $245; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Business Center River Cove Waterfront Bed & Breakfast; 212 S Parkway Pl, Post Falls, 83854; 208 773-1014; therivercove.com; 3 Rooms, $129-$199; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Roosevelt Inn Bed & Breakfast; 105 E Wallace Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 290-3358 or 208 765-5200; theroosevelt inn.com; 15 Rooms, $89-$319; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Nonsmoking

Guest Ranches Villa d’ Amoore; 4570 S Stach Rd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 755-5200; M: 208 755-5200; vitalranching.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites, $50; 2 Rooms, $75; 1 Lodge/House, $100-$150; Open All Year; Food Service, Pets OK, WiFi

Hotels & Motels AmeriTel Inn; 333 Ironwood Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 600-6001 or 208 665-9000; ameritelinns.com; 118 Rooms, $107-$160; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Bates Motel; 2018 E Sherman Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 667-1411; 14 Rooms, $49; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi Bennett Bay Inn; 7904 E Coeur d’Alene Lake Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 3688609 or 208 664-6168; bennettbay.com; 21 Rooms, $55-$150; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Outdoor Pool


Northern

Best Western Plus Coeur d’Alene Inn; 506 W Appleway Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 251-7829 or 208 765-3200; cdainn. com; 122 Rooms, $79-$160; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Room Service

La Quinta Inn & Suites; 2209 E Sherman, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 531-5900 or 208 667-6777; lq.com; 62 Rooms, $69-$209; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Business Center

Budget Saver Motel Coeur d’Alene; 1519 Sherman Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 667-9505; 54 Rooms, $50-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking

La Quinta Inn; 280 W Appleway, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 753-3757 or 208 7655500; laquinta.com; 51 Rooms, $69-$199; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool

Cedar Motel & RV Park; 319 Coeur d’Alene Lake Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 6642278; 39 RV Hookup Sites; 16 Rooms; Open All Year; Dump Station, Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Motel 6 Coeur d’Alene; 610 W Appleway Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 664-6600; motel6.com; 109 Rooms, $49-$99; Open All Year; Laundry, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK

Coeur d’Alene Resort; 115 S 2nd St, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 365-8338 or 208 765-4000; cdaresort.com; 338 Rooms, $119-$539; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool

Resort City Inns—Inn at the Lake; 621 Sherman Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 877 440-4667 or 208 676-1225; resortcityinn. com; 17 Rooms, $59-$119; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking

Comfort Inn; 2303 N 4th St, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 877 424-6423 or 208 664-1649; comfortinn.com/hotel/id046; 69 Rooms, $125-$140; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, WiFi

Shilo Inn Suites; 702 W Appleway Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 222-2244 or 208 664-2300; shiloinns.com; 138 Rooms, $59-$139; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi

Days Inn; 2200 Northwest Blvd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 667-8668; daysinn. com; 63 Rooms, $69-$199; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi

Silver Lake Motel; 6160 Sunshine St, Coeur d’ Alene, 83815; 800 732-8094 or 208 772-8595; silverlakemotel.com; 50 Rooms, $59-$200; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Work-Out Room, Handicap Access

El Rancho Motel; 1915 Sherman Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 704-8794 or 208 6648794; 14 Rooms, $39-$100; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, WiFi Flamingo Motel; 718 Sherman Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 664-2159; flamingo motelidaho.com; 13 Rooms, $100-$170; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking, WiFi Greenbriar Inn & Catering; 315 E Wallace Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 953-2379 or 208 667-9660; greenbriarcatering.com; 5 Rooms, $85-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet

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GuestHouse Inn Coeur d’Alene; 330 W Appleway Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 765-3011; guesthouseintl.com; 58 Rooms, $49-$99; 2 Cabins, $500-$900; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Pets OK

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Hampton Inn & Suites; 1500 Riverstone Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 769-7900; coeurdalenesuites.hamptoninn.com; 124 Rooms, $99-$299; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Holiday Inn Express; 2300 W Seltice Way, Coeur d’Alene, 83854; 208 667-3100; cdahie.com; 101 Rooms, $89-$249; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Japan House Suites; 2113 E Sherman Ave, Coeur d’ Alene, 83814; 208 667-0600; japanhousesuites.com; 22 Rooms, $79$160; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Nonsmoking, WiFi

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Coeur d’Alene; 2250 W Seltice Way, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 667-5155; marriott. com/COESH; 118 Rooms; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi State Motel—Coeur d’Alene; 1314 Sherman Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 664-8239; 13 Rooms, $32-$59; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet Super 8 Motel Coeur d’Alene; 505 W Appleway, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 800 800-8000 or 208 765-8880; super8.com; 95 Rooms, $33-$93; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Handicap Access

Reunion & Retreat Centers CdA Bed & Breakfast on the Ranch; See Bed & Breakfast Inns Elk Point Events; 4176 E Potlatch Hill Rd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 666-9695; elkpt.com/events; Open Spr-Fall; WiFi

RV Parks & Campgrounds Alpine Country Store & RV Park; 17568 N. Hwy. 95, Hayden Lake, 83835; 208 7724305; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $33; Open SprFall; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Blackwell Island RV Park; 800 S Marina Dr, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 888 571-2900 or 208 665-1300; idahorvpark.com; 182 RV Hookup Sites, $40-$55; Open Spr-Fall; Business Center, Cable TV Hookups, Pullthru Sites-RV Cedar Motel & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels

Lake Coeur d’Alene Camping Resort; 10588 E Wolf Lodge Bay Rd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 888 664-4471 or 208 664-4471; campcda.com; 47 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$45; 20 Cabins, $56-$77; 45 Tent/ Campsites, $27-$30; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi River Walk RV Park; 1214 Mill Ave, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 888 567-8700 or 208 765-5943; cdariverwaldrvpark.com; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$58; 70 Tent/ Campsites, $24; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Laundry Silverwood RV Park; 27843 N Hwy 95, Athol, 83801; 208 683-3400; silverwood themepark.com; 126 RV Hookup Sites, $39; 35 Tent/Campsites, $30; Open SprFall; Hookups, Laundry, Pets OK Tamarack RV & Campground; 3630 N Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 877 212-0523 or 208 664-3087; tamarack rvpark.com; 107 RV Hookup Sites, $35$39; 2 Cabins, $75-$95; 1 Lodge/House, $160; 8 Tent/Campsites, $22; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi The Marina at Black Rock; 10201 W Rockford Bay Rd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 664-6931; M: 208 667-6106; blackrock idaho.com/Marina.aspx; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$35; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV Wolf Lodge Campground; 12329 E Frontage Rd, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 866 664-2812 or 208 664-2812; wolflodge campground.com; 55 RV Hookup Sites, $26-$32; 5 Cabins, $40-$100; 50 Tent/ Campsites, $20; Open Spr-Fall; Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Waterfront

Vacation Rentals Arrow Point Resort; 4502 S Arrow Point Dr, Harrison, 83833; 877 525-3232 or 208 818-6307; arrowpointresort.com; 22 Condos, $150-$550; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Waterfront Beautiful Lakefront Home Rental; 208 857-366-6061; flipkey.com; Open All Year; Kitchens, Waterfront Central Lakeside Elegance; 509 939-7007; idaholakerental.com; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking City Beach Brownstone; 509 499-5437; vrbo.com/97780; 1 Lodge/House, $275; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Waterfront Coeur d’Alene Property Management; 208 765-0777; idahovacations.com; 3 Cabins, $250-$500; 3 Condos, $250-$500; Open All Year; Food Service, Kitchens, Laundry Coeur d’Alene Vacation; 509 954-6111; cdavacation.com; 1 Condo, $200; 20 Lodges/Houses, $200-$600; Open All Year; Waterfront


Hayden Hideaway; 14979 N Shenandoah Dr, Hayden Lake, 83835; 208 762-7715; M: 808 349-4009; haydenhideaway.com; 1 Cabin, $210-$2010; 2 Lodges/Houses, $390; Open Summer, Spring; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Morgan Manor; 760 415-9965; homeaway. com/vacation-rental/p149430; 1 Lodge/ House, $425-$475; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Waterfront Resort Property Management; 2120 N 3rd St, Coeur d’Alene, 83814; 208 667-6035; resortpropertiesidaho.com; 75 Cabins, $100-$500; 25 Condos, $325-$1000; 10 Lodges/Houses, $500-$1000; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, Handicap Access Tamarack RV & Campground; See RV Parks and Campgrounds Villa d’ Amoore; See Guest Ranches

Coolin (See Priest Lake) Harrison Information Harrison Chamber of Commerce, 208 689-9789, harrisonidaho.org

Attractions Crane House Museum; Historical information and artifacts of the Harrison area from the late 1890s and early 1900s. 208 6893111; harrisonidaho.org/index.html

Lodging Carlin Bay Resort; 33917 S Hwy 97, Harrison, 83833; 208 689-3295; rvidaho.org; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $27; 1 Cabin, $75; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Rooms, $199-$375; 7 Cabins, $199-$375; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Outdoor Pool, Spa Services The Lakeview Lodge; 110 N Coeur d’Alene Ave, Harrison, 83833; 208 689-9789; lakeviewlodge-harrison-idaho.com; 15 Rooms, $99-$145; Open All Year; A/C, Nonsmoking, Waterfront

Attractions Avondale Golf Club, 18 holes, driving range. 10745 Avondale Loop Rd, Hayden Lake, 83835; 877 286-6429; avondalegolf course.com

Jeb & Margaret’s Trailer Haven; See RV Parks & Campgrounds

Lodging

Pend Oreille Shores Resort; See Hotels & Motels

Clark House on Hayden Lake; 5250 E Hayden Lake Rd, Hayden Lake, 83835; 800 765-4593 or 208 772-3470; clarkhouse.com; 10 Rooms, $150-$250; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Food Service, Handicap Access

Rainbow Resort; 46538 Hwy 200, Hope, 83836; 208 264-5412; 2 Cabins, $115-$125; Open Summer; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Waterfront The Mary Ellen; 47392 Hwy 200, Hope, 83836; 208 263-0169; themaryellen.com; 1 Cabin, $300; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Non-smoking, Spa Services

Holiday Inn Express and Suites; 175 W Orchard, Hayden, 83835; 208 762-7529; 3play.com/hotel; 95 Rooms, $79-$299; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi

Information

Schoolhouse Retreat; 8236 E Sandbar Ln, Hayden, 83835; 208 661-3663; 1 Cabins; Open All Year

Lodging

Red Horse Mountain Ranch; 11077 E Blue Lake Rd, Harrison, 83833; 888 689-9680 or 888 689-9680; redhorsemountain.com; 4

Northridge Vacation Rentals; 877 6678409 or 208 290-6847; northridgevacation rentals.com; Lodges/Houses; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi

English Point Overlook; Located on north side of Hayden Lake with south facing view of lake. 208 425-486-9791; vrbo. com/392978; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/ Satellite TV, WiFi

Lake Coeur d’Alene Vacation Rental; 6265 S Lakeside, Harrison, 83833; 208 8197415; cdagetaway.com; 3 Rooms, $450; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Highspeed Internet, Laundry

Quiet Nook Campground; 31146 S Hwy 3, Medimont, 83842; 208 689-3385; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 1 Cabin, $50; 12 Tent/ Campsites, $15; Open Summer

Archer Vacation Condos; 47390 hwy 200, Hope, 83836; 877 982-2954 or 509 3822954; 10kvacationrentals.com/sandpoint/ index.htm; 4 Condos, $215-$270; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet

Triple Play Family Fun Park; Fun for the entire family with an indoor waterpark, bowling, go-karts, bumper boats, laser tag, indoor/outdoor mini golf, climbing wall, arcade and more. 175 W Orchard Ave. Hayden, 83835; 208 762-7529; 3play.com

Hope

Osprey Inn; 134 Frederick Ave, Harrison, 83833; 208 689-9502; ospreyinn.com; 5 Rooms, $66-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking

Trestle Creek RV Park; 42303 Hwy 200, Hope, 83836; 208 264-5894; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $30; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pets OK

Vacation Rentals

Hayden

Harrison City RV Park; 250 Harrison St, Harrison, 83833; 208 689-3393; M: 208 689-3212; cityofharrisonidaho.com; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$42; 10 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Showers-RV

Lake Vacations Idaho; 208 689-3867; lakevacationsidaho.com; 3 Lodges/Houses; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens

Pend Oreille RV Park; 42459 Hwy 200, Hope, 83836; 208 264-5695; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $33; 10 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Information Hope-Clark Fork Chamber of Commerce, 208 266-1551

Hotels & Motels Pend Oreille Shores Resort; 47390 Hwy 200, Hope, 83836; 208 264-5828; pos resort.com; 51 Condos, $170-$255; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool, Non-smoking

Kellogg Kellogg—Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce, 208 784-0821, silvervalley chamber.com

Attractions Crystal Gold Mine Underground Mine Tours; Underground mine tours, museum, gift shop, and seasonal gold panning. 51931 Silver Valley Rd, Kellogg, 83837; 208 783-4653; goldmine-idaho.com Galena Ridge Golf Course at Silver Mountain Resort; A mountain golf course. 610 Bunker Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 866 344-2675; silvermt.com

RV Parks & Campgrounds

Shoshone County Mining & Smelting Museum (Staff House); Mineral, metallurgical and electrical exhibits as well as living area displays of the mining era. 820 McKinley Ave, Kellogg, 83837-0783; 208 786-4141; staffhousemuseum.com

Island View RV Resort; 1767 Peninsula Rd, Hope, 83836; 208 946-1374; 60 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$37; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Laundry, Pets OK

Shoshone Golf and Tennis Club; 9 hole golf course, great mountain views. 1 Gold Run Mountain, Kellogg, 83837; 208 7840161; shoshonegolf.com

Jeb & Margaret’s Trailer Haven; 298 Trailer Haven Rd. Hope, 83836; 208 264-5406; 125 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$45; 2 Cabins, $80; Open Summer; Hookups, Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Silver Mountain Resort; All-season destination resort offering skiing, snowboarding, golfing and Idaho’s largest indoor water park. 610 Bunker Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 866 344-2675; silvermt.com

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Northern

Hotels & Motels GuestHouse Inn & Suites; 601 Bunker Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 208 783-1234; guest houseintl.com; 60 Rooms, $59-$159; 2 Cabins, $500-$900; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Morning Star Lodge at Silver Mountain Resort; 610 Bunker Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 866 344-2675 or 208 783-1111; silvermt. com; 189 Condos, $139-$344; Open All Year; Business Center, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Rio Hotel; 201 McKinley Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 208 786-2103; 14 Rooms, $60; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Highspeed Internet, Kitchens Silver Valley Truck Stop; 183 Theater Rd, Smelterville, 83868; 208 783-1134; 15 Rooms, $32-$43; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, Handicap Access Silverhorn Motor Inn & Restaurant; 699 W Cameron Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 800 4376437 or 208 783-1151; silverhornmotorinn. com; 40 Rooms, $74-$99; Open All Year; Food Service, Pets OK, Handicap Access Trail Motel; 206 W Cameron Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 208 784-1161; 24 Rooms, $40-$50; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, WiFi

Mullan Attractions Captain John Mullan Museum; Exhibits of historical furnishings, vintage clothing, photographs and the building of the Mullan Road. 229 Earle St. Mullan, 83846; 208 744-1155; mullanmuseum.org

Lodging Mullan House Bed & Breakfast; 501 Hunter St, Mullan, 83846; 208 682-5678; M: 208 682-5678; mullanhouse.com; 6 Rooms, $85-$695; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi

Plummer Attractions

Reunion & Retreat Centers Emerson Courtyard; 18 Emerson Lane, Kellogg, 83837; 208 512-0092; emersoncourt yard.com; 4 Lodges/Houses, $125-$360; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, WiFi

McCroskey State Park; An 18-mile skyline drive on unimproved roads with spectacular views and trail access. 208 686-1308; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Gold Run Retreat; #1 Golf Course Rd, Kellogg, 83837; 208 651-0944; 1 Lodge/ House, $625; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Spa Services

Lodging

Blue Anchor RV Park; 300 W Mullan Ave, Osburn, 83849; 208 752-3443; blueanchorrv.com; 40 RV Hookup Sites, $29-$30; 6 Tent/Campsites, $19-$20; Open Spr-Fall; Cable TV Hookups, Pets OK, WiFi

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VIP Property Management; 218 W Cameron Ave, Kellogg, 83837; 208 786-2241; viprents.com; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking

Heyburn State Park; On Chatcolet Lake, this is one of the oldest state parks in the nation. 57 Chatcolet Rd, Plummer, 83851; 208 208-686-1308; parksandrecreation. idaho.gov

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Silver Ridge Mountain Lodge; 950 W Cameron Ave, Kellogg, 83850; 800 435-2588 or 208 786-4261; kelloggvacationhomes.com; 5 Condos, $101-$159; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Handicap Access

Crystal Gold Mine & RV Park; 51931 Silver Valley Rd, Kellogg, 83837; 208 783-4653; goldmine-idaho.com; 21 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 3 Tent/Campsites, $13; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Vacation Rentals Emerson Courtyard; See Reunion & Retreat Centers Gold Run Retreat; See Reunion & Retreat Centers Kellogg Vacation Homes; 10 E Station Ave, Ste A, Kellogg, 83837; 800 435-2588 or 208 786-4261; kelloggvacationhomes.com; 15 Cabins, $75-$300; 10 Condos, $100$200; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi Morning Star Lodge at Silver Mountain Resort; See Hotels & Motels

Hiway Motel & Sport Shop; 301 10th St, Plummer, 83851; 208 686-1310; 16 Rooms, $45-$70; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK

Post Falls Information Post Falls Chamber of Commerce, 800 292-2553, visitpostfalls.org

Attractions Gateway Northwest Visitor Center; Visitors center and rest area conveniently located along Interstate 90 between Post Falls and Coeur d’Alene. 877 782-9232 Prairie Falls Golf Club; 18 holes and driving range. 3200 N Spokane St. Post Falls, 83854; 208 457-0210; prairiefalls golfclub.com Q’emiln Riverside Park & Trails; The Q’emiln Park, on the south bank of the Spokane River near Post Falls, offers a sandy beach, group picnic facilities and 14 trails winding through four miles of the Spokane River gorge. 208 773-0539, postfallsidaho.org/prqemiln.html

River Queen Cruises; Daily riverboat cruises on the scenic Spokane River. 414 E First Ave, Post Falls, 83854; 800 283-6754; templinsmarina.com/river_queen.asp The Highlands Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 5600 E Mullan, Post Falls, 83854; 888 900-3673; M: 208 818-8936; thehighlandsgc.com The Links Golf Club; 18 holes and driving range. 10623 N Chase Rd, Post Falls, 83854; 888 914-4653; golfthelinks.net Treaty Rock; An 1871 land transfer to build a sawmill–between a local chief and a pioneer - was recorded on a rock face and is still visible today at a local park. 208 773-0539, visitpostfalls.org Twin Lakes Village Golf Club; 18 holes and driving range. 5500 W Village Blvd, Rathdrum, 83858; 208 687-1311; golftwin lakes.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Ida-Home Bed & Breakfast; 16310 W Riverview, Post Falls, 83854; 208 773-6169; idahomebnb.com; 4 Rooms, $87-$178; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi

Hotels & Motels Comfort Inn; 3175 E Seltice Way, Post Falls, 83854; 208 773-8900; choicehotels.com/ hotel/id041; 47 Rooms, $49-$259; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV Fairbridge Inn Express; W 3647 5th Ave, Post Falls, 83854; 800 829-3124 or 208 773-4541; fairbridgeinns.com; 99 Rooms, $60-$169; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Red Lion Templin’s Hotel; 414 E First Ave, Post Falls, 83854; 800 283-6754 or 208 773-1611; redlion.com/idaho; 163 Rooms, $75-$249; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool, Pets OK Riverbend Inn; 4100 W Riverbend Ave, Post Falls, 83854; 800 243-7666 or 208 773-3583; riverbend-inn.com; 71 Rooms, $39-$79; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool, WiFi Sleep Inn; 157 S Pleasant View Rd, Post Falls, 83854; 800 851-3178 or 208 7779394; sleepinn.com/hotel-post_falls -idaho-ID611; 84 Rooms, $109-$119; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool, Pets OK

RV Parks & Campgrounds Coeur d’Alene RV Resort; 2652 E Mullan Ave, Post Falls, 83854; 208 773-3527; 191 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$35; Open All Year; Dump Station, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Suntree RV Park; 350 N Idahline Rd, Post Falls, 83854; 208 777-8888; suntreervpark. com; 81 RV Hookup Sites, $34-$40; Open All Year; Hookups, Outdoor Pool, WiFi


Vacation Rentals The Idahline Luxury Apartments; 570 N Idahline Rd, Post Falls, 83854; 888 6055515 or 208 773-3500; 72 Rooms; Open All Year

Priest Lake Information Priest Lake Chamber of Commerce, 888 774-3785, priestlake.org

Attractions Priest Lake Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 152 Fairway Dr. Priest Lake, 83848; 208 443-2525; priestlakegolf course.com Priest Lake Museum; Former forest ranger cabin with artifacts from area history of logging, fires, wildlife, early steamboats and silent film maker Nell Shipman. 38 W Lakeshore Dr, Priest Lake, 83856; 208 4432676; plmuseum.org Priest Lake State Park; A 72-mile evergreen shoreline provides a perfect place for both quiet solitude and water fun. 314 Indian Creek Park Rd. Coolin, 83821; 208 443-2200; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Old Northern Inn; 220 Bayview Dr, Coolin, 83821; 208 443-2426; oldnortherninn. com; 6 Rooms, $100-$160; Open Summer; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Waterfront Sundance Mountain Lodge; 1834 Lost Creek Rd, Coolin, 83821; 208 425-4175252; sundancemtlodge.com; 10 Rooms, $150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free

Hotels & Motels Blue Diamond Marina and Resort; 958 Blue Diamond Rd, Coolin, 83821; 800 337-4537 or 208 443-2240; bluediamond marina.com; 2 Rooms, $60-$250; Open All Year; Food Service, Non-smoking, Handicap Access Elkins Resort on Priest Lake; 404 Elkins Rd, Nordman, 83848; 208 443-2432; elkins resort.com; 29 Cabins, $130-$647; Open All Year; Food Service, High-speed Internet, Kitchens Grandview Resort; 3492 Reeder Bay Rd, Priest Lake, 83848; 888 806-3033 or 208 443-2433; grandview-priest-lake.com; 8 Rooms, $90-$650; 9 Cabins, $160-$1380; 11 Condo, $230-$1385; Open All Year; Food Service, High-speed Internet, Outdoor Pool Hill’s Resort; 4777 W Lakeshore Rd, Priest Lake, 83856; 208 443-2551; hillsresort. com; 52 Cabins, $100-$395; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, Waterfront Inn at Priest Lake; 5310 Dickensheet Rd. Coolin, 83821; 208 443-2447; innatpriest lake.com; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $35; 24

Rooms, $85-$150; Open All Year; Hookups, Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV Nordman Store RV Park; 208 443-2538; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $24-$41; 6 Cabins, $75$85; Open All Year; Food Service, Highspeed Internet, Hookups Sundance Mountain Lodge; 1834 Lost Creek Rd, Coolin, 83821; 425 417-5252; sundancemtlodge.com; 10 Rooms, $150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free

Reunion & Retreat Centers Hill’s Resort; See Hotels & Motels

RV Parks & Campgrounds Inn at Priest Lake; See Hotels & Motels Nordman Store RV Park; 208 443-2538; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $24-$41; 6 Cabins, $75$85; Open All Year; Food Service, Highspeed Internet, Hookups

Vacation Rentals Cavanaugh Bay Resort; 4026 Cavanaugh Bay Rd, Coolin, 83821; 208 443-2095; cavanaughbayresort.com; 7 Cabins, $59$250; Open Summer; Kitchens Grandview Resort; See Hotels & Motels Naughty Bear Nook; 949 363-8406; M: 949 836-5806; 1 Lodge/House, $395-$575; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Nicklaus House; 768 Fairway Dr, Priest Lake, 83856; 509 994-2563; nicklaus house.com; 1 Lodge/House, $320; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Non-smoking Northridge Vacation Rentals; 877 6678409 or 208 290-6847; M: 208 290-6531; northridgevacationrentals.com; 1 Lodge/ House, $575-$750; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Waterfront Priest Lake Escapes; 114 Shelly St. Priest Lake, 83856; 888 536-4417 or 208 4430203; priestlakevacations.com; 24 Cabins, $165-$400; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK, Waterfront Priest Lake Haven; 512 S Diamond Park Rd, Coolin, 83821; 509 443-0671; priest lakehaven.com; 1 Cabin, $300-$715; Open All Year; Kitchens, Pets OK, Waterfront

Priest River Information Priest River Chamber of Commerce, 208 448-2721, priestriverchamber.com

Attractions Priest River Museum and Timber Education Center; Exhibits of pioneer life and the area’s logging heritage in the Keyser family original homestead. 208 4482721; priestriver.org/attractions.html Priest River Recreation Area; Includes a visitor center, daily tours of Albeni Falls Dam and exhibits, camping, swimming,

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boating, baseball, plus a playground and shelter. 2376 E Hwy 2, Oldtown, 83822; 208 437-4617; nws.usace.army.mil Ranch Club Golf Course; 9 holes. Hwy. 2, Priest River, 83856; 208 448-1731; ranchclubgolfcourse.com

Lodging Eagle’s Nest Motel; 5722 Hwy 2, Priest River, 83856; 208 448-2000; eaglesnest motel.com; 30 Rooms, $50-$105; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Handicap Access River Country Motel & RV Park; 3566 Hwy 2, Priest River, 83856-9398; 866 779-1100 or 208 448-1100; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$30; 6 Rooms, $39; 6 Tent/Campsites, $5-$10; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Showers-RV

Rathdrum Information Rathdrum Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 687-2866

Lodging Cedar Springs Bed & Breakfast; 6734 W Sturgeon Rd, Rathdrum, 83858; 208 687-9333; cedarsprings-bb.com; 5 Rooms, $60-$135; 1 Cabin, $150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Narrows Cottage; Twin Lakes area; 509 628-1813; M: 509 374-7565; Narrows Cottage-TwinLakesIdaho.com; 1 Cabin, $150-$200; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Pets OK, Waterfront Narrows Condo; Off of Hwy 41 in Rathdrum; 509 628-1813; M: 509 374-7565; NarrowsCottage-TwinLakesIdaho.com; 1 Condo, $150-$200; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi Rathdrum Golf Condo; 509 628-1813; M: 509 374-7565; NarrowsCottage-TwinLakes Idaho.com; 1 Condo, $150-$200; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi

Sagle Attractions Round Lake State Park; Camping, canoeing, swimming, hiking and an abundance of wildlife at a small glacial lake. 208 2633489; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Midas Inn Bed & Breakfast; 1575 Garfield Bay Rd, Sagle, 83860; 877 223-4793 or 208 263-6074; innsite.com/inns/A004138. html; 5 Rooms, $65-$75; 2 Cabins, $65$75; Open All Year; Breakfast Free Wolf Gardens Bed & Breakfast; 8151 Lakeshore Dr, Sagle, 83860; 208 2638384; wolfgardensbedandbreakfast.com; 2 Rooms, $95-$220; Open All Year; Breakfast Free


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Country Inn; 470700 Hwy. 95 South, Sagle, 83860; 208 255-7839; countryinnsand point.com; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $15-$25; 24 Rooms, $39-$59; 1 Cabins; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Non-smoking, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Reunion & Retreat Centers Eureka Center; 6162 Eureka Rd, Sagle, 83860; 208 263-2217; 10 Tent/Campsites, $20; 6 Yurts/Teepees, $50; Open Spr-Fall; WiFi

RV Parks & Campgrounds Alpine RV Park; 91 Sagle Rd. Sagle, 83860; 208 265-0179; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK Country Inn; See Hotels & Motels Cozy RV Park; 65 Westmond Rd, Sagle, 83860; 208 265-4949; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 9 Tent/Campsites, $9; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Travel America Plaza; 468800 Hwy 95, Sagle, 83860; 208 263-6522; 78 RV Hookup Sites, $23; Tent/Campsites, $17; Open All Year; Dump Station, Food Service, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Vacation Rentals Bottle Bay Resort & Marina; 115 Resort Rd, Sagle, 83860; 866 268-8532 or 208 263-5916; M: 208 310-600-8389; bottle bayresort.com; 6 Cabins, $129-$159; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK

Sandpoint Information Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce, 208 263-2161, sandpointchamber.org

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All About Adventures, Inc; Custom, small group, biking, hiking, and kayak trips in the magnificent panhandle of northern Idaho. 866 464-3246; allaboutadventures.com

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Bonner County Historical Museum; Take a trip back to the era of Native Americans, David Thompson and the fur traders, steamboats, and railroads. 611 S Ella Ave, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 263-2344; bonner countyhistory.org Coldwater Creek; A leading specialty retailer of women’s apparel, gifts, jewelry and accessories, the flagship store located in Sandpoint. 311 N 1st Ave, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 263-2265; coldwatercreek.com Cruises on Lake Pend Oreille; History tours, eagle watching, dinner, sunset, rails to river, and wine tasting cruises. 100 Bridge St, Sandpoint, 83860, 208 2555253; lakependoreillecruises.com Lake Pend Oreille; Formed by glaciers and encircled by forested mountains, this is

one of the deepest inland lakes in North America, with a 144-mile shoreline, depth of more than 1,170 feet and a reputation for fishing. 208 597-3355; sandpointonline. com/rec/lakeguide Pend d’Oreille Winery; Using traditional French methods to produce highly rated and award-winning wines in Sandpoint, Pend d’Oreille Winery produces everything from Chardonnay to Syrah and Pinot Gris to Cabernet Sauvignon. 220 Cedar St. Sandpoint, 83864; 208 265-8545; powine.com Sandpoint Elks Golf Course; 9-hole, tree lined fairways are easy to walk. No tee times required. 30196 Hwy 200 E, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 263-4321; sandpointelksgolfcourse.com Schweitzer Mountain Resort; Ski and summer resort with a stunning view of Lake Pend Oreille. 10,000 Schweitzer Mtn. Rd, Sandpoint, 83864; 877 487-4643; schweitzer.com The Idaho Club Golf and Lake Retreat; 18 holes and driving range. 151 Clubhouse Way, Sandpoint, 83864; 800 323-7020; theidahoclub.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Huckleberry Tent & Breakfast; 180 Thunderbolt Dr, Clark Fork, 83811; 208 266-0155; huckleberrytentandbreakfast. com; 3 Cabins, $135-$155; Open Spr-Fall; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Pets OK Schweitzer Mountain Bed & Breakfast; 94 Crystal Court, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 2637117; M: 208 610-2318; vrbo.com/146261; 5 Rooms, $135-$310; Open Winter; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, WiFi Sweet Magnolia Bed & Breakfast; 502 N Fourth Ave, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 2632425; M: 208 304-4844; sweetmagnolia bandb.com; 5 Rooms, $129-$179; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi

Guest Ranches Caribou Creek Guest Ranch; 208 255-5901; cariboucreekguestranch.com; 2 Rooms; 1 Cabins; Open All Year Diamond T Guest Ranch; 5361 River Rd, Clark Fork, 83811; 208 266-0490; diamondtranch.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$35; 1 Rooms, $95-$135; 6 Cabins, $95-$135; Open All Year; Kitchens, Nonsmoking, Pets OK Idaho Guest and Dude Ranch Association; 208 263-9066; idahodra.com; Cabins; Open All Year Western Pleasure Guest Ranch; 1413 Upper Gold Creek Rd, Sandpoint, 83864; 888 863-9066 or 208 263-9066; M: 208 290-5465; westernpleasureranch.com; 6 Rooms, $125-$250; 4 Cabins, $150-$265; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Food Service, Non-smoking

Hotels & Motels Best Western Edgewater; 56 Bridge St, Sandpoint, 83864; 800 635-2534 or 208 263-3194; sandpointhotels.com; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$50; 54 Rooms, $99$229; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool, WiFi Clark Fork Lodge; 121 Antelope Loop, Clark Fork, 83811; 208 266-0131; 15 Rooms, $55$75; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking Days Inn; 363 Bonner Mall Way, Ponderay, 83852; 208 263-1222; daysinn.com/hotel/ 24854; 47 Rooms, $49-$229; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, WiFi GuestHouse Lodge; 476841 Hwy 95 N, Sandpoint, 83852; 208 263-2210; guest houseintl.com; 60 Rooms, $59-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Holiday Inn Express; 477326 Hwy 95 N, Ponderay, 83852; 800 465-4329 or 208 255-4500; hiexpress.com/sandpointnorth; 83 Rooms, $119-$189; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/ Satellite TV Howard Johnson Sandpoint; 477255 Hwy 95 N, Ponderay, 83852; 208 263-5383; hojo.com; 70 Rooms, $50-$135; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi K2 Inn; 501 N 4th Ave, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 265-5896; k2innsandpoint.com/; 18 Rooms, $75-$145; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi La Quinta Inn; 415 Cedar St, Sandpoint, 83864; 800 282-0660 or 208 263-9581; laquinta.com; 68 Rooms, $79-$299; Open All Year; Business Center, Pets OK, WiFi Meandering Moose Motel; 317 S Marion Ave, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 263-5323; 15 Rooms, $60-$90; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK Quality Inn; 807 N 5th Ave, Sandpoint, 83864; 800 635-2534 or 208 263-2111; sandpointhotels.com; 62 Rooms, $69$179; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, Room Service, WiFi S & W Motel; 31016 Hwy 200 S, Ponderay, 83852; 208 263-5979; sandwmotel.com; Rooms; Open All Year Schweitzer Mountain Resort; 10,000 Schweitzer Mtn. Rd, Sandpoint, 83864; 877 487-4643 or 208 263-9555; schweitzer. com; 82 Rooms, $135-$577; 51 Condo, $230-$1041; Open All Year; Kitchens, Outdoor Pool, Work-Out Room The Lodge at Sandpoint; 41 Lakeshore Dr, Sagle, 83860; 208 263-2211; lodgeatsand point.com; 29 Rooms, $149-$399; 2 Cabins, $150-$199; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Non-smoking The Waterhouse; 1204 W Cedar St, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 263-0828; sandpoint. org/waterhouse; 2 Rooms, $65-$130; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet


RV Parks & Campgrounds Best Western Edgewater; See Hotels & Motels Hi Dee Ho RV Park; 1200 Fontaine Dr, Ponderay, 83852; 800 763-3922 or 208 263-3922; lakerv.com/rvpark.html; 31 RV Hookup Sites, $32-$40; Open All Year; Dump Station, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi River Delta Resort; 60190 Hwy 200 E, Clark Fork, 83811; 208 266-1335; 56 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$30; Open Spr-Fall River Lake RV Park; 145 N River Lake Dr, Clark Fork, 83811; 208 266-1115; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 2 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Laundry, Pets OK

Vacation Rentals Caribou Mountain Lodge; Caribou Creek Rd, Sandpoint, ; 208 255-2333; caribou mountainlodge.com; 1 Lodge/House, $300-$1500; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, Pets OK Dover Bay Beach Bungalows; 651 Lakeshore, Dover, 83825; 208 263-5493; doverbaybungalows.com; 20 Cabins, $99$440; Open All Year; A/C, Outdoor Pool, Waterfront From The Heart Ranch; 208 265-2788; fromtheheartranch.com; 1 Cabin, $105$135; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Waterfront Northridge Vacation Rentals; 877 6678409 or 208 290-6847; M: 208 290-6531; northridgevacationrentals.com; 1 Cabins; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year; A/C, Laundry, WiFi Sandpoint Vacation Rentals; 866 2637570 or 208 263-7570; sandpointvacation rentals.com; 36 Cabins, $175-$300; 20 Condos, $175-$385; 25 Lodges/Houses, $225-$1300; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Pets OK Sandpoint Waterfront Vacation Rentals; Various homes on the lake; 209-687-1450; M: 208 755-4958; adayonthelake.com; 3 Lodges/Houses, $250-$775; Open Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Waterfront Schweitzer/ULLR Lodge; 58 ULLR Dr, #1, Sandpoint, 83864; 208 255-7093; vrbo. com/384643; 1 Lodge/House, $349-$749; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry Selkirk Property Management; 31656 Hwy 200 Suite 101, Ponderay, 83852; 208 263-6000; selkirkpropertymanagememt. com; 10 Cabins, $300-$1000; 10 Condos, $250-$1000; 20 Lodges/Houses, $200$1000; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, Handicap Access Sleeps Cabins; 231 Lakeshore Dr, Sagle, 83860; 866 302-2122 or 208 255-2122; sleepscabins.com; 6 Cabins, $85-$410; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking

The Haven on Lake Pend Oreille; Sunny Shores Loop, Sagle, 83860; 208 610-6966; findrentals.com/12474; 1 Lodge/House, $300; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, Non-smoking The Last Resort Vacation Cabin; 58 E River Dr 190 River Delta Resort Rd, Clark Fork, 83811; 208 266-0525; lastresort vacation.com; 1 Cabin, $75-$140; Open Spr-Fall; Pets OK, Waterfront, Handicap Access

Spirit Lake Information Spirit Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 623-3411, spirit-lake-idaho.com

Attractions Spirit Lake Area; Offering 12 miles of shoreline, boat ramps and fishing, Spirit Lake is the highest of the panhandle lakes and one of only two sealed-bottom lakes in the world. 208 623-3411; spiritlake chamber.com Stoneridge Resort Golf Course; 19 holes and driving range. 176 Holiday Loop, Blanchard; 83804, 208 437-2451; stone ridge.com

Lodging Silver Beach Resort; 9724 W Spirit Lake Rd. Spirit Lake, 83869; 208 623-4842; M: 208 755-0275; silver-beach-resort.com; 6 Cabins, $75-$115; Open Spr-Fall; Pets OK, Waterfront, WiFi Stoneridge Resort; 176 Holiday Loop, Blanchard, 83804; 208 437-2451; stone ridgeresort.com; 146 Condos, $75-$130; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, Kitchens, WiFi

St. Maries Information St. Maries Chamber of Commerce, 208 245-3563, stmarieschamber.org

Attractions Emerald Creek Garnet Area; Experience washing and screening gem-bearing gravels to discover star garnets, jewels only found in Idaho and India. 208 245-1134; M: 208 245-2531; fs.fed.us/ipnf/rec/activities/ garnets/index.html Historical Hughes House; Constructed of logs in 1902 as a men’s club, the Hughes family home was turned into a museum in 1989. 538 Main Ave, St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-3212; M: 208 245-1501, stmaries chamber.org/hhm.html St. Maries Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. 900 Golf Course Rd, St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-3842; stmarieschamber. org/rf.html

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Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Birch Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast; 1408 J Ln, St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-2198; 2 Rooms, $60; Open All Year; Breakfast Free Fort Hemenway Manor; 1001 W Jefferson Ave, St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-7979; FortHemenwayManor.com; 5 Rooms, $85-$275; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Ponderosa Lane Bed & Breakfast; 30 Ponderosa Lane, St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-6639; M: 208 582-0077; ponderosa lanebb.com; 4 Rooms, $75-$85; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet St Joe Riverfront Bed & Breakfast; 816 Shepherd Rd. St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-8687; stjoeriverbb.com; 4 Rooms, $99-$249; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Waterfront

Hotels & Motels River Front Suites; 105 Main Ave, St. Maries, 83861; 208 582-1724; riverfront suites.com; 7 Rooms, $85-$100; Open All Year; Kitchens, Pets OK, Waterfront St Maries Inn; 331 College Ave, St. Maries, 83861; 208 582-2563; 6 Rooms, $75; Open All Year; Food Service The Big Eddy Resort; 18985 Saint Joe River Rd, St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-4075; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$150; 4 Rooms, $55$65; 1 Cabin, $55; Open All Year; Pets OK, Waterfront The Guest House; 116 1/2 S 6th St, St. Maries, 83861-1851; 208 245-5755; 2 Rooms, $40-$50; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK The Pines Motel Inc; 1117 Main St. St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-2545; idahopines motel.com; 28 Rooms, $60-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, Handicap Access

Reunion & Retreat Centers Palouse Divide Lodge; Hwy 6, MP 23, Palouse Divide Rd, Princeton, 83857; 208 245-3552; myidaholodge.com; Rooms; Open Summer; Food Service, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking

RV Parks & Campgrounds Misty Meadows RV Park; 2800 St. Joe River Rd, St. Maries, 83861-9136; 208 245-2639; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$25; 20 Tent/Campsites, $8; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pets OK St Joe Landing; 10100 Railroad Grade Rd, St. Maries, 83861; 208 245-6737; M: 208 582-1450; stjoelanding.com; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 23 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open Summer; Dump Station, Hookups, Waterfront


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Historic Wallace Chamber of Commerce, 208 753-7151, wallaceidahochamber.com

Wallace District Mining Museum; Mining industry artifacts and history in Northern Idaho from the days of the early gold rush to the present of world-record silver production. 509 Bank St. Wallace, 83873; 208 556-1592; wallaceminingmuseum.org

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Lodging

Captain John Mullan Museum; Exhibits of historical furnishings, vintage clothing, photographs and the building of the Mullan Road. 229 Earle St. Mullan; 83846, 208 744-1155; mullanmuseum.org

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Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum; Transport yourself back to the time when railroads were king at this historic depot. Exhibits tell of the rich history of railroading in the Coeur d’Alene Mining District. 219 6th St. Wallace, 83873; 208 752-0111; npdepot.org Oasis Bordello Museum; Explore the bawdy side of a mining-era town in this former bordello. 605 Cedar St, Wallace, 83873; 208 753-0801; roadsideamerica. com/story/13039 Route of the Hiawatha Trail; Cycle across trestle bridges and through tunnels while enjoying stunning scenery–all on a gentle 2% downhill grade. Rentals and shuttle service available. I-90, Exit 0, Mullan, 83846; 208 744-1301; ridethehiawatha.com Sierra Silver Mine Tour; Go underground and experience hard-rock silver mining in the richest mining district on earth. 420 5th St. Wallace, 83873; 208 752-5151; silverminetour.org

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Silver Streak Zipline Tours; Experience Idaho’s greatest rush on a zip line tour. 100 Front St, Wallace, 83873; 208 556-1690; silverstreakziplinetours.com

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Beale House Bed & Breakfast; 107 Cedar St, Wallace, 83873; 888 752-7151 or 208 752-7151; wallace-id.com/bealehouse.html; 5 Rooms, $225-$250; 1 Cabin, $150-$250; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking

Hotels & Motels Brooks Hotel; 500 Cedar St, Wallace, 83873; 208 556-1571; thebrookshotel.com; 27 Rooms, $54-$70; Open All Year Lookout Motel; 201 River St, Mullan, 83846; 800 685-7240 or 208 744-1601; 16 Rooms, $35-$55; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV Ryan Hotel; 608 Cedar, Wallace, 83873; 208 753-6001; wallace-id.com/ryan.html; 14 Rooms, $59-$89; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, WiFi Stardust Motel; 410 Pine St, Wallace, 83873; 800 643-2386 or 208 752-1213; M: 208 691-9169; 43 Rooms, $50-$90; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Wallace Inn; 100 Front St, Wallace, 83873; 800 643-2386 or 208 752-1252; thewallace inn.com; 63 Rooms, $77-$240; Open All Year; Food Service, Indoor Pool, WiFi

RV Parks & Campgrounds Lookout Pass Ski Area; I-90, Exit 0, Mullan, 83846; 208 744-1301; skilookout.com; 12 RV Hookup Sites; Open All Year; Pets OK

Wallace RV Park ; 108 Nine Mile Rd, Wallace, 83873; 208 556-1120; wallacervpark. com; 43 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 3 Cabins, $30; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Dump Station, Handicap Access

Vacation Rentals A Comfy Cottage; 207 Pine St, Wallace, 83873; 208 699-7554; acomfycottage. com; 1 Lodge/House, $75; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Non-smoking The Mistress Vacation Home; Call for directions; 509 336-3788; 1 Lodge/House, $190; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

Worley Attractions Circling Raven Golf Club; 18 holes. 27068 S Hwy. 95, Worley, 83876; 800 523-2464; cdacasino.com Coeur d’Alene Casino; Video pull machines, bingo, off-track betting, special entertainment events, and one of Idaho’s best golf courses, Circling Raven. Hwy 95, Worley, 83876-0236; 800 523-2464; cdacasino.com

Lodging Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel; 37914 S Nukwalqw, Worley, 83876; 800 523-2464; cdacasino.com; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 202 Rooms, $100-$400; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, High-speed Internet Sun Meadow Resort; 30400 S Sunray Trail, Worley, 83876; 208 686-8686; sunmeadow.com; 47 RV Hookup Sites, $17-$19; 11 Rooms, $60-$97; Open All Year


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Golden wheat fields, bright yellow canola flower fields and emerald green pea fields are all set against a vivid blue sky in the rolling landscape surrounding Moscow, home to the University of Idaho. The original layout of the university’s campus was designed by the Olmsted brothers, who also designed New York’s Central Park and made it one of the West’s more picturesque campuses with its Gothic-style administration building as the centerpiece. Music lovers, take note of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival on campus each February.

From Moscow, meander through rolling fields and past beautiful mountain meadows up to timber country to see magnificent standing giants of cedar, tamarack and fir trees. Take Highways 3, 6 and 8 through the small towns of Princeton, Harvard, Santa and Troy. Take a short hike to Elk Creek Falls near Elk River, a classic tributary falls set in a peaceful, shaded gorge. The mountains offer great camping in the summer, hunting in the fall and perfect terrain for winter snowmobiling.

The charming city of Moscow is an eclectic mix of small-town friendliness and college-town energy. The downtown area, full of shops and restaurants, is adjacent to tree-lined neighborhoods where children play and families gather. Enjoy a trip to the Camas Prairie Winery tasting room or the local farmers’ market. Plan a visit to the Appaloosa Museum, which celebrates the breed’s noble history with the Nez Perce Tribe. When snow blankets the area, there are several good local areas for skiing and snowboarding. If snowmobiling is more your style, there are miles and miles of trails to scratch that itch for wintertime fun.

At the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers, Lewiston is the city at the lowest elevation in Idaho at only 738 feet above sea level. Lewiston’s location is an ideal base to use when exploring north central Idaho, with many lodging and dining options. Walk or bike the riverside trail in Hells Gate State Park, then visit the Lewis and Clark Discovery Center to learn more about the explorers’ travels in the region. Lewiston has a quaint downtown area with shaded streets, historic buildings and the campus of Lewis-Clark State College, home to numerous regional events.

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Hells Canyon, America’s deepest river gorge, should be a “must see” on your list. Experiencing the rapids from a jet boat will make it even more memorable. Guided excursions are launched from Lewiston, White Bird and Hells Canyon Dam. When winter comes, head to either Snowhaven or Cottonwood Butte for quality skiing and boarding.

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South of Lewiston on scenic Highway 95, you’ll pass the Nez Perce National Historic Park headquarters. It is well worth a visit to the museum and cultural center to learn about the 38 sites of the park. After driving through picturesque Lapwai Creek Canyon, with its timbered railroad trestles, you’ll emerge onto the bucolic farmlands of the Camas Prairie, named for the blue camas flowers native to the area. For something a little different, consider staying in a yurt in the forests of Winchester State Park near the park’s 104-acre lake. Then visit the nearby Wolf Education and Research Center, where you’ll have the rare chance to glimpse wolves in their natural habitat. In Cottonwood, don’t miss Dog Bark Park Inn and gift shop—one of Idaho’s most unusual bed-and-breakfast properties. One of Idaho’s oldest and best museums is also near Cottonwood—the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude’s, adjacent to a bed-and-breakfast inn and a beautiful chapel with marvelous views of the Camas Prairie. Grangeville anchors the southern end of the prairie. Here, Idaho’s great outdoors beckon with summer whitewater trips, fall hunting getaways and winter snowmobiling. Stop in at the visitor’s center to see a replica of the Tolo Lake Mammoth, unearthed nearby in 1994. For a genuine backcountry trip, take Highway 14 to Elk City or Dixie and be literally on the edge of the largest wilderness area in the lower 48 states.

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White bird and Riggins Between White Bird and Riggins, you’ll follow the mighty Salmon River as it flows through the valleys and canyons of Idaho. This area is Idaho’s whitewater capital, prime for rafting, kayaking and jet boating. From White Bird, you can drive into Hells Canyon at Pittsburg Landing, a picnic area and boat launch on the Snake River. Riggins has numerous river outfitters and is an adventurous place to stay, providing a casual smalltown atmosphere. It is the closest town to Heaven’s Gate, a viewing point into Hells Canyon—North America’s deepest river gorge—in the Seven Devils Mountains. Inquire locally to make sure this challenging road is safe for your vehicle­—the elevation here is more than 8,407 feet. If you’re in Riggins in early June, plan on the Big Water Blow Out River Festival, as this whitewater capital celebrates the beginning of the season with discounted outfitter trips on the Salmon River.

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Fishing enthusiasts will love the area’s steelhead runs in both spring and fall. Idaho is the only inland western state with ocean-run salmon and steelhead. For more information, visit: Idaho Fish and Game—fishandgame.idaho.gov, Idaho Outfitters and Guides Licensing Board—oglb.idaho.gov, or Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association—ioga.org

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Trail explain the rugged conditions the explorers experienced long ago. Consider driving along the Clearwater and Lochsa rivers for the sheer beauty with the knowledge that the Corps of Discovery walked the ridge tops above the highway. » Without a doubt, an area with thousands of acres of pristine wilderness would have incredible wildlifeviewing opportunities. Any of the national recreation areas, wildlife management areas or state parks will give you a window on the wild side. During the summer, stop in at the Wolf Education and Research Center near Winchester to learn more about these magnificent animals and their interactions with humans. While in the Winchester area, consider a stay in a Mongolian-style yurt at Winchester Lake State Park.

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and are celebrated the entire month of April with music, arts, crafts, sports and spectator events. » The wealth of museums in this region includes the J. Howard Bradbury Memorial Logging Museum in Pierce and the Lochsa Historical Ranger Station Museum near Powell. Horse lovers can’t miss the Appaloosa Museum & Heritage Center in Moscow. The history of this uniquely Idaho breed is inseparable from the Nez Perce Tribe. Another treasure is the Idaho Forest Fire Museum, which includes displays about the great fires of 1910. » A special gem is the Jack O’Connor Hunting Heritage & Educational Center tucked in the beautiful Hells Gate State Park outside of Lewiston. Longtime readers of Outdoor Life will remember the sense of adventure that came alive in his many writings that inspired, informed and educated outdoorsmen and hunters about wildlife conservation and modern wildlife management.

University of Idaho is in session. Vandal athletics and the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival fill the nearby hotels. On campus, you’ll experience a banquet for the senses at the spectacular 63-acre Arboretum & Botanical Garden. Take in the Great Performance Series—attend live theater at the Idaho Repertory Theatre, Kenworth Performing Arts Center, Moscow Art Theatre (Too), Moscow Community Theatre, or Hartung Theatre. » For complete event listings, go to: visitidaho.org If north central Idaho’s events, culture and lifestyle have you interested in relocating your family or business to Idaho, visit commerce.idaho.gov for more information.

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Lodging

North Central Idaho Travel Association; 208 507-1904; www.visitnorthcentralidaho.org

Elk City Hotel/Motel & Gift Shop; 289 Main St. Elk City, 83525; 877 208-5336 or 208 842-2452; elkcityhotelid.com; 12 Rooms, $45-$90; Open All Year; Kitchens, Pets OK, WiFi

Nez Perce Tribe; 208 843-7342; nezperce.org

Statewide Central Reservation Services InIdaho.com; 800 844-3246 or 208 634-4787; inidaho.com

Cottonwood Information Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce; 208 962-3231, cottonwoodidaho.org

Attractions Cottonwood Butte Ski Area; Located in the heart of the Camas Prairie, this small ski resort has a 845-foot vertical drop, t-bar lift, and night skiing. 490 Radar Rd, Cottonwood, 83522; 208 962-3624; cottonwood butte.org Dog Bark Park; The world’s biggest beagle houses the most unique bed & breakfast in Idaho. A dog-inspired gift shop is located in the separate visitor center. 2421 Business Loop 95, Cottonwood, 83522; 208 962-3647; dogbarkparkinn.com Historical Museum at St. Gertrude; Artifacts reflecting the history of north central Idaho and the sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude. 465 Keuterville Rd, Cottonwood, 83522; 208 962-2051; historical museumatstgertrude.org

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Inn at St Gertrude; 465 Keuterville Rd, Cottonwood, 83522; 208 451-4321; InnAtSt Gertrudes.org; 4 Rooms, $89-$119; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Mud Springs; 207 Elk City Wagon Rd. Elk City, 83525; 208 983-3528; 1 Cabin, $40; 5 Tent/Campsites, $8-$10; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Prospector Cabins; 4500 Ericson Ridge, Elk City, 83525; 208 842-2597; 4 Cabins, $65-$85; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Handicap Access

Whitebird Summit Lodge; 2141 Old White Bird Hill Rd, Grangeville, 83530; 866 562-5398 or 208 983-1802; whitebird summitlodge.com; 7 Rooms, $90-$120; 1 Lodge/House, $630-$700; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi

Sable Trail Ranch; Red River Rd, Elk City, 83525; 208 842-2672; sabletrailranch. com; 3 Cabins, $70-$75; Open All Year

Hotels & Motels

Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge, Inc.; 2742 Dixie Rd, Dixie, 83525; 208 842-2417; silverspurlodge.com; 8 Rooms, $75-$145; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service Sleepy Hollow RV Park; 150 Ridgeway Dr #17, Elk City, 83525; 208 842-2268; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open Spr-Fall; Highspeed Internet, Hookups, Pets OK

Elk River Lodging Elk River Lodge & General Store; 208 826-3299; elkriverlodge.net; 9 Rooms, $50-$99; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK Elk River Recreation Campgrounds; 407 W Main, Elk River, 83827; 208 826-3468; elkriverrecreation.com; 64 RV Hookup Sites, $6-$8; Tent/Campsites, $6-$8; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Pets OK, Handicap Access Huckleberry Heaven RV Park; near Elk River; 208 826-3405; huckleberryrentals. com; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 8 Condos, $69-$99; Open Summer; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Grangeville Information

RoDonna’s Country Haus Restaurant & Village Motel; 407 Foster Ave, Cottonwood, 83522; 208 962-3391; 96 Rooms; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Grangeville Golf and Country Club; 9 holes and driving range. Hwy 95 N, Grangeville, 83530; 208 983-1478; grangevillegolf.com

Elk City Area Alliance, 208 842-2452; elkcityidaho.com

Bed & Breakfast Inns

Guest Ranches

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Red River Corrals & Cabins; 3586 Red River Rd, Elk City, 83525; 208 842-2228; M: 208 790-4060; 3 Cabins, $65-$125; Open Spr-Fall; Kitchens, Pets OK

Mariel’s Bed & Breakfast; 649 Meadow Creek Rd, Cottonwood, 83522; 208 9625927; 7 Rooms, $50-$65; Open All Year; Breakfast Free

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Tolo Lake Mammoth Replica; A replica at Eimers Park of one of the six or seven mammoths found near Tolo Lake. Signs on Hwy. 95 south of Grangeville leads to the site of the dig. 208 983-0460; grangeville idaho.com

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Snowhaven Ski Resort; Small ski and tubing resort with 7 ski runs, a half pipe, and 2 tubing runs served by a T-bar, rope tow, and tubing lift. Other amenities include a snack bar, ski shop and day lodge. 208 983-3866; grangeville.us

Whitebird Summit Lodge; See Bed & Breakfast Inns Downtowner Inn; 113 E North, Grangeville, 83530; 208 983-1110; grangevillelodging. com; 16 Rooms, $49-$69; Open All Year; A/C, Non-smoking, WiFi Elkhorn Lodge; 822 SW 1st, Grangeville, 83530; 208 983-1500; elkhornlodge. wordpress.com; 20 Rooms, $41-$55; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK Evergreen Suites; 605 E Main, Grangeville, 83530; 888 832-5251 or 208 983-2587; M: 503-314-2855; evergreensuites.com; 9 Rooms, $75-$200; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Gateway Inn; 700 W Main St, Grangeville, 83530; 877 983-1463 or 208 983-2500; idahogatewayinn.com; 26 Rooms, $49$69; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/ Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool Super 8 Motel Grangeville; 801 SW 1st St, Grangeville, 83530; 866 786-6835 or 208 983-1002; super8idaho.com; 51 Rooms, $55-$128; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool

RV Parks & Campgrounds Bear Den RV Resort; 16967 Hwy 95 S, Grangeville, 83530; 800 530-3658 or 208 983-0140; beardenrv.com; 31 RV Hookup Sites, $26-$29; 4 Cabins, $35; 32 Tent/ Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Hookups, Laundry, WiFi Country Court Mobile Home & RV Park; 467 Country Court Dr, Grangeville, 83530; 888 832-5251 or 208 983-2587; M: 208 503-314-2855; countrycourtmobile homepark.com; 5 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 4 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Hookups, Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV Harpster Riverside RV Park; 2895 Hwy 13, Harpster, 83539; 800 983-1918 or 208 983-2312; harpsterriversidervpark.com; 27 RV Hookup Sites, $23; 6 Tent/Campsites, $6; 6 Yurts/Teepees, $40; Open All Year; Laundry, Showers-RV, WiFi


Mountain View M/H RV Park; 127 Cunningham St. #39, Grangeville, 83530; 800 983-2328 or 208 983-2328; mountain viewmhrvpark.com; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $14-$27; Open All Year; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV Sundown RV Park; 102 N C St, Grangeville, 83530; 866 943-8638 or 208 983-9113; grvpark.com; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$22; 2 Tent/Campsites, $15-$20; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV

quilthousebedandbreakfast.com; 5 Rooms, $125-$175; 1 Cabin, $150-$210; Open SprFall; Breakfast Free, Laundry, Non-smoking Sundown Motel; 1004 3rd St, Kamiah, 83536; 208 935-2568; 14 Rooms, $24-$39; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Handicap Access

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Kamiah

Kooskia Chamber of Commerce, 208 926-4362, kooskia.com

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Attractions

Kamiah Chamber of Commerce, 208 935-2290, kamiahchamber.com

Clearwater River; Clear, clean water, beautiful scenery with great plant diversity, and abundant wildlife. 208 926-4274; public lands.org

Attractions Heart of the Monster; Of great significance in Nez Perce culture, a large mound of rock beside the Clearwater River marks the spot where Coyote defeated a monster and created the Nimiipu people. Nez Perce National Historical Park, 39063 US Hwy 95, Spalding, 83540; 208 843-7026, nps.gov/ nepe Kamiah Historical Society Museum; Captures the history of the Kamiah area, the Nez Perce Tribe and the Lewis and Clark expedition. 208 935-0764; kamiah chamber.com

Lodging Clearwater 12 Motel; 108 E 3rd St, Kamiah, 83536; 208 935-2671; clearwater12motel. net; 29 Rooms, $59-$69; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK Flying B Ranch; 2900 Lawyer Creek Rd, Kamiah, 83536; 800 472-1945 or 208 9350755; flyingbranch.com; 19 Rooms, $1200$6500; 2 Lodges/Houses; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, WiFi Hearthstone–Elegant Lodge by the River; 3250 Hwy. 12, MP 64, Kamiah, 83536; 877 563-4348 or 208 935-1492; hearthstone -lodge.com; 5 Rooms, $125-$235; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Kamiah Inn Motel; 216 Hwy 12, Kamiah, 83536; 208 935-0040; 19 Rooms, $40-$70; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Lewis Clark Resort; 4243 Hwy 12, Kamiah, 83536; 208 935-2556; lewisclarkresort. com; 165 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; 21 Rooms, $45-$60; 7 Cabins, $80-$100; 20 Tent/Campsites, $10-$14; Open All Year; Food Service, High-speed Internet, Laundry Long Camp RV Park; MP 68, Hwy 12, Kamiah, 83536; 208 935-7922; longcamprvpark. com; 22 RV Hookup Sites, $18-$25; Open All Year; Hookups, Showers-RV, Handicap Access Quilt House Bed & Breakfast & Quilt Shop; 14 mi. from Kamiah, take Wooland Rd. at bridge & follow signs; 208 935-7668;

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail; The Idaho portion of the trail, on a tree-lined ridge high above the Lochsa River, proved to be the most difficult part of the Lewis and Clark’s journey. 208 926-4274; nps. gov/lecl/index.htm Nez Perce National Historical Trail; The Nez Perce (Nimiipu or Nee-Me-Poo) Trail stretches from Oregon to the Bear Paw Battlefield in Montana. 208 476-8334; fs.usda.gov/npnht

Lodging Idaho Sportsman Lodge; 103 East St, Stites, 83552; 208 926-4766; idahosports manlodge.com; 4 Lodges/Houses, $89$189; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

grapes grown in the Lewis Clark Valley and select Northwest vineyards. 1708 6th Ave N, Suite A, Lewiston, 83501; 208 816-4679; cccellars.com Clearwater River Casino & Resort; Owned and operated by the Nez Perce Tribe, this casino offers video lottery, off-track betting & bingo. Hotel, RV park, fuel station, gift shop, tribal tours. 17500 Nez Perce Rd, Lewiston, 83501; 877 678-7423; crcasino.com Hells Gate State Park; Picnic areas, a large beach, a public boat launch, store, restrooms, and the Lewis and Clark Discovery Center. 5100 Hells Gate Rd. Lewiston, 83501; 208 799-5015; parksandrecreation. idaho.gov Kiwi Air Helicopter Tours; Scenic helicopter flights over and through the spectacular canyons and mountains of north central Idaho ranging from 15 minutes to over 2 hours. Port Drive and 9th St, Clarkston, WA; 509-751-9000; kiwiairhelicopters.com LCSC Center for Arts & History; The LCSC Center for Arts & History features yearround contemporary to historical exhibitions. CAH also hosts annual events and is home to the historical Beuk Aie Chinese Temple exhibition. 415 Main St, Lewiston, 83501; 208 792-2243; lcsc.edu/museum Nez Perce County Historical Museum; Exhibits of the county’s history, Native American and pioneer artifacts, photographs and more. 306 3rd St. Lewiston, 83501; 208 743-2535; npchistsoc.org

Reflections Inn; 6873 Hwy 12, Kooskia, 83539; 208 926-0855; reflectionsinn.com; 8 Rooms, $97-$139; Open Spr-Fall; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi

Nez Perce National Historical Park; An interpretive center is the headquarters for the 38 separate sites that comprise the only national park dedicated to a people instead of a place. Nez Perce National Historical Park, 39063 US Hwy 95, Spalding, 83540; 208 843-7026; nps.gov/nepe

River Junction RV Park; Hwy 12, MP 74.1; 208 926-7865; 35 RV Hookup Sites, $10$28; 15 Tent/Campsites, $10-$20; Open All Year; Laundry, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Quail Ridge Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 3600 Swallow’s Nest Dr, Clarkston, 99403; 509 758-8501; golf quailridge.com

Western Motor Inn; 6 Main St, Kooskia, 83539; 208 926-0166; 18 Rooms, $39-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking, WiFi

Lodging

Southfork River Ranch; 3341 Hwy 13, Stites, 83552; 208 926-4514; southfork riverranch.com; 1 Cabin, $175-$375; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Outdoor Pool, Waterfront

Lewiston Lewis Clark Valley Chamber of Commerce, 800 473-3543 or 509 758-7712; lcvalley chamber.org

Attractions Bryden Canyon Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 445 O’Connor, Lewiston, 83501; 208 746-0863; brydencanyongolf.net Clearwater Canyon Cellars; Clearwater Canyon produces premier wines made from visitidaho.org |

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Bed & Breakfast Inns Italianna Inn; 2728 11th Ave, Lewiston, 83501; 877 550-2662 or 208 743-4552; italiannainn.com; 2 Rooms, $140-$178; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool Kirby Creek Lodge & Snake River Adventures; Access by jet boat from Lewiston. 800 262-8874 or 208 746-6276; snakeriveradventures.com; 6 Rooms, $143; 1 Lodge/House, $143-$224; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Waterfront

Hotels & Motels Clearwater River Casino & Resort; 17500 Nez Perce Rd, Lewiston, 83501; 208 208298-1400 or 208 746-0723; crcasino.com; 33 RV Hookup Sites; 50 Rooms; Open All Year; Business Center, Hookups


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Comfort Inn; 2128 8th Ave, Lewiston, 83501; 800 228-5150 or 208 798-8090; comfort inn.com/hotel-lewiston-idaho-ID606; 52 Rooms, $80-$160; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Econo Lodge Lewiston; 1021 Main St, Lewiston, 83501; 208 743-0899; econolodge. com/hotel-lewiston-idaho-ID040; 42 Rooms, $59-$69; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi El Rancho Motel; 2240 3rd Ave N, Lewiston, 83501; 208 743-8517; 24 Rooms, $35-$45; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

Attractions

Bed & Breakfast Inns

Lochsa Historical Ranger Station Museum; Restored ranger station furnished to represent life at a typical back country post in the 1930s. 208 926-4274

MaryJanesFarm Bed & Breakfast; 1000 Wild Iris Lane, Moscow, 83843; 888 7506004 or 208 882-6819; maryjanesfarm. org/bb; 5 Yurts/Teepees, $139-$179; Open Summer; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Showers-RV

Lodging Lewis & Clark Trail Cabin; 139 Little Smith Creek Rd, Kooskia, 83539; 208 926-4718; air bnb.com/rooms/356491; 1 Cabin, $45; Open Spr-Fall; Kitchens, Non-smoking, Pets OK River Dance Lodge; 7743 Hwy. 12, Syringa, 83539; 866 769-8747 or 208 765-0841; RiverDanceLodge.com; 8 Cabins, $129$359; 20 Tent/Campsites, $9; Open SprFall; Food Service, Kitchens, Non-smoking

Golden Oak Inn; 3001 North-South Hwy. Lewiston, 83501; 208 746-7797; 41 Rooms, $32-$50; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, WiFi

Ryan’s Wilderness Inn; 8883 Hwy 12, Kooskia, 83539; 208 926-4706; wildinn2. com; 6 Rooms, $57-$62; Open Spr-Fall; A/C, Food Service, Pets OK

GuestHouse Inn Suites; 1325 Main St, Lewiston, 83501; 208 746-3311; guest houseintl.com; 75 Rooms, $49-$89; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Outdoor Pool

Three Rivers Resort & Rafting; Hwy 12, Lowell, 83539; 888 926-4430 or 208 926-4430; threeriversrafting.com; 40 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$25; 7 Rooms, $59-$69; 15 Cabins, $90-$150; 20 Tent/ Campsites, $10-$25; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Outdoor Pool, WiFi

Holiday Inn Express; 2425 Nez Perce Dr. Lewiston, 83501; 800 465-4329 or 208 7501600; hiexpress.com; 100 Rooms, $99-$189; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool Inn America; 702 21st St, Lewiston, 83501; 800 469-4667 or 208 746-4600; innamerica. com; 61 Rooms, $64-$129; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi Kirby Creek Lodge & Snake River Adventures; See Bed & Breakfast Inns Lewiston Inn & Suites; 1716 Main St, Lewiston, 83501; 208 743-9526; 64 Rooms, $46-$66; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool

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Evergreen Motel; 2125 3rd Ave N, Lewiston, 83501; 208 746-5851; 18 Rooms, $28-$32; Open All Year; A/C, Cable TV Hookups, Non-smoking

Hillary Motel; 2030 North-South Hwy, Lewiston, 83501; 208 743-8514; 11 Rooms, $32-$54; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking

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Red Lion Hotel Lewiston; 621 21st St, Lewiston, 83501; 800 232-6730 or 208 7991000; redlionlewiston.com; 182 Rooms, $59-$200; Open All Year; Business Center, High-speed Internet, Handicap Access Super 8 Motel Lewiston; 3120 NorthSouth Hwy. Lewiston, 83501; 800 800-8000 or 208 743-8808; super8.com; 62 Rooms, $40-$65; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi

RV Parks & Campgrounds Clearwater River Casino & Resort; See Hotels & Motels

Vacation Rentals Pistol Palace; 1028 Main St, Lewiston, 83501; 208 798-0909; thepistolpalace. com; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry

Moscow Information Moscow Chamber of Commerce, 800 380-1801, moscowchamber.com

Attractions Appaloosa Museum & Heritage Center; View Appaloosas May through October and explore displays of western art, saddles, Indian artifacts, and a fabulous hands-on children’s area. 2720 W Pullman Rd, Moscow, 83843; 208 882-5578; appaloosa museum.org Camas Prairie Winery; Small familyowned, award-winning, wine experience with a tasting room, wine bar, personalized labeling, varietal grape wines, champagnes, fruit wines and honey mead. 110 S Main St, Moscow, 83843; 800 616-0214; camasprairiewinery.com Idaho Repertory Theatre; The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts’ professional theatre company has just finished celebrating its 60th anniversary. 6th & Stadium Dr. Moscow, 83844; 208 885-6465; idahorep.org Latah County Historical Museum; Located in a former Governor’s mansion, the McConnell House, this museum features period rooms and changing exhibits on Latah County history. 327 E Second St, Moscow, 83843-2852; 208 882-1004; latahcounty historicalsociety.org University of Idaho Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 1215 Nezperce Dr, Moscow, 83844; 208 885-0558; webs.uidaho. edu/golf

Paradise View Bed & Breakfast; 1005 Joyce Rd, Moscow, 83843; 208 360-4802049; M: 208 360-480-2049; paradiseviewbb.com; 1 Rooms, $175-$85; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi

Hotels & Motels Best Western Plus University Inn; 1516 Pullman Rd, Moscow, 83843; 800 3258765 or 208 882-0550; uinnmoscow.com; 173 Rooms, $99-$199; Open All Year; Food Service, Indoor Pool, WiFi Fairfield Inn & Suites; 1000 W Pullman Rd, Moscow, 83843; 208 882-4600; marriott. com/puwfi; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Hillcrest Motel; 706 N Main, Moscow, 83843; 800 368-6564 or 208 882-7579; hillcrestmoscow.com; 52 Rooms, $48-$84; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi Idaho Inn; 645 W Pullman Rd, Moscow, 83843; 208 855-770-1486 or 208 8851480; idahoinn.com; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet La Quinta Inn; 185 Warbonnet Dr, Moscow, 83843; 800 531-5900 or 208 882-5365; lq.com; 76 Rooms, $99-$119; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Nonsmoking Palouse Inn; 101 Baker St, Moscow, 83843; 888 882-5511 or 208 882-5511; palouseinn. com; 110 Rooms, $50-$110; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Highspeed Internet Royal Motor Inn; 120 W 6th St, Moscow, 83843; 208 882-2581; 38 Rooms, $38$115; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Super 8 Motel–Moscow; 175 Peterson Dr, Moscow, 83843; 208 883-1503; super8. com; 60 Rooms, $49-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Pets OK

Vacation Rentals Browne Block Guest House; 112 S Main St, Moscow, 83843; 208 883-3661; M: 208 596-0460; browneblockguesthouse.com; 1 Lodge/House, $85-$110; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi Little Green Guesthouse; 1020 S Adams St, Moscow, 83843; 208 669-1654; littlegreen guesthouse.com; 1 Lodge/House, $100$130; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Non-smoking Peterson Barn Guesthouse; 847 Travois Way, Moscow, 83843; 208 882-4620; petersonbarn.com; 1 Cabin, $110-$170; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, WiFi


Nezperce Lodging Nezperce Hotel; 603-605 Fourth Ave, Nezperce, 83543; 208 937-2265; nezperce hotel.com; 8 Rooms, $45-$55; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Room Service Nezperce RV Park; 502 5th Ave, Nezperce, 83543; 208 937-1021; cityofnezperce.com; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open All Year; Laundry, Pets OK, Showers-RV

Orofino Information Orofino Chamber of Commerce, 208 4764335, M: 208 476-4335, orofino.com

Attractions Canoe Camp Historic Site; The Lewis and Clark expedition camped here in 1805 while the Nez Perce assisted them in building 5 canoes for their journey to the Pacific Ocean. Nez Perce National Historical Park, 39063 US Hwy 95, Spalding, 83540; 208 843-7026; nps.gov/nepe Clearwater Historical Museum; Photos and artifacts on the history of the Clearwater River area. 315 College Ave, Orofino, 83544, 208 476-5033; clearwatermuseum.org Dworshak Dam & Reservoir; This 54-mile long reservoir is a beautiful haven for boating and fishing with developed campgrounds and primitive campsites nestled in coves. 1842 Viewpoint Rd, Ahsahka, 83520; 208 476-1255 Dworshak State Park; A popular park for camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking and water-skiing. 9934 Freeman Creek, Lenore, 83541; 208 476-5994; parksand recreation.idaho.gov Kayler’s Bend Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. US Hwy 12, Mile Post 34, Peck, 83545; 208 486-6841 Orofino Golf & Country Club; 9 holes. 3430 Debertin Dr. Orofino, 83544; 208 476-3117

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns The High Country Inn & Country Catering; 4232 Old Ahsahka Grade, Ahsahka, 83520; 208 476-7570; thehighcountryinn.com; 2 Rooms, $89-$99; 3 Cabins, $129-$400; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Food Service, Pets OK

Hotels & Motels Best Western Lodge at River’s Edge; 615 Main St. Orofino, 83544; 800 538-9797 or 208 476-9999; bestwestern.com; 49 Rooms, $91-$237; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Waterfront Helgeson Place Hotel; 125 Johnson Ave, Orofino, 83544; 800 404-5729 or 208 476-5729; helgesonhotel.com; 20 Rooms,

$62-$75; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, High-speed Internet

2738 Bald Mountain Rd, Pierce, 83546; 208 464-2311; skibaldmountain.com

Konkolville Motel; 2600 Michigan Ave, Orofino, 83544; 800 616-1964 or 208 4765584; konkolvillemotel.com; 40 Rooms, $55-$90; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK

J. Howard Bradbury Memorial Logging Museum; Chronicles the history of the logging industry in north central Idaho. 103 S Main S, Pierce, 83546; 208 464-2677; pierce-weippechamber.com/interest.html

Riverside Motel, Guide Service & Tackle Shop; 10560 Hwy 12, Orofino, 83544; 208 476-5711; M: 208 827-6071; theriverside motel.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites, $17-$20; 14 Rooms, $43-$58; 1 Cabin, $185-$225; 1 Lodge/House, $100-$125; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Waterfront

Lodging

White Pine Motel; 222 Brown Ave, Orofino, 83544; 800 874-2083 or 208 476-7093; whitepinemotel.com; 1 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 18 Rooms, $44-$75; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

The Outback; 211 S Main St, Pierce, 83546; 800 538-1754 or 208 464-2171; outbackidaho.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 4 Cabins, $60-$85; 4 Condos, $80$100; 1 Lodge/House, $125-$200; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable TV Hookups, Kitchens

Reunion & Retreat Centers Best Western Lodge at River’s Edge; See Hotels & Motels

Pierce Motel; 509 Main St, Pierce, 83546; 208 464-2324; piercemotel.com; 7 Rooms, $40-$45; 4 Cabins, $50; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens

The High Country Inn & Country Catering; See Bed & Breakfast Inns

Timber Inn; 2 S Main, Pierce, 83546; 208 464-2736; idahotimberinn.com; 5 Rooms, $35; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Laundry

RV Parks & Campgrounds

Potlatch

Canoe Camp RV Park; 14224 Hwy 12, Orofino, 83544; 208 476-7530; canoecamp rvpark.com; 28 RV Hookup Sites, $20; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

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Clearwater Crossing RV Park; 500 Riverfront Rd, Orofino, 83544; 877 476-4800 or 208 476-4800; clearwatercrossingrvpark. com; 49 RV Hookup Sites, $24-$30; 6 Tent/ Campsites, $14; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Vacation Rentals Clearwater Cabin Rental; 507 Neff Rd, Orofino, 83544; 208 476-7740; M: 208 553-2068; ClearwaterCabinRental.com; 1 Cabin, $159-$219; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Laundry, Pets OK Tall Pine Cabin; 10560 Hwy 12, Orofino, 83544; 208 476-5711; M: 208 827-6071; tallpinecabin.com; 1 RV Hookup Site, $17$20; 1 Cabin, $185-$225; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Wild Rooster Ranch; 4262 Dent Bridge Rd, Orofino, 83544; 208 476-3317; wildrooster vacationranch.com; 1 Cabin, $85; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

Pierce Information Pierce-Weippe Chamber of Commerce, 208 435-4406, pierce-weippechamber.com

Attractions Bald Mountain Ski Area; Managed by the Clearwater Ski Club, a local volunteer group, this small resort in North Central Idaho has been open since 1959 for skiing and snowboarding in the Orofino area. visitidaho.org |

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Laird House Bed & Breakfast; 310 Cedar St. Potlatch, 83855; 208 875-0688; M: 509 595-1188; 3 Rooms, $75-$90; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking Scenic 6 RV Park; 145 Hwy. 6, Potlatch, 83855; 208 875-1117; cityofpotlatch.org; 23 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 10 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Powell Lodging Lochsa Lodge; 115 Powell Rd, Lolo, MT; 208 942-3405; lochsalodge.com; 8 Rooms, $68-$85; 11 Cabins, $45-$125; Open All Year; Food Service, Pets OK, Handicap Access

Riggins Information Salmon River Chamber of Commerce, 866 221-3901, rigginsidaho.com

Attractions Hells Canyon National Recreation Area; North America’s deepest river gorge– licensed outfitters are available for rafting or jet boating. 208 628-3916; fs.fed.us/ hellscanyon Salmon River; This 73-mile section of the Salmon River is popular for summer float trips, during which you can explore old homesteads and Nez Perce Indian sites accessible only by water. 866 221-3901; visitidaho.org/whitewater/salmon/ lower-gorge.aspx


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Salmon River Helicopter Tours; Helicopter tours of north central Idaho’s back country areas, including Hells Canyon. 1497 Big Salmon River Rd, Riggins, 83549, 888 2868594, srhelicopters.com

Bed & Breakfast Inns

River Village RV Park; 1434 N Hwy. 95, Riggins, 83549; 208 628-3443; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 8 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Laundry

Serenity Lodge Bed & Breakfast; 402 Rapid River Rd, Riggins, 83549; 208 6284095; 1 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 2 Rooms, $99; 1 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Pets OK

Riverside RV Park; 1220 S Main St, Riggins, 83549; 208 628-3698; riverside rvidaho.com; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $25$30; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

The Last Resort; 5538 Hwy 95, New Meadows, 83654; 208 628-3029; thelastresortoutfitter.com; 4 Rooms, $105-$200; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking

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Guest Ranches Little Salmon Lodge; 121 Old Pollock Rd, Pollock, 83547; 208 435-881-7520; little salmonlodge.com; 12 Rooms, $109-$149; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, Waterfront Mackay Bar Outfitters & Guest Ranch; Ranch is reached by jet boat or private plane.; 208 965-8355; mackaybarranch. com; 4 Rooms, $160; 3 Cabins, $160; Open All Year; A/C, Food Service, Pets OK Mountain View Elk Ranch; 2 mi. E of Big Salmon Rd.; 208 628-3803; mountain viewelk.com; Rooms; Open All Year Shepp Ranch; Main Salmon River, E of Riggins by jetboat access; 866 4268; shepp ranch.com; 6 Cabins, $250-$300; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Laundry, Waterfront

Hotels & Motels Big Iron Motel; 515 N Main St, Riggins, 83549; 888 517-3005 or 208 628-3005; big ironmotel.com; 19 Rooms, $45-$99; Open All Year; Kitchens, Pets OK, WiFi

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Riggins Motel; 615 S Main St, Riggins, 83549; 800 669-6739 or 208 628-3001; rigginsmotel.net; 16 Rooms, $55-$100; Open All Year; A/C, Laundry, WiFi

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4006; canyonpinesrv.com; 54 RV Hookup Sites, $26-$31; 54 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open All Year; Dump Station, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Waterfront

Riverview Motel; 708 N Hwy 95, Riggins, 83549; 888 256-2322 or 208 628-3041; riverviewmotel.com; 16 Rooms, $45-$75; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Waterfront Salmon Rapids Lodge; 1010 S Main St, Riggins, 83549; 877 957-2743 or 208 628-2743; salmonrapids.com; 55 Rooms, $90-$201; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Waterfront Salmon River Motel; 1203 S Main St, Riggins, 83549; 888 628-3025 or 208 6283231; salmonrivermotel.com; 16 Rooms, $39-$91; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi

RV Parks & Campgrounds Canyon Pines RV Resort; 159 Barn Rd, Pollock, 83547; 866 744-4006 or 208 628-

Information Pierce-Weippe Chamber of Commerce, 208 435-4406, pierce-weippechamber.com

Attractions Weippe Discovery Center; Focuses on the Lewis and Clark Expedition’s life-saving meeting with the Nez Perce Indians on the Weippe Prairie. 204 Wood St. Weippe, 83553; 208 435-4058; weippediscovery center.com/ Weippe Hilltop Heritage Museum; Discover the local history of the region and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. 105 N First St E, Weippe, 83553; 208 435-4200; pierce-weippechamber.com

Lodging Irby’s Blue Spruce Lodge; 43 Lackey Rd. Weippe, 83553; 208 435-4890; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $12-$15; 25 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Dump Station, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

nook.com; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $22; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK, WiFi Canyon House; 128 White Bird Rd, White Bird, 83554; 866 830-2777 or 208 839-2777; canyon-house.com; 1 Lodge/ House, $75; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Laundry Hells Canyon Jet Boat Trips & Lodging; 3252 Waterfront Dr. White Bird, 83554; 800 469-8757 or 208 839-2255; killgoreadventures.com; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$35; 6 Rooms, $60-$80; 10 Tent/Campsites, $10-$40; Open All Year; Hookups, Non-smoking, Waterfront Hoots Motel & Cafe; Hwy 95, White Bird, 83554; 888 801-9790 or 208 839-2265; 16 Rooms, $38-$50; 1 Cabin, $100; Open All Year Swiftwater RV Park; 3154 Salmon River Ct, White Bird, 83554; 208 839-2700; swiftwaterrv.com; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $23-$25; 20 Tent/Campsites, $9-$20; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Pullthru Sites-RV, Waterfront White Bird Motel; Main & Bridge St, White Bird, 83554; 208 839-2308; whitebirdmotel.com; 8 Rooms, $35-$55; 2 Cabins, $60-$65; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK

Winchester Information Craigmont Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 924-6634, craigmontareachamber ofcommerce.org

Attractions

Timberline Cafe & RV Park; 1022 N Main St, Weippe, 83553; 866 284-6237 or 208 435-4763; timberlinecafe.mfmss.org/ index.html; 3 Cabins, $45-$50; Tent/ Campsites, $13; Open All Year; Hookups, Laundry, Pets OK

Museum of Winchester History; Discover the Winchester history of mining, milling, ranching, the railroad, and Lewis and Clark. 417 McBeth, Winchester, 83555; 208 924-7920; museum ofwinchesterhistory.org

Watts RV Park; 705 W Pierce Ave, Weippe, 83553; 208 435-4140; pierce-weippe chamber.com/business.html; 6 RV Hookup Sites, $20; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Winchester Lake State Park; Nestled in a forested area at the foot of the Craig Mountains, this park surrounds a 104-acre lake with fishing, camping and yurts. 208 924-7563; parksand recreation.idaho.gov

White Bird Information White Bird Chamber of Commerce, 208 839-2777, visitwhitebird.com

Attractions White Bird Battlefield; An interpretive shelter off of Hwy 95 describes the battle fought here June 17, 1877 - the first of the Nez Perce War. Nez Perce National Historical Park, 39063 US Hwy 95, Spalding, 83540; 208 843-7026; nps.gov/nepe

Lodging Angel’s Nook RV Park; 130 Bridge Street, White Bird, 83554; 208 839-2880; angels

Wolf Education and Research Center; One of the largest wolf enclosures of its kind in North America allows visitors to learn about captive born wolves in a natural setting. 518 Joseph Ave, Winchester, 83555; 888 422-1110; wolfcenter.org

Lodging Winchester Lake Lodge; 214 Joseph Ave, Winchester, 83555; 208 924-6430; winchesterlakelodge.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 2 Rooms, $69-$119; 2 Cabins, $89-$119; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Handicap Access


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Where the high mountain valleys emerge at the source of the Little Salmon River, you’ll find yourself at the 45th parallel—halfway between the North Pole and the Equator. A sign on Highway 95 just north of New Meadows marks the exact spot. Tee off at Meadow Creek Golf Resort, a sumptuous 6,696-yard, par-72 course set among towering pines and open meadows. Then soak awhile at nearby Zims Hot Springs, a year-round natural hot springs resort with two large pools.

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At New Meadows, each fork in the road will lead you to new adventures. Take Highway 55 into the recreation heartland of Valley County—McCall, Donnelly and Cascade. Take Highway 95 toward Cambridge and you’ll find the southern gateway to Hells Canyon. From Cambridge, take Highway 71 west and then take the 22-mile Hells Canyon Backcountry Byway. You’ll meander beside a trio of reservoirs along the Snake River—Brownlee, Oxbow and Hells Canyon—before arriving at Hells Canyon Dam. It’s a great way to see the canyon by car. Once there, if you’re itching to raft or jet boat deeper into the canyon, outfitters are available.

The town of McCall anchors the northern end of Valley County on the shores of spectacular Payette Lake. Long a timber town, it has become one of Idaho’s premier travel destinations for both winter and summer recreation. The clear mountain air is invigorating, and there are countless adventures for tapping your newfound energy. On the lake, you can water-ski, jet-ski, canoe, sail or just linger at one of the city parks on the shore. New to McCall is Payette Lake Cruises, offering jaunts on The Idaho for you and up to 90 friends. Three lush golf courses—the manicured Whitetail Club, the challenging Jug Mountain Ranch and the 27-hole McCall Golf Club—are set amid the neighboring forests and valley meadows. Ponderosa State Park, one of Idaho’s most cherished, covers more than 1,000 acres on a peninsula that extends into the lake. Open year-round, it’s an ideal destination for families who love the outdoors. McCall’s close proximity to pristine Idaho backcountry means hiking, camping and wildlife viewing on the numerous trails 1,400 miles of streams; and more than 30 lakes. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the breathtaking views. This walkable mountain town is full of life during the winter months, with a

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South of McCall, you’ll find Lake Cascade, popular with those who love boating and fishing amid stunning scenery. Numerous campgrounds in Lake Cascade State Park dot the shoreline. Don’t miss Kelly’s Whitewater Park, located on the North Fork of the Payette River just south of town. The new park is perfect for kayakers and water enthusiasts to exercise their skills. The truly adventurous may thrill to a zip line ride high above Tamarack Resort, on the west side of Lake Cascade, near Donnelly. After a day of play, relax at Gold Fork Hot Springs south of Donnelly, with five mineral-rich outdoor pools set amid the pines. When the snow flies, the open meadows near the southern end of Cascade Reservoir are known for some of the best snowmobiling around. With two

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Idaho City Now more than 150 years old, Idaho City was once the largest city in the Pacific Northwest when gold was discovered in 1862. Kids of all ages will enjoy strolling past the historical structures in this classic Old West town. Walk on traditional wooden sidewalks past Idaho’s first newspaper building, an old jail, a general store and other rustic buildings. Explore artifacts in the Boise Basin Museum, shop antique stores or at the eclectic Sluice Box thrift store, then relax with a huckleberry ice cream cone on the boardwalk or a cold beverage in a saloon right out of the 1860s.

Boise Over a dozen magazines have chosen Boise for their “best cities” list, and visitors immediately understand why. The City of Trees is full of recreation, culture, good food and family fun. With a delightful four-season climate, Idaho’s capital city sits at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains along the clear-running Boise River. A 25-mile greenbelt and seven grand parks line the city’s riverfront. Boise has a vibrant downtown with dynamic areas such as the Basque Block, BoDo and the Linen District. The lively art district, casual and fine dining, Boise State University, and year-round professional sports make Boise a splendid destination to get out and play. From relaxing art walks to adventure-filled recreation, Boise is an ideal place to start your adventures in living.

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Boise (cont.) You can’t miss the restored and expanded Idaho State Capitol Building with exhibits on the history of the state. Schedule your tour at www.capitol commission.idaho.gov. There are more than a dozen museums in Boise, the most notable located near downtown. The acclaimed Boise Art Museum, the Idaho Historical Museum and the Idaho Black History Museum are all located in Julia Davis Park. Nearby are the Discovery Center of Idaho—an interactive science museum for families—and the Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, featuring a reflective pond, waterfalls and exhibits on human rights. Don’t miss the Basque Block cultural area downtown with its unique restaurants, shops and historical sites. Boise has the largest population of Basques residing outside of Spain. The Basque Museum and Cultural Center features exhibits that interpret the rich and colorful history of the Basques in Idaho and their OldWorld origins. Then, drive along Warm Springs Avenue, lined with the graceful mansions built by the city’s early residents, to visit the Idaho Botanical Gardens and the Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site. During the summer months, life in Boise revolves around the river. Fish or float, skate, jog, stroll or bicycle along the greenbelt, or simply cool off along its banks. The campus of Boise State University—with its blue turf football stadium—sits on the south shore of the river, with a convenient pedestrian bridge to Julia Davis Park. On hot summer days, Boiseans head east to Lucky Peak State Park to picnic under its shady trees and swim in its cool waters. Eagle Island State Park, 11 miles west of downtown, has picnic facilities, a swimming beach, a water slide and miles of trails. Nearby Horseshoe Bend offers a zip line tour, rides on the Thunder Mountain Railroad and Payette River access for wet and wild rafting and bungee surfing adventures. In the summer, you can take in minorleague baseball games, rodeos, roadbike racing and golf. Shop and dine on 8th Street, amble through the Capital City Public Market on Saturday or join

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locals for the music at Alive After Five on Wednesdays. In the winter, it’s skiing and snowboarding at Bogus Basin, only 15 miles from downtown. Or take in professional hockey and basketball games in season. If you are visiting in early winter, don’t miss Winter Garden Aglow at the Idaho Botanical Gardens in November and December, featuring more than 250,000 lights among the trees and gardens. See fascinating birds of prey during a visit to the Peregrine Fund’s World Center for Birds of Prey, on South Cole Road. Head south in spring with your binoculars to explore the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, to see these winged predators in their natural habitat high above the Snake River south of Kuna. In addition, Zoo Boise in Julia Davis Park on Capitol Boulevard boasts the northwest’s largest collection of birds of prey. But if you find water creatures more interesting, stop at the Idaho Fish and Game MK Nature Center for a free, outdoor, self-guided tour to see trout, whitefish, bass and many waterfowl species in their natural habitat.

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Garden Valley/Lowman The pastoral communities of Garden Valley and its neighbor, Lowman, are both set along the South Fork of the Payette River on the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway. Visitors can camp along the riverbank or rent a vacation cabin just steps from the water. Activities include hiking, mountain biking and rafting. After a day filled with outdoor activities, you can soak in natural hot springs or attend an evening musical at Starlight Mountain Theater.

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Western Boise Valley The broad valley west of Boise, with its twin cities of Nampa and Caldwell, is a rich agricultural region that produces a cornucopia of products, from fruits and vegetables to livestock and grapes. You can savor the region’s flavor at the numerous fruit stands and farmers’ markets that dot the area. Take in a winery tour to sample local wines, and attend the Cherry Festival in Emmett in mid-June or the Lavender Merchant Lavender Festival in mid-July.

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Meridian and Eagle are fast-growing neighbors of Boise, each with familyfriendly, gracious neighborhoods and some of the best golf courses in Idaho. If you are traveling with children, don’t pass up Roaring Springs Water Park and the adjacent Wahooz Family Fun Zone in Meridian. If it is thrills and chills you seek, spend a day at the Firebird Raceway or the Western Idaho State Fair in August. Birding enthusiasts will want to bring binoculars and a camera when they visit Deer Flat Wildlife Refuge at Lake Lowell, west of Nampa. It is set along a major flyway for migrating waterfowl and songbirds. For a step back in time, take your whole family to the Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa, which showcases vintage World War II artifacts, including a wedding dress made from a parachute and aircraft used in the films Pearl Harbor and Valkyrie. The twin cities of Caldwell and Nampa have much in common. They share an agricultural heritage, a major college, and an outstanding rodeo. In July, the Snake River Stampede takes over the Idaho Center in Nampa, and in August the evenings heat up with the Caldwell Night Rodeo—genuine family entertainment with real cowboys, clowns and some of the best rodeo action around. In Weiser, the National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest in June, now more than 60 years young, offers easygoing, down-home entertainment for the entire family.

in North America at 470 feet. Enjoy the public celestial observatory, picnic grounds, lakes for fishing and swimming, prime camping locations, and a welcoming visitor center. The adventurous might journey a bit farther down the road to peer into the 1,200-foot-deep Bruneau Canyon. In the summer, nearby C.J. Strike and Anderson Ranch reservoirs await anglers and boaters. In the winter, the open country and rolling hills of Elmore County are perfect for snowmobiling and kite boarding. A worthwhile detour at Glenns Ferry will bring you to Three Island Crossing State Park, located near a significant historical river crossing on the Oregon Trail. At the interpretive center, learn about the largest mass migration in American history, or venture across the river to view the historic islands from a high bluff. Then stop at nearby Carmela Winery for a taste of the local vintage, or take in a round at Vineyard Greens Golf Course.

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For a fascinating excursion into Idaho’s mining past, take a day trip to the historic mining town of Silver City, high in the Owyhee Mountains. The old Idaho Hotel, built in 1863 and moved to its current site in 1866, is a step back in time and still welcomes guests. Stroll around to see the pioneer cemetery, the old Masonic Hall and other original structures. At its height, Silver City was one of the finest mining towns in the West. (High clearance vehicles are recommended.) Snake River Valley

Owyhee County Vast Owyhee County is home to magnificent river gorges and an expansive high desert. The Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area encompasses 485,000 acres, including the canyon walls in which falcons, eagles, owls and hawks nest. The Bruneau and Owyhee river canyons are stunning, multicolored chasms in an isolated desert landscape. For an unforgettable river experience, catch a ride with an outfitter on one of these rivers during the short spring season and view stunning rocks jutting almost

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1,000 feet above the water. Near Grandview, stop at Lawson’s Emu-Z-Um, a former emu ranch that is now a museum with authentic replicas of an 1860s-era town, Native American artifacts and the Silver City Schoolhouse Museum. At Givens Hot Springs nearby, pause to plunge into the natural mineral pools, or pitch a tent to stay the night at a campground.

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» Southwestern Idaho has almost endless opportunities to get outdoors and have some fun. Boating, fishing, canoeing and jet-skiing are popular activities on Payette Lake and Cascade, Lucky Peak, Arrowrock and Anderson Ranch reservoirs, most of which are stocked with fish, too. Or you can hike into the upper reaches of the Payette and Boise National Forests and find an alpine lake you can have all to yourself. » Rafting one of the three forks of the Payette River is a popular summer activity. Practice your kayaking skills at Kelly’s Whitewater Park or at Boise River Park, a community recreation and environmental project located between the Fairview and Veterans Blvd. bridges on the river. Both facilities offer paddlers a superb place to practice their skills. For a tamer river experience, consider floating along the tranquil

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» The truly daring adventurers might want to add a zip line tour to their activity list. Near Donnelly is the Tamarack Canopy Zipline Tour, voted a Top 10 in zip line tours by USA Today. In Horseshoe Bend, just north of Boise, is Zip Idaho, where you can soak in the beauty below on one of seven zip lines spanning up to 1,800 feet. » Finally, the foothills above Boise are home to numerous mountain bike trails. For even steeper terrain, head to Bogus Basin, Brundage or Tamarack resorts for lift-served mountain biking in summer and skiing and snowboarding in winter.

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» Southwestern Idaho has so much appeal to visitors it may require multiple trips to take it all in! » Boise is on its way to becoming a real foodie favorite, with outstanding dining establishments across town. Area chefs combine fresh produce with mouthwatering cuts of meat, trout and our world-famous potatoes to create truly exceptional culinary selections. Standouts include Bardenay, Chandler’s and Shangri La Tea Room for fine vegetarian cuisine. » A growing immigrant population has also blessed the area with diverse ethnic dining options. TripAdvisor rates these highly: Pho Nouveau, Cazba, Bombay Grill and Luciano’s. You must try some Basque cuisine while in Boise at Leku Ona, Bar Gernika, Epi’s or the Basque Market. Catch a culinary festival while here—the Soul Food Extravaganza, Deli Days at the Synagogue, the Greek Food Festival or Savor Idaho. » The Treasure Valley has found its voice. The number of national touring artists performing at venues around the region is growing, and local music is enjoying enormous popularity and acceptance on local stages, including the new Treefort Music Festival every March. The Idaho Botanical Garden’s Outlaw Field is a perfect setting for major acts. Eagle Island State Park is yet another outdoor venue gaining popularity with national-caliber performers.

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» McCall SummerFest is a five-day festival of classical chamber music and jazz concerts held at multiple venues around town. The Idaho-Down is a collaboration of Idaho musicians and artists who hold an annual festival in the summer at Brundage Mountain Resort. Just a bit south, the Summer Music Festival in mid-July brings exceptional acts to the tiny historical town of Roseberry. » Live theater is alive year-round in southwestern Idaho. The Idaho Shakespeare Festival performs in an outdoor amphitheater near the Boise River.Check out productions offered by the Boise Contemporary Theater in BoDo, the Knock’em Dead Dinner Theater or the Boise Little Theater. Consider a ride to Garden Valley to experience classic Broadway musicals under the stars at Starlight Mountain Theater. » Boise State University, already known for outstanding football, offers both student and professional performances year-round at a variety of venues. The Boise Philharmonic Orchestra and Ballet Idaho perform at the Morrison Center for the Performing Arts between September and May. Boise is home to the world-renowned Trey McIntyre Project, which performs contemporary dance at local venues and around the world. Opera Idaho performs in

the historic Egyptian Theater in downtown Boise. » The Idaho State Historical Museum focuses on Idaho’s pioneers each September at “Museum Comes to Life,” while the Oregon Trail History & Education Center at Three Island Crossing State Park in Glenns Ferry tells the tale of the emigrants who crossed the West and the American Indians who inhabited the area at the time. » Boise has over a dozen art galleries and is home to the Boise Art Museum, noted as one of the best museums of its kind in the Northwest. It regularly features traveling displays of well-known artists from around the world. Art in the Park, held in early September in Boise’s Julia Davis Park, provides the opportunity to browse the work of the finest artisans from around the Northwest. » And First Thursday, held all year at the beginning of each month, finds downtown Boise shops and galleries open well into the evening. » For complete event listings, go to: visitidaho.org Idaho’s diverse culture, art and easygoing lifestyle make it not only a great place to play but to live. For more information, check out commerce.idaho.gov.

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Southwest Idaho Travel Association; 208 635-5240; visitsouthwestidaho.org Shoshone-Paiute Tribes; 208 759-3100; shopaitribes.org

Statewide Central Reservation Services InIdaho.com; 800 844-3246 or 208 634-4787; inidaho.com

Atlanta Lodging Beaver Lodge, Inc; Close to Airstrip; 866 528-8647 or 208 864-2132; 6 Rooms, $75; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, Handicap Access

Banks Lodging Idaho Guest Ranch; 702 Drybuck Rd, Banks, 83602; 208 584-3100; Idaho GuestRanch.com; 1 Lodge/House, $225$500; 20 Tent/Campsites, $10-$30; Open Spr-Fall; Kitchens, Laundry, Showers

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Basque Museum and Cultural Center; More Basques reside in Boise than any other city in America - learn about their history and culture with exhibits, archives, a library and a gift shop. 611 Grove St, Boise, 83702; 208 343-2671; basque museum.com

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Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area; A year-round playground above Boise with more than 2,600 acres of skiable terrain, 37km of Nordic Trails, night skiing, a tubing hill and three day lodges. 800 367-4397; bogusbasin.org Boise Art Museum; The Boise Art Museum features new and diverse art exhibitions each season, showcasing exceptional local, regional, and international art. 670 Julia Davis Dr. Boise, 83702; 208 345-8330; boiseartmuseum.org Boise Ranch Golf Club; 18 holes and driving range, 6501 S Cloverdale, Boise, 83709; 208 362-6501; boiseranchgc.com Boise River Greenbelt; Over 850 acres of parks and natural areas along the Boise River are linked by this 25-mile long bicycle and pedestrian path. 208 577-4575; cityof boise.org/parks

Boise Township Tours; Take a trolley ride and see the historic sites of Boise and hear the stories behind them and the people involved. Tours last about 90 minutes. 1385 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, 208 570-9025, boisetownshiptours.com Boise Trolley Tours; Daily historical 75min. tours of Idaho’s capital city during May-Sept. Halloween Tours in October at 8pm and Holiday lights tours nightly in Dec. beginning Dec 11th. 2288 N Garden St, Boise, 83702; 208 433-0849; Boise TrolleyTours.com Cinder Winery; Located in the heart of Garden City at the Urban Winemakers Cooperative, Cinder produces awardwinning wines with grapes from the valley. 107 E 44th St, Garden City, 83714; 208 4339813; cinderwines.com Discovery Center of Idaho; See, touch and hear more than 130 hands-on science exhibits at this facility near Julia Davis Park. 131 Myrtle St, Boise, 83702; 208 3439895; scidaho.org Eagle Island State Park; 545-acre day-use park with a popular swimming beach, grassy picnic area, waterslide and more than five miles of multi-use trails. 4000 W Hatchery Rd. Eagle, 83616; 208 939-0696; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov Fraser Vineyard; Winery in downtown Boise open Saturdays from 12pm to 5pm and by appt for tastings of the finest Cabernet, Malbec, Tempranillo and Couloir Cuvee (blend) grown in the area. 2011 Idaho Winery of the Year. 1004 S LaPointe St, Boise, 83706; 208 345-9607; fraservineyard.com Hull’s Gulch National Recreation Trail; Hulls Gulch Trail offers a quiet escape from the city of Boise below and a chance to learn about the unique natural history of the Boise foothills. 208 384-3300; blm.gov Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial; World-class human rights memorial located at the end of 8th Street, along the greenbelt, in the heart of Boise’s Cultural District. 208 345-0304; idaho-humanrights.org Idaho Aquarium; This non-profit organization’s mission is to provide education and inspiration to conserve oceanic life through exhibits of sharks, sea turtles and other sea creatures. 64 N Cole Rd, Boise, 83709; 208 375-1932; idahoaquarium.net Idaho Black History Museum; A quaint museum in Julia Davis Park chronicles the rich history of Blacks in Idaho, beginning with William Clark’s slave York, part of the Lewis & Clark expedition. 508 Julia Davis Dr, Boise, 83702; 208 433-0017; ibhm.org Idaho Botanical Garden; A full garden experience enhancing quality of life through plant collections, educational programs, community events, and concerts. 2355 N Penitentiary Rd, Boise, 83712; 877 5278233; idahobotanicalgarden.org

Idaho Fish & Game MK Nature Center; Teaches about our fish and wildlife resources with underwater viewing windows and a nature walk through examples of Idaho ecosystems. 600 S Walnut, Boise, 83702; 208 334-2225; fishandgame.idaho. gov/cms/education/mknc Idaho IceWorld; Idaho’s premier indoor family ice skating facility offering public skating, group or private lessons and hockey leagues for both children and adults. 800 377-3529; idahoiceworld.com Idaho Military History Museum; This museum at Gowen Field preserves all military records, banners, and relics of the state as an enduring memorial of the patriotism and valor of the soldiers of Idaho. 4692 W Harvard St, Boise, 83705; 208 272-4841; museum.mil.idaho.gov Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology; Idaho’s fascinating geology and rich mining heritage is presented here with specimens, maps, stories and photographs. 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. Boise, 83712; 208 3689876; idahomuseum.org Idaho Shakespeare Festival; Quality productions by Shakespeare and other classical playwrights each June to September at an outdoor amphitheater beside the Boise River. 5657 Warm Springs Ave, Boise, 83716; 208 208-336-9221; idahoshake speare.org Idaho State Capitol; Inside Idaho’s stunning statehouse, constructed between 1905 and 1912 and recently restored, are executive offices, legislative chambers and displays of Idaho history and major industries. 700 W Jefferson, Boise, 837200003; 208 332-1012; legislature.idaho.gov/ capitol/capitol_building.htm Idaho State Historical Museum; Explore Idaho history with the changing exhibits throughout the year at this museum in Julia Davis Park. 610 N Julia Davis Dr, Boise, 83702; 208 334-2120; history.idaho.gov Indian Lakes Golf Course, 9 holes and driving range. 4700 S Umatilla, Boise, 83709; 208 362-5771; indianlakesgolf.com Lucky Peak State Park; Three distinct dayuse units offer facilities and activities ranging from picnic areas to concessions, boat docks to fishing and beach access. 9725 E Hwy 21, Boise, 83716; 208 334-2432; M: 208 336-9505; parksandrecreation.idaho. gov Mouvance Winery; Mouvance Winery produces Pinot Noir in limited quantities with fruit from Julon Vineyard in Oregon. 1414 Grove St, Boise, 83702; 208 863-5609; mouvancewinery.com Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site; Built by prisoners in 1870, this fascinating site offers an informative prison tour with cells, the gallows and rose gardens. 2445 Old Penitentiary Rd. Boise, 83712; 208 334-2844; history.idaho.gov/old-idahopenitentiary


Oregon Trail National Historic Trail; The 135-mile Idaho portion of the Oregon National Historic Trail presents wonderful recreational opportunities. 208 384-3300; blm.gov Periple Wines; Meticulously hand-crafted wine to envelope you in the nuances of each grape-growing region, including the Snake River Valley. 107 E 44th St, Garden City, 83714; 208 941-5641; periplewines. com Pierce Park Greens; 9 holes and driving range. 5812 N Pierce Park Ln. Boise, 83703; 208 853-3302; pierceparkgolf.com Quail Hollow Golf Club, 18 holes and driving range. 4520 N 36th St, Boise, 83702; 208 344-7807; quailhollowgolfclub.com Snake River Winery; This winery specializes in unique, hand-crafted, and awardwinning Idaho wines which you can sample at their tasting room located in beautiful downtown Boise. 786 W Broad St, Boise, 83702; 208 345-9463; snakeriverwinery. com Split Rail Winery; A new generation of winemakers, striving to create a vibrant wine culture in Idaho. 3500 Chinden Blvd, Garden City, 83714; 208 490-0681; splitrail wines.com

anniversaryinn.com; 41 Rooms, $119-$299; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Best Western Airport Inn; 2660 Airport Way, Boise, 83705; 800 727-5004 or 208 384-5000; bestwestern.com/prop_13040; 50 Rooms, $70-$110; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Handicap Access Best Western Plus Northwest Lodge; 6989 Federal Way, Boise, 83716; 866 385-6343 or 208 287-2300; bestwestern.com/north westlodge; 69 Rooms, $79-$129; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Best Western Plus Vista Inn at the Airport; 2645 Airport Way, Boise, 83705; 800 7275006 or 208 336-8100; bestwestern.com/ vistainnattheairport; 85 Rooms, $79-$129; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Boise Guest House; 614 N 5th St, Boise, 83702; 208 761-6798; boiseguesthouse. com; 6 Rooms, $89-$159; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, WiFi Boise Hillside Suites; 4480 N Kitsap Way, Boise, 83703; 208 336-6502; M: 208 732691-1356; boisehillsidesuites.com; Open All Year; A/C, Non-smoking, WiFi

Syringa Winery; Small boutique winery in Garden City focusing on premium wines with reds that have dazzled wine connoisseurs and garnered fans. 3500 Chinden Blvd. Garden City, 83714; 208 440-1616; syringawinery.com

Boise Hotel and Conference Center; 3300 Vista Ave, Boise, 83705; 888 714-5216 or 208 343-4900; theboisehotel.com; 196 Rooms, $79-$129; Open All Year; Business Center, High-speed Internet, Handicap Access

Warm Springs Golf Course; 18 holes and a driving range. 2495 Warm Springs Ave. Boise, 83712; 208 343-5661; cityofboise. org/wsgc

Boise Inn; 4060 W Fairview Ave, Boise, 83706; 208 344-4030; theboiseinn.com; 49 Rooms, $40-$80; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi

World Center for Birds of Prey; Interpretive Center includes innovative exhibits and intimate encounters with live birds of prey including eagles, hawks, owls, falcons, and vultures. 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln. Boise, 83709; 208 362-8687; peregrinefund.org

Bond Street Motel Apartments; 1680 N Phillippi St, Boise, 83706; 800 545-5345 or 208 322-4407; bondmotel.com; 57 Rooms, $64-$79; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK

World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame; With inductees from a wide variety of sports, this facility honors athletes who go beyond the game. 1910 University Dr. Bronco Stadium, Boise, 83702; 208 3437224 Zoo Boise; Located in beautiful Julia Davis Park, Zoo Boise is home to more than 200 animals from 83 various species. 355 Julia Davis Dr. Boise, 83702; 208 384-4260; zooboise.org

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Idaho Heritage Inn; 109 W Idaho, Boise, 83702; 800 342-8445 or 208 342-8066; idheritageinn.com; 6 Rooms, $75-$120; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi

Hotels & Motels Anniversary Inn; 1575 S Lusk Ave, Boise, 83705; 877 386-4900 or 208 387-4900;

Budget Host Inn; 8002 Overland Rd, Boise, 83709; 800 733-1418 or 208 322-4404; budgethostinn.biz; 87 Rooms, $45-$80; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Budget Inn; 2600 Fairview Ave, Boise, 83702; 208 344-8617; 44 Rooms, $38-$65; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry

Comfort Inn; 2526 Airport Way, Boise, 83705; 800 228-5150 or 208 336-0077; comfortinn.com/hotel-boise-idaho-ID011; 61 Rooms, $59-$119; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Comfort Suites Boise Airport; 2906 Vista Ave, Boise, 83705; 877 208-5634 or 208 472-1222; lodgingboise.com; 83 Rooms, $70-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Courtyard by Marriot–Boise Downtown; 222 S Broadway Ave, Boise, 83702; 800 321-2211 or 208 331-2700; marriott.com/ boicy; 162 Rooms, $89-$199; Open All Year; Business Center, Food Service, Nonsmoking Extended Stay America; 2500 S Vista Ave, Boise, 83705; 800 398-7829 or 208 3639040; extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/ id/boise; 107 Rooms, $55-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Fairfield Inn; 3300 S Shoshone Ave, Boise, 83705; 800 228-2800 or 208 331-5656; fairfieldinn.com/boifi; 63 Rooms, $74-$94; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Grandview Motel; 1315 Federal Way, Boise, 83706; 208 342-8676; 21 Rooms, $45; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Downtown; 495 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, 83702; 800 426-7866 or 208 331-1900; Boisedown townsuites.hamptoninn.com; 186 Rooms, $99-$219; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Non-smoking, WiFi Hampton Inn & Suites Boise Spectrum; 7499 W Overland, Boise, 83709; 800 6006001 or 208 323-2500; boisespectrum suites.hamptoninn.com; 133 Rooms, $85-$160; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Hampton Inn–Boise Airport; 3270 S Shoshone St, Boise, 83705; 800 426-7866 or 208 331-5600; boiseairport.hamptoninn. com; 63 Rooms, $89-$149; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Harrison Plaza Suite Hotel; 409 S Cole Rd, Boise, 83709; 800 376-3608 or 208 3757666; harrisonhotelboise.com; 38 Rooms, $79-$225; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi

Cabana Inn; 1600 Main St, Boise, 83702; 208 343-6000; cabana-inn.com; 50 Rooms, $40-$90; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Hilton Garden Inn–Boise Spectrum; 7699 W Spectrum St, Boise, 83709; 208 3761000; hiltongardeninn.com; 137 Rooms, $89-$155; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool

Candlewood Suites Boise Towne Square; 700 N Cole Rd. Boise, 83704; 888 2263539 or 208 322-4300; M: 208 322-4300; candlewoodsuites.com/boiseid; 84 Rooms, $69-$129; Open All Year; Business Center, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

Holiday Inn Boise Airport; 2970 W Elder St, Boise, 83705; 208 344-7444; holidayinn.com/boiseairport; 119 Rooms, $89-$149; Open All Year; Business Center, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool

Chinden Motor Inn; 4678 Chinden Blvd, Boise, 83714; 208 322-8668; 17 Rooms, $45; Open All Year visitidaho.org |

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Holiday Motel; 5416 W Fairview Ave, Boise, 83706; 208 376-4631; 17 Rooms, $35-$50; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK


Southwestern

Homewood Suites by Hilton; 7699 W Spectrum St, Boise, 83709; 208 376-1000; boise.homewoodsuites.com; 110 Rooms, $99-$249; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool

Residence Inn by Marriott–Boise Downtown; 1401 S Lusk Ave, Boise, 83706; 208 344-1200; marriott.com/boiid; 104 Rooms, $89-$209; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Pets OK

Hotel 43; 981 Grove St, Boise, 83702; 800 243-4622 or 208 342-4622; hotel43.com; 112 Rooms, $119-$369; Open All Year; Food Service, Non-smoking, WiFi

Rodeway Inn of Boise; 1115 N Curtis Rd, Boise, 83706; 800 727-5002 or 208 3762700; rodewayinnboise.com; 97 Rooms, $49-$99; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK

Hyatt Place Boise Towne Square; 925 N Milwaukee, Boise, 83704; 208 375-1200; hyattplace.com; 127 Rooms, $89-$209; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Inn America; 2275 Airport Way, Boise, 83705; 800 469-4667 or 208 389-9800; innamerica.com; 73 Rooms, $51-$75; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet La Quinta–Emerald; 7965 W Emerald St, Boise, 83704; 800 753-3757 or 208 3787000; 6546.lq.com; 124 Rooms, $99-$189; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Pets OK La Quinta Inns & Suites–Boise; 2613 Vista Ave, Boise, 83705; 208 914-2053; 63 Rooms, $94-$159; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, Pets OK, WiFi Leku Ona Basque Hotel; 117 S 6th St, Boise, 83702; 208 345-6665; lekuonaid. com/basque-hotel; 5 Rooms, $65-$85; Open All Year Marriott TownePlace Suites Boise Downtown; 1455 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, 83702; 800 257-3000 or 208 429-8881; marriott.com; 121 Rooms, $79-$179; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool

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Modern Hotel and Bar; 1314 Grove St, Boise, 83702; 866 780-6012 or 208 4248244; themodernhotel.com; 39 Rooms, $98-$249; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, WiFi

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Safari Inn Downtown; 1070 Grove St, Boise, 83702; 800 541-6556 or 208 3446556; safariinndowntown.com; 103 Rooms, $69-$92; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV Shilo Inn–Boise Riverside; 3031 Main St, Boise, 83702; 800 222-2244 or 208 3443521; shiloinns.com; 111 Rooms, $74-$119; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Shilo Inn Suites–Boise Airport; 4111 Broadway Ave, Boise, 83705; 800 2222244 or 208 343-7662; shiloinns.com; 125 Rooms, $59-$119; Open All Year; A/C, Outdoor Pool, WiFi Sleep Inn; 2799 Airport Way, Boise, 83705; 800 321-4661 or 208 336-7377; sleepinn. com/hotel-boise-idaho-ID017; 67 Rooms, $59-$109; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Business Center SpringHill Suites by Marriott; 6325 N Cloverdale Rd. Boise, 83713; 208 939-8266; M: 208 914-2023; marriott.com/boish; 119 Rooms, $89-$139; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Springhill Suites by Marriott–Boise ParkCenter; 424 E Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, 83706; 208 342-1044; marriott.com/ boidt; 230 Rooms, $89-$149; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Outdoor Pool State Motel; 1115 N 28th St, Boise, 83702; 208 344-7254; 12 Rooms, $35-$45; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK

Motel 6 Boise; 2323 Airport Way, Boise, 83705; 800 466-8356 or 208 344-3506; motel6.com; 90 Rooms, $39-$49; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Pets OK, WiFi

Sun Liner Motel LLC; 3433 Chinden Blvd, Boise, 83714-6542; 208 344-7647; 27 Rooms, $35-$70; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV

Oxford Suites; 1426 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, 83709; 888 322-8001 or 208 3228000; oxfordsuitesboise.com; 132 Rooms, $85-$182; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool

Super 8 Motel Boise; 2773 Elder St, Boise, 83705; 800 800-8000 or 208 344-8871; super8.com; 107 Rooms, $50-$85; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi

Paragon Corporate Housing; Locations throughout the Treasure Valley. 208 3210500; paragoncorporatehousing.com; 20 Rooms, $65-$100; 20 Condos, $65-$100; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, WiFi Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner; 1800 Fairview Ave. Boise, 83702; 800 733-5466 or 208 344-7691; redlion.com/our-hotels/ idaho/boise; 182 Rooms, $79-$169; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Non-smoking, Pets OK

The Grove Hotel; 254 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, 83702; 208 383-0080; grovehotelboise. com; 250 Rooms, $99-$249; 4 Condos, $499-$699; Open All Year; Business Center, Indoor Pool, WiFi The Riverside Hotel; 2900 W Chinden Blvd, Boise, 83714; 208 343-1871; riverside boise.com; 303 Rooms, $89-$169; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Outdoor Pool Twin Springs Resort; Hwy. 21, NE of Boise, right at More’s Creek Bridge past Spring Shores, past Arrowrock Reservoir 19 mi.;

208 861-1226; twinspringsidaho.com; 4 Cabins, $90-$190; Open All Year; Kitchens, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK West River Inn; 3525 Chinden Blvd, Boise, 83714; 208 338-1155; 21 Rooms, $32-$45; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK Wolff Services; 511 E 46th St, Suite 2, Boise, 83714; 800 528-9519 or 208 387-0694; wolffservices.com; 97 Rooms, $67-$92; Open All Year; Business Center, Kitchens, Pets OK

RV Parks & Campgrounds Boise Riverside RV Park; 6000 N Glenwood St, Boise, 83714; 208 375-7432; M: 208 315-0002; BoiseRiversideRVPark. com; 215 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$29; 30 Tent/Campsites, $20-$25; Open All Year; Hookups, Showers, WiFi Hi Valley RV Park; 10555 Horseshoe Bend Rd. Boise, 83706; 888 457-5959 or 208 939-8080; g7rvresorts.com/hi-valley/ index.aspx; 194 RV Hookup Sites, $34; 2 Cabins, $75; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites, WiFi Mountain View RV Park; 2040 Airport Way, Boise, 83705; 877 610-4141 or 208 345-4141; boiservpark.com; 63 RV Hookup Sites, $29-$32; Open All Year; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites, WiFi

Vacation Rentals Boise Guest House; 614 N 5th St, Boise, 83702; 208 761-6798; boiseguesthouse. com; 6 Rooms, $89-$159; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, WiFi Paragon Corporate Housing; See Hotels & Motels Pioneer Condominiums at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area; 18.5 mi. N of Boise; 866 799-3823; pioneercondos. com; 20 Condos, $99-$239; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi Wolff Services; See Hotels & Motels

Bruneau Attractions Bruneau and Jarbidge Rivers; These remote Owyhee County desert rivers flow through spectacular canyons with short but exhilarating spring rafting seasons. 208 384-3300; visitidaho.org/ whitewater/#RiverName:Jarbidge/ Bruneau/Owyhee Bruneau Dunes Observatory; Take advantage of a unique opportunity to see the night sky like you never have before with telescopes at this state park near Mountain Home. 27608 Sand Dunes Rd, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 366-7919; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov Bruneau Dunes State Park; The tallest sand dune rises 470 feet above two small lakes. There are opportunities for fishing, hiking, camping and star gazing at Idaho’s


largest public observatory. 27608 Sand Dunes Rd, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 366-7919; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Lodging Bruneau One Stop; 45251 Hwy 51, Bruneau, 83604; 208 845-2511; 7 Rooms, $32-$37; Open All Year Mountain View Reservoir Campground; Hwy. 51, Owyhee, 89832; 800 761-9133 or 208 759-3246; shopaitribes.org; 18 RV Hookup Sites, $15; 30 Tent/Campsites, $6; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK Owyhee Bed & Breakfast; 31063 T Ranch Rd, Bruneau, 83604; 208 908-2615; owyheebandb.com; 4 Rooms, $75-$100; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Laundry, Non-smoking

Caldwell Information Caldwell Chamber of Commerce, 866 206-6944, caldwellidaho.org

Attractions Babby Farms Petting Zoo; Non-profit exotic petting zoo near Caldwell with camels, exotic cats and even a rare bear cat. 5900 El Paso Rd, Caldwell, 83605; 208 4554487; babbyfarms.org Bitner Vineyards; Just 45 minutes from Boise, this 16-acre family-owned vineyard and winery in Caldwell offers wine tasting with a fabulous view, and award-winning wines for taste and purchase. 16645 Plum Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 208 455-1870; bitnervineyards.com Fairview Golf Course; 9 holes. 816 Grant St, Caldwell, 83606; 208 455-3090 Fujishin Family Cellars; Boutique wines from the Snake River Valley AVA of Southwest Idaho from a winery that strives to produce wines that are inspired by passion and distinctive by nature. 15593 Sunnyslope Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 208 649-5389; fujishinfamilycellars.com Hells Canyon Winery; Uniquely Idaho names like Seven Devils Red, Deerslayer Syrah, and Crooked River Chardonnay appear on labels from this winery near Caldwell. 18835 Symms Rd. Caldwell, 83607; 208 454-3300; hellscanyon winery.org Koenig Vineyards; Wine tasting, a picnic area, and spectacular views are available at this award-winning winery and distillery near Caldwell that produces handcrafted Snake River Valley wines. 20928 Grape Lane, Caldwell, 83607; 208 455-8386; koenigvineyards.com Purple Sage Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 15192 Purple Sage Rd. Caldwell, 83605; 208 459-2223; purplesagegolfcourse.com

Ste. Chapelle Winery; Taste the quality of Ste. Chapelle wines while enjoying summer concerts and beautiful views of the Snake River. 19348 Lowell Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 208 453-7843; stechapelle.com The Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History Museum at The College of Idaho; The only natural history museum in southwestern Idaho, this is the premier resource for environmental and natural history education in the region. 2112 Cleveland Blvd. Boone Hall, Caldwell, 83605; 208 459-5130; collegeofidaho.edu/museum TimberStone Golf Course; An extraordinary natural treasure and a one-of-a-kind championship 18-hole course for golfers in the Treasure Valley. 22510 Ustick Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 208 639-6900; playtimberstone.com Vale Wine Tastings and Tours; Educational tours of the production facility, tasting of Idaho wines, group tours and events. 1904 E Chicago St, Suites F & G, Caldwell, 83605; 208 371-4271; valewineco.com Weston Winery; Located in Idaho’s Snake River Valley, Weston Winery is located off Sunny Slope and offers tastings of their wines by appointment. 16316 Orchard St, Caldwell, 83607; 208 459-2631; idaho wines.org Williamson Orchards & Vineyards; Familyowned and operated for four generations, Williamson is located in the scenic Snake River Valley and invites you to taste fresh fruits, veggies, and award-winning wines. 19692 Williamson Ln. Caldwell, 83605; 208 459-7333; willorch.com Zhoo Zhoo Wines; Euro-chic boutique brand of wines features fine art labels in five varietals. 18835 Symms Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 208 454-3300; zhoozhoo.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Bitner Vineyards Bed & Breakfast; 16645 Plum Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 208 455-1870; bitnervineyards.com; 2 Rooms, $125-$170; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi HAT Ranch Vineyard Guest Suite; 15343 Plum Road, Caldwell, 83607; 208 9946416; hatranchwinery.com; 1 Rooms, $149-$169; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi Mrs Hood’s Bed & Breakfast; 1816 E Maple, Caldwell, 83605; 208 459-2683; 1 Rooms, $70-$75; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking Wild Rose Manor Bed & Breakfast/Events Center; 5800 Oasis Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 866 399-3331 or 208 454-3331; wildrose manor.com; 4 Rooms, $139-$189; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Business Center

Hotels & Motels Best Western Plus Caldwell Inn & Suites; 908 Specht Ave, Caldwell, 83605; 888 454visitidaho.org |

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3522 or 208 454-7225; bestwestern.com/ caldwellinnsuites; 69 Rooms, $89-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool I-84 Motor Inn; 505 Hannibal St, Caldwell, 83605; 208 459-1536; 26 Rooms, $39-$46; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking, WiFi La Quinta Inn; 901 Specht Ave, Caldwell, 83605; 800 531-5900 or 208 454-2222; lq.com/lq/properties/propertyProfile. do?ident=LQ471&propId=471; 65 Rooms, $49-$120; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking

Reunion & Retreat Centers Wild Rose Manor Bed & Breakfast/Events Center; See Bed & Breakfast Inns

RV Parks & Campgrounds Ambassador RV Resort; 615 S Smeed Pkwy, Caldwell, 83605; 888 877-8307 or 208 454-8584; g7rvresorts.com/ambassador/index.aspx; 189 RV Hookup Sites, $32; 1 Cabin, $75; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Outdoor Pool, WiFi Country Corners RV Park & Campground; 17671 Oasis Rd, Caldwell, 83607; 877 474-9826 or 208 453-8791; country cornersrvpark.com; 48 RV Hookup Sites, $26-$29; 8 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites, WiFi

Cambridge Attractions Cambridge Museum; Exhibits on local history with geological displays, farming relics, Native American and pioneer artifacts. 15 N Superior, Cambridge, 83610; 208 257-3485 Hells Canyon National Recreation Area; Near the southern end of the deepest river gorge in North America are campgrounds at several reservoirs and the opportunity for a jet boat or rafting excursion. 88401 Hwy 82, Enterprise, 97828; 208 541-4265546; fs.fed.us/hellscanyon

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Hells Canyon Adventures; 4200 Hells Canyon Dam Rd, Oxbow, OR; 800 4223568 or 208 541-785-3352; hellscanyon adventures.com; 3 Rooms, $115-$150; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi

Hotels & Motels Bucky’s Cafe & Motel; 10 N Superior St, Cambridge, 83610; 208 257-3330; 3 Rooms, $42-$58; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Frontier Motel & RV Park; Hwy. 95 in Cambridge; 208 257-4000; frontiermotel. net; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 23 Rooms, $48-$109; 5 Tent/Campsites, $5-$20; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Outdoor Pool, WiFi


Southwestern

Gateway Motel, Store & Cafe; Hwy. 71, 22 mi. from Cambridge; 208 257-3531; 3 Cabins, $40; Open All Year; Pets OK

RV Parks & Campgrounds

Lake Cascade; Excellent shoreline access, numerous docks and boat ramps make this lake one of the best boating and fishing spots in Idaho. 208 382-3833; cascadechamber.com

Copperfield Park; Hwy 71 to Oxbow, ORr, Hwy 86, 900 ft. to entrance; 800 422-3143 or 208 388-2231; M: 208 859-0115; idaho power.com; 62 RV Hookup Sites, $16; 10 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites

Lake Cascade State Park; Nestled in the majestic mountains of central Idaho just 75 miles north of Boise with campgrounds and reservoir access for boating and fishing. 970 Dam Rd, Cascade, 83611; 208 382-6544; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Frontier Motel & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels

Payette River; Class III rapids on three distinctive forks of the Payette River make possible a long season of rafting and kayaking just north of Boise. 208 382-7400; visitidaho.org/whitewater/payette/ north-fork/cabarton.aspx

Hells Canyon Park; Hwy. 71 to Oxbow, OR, Hwy 86, toward Hells Canyon Dam. 7 mi. N of Oxbow.; 800 422-3143 or 208 388-2231; M: 208 859-0115; idahopower.com; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $16; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Showers McCormick Park; Hwy. 71, right just before the Snake River Bridge below Brownlee Dam; 800 422-3143 or 208 388-2231; M: 208 859-0115; idahopower.com; 29 RV Hookup Sites, $16; 8 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Waterfront, Handicap Access Mundo Idaho Hot Springs Lodge; 3016 Goodrich Rd, Cambridge, 83610; 208 2573849; M: 208 257-3849; idaho-rv.blogspot. com; 7 RV Hookup Sites, $22; 1 Lodge/ House, $75-$200; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi Woodhead Park; Hwy. 71 toward Brownlee Dam; 800 422-3143 or 208 388-2231; M: 208 859-0115; idahopower.com; 124 RV Hookup Sites, $16; 15 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites

Vacation Rentals Midvale Inn; 90 N Depot St, Midvale, 83645; 208 550-5840; 1 Lodge/House, $175; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Handicap Access Mundo Idaho Hostel; 3016 Goodrich Rd, Cambridge, 83610; 208 257-3849; M: 208 257-3849; http:idaho-rv.blogspot.com; Open All Year; A/C, Laundry, WiFi

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Bed & Breakfast Inns Wapiti Meadow Ranch; 1667 Johnson Creek Rd, Cascade, 83611; 208 633-3217; wapitimeadowranch.com; 4 Cabins, $100$250; Open Sum-Fall; Breakfast Free, Business Center, High-speed Internet

Guest Ranches 4D Longhorn Guest Ranch; 28433 Sand Rd, Parma, 83660; 208 989-5851; 4d ranches.com; 8 Cabins, $100-$200; Open Summer; Non-smoking

Hotels & Motels Ashley Inn; 500 N Main St, Cascade, 83611; 866 382-5621 or 208 382-5621; M: 208 634-6994; TheAshleyInn.com; 67 Rooms, $132-$285; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Bears Knight Inn & Gift Shop; 403 N Main, Cascade, 83611; 208 382-4370; bears knightinn.com; 7 Rooms, $55-$65; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, Handicap Access Birch Glen Lodge & Motel; 762 S Main St, Cascade, 83611; 208 382-4238; Birch GlenLodge.com; 27 Rooms, $65-$110; 12 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open All Year; A/C, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

Cascade

Pinewood Lodge Motel; 900 S Main St, Cascade, 83611; 866 382-4941 or 208 3824948; thepinewoodlodge.com; 10 Rooms, $50-$72; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens

Information

RV Parks & Campgrounds

Cascade Chamber of Commerce, 208 382-3833, cascadechamber.com

Arrowhead RV Park; 955 S Hwy. 55, Cascade, 83611; 208 382-4534; arrowhead park.com; 110 RV Hookup Sites, $26-$32; 4 Cabins, $27-$32; 6 Tent/Campsites, $17-$19; 3 Yurts/Teepees, $27-$35; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Dump Station, Waterfront

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Attractions Cascade Golf Course; 9 holes. 117 Lakeshore Dr, Cascade, 83611; 208 382-4835; golfcascade.com Kelly’s Whitewater Park; With 5 in-river features, this is the ideal place to develop paddling skills on the North Fork of the Payette River. 750 S Main, Cascade, 83611; 208 405-3000; kwpid.com

Deadwood Outfitters; 30 Landmark - Stanley Rd, Cascade, 83611; 800 684-3675 or 208 365-8789; deadwoodoutfitters.com; 5 RV Hookup Sites, $15-$130; 3 Cabins, $60-$130; Open All Year; Food Service, Non-smoking

The Pines RV Park; 910 S Main St, Cascade, 83611; 208 382-5060; rvidaho.org; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Showers Water’s Edge RV Resort; 620 N Main St, Cascade, 83611; 800 574-2038 or 208 382-3120; WatersEdgeRvPark.com; 120 RV Hookup Sites, $29-$36; 2 Cabins, $65-$99; 20 Tent/Campsites, $21-$23; Open SprFall; Cable TV Hookups, Waterfront, WiFi

Vacation Rentals Cascade Vacation Adventures; 806 Basque Dr, Cascade, 83611; 208 740-1057; Lodges/ Houses, $200-$900; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry Cascade Vacation Rentals, Inc; 301 S Front St, Cascade, 83611; 208 382-4800; cascade vacation.com; 35 Cabins, $95-$1200; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Deadwood Outfitters; See RV Parks & Campgrounds

Council Information Council Chamber of Commerce, 208 2536830, councilchamberofcommerce.com

Attractions Council Greens Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. Old Golf Course Hwy 95 South, Council, 83612; 866 453-2193; councilgreens.com Council Valley Museum; This museum highlights the history of Adams County and the Council area. 100 S Galena St, Council, 83612; 208 253-4582; councilmuseum.com

Lodging Hodges RV Park; 415 S Hornet St, Council, 83612; 208 253-6042; 19 RV Hookup Sites, $27; 10 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Pull-thru Sites, Showers Pineridge; 3443 Hwy 95, Council, 83612; 208 347-3900; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $15$25; 2 Cabins, $60-$80; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites Quail Hollow; 2033 Highway 95, Council, 83612; 208 253-0013; Rooms; Open All Year Seven Devils Lodge; 4043 Council-Cuprum Rd, Council, 83612; 208 253-3014; seven devilslodge.com; 6 Rooms, $165-$265; Open All Year Starlite Motel; Hwy 95, Council, 83612; 208 253-4868; 12 Rooms, $45-$64; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking

Donnelly Attractions Gold Fork Hot Springs; Open year-round, Gold Fork offers mineral pools and hydro-massage. 866 453-3675; goldforkhotsprings.com


Osprey Meadows Golf Course; Ranked as the Best Course You Can Play in Idaho by GolfWeek and as the #32 Public Course in the U.S. by Golf Digest, the Robert Trent Jones II designed course is as beautiful as it is challenging. 311 Village Dr, Tamarack, 83615; 208 325-1000; tamarackidaho.com

Eagle

Tamarack Canopy Zipline Tours; Our tour has 8 amazing, unique ziplines. All having their own personality and greatness. The tour last 3.5 hours and will introduce you to new thrills, excitements, and a new outlook on the canopy. 311 Village Dr, Tamarack, 83615; 208 325-1006; M: 208 315-2748; tamarackzipline.com/index.cfm

3 Horse Ranch Vineyards; Named WinePress Northwest’s 2011 Idaho Winery to Watch! A short drive through the Eagle foothills to our lovely tasting room and picnic grounds. Open year round. 5900 Pearl Rd, Eagle, 83616, 208 863-6561, 3horseranchvineyards.com

Tamarack Resort; Whatever your pleasure for a winter adventure – your trailhead to discovery awaits at Tamarack. Live your winter adventure today. 311 Village Dr, Tamarack, 83615; 208 325-1000; tamarackidaho.com Valley County Museum; Take a trip back in time at the former town site of Roseberry, with several original buildings dating back to the turn of the century. 13131 Farm to Market Rd, Donnelly, 83615; 208 3258628; historicroseberry.com

Lodging Chalet RV Park; 418 S Main St, Donnelly, 83615; 208 325-8223; g7rvresorts.com/ chalet/index.aspx; 76 RV Hookup Sites, $29; 10 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open SprFall; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Pullthru Sites

Information Eagle Chamber of Commerce, 208 939-4222, eaglechamber.com

Attractions

BanBury Public Golf Course; 18 holes, driving range, practice putting, chipping & bunker area. Full service restaraunt, bar and banquet facility. 2626 S Marypost Pl, Eagle, 83616, 208 939-3600, banbury golf.com Eagle Hills Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 605 N Edgewood Ln. Eagle, 83616, 208 939-0402, eaglehillsgolf course.com Shadow Valley Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 15711 Hwy. 55, Boise, 83703, 800 936-7035, shadowvalley.com Woodriver Cellars; Combine award-winning wine, fun events, music, art, and beautiful grounds for an ultimate state of relaxation. 3705 N Highway 16, Eagle, 83616, 208 2869463, woodrivercellars.com

Lodging

Idaho Resort Rentals; 150 W Roseberry Rd, Donnelly, 83615; 866 939-1066 or 208 9391066; idahoresortrentals.com; 2 Rooms, $49; 20 Cabins, $79-$1000; 18 Lodges/ Houses, $179-$1000; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Laundry

Hilton Garden Inn–Boise/Eagle; 145 E Riverside Dr. Eagle, 83616; 866 938-9600 or 208 938-9600; hiltongardeninn.com; 98 Rooms, $109-$299; Open All Year; Business Center, Food Service, Indoor Pool, WiFi

SISCRA–Willow Creek Campground; 12991 SISCRA Rd, Donnelly, 83615; 208 3258130; siscraidaho.com; 158 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 26 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open Summer; Dump Station, Hookups, Pullthru Sites

Opitz Vacation Rental; 208 360-481-2496; vrbo.com/108707; 1 Lodge/House, $135; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

Tamarack Falls; From Hwy. 55, In Donnelly, Turn West On Roseberry Rd. & Travel To West Mountain Rd. Turn South And Travel To 2209 West Mountain Rd. Which Will Be On The Right.; 208 382-4800; cascade vacation.com; 1 Cabin, $150-$300; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Information

Valet Vacation Rentals; 141 N Main ST, Donnelly, 83615; 208 325-1009; M: 208 630-4493; valetvacationrentals.com; 15 Rooms, $99-$149; 100 Cabins, $100-$850; 29 Condos, $100-$195; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry Water’s Edge Vacation Rental; From Hwy. 55 in Donnelly, turn W on Roseberry Rd. to Norwood Dr. Turn S and go 2 mi to 12930 Norwood; 208 382-4800; cascadevacation. com; 1 Cabin, $250-$350; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

Emmett

Featherville (See Pine) Fruitland Lodging Exit 3 RV Park; 2001 Hwy 30, Fruitland, 83619; 208 452-4232; rvidaho.org; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $15; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites Neat Retreat; 2700 Hwy. 95, Fruitland, 83619; 208 452-4324; neatretreat.com; 41 RV Hookup Sites, $18-$29; 2 Tent/Campsites, $12-$18; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Laundry, WiFi

Garden Valley/Crouch Information Garden Valley Chamber of Commerce, 208 462-5003, gvchamber.org

Attractions Silver Creek Plunge; This mountain hot springs resort on the Middle Fork of the Payette River features campsites, a minimart, snack bar, horseshoes, volleyball and basketball. 2345 Silver Creek Rd. Garden Valley, 83622; 208 739-3400; silvercreek plunge.com Starlight Mountain Theatre; Enjoy Broadway musicals all summer in a mountain setting near Crouch and winter shows in the greater Boise area. 208 462-5523; starlightmt.org Terrace Lakes Golf Course & Resort; 18 holes and driving range. 101 Holiday Dr. Garden Valley, 83622; 208 462-3250; terracelakes.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast inns

Gem County Chamber of Commerce, 208 365-3485, emmettidaho.com

Attractions Emmett City Golf Course, 9 holes. 2102 Sales Yard Rd. Emmett, 83617; 208 3652675

Lodging Capitol Mobile & RV Park; 1508 E Main, Emmett, 83617; 208 365-3889; 15 RV Hookup Sites; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Laundry, Pets OK Frozen Dog Digs; 4325 Frozen Dog Rd, Emmett, 83617; 888 364-3447 or 208 365-7372; frozendogdigs.com; 4 Rooms, $79-$189; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

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Holiday Motel & RV Park; 1111 S Washington Ave, Emmett, 83617; 208 365-4479; holidaymotelandrv.com; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 20 Rooms, $59-$69; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Laundry, WiFi

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Walk on the Wild Side Bed & Breakfast; 69 River Ranch Rd, Garden Valley, 83622; 877 322-2467 or 208 462-2734; wild sidebb.com; 3 Rooms, $95-$145; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV

Hotels & Motels Garden Valley Motel; 1111 Banks-Lowman Rd, Garden Valley, 83622; 208 462-2911; gardenvalleymotel.com; 12 Rooms; Open All Year; Kitchens, Pets OK, Handicap Access

RV Parks & Campgrounds Riverpond Campground; 40 Middle Fork Rd, Garden Valley, 83622; 208 462-8000; riverpondcampground.com; 22 RV Hookup Sites, $18; 15 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites


Southwestern

Silver Creek Plunge; 2345 Silver Creek Rd. Garden Valley, 83622; 208 739-3400; silvercreekplunge.com; 16 Cabins, $69$119; 70 Tent/Campsites, $15-$30; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Pets OK, Handicap Access Starlight RV Park & Campground; Call for directions; 208 462-5523; starlight mountaintheatre.com; 17 RV Hookup Sites, $17-$21; 5 Tent/Campsites, $11; Open SprFall; Pull-thru Sites, Waterfront

Vacation Rentals Garden Valley Cabin; 52 Scriver Bluff Rd, Garden Valley, 83622; 877 299-1169; M: 208 727-580-7257; gardenvalleycabin. com; 1 Cabin, $140; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Pets OK, Waterfront Idaho Cabin Keepers; 1134 Banks Lowman Rd, Garden Valley, 83622; 877 322-2467 or 208 462-3451; idahocabinkeepers. com; 40 Cabins, $100-$350; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Pets OK Revel Cabin on the River; 888 6510; RevelCabin.com; 1 Cabin, $150-$250; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Nonsmoking Silver Creek Plunge; See RV Parks & Campgrounds Uncle Billy Bob’s Redneck Trailer Vacation Rental; 609 S Middlefork Rd, Garden Valley, 83622; 208 462-5262; unclebillybobs. com; 3 Cabins, $59-$89; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, Pets OK

Glenns Ferry Information Glenns Ferry Chamber of Commerce, 208 366-7345, glennsferryidaho.org

Attractions

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Carmela Vineyards; Carmela Vineyards is a beautiful stone French chateau-style winery and 9-hole golf course overlooking the Snake River in Glenns Ferry, just 500 yards from Three Island Crossing State Park. 1289 W Madison Ave, Glenns Ferry, 83623; 208 366-2313; carmelavineyards.com

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Glenns Ferry Historical Museum; Artifacts on the history of the Glenns Ferry area are on display at this small town museum. 151 W Cleveland, Glenns Ferry, 83623; 208 3662192; glennsferryhistoricalmuseum.org Three Island Crossing State Park; Located on the Snake River at this historic crossing site on the Oregon Trail, the park offers campsites with water and electricity, camper cabins and the Oregon Trail History and Education Center. 1083 S Three Island Park Dr, Glenns Ferry, 83623; 208 3662394; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

vineyards.com/RV Park.htm; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $22; 2 Cabins, $89; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK Hanson’s Cafe & Motel; 102 E 1st St, Glenns Ferry, 83623; 208 366-9983; glennsferryidaho.org/hansons_cafe.htm; 7 Rooms, $40; Open All Year; A/C, Cable TV Hookups, WiFi Redford Motel; 525 West 1st Ave, Glenns Ferry, 83623-2775; 208 366-2421; 11 Rooms, $35-$62; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi

Attractions Boise Basin Museum; This museum chronicles the rich history of the mining-era town of Idaho City, once the largest in the Pacific Northwest. 503 Montgomery St, Idaho City, 83631; 208 392-4550; idahocityhf.org/ Idaho City Historical Area; Explore a quaint western town near Boise, with its classic storefronts and boardwalks, and feel like you are in the Old West. 100 Main St, Suite B, Idaho City, 83631; 208 3924159; idahocitychamber.com

River Roads Bed & Breakfast; 1882 E Little Basin Rd, King Hill, 83633; 208 366-2974; glennsferryidaho.org/ riverroadsbed&breakfast.htm; 2 Rooms, $100; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Non-smoking

Placerville Historical Preservation Association; Explore the history of this mining area near Idaho City. 105 Standifer, Placerville, 83666; 208 392-4981

Trail Break RV Park; 432 N Bannock, Glenns Ferry, 83623; 208 366-7745; trailbreakrvpark.com; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $18-$22; 8 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, WiFi

A One Step Away; 112 Cottonwood St, Idaho City, 83631; 208 392-4938; aone stepaway.com; 4 Rooms, $45-$65; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Non-smoking

Grand View Attractions Lawson’s Emu-Z-Um; A former emu ranch now houses a museum with an authentic replica of an early 1860s town, Native American artifacts and the Silver City Schoolhouse Museum. 22142 River Rd. Grand View, 83624; 208 834-2397; emuzum.com

Lodging Black Sands Resort; 28114 Black Sand Rd, Bruneau, 83604; 208 834-2798; RV Hookup Sites, $18-$30; Open All Year; Hookups Grand View Hillside Motor Inn; 650 Roosevelt, Grand View, 83624; 208 834-2500; Rooms; Open All Year

Homedale Information Homedale Chamber of Commerce, 208 337-3271, swita.org

Lodging Snake River RV Resort LLC; 4030 River Resort Dr, Homedale, 83628; 208 337-3744; SnakeRiverRV.com; 50 RV Hookup Sites, $28; 5 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites, Showers Sunnydale Motel; 2 E Colorado, Homedale, 83628; 208 337-3302; 8 Rooms, $45-$65; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet

Idaho City

Lodging

Information

Carmela RV Park; 1294 W Madison, Glenns Ferry, 83623; 208 366-2773; carmela

Idaho City Chamber of Commerce, 208 392-4159, idahocitychamber.org

Lodging

Green Springs, LLC; 107B Cottonwood S, Idaho City, 83631; 208 392-4400; greenspringsllc.com; 1 Lodge/House, $125$175; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Idaho City Backcountry Yurts; Map available here: http://bit.ly/UQHdCv; 208 334-4199; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/ activities/yurts; 6 Yurts/Teepees, $75-$90; Open All Year; Kitchens Trudy’s Kitchen, RV & Cabin; 3878 Hwy. 21, Idaho City, 83631; 208 392-4151; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $23; 2 Cabins, $79-$99; Open All Year; A/C, Food Service, Nonsmoking

Lowman Lodging Bair-Den Bed & Breakfast; 15 Memory Ln, Lowman, 83637; 208 259-3572; 4 Rooms, $45-$55; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Food Service, Waterfront New Haven Lodge/Haven Hot Springs; 7655 Hwy 21, Lowman, 83637; 208 2593344; havenhotsprings.com; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$45; 4 Rooms, $85-$110; 4 Tent/ Campsites, $20-$30; Open All Year; A/C, Food Service, High-speed Internet Sawtooth Lodge; Hwy 21, Lowman, 83637; 208 259-3331; sawtoothlodge.com; 18 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 11 Cabins, $80-$120; 20 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open Spr-Fall; Pets OK, Showers, WiFi Sourdough Lodge & RV Resort; 8406 Hwy 21, Lowman, 83637; 208 259-3326; sourdoughlodge.com; 4 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 13 Rooms, $64-$245; 3 Cabins; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, Pets OK

Kuna (See Meridian)


Marsing Information Marsing Chamber of Commerce, 208 896-4168

Attractions Givens Hot Springs; A popular family attraction with a large, indoor natural hot spring swimming pool, RV hookups, campgrounds, rental trailers, and historic cabins. 11309 Hwy. 78, Givens Hot Springs, 83641; 208 495-2500; givenshotsprings. com Miceli Vineyards & Winery; This small, family-owned winery and vineyard on the beautiful Snake River was the first winery in Owyhee County. 12592 Deer Ridge Trail, Nampa, 83686; 208 989-7128; micelivine yards.com

Lodging Givens Hot Springs; 11309 Hwy. 78, Givens Hot Springs, 83641; 208 495-2500; givens hotsprings.com; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 2 Cabins, $65; 50 Tent/Campsites, $25; Open All Year; Hookups, Indoor Pool, Kitchens River Haven RV Park; 6920 Old Bruneau Hwy, Marsing, 83639; 800 852-9263 or 208 896-4268; 45 RV Hookup Sites, $23-$25; 10 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites, Showers Whitehouse Motel; 909 Main St, Marsing, 83639; 208 896-4130; 5 Rooms, $30-$36; Open All Year

McCall

Manchester Ice and Event Centre; Located beside beautiful Payette Lake and the surrounding snow-capped mountains, this ice rink offers public skating and a variety of skating activities and events. 200 E Lake St, McCall, 83638; 208 634-3570; manchester-icecentre.com McCall Golf Course; 27 holes ,driving range, and restaurant. Open to the public. 925 Fairway Dr, McCall, 83638; 208 6347200; mccallgolfclub.com Payette Lake Cruises & Events; Daily public cruises, dining cruises, and private charters on pristine Payette Lake aboard the 65 foot, 85 passenger Idaho. 203 E Lake St, # 3, McCall, 83638; 208 634-5253; M: 208 634-6531; payettelakecruises.com PLAYLive McCall; The ultimate family gaming and entertainment experience, featuring XBOX 360 entertainment stations with large 2D/3D Hi-Def TVs in a family-friendly, club-like atmosphere. 616 N 3rd St, Suite 114, McCall, 83638; 208 634-5188; M: 208 469-9385; facebook.com/playlivemccall Ponderosa State Park; A 1,000-acre peninsula, the park has a beach and picnic area, campgrounds, nature trails and a scenic overlook onto Payette Lake. 1920 N Davis Ave, McCall, 83638; 208 634-2164; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov Whitetail Golf Course; 18 holes, driving range. 501 W Lake St, McCall, 83638; 800 657-6464; whitetailclub.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns

McCall Chamber of Commerce, 800 260-5130, mccallchamber.org

The HUB Mountain House; 1308 Roosevelt Ave, McCall, 83638; 208 315-2945; M: 208 315-2945; thehubmountainhouse.com; 2 Rooms, $95; 1 Cabin, $110-$200; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Attractions

Hotels & Motels

Brundage Mountain Resort; With 1800 vertical feet, 1500 skiable acres, and an average of 325” of deep and dry fluff each season, Brundage Mountain Resort boasts a strong family environment, long wide runs, and few crowds. 3890 Goose Lake Rd, McCall, 83638; 208 634-4151; M: 970 209-9966; brundage.com

America’s Best Value Inn; 415 N 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 208 634-6300; americasbest valueinnmccall.com; 79 Rooms, $84-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool

Information

Central Idaho Historical Museum; Built for the Southern Idaho Timber Protective Association in 1936, the five acre site was constructed using CCC labor. Its 8 buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 1001 State St, McCall, 83638; 208 634-4497; centralidaho historicalmuseum.com. Jug Mountain Ranch Golf Course; 18 holes; 208 634-5072; jugmountainranch.com Little Ski Hill; This small alpine and Nordic ski area near McCall, one of the oldest in Idaho, offers runs of 405 vertical feet. 3635 Hwy 55, McCall, 83638; 208 634-5691; littleskihill.org

Bear Creek Lodge; 3492 Hwy 55, McCall, 83638; 208 634-3551; bearcreeklodge mccall.com; 9 Rooms, $100-$125; 4 Cabins, $125-$150; 1 Lodge/House, $300-$350; Open All Year; Business Center, Food Service, Pets OK

Burgdorf Hot Springs; From McCall, N on Warren Wagon Road 30 miles to Burgdorf Junction and then left to the camp area. 208 636-3036; burgdorfhotsprings.com; 13 Cabins, $35-$350; Open All Year; Food Service, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites–The Hunt Lodge; 210 N 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 208 634-4700; M: 208 503-507-5652; thehuntlodge.com; 85 Rooms, $89-$229; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Hotel McCall; 1101 N 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 866 800-1183 or 208 634-8105; hotel mccall.com; 14 Rooms, $135-$150; 5 Condos, $135-$300; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, WiFi, Work-Out Room Rustic Inn; 400 N 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 208 634-7671; 30 Rooms, $50-$70; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, Non-smoking Scandia Inn; 401 N 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 888 622-2554 or 208 634-7394; the scandiainn.com; 16 Rooms, $60-$85; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens Super 8 Motel McCall; 303 S 3rd, McCall, 83638; 800 800-8000 or 208 634-4637; super8.com; 63 Rooms, $79-$145; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi The Shore Lodge; 501 W Lake St, McCall, 83638; 800 657-6464 or 208 634-2244; shorelodge.com; 77 Rooms, $99-$549; Open All Year; Food Service, Outdoor Pool, WiFi

Reunion & Retreat Centers Pilgrim Cove Camp & Conference Center; 1075 Plymouth Rd, McCall, 83638; 208 634-5555; pilgrimcovecamp.org; Open All Year; Food Service, Hookups, Handicap Access University of Idaho McCall Field Campus; 1800 University Ln, McCall, 83638; 208 634-3918; uidaho.edu/cnr; 14 Cabins, $45$80; 4 Yurts/Teepees, $45; Open Summer; Showers, Waterfront, Handicap Access

RV Parks & Campgrounds Golden RV Park; 210 N 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 208 634-4700; M: 208 503-5075652; goldenrvpark.com; 17 RV Hookup Sites, $23-$32; Open Spr-Fall; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites

Best Western Plus McCall Lodge & Suites; 211 S 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 877 824-2230 or 208 634-2230; bestwesternmccall.com; 66 Rooms, $79-$199; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet

McCall Campground and RV Park; 190 Krahn Lane, McCall, 83638; 208 634-5165; M: 208 310-804-8481; mccallcampgroundrvpark.com; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $28; 30 Tent/Campsites, $15-$19; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Laundry

Brundage Inn; 1005 W Lake St, McCall, 83638; 800 643-2009 or 208 634-2344; brundagevacations.com; 22 Rooms, $59$159; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Handicap Access

McCall RV Resort–Northfork Lodge; 200 Scott St, McCall, 83638; 208 634-5646; grapevine7.com; 106 RV Hookup Sites, $44; 10 Cabins, $125-$99; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, Laundry, Pets OK

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Southwestern

Payette Lakes Alpine Yurts; 208 634-7109; payettelakesalpineyurts.com; Yurts/Teepees; Open All Year

Meridian

Pilgrim Cove Camp & Conference Center; See Reunion & Retreat Centers

Meridian Chamber of Commerce, 888 2817, meridianchamber.org

Snowed Inn; 2250 Hwy 55, McCall, 83638; 208 469-0874; snowedinnmccall.com; 1 Yurts/Teepees, $150; Open All Year

Attractions

Vacation Rentals A Johnson & Company Vacation Rentals; 110 N 3rd St, McCall, 83638; 800 846-0058 or 208 634-7134; idahoresortproperties. com; 21 Cabins, $99-$500; 36 Condos, $59-$275; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

Funny Farm of Idaho; Non-profit therapeutic petting zoo and riding center near Boise. A little bit of the “Old West” and a whole lot of fun too. 1336 S School Ave, Kuna, 83634; funnyfarmofidaho.com Just Kid’n Around; An exciting indoor children’s fun center in the Boise area, providing clean, affordable, safe and creative activities for children aged 1-13. 2374 E Cinema Dr, Unit 105, Meridian, 83642; 888 7853; justkidnaround.net

Brundage Bungalows; 308 W Lake St, McCall, 83638; 800 643-2009 or 208 6342344; brundagevacations.com; 8 Cabins, $69-$249; Open All Year; Waterfront

Lakeview Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 4200 W Talamore, Meridian, 83642; 888 4080; golflakeviewgc.com

Lakeside at Harris Cove; 866 7597; mccall idaholakeside.com; 3 Lodges/Houses, $200-$800; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry Lakeside Vacation Rentals; 945 Lick Creek Rd, McCall, 83638; 866 651-2811 or 208 315-2080; lakesiderentalsmccall.com; 6 Cabins, $175-$300; 13 Condos, $175-$375; 10 Lodges/Houses, $100-$750; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Laundry McCall Campground and RV Park; See RV Parks & Campgrounds McCall Vacations; 2 blks. S of Payette Lake, downtown McCall; 800 799-3880 or 208 634-7056; mccallvacations.com; 50 Cabins, $100-$600; 50 Condos, $100-$600; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool, Kitchens

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Foxtail Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 990 W Chinden, Meridian, 83642; 208 887-4653; golffoxtail.com

Accommodation Services; 800 S Allen St, Meridian, 83642; 208 288-2100; accommodationservices.com; 70 Cabins, $95-$1500; 40 Condos, $135-$390; Open All Year; A/C, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK

Escape Cabins; 30 mi. N of McCall on Warren Wagon Rd; 208 890-7969; escape cabins.net; 1 Cabin, $150; Open Spr-Sum; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Waterfront

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mccallcabins.com; 305 E Park St, Ste D, McCall, 83638; 208 630-5045; mccall cabins.com; Open All Year Mill Park Condos; Lakeside in McCall; 800 888-7544 or 208 634-4151; 7 Condos, $90$300; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV The Bend at Blackhawk; 11 Shooting Star Lane, McCall, 83638; 208 271-6158; thebendmccall.com; 4 Lodges/Houses, $200-$400; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi The HUB Mountain House; See Bed & Breakfast Inns Vacasa Vacation Rentals; 503 345-9399; vacasarentals.com; 6 Cabins, $75-$650; 13 Condos, $75-$650; 33 Lodges/Houses, $75-$650; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK

Roaring Springs Waterpark; The area’s largest waterpark, featuring over 20 attractions for all ages. 400 W Overland Rd, Meridian, 83642; 877 420-7529; roaringsprings.com Terra Nativa Vineyards; This family-owned vineyard produces distinctive estate red wine from hand-harvested grapes at their sustainable winery in Meridian. 136 E Idaho Ave. Ste. 102, Meridian, 83642; 208 345-2421; idahowines.org

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Boise West; 2610 E Freeway Dr, Meridian, 83642; 208 288-2060; Holidayinnexpress.com/boise meridian; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool, Handicap Access La Quinta Inn & Suites; 800 S Allen St, Meridian, 83642; 208 288-2100; 6634. lq.com; 67 Rooms, $79-$149; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Motel 6 Meridian; 1047 S Progress Rd, Meridian, 83642; 888 771-7171 or 888 1212; motel6meridian.com; 68 Rooms, $50-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, Handicap Access Mr. Sandman Inn & Suites; 1575 S Meridian Rd, meridian, 83642; 800 959-2230 or 208 887-2062; M: 208 353-2431; mrsand maninn.com; 106 Rooms, $70-$150; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking TownePlace Suites Boise West/ Meridian; 1415 S Eagle Rd, Meridian, 83642; 208 884-8550; marriott.com/ boibw; 100 Rooms, $109-$169; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Pets OK

RV Parks & Campgrounds Boise–Meridian KOA RV Resort; 184 W Pennwood St, Meridian, 83642; 888 7003; nwfamilyrvresorts.com; 224 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$50; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites

Middleton

Wahooz Family Fun Zone; Idaho’s largest family entertainment center, with fun for all ages including go-karts, mini golf, bumper boats, laser tag, over 100 arcade games, and the 24-lane Pinz Bowling Center. 1385 S Blue Marlin Ln. Meridian, 83642; 208 898-0900; wahoozfunzone.com

Attractions

Lodging

Willey Ranch Outfitters; 22813 Kingsbury Ln, Middleton, 83644; 208 573-0920; Rooms; Open All Year

Hotels & Motels Best Western Rama Inn; 1019 S Progress Ave, Meridian, 83642; 800 937-8376 or 208 887-7888; meridianramainn.com; 61 Rooms, $67-$110; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Country Inns & Suites; 3355 E Pine Ave, Meridian, 83642; 800 456-4000 or 208 639-3300; countryinns.com/meridianid; 82 Rooms, $108-$148; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Handicap Access Courtyard by Marriott Boise West; 1789 S Eagle Rd, Meridian, 83642; 888 0800; marriott.com/boiwm; 145 Rooms, $89$199; Open All Year; Business Center, Food Service, Indoor Pool Hampton Inn & Suites; 875 S Allen St, Meridian, 83642; 208 887-3600; boise meridiansuites.hamptoninn.com; 128 Rooms, $79-$199; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Business Center

River Birch Golf Course; One of the newest golf courses in the Treasure Valley. 3740 N Pollard Lane, Star, 83669; 208 286-0801; riverbirchgolfcourse.net

Lodging

Mountain Home Information Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce, 208 587-4334, mountainhomechamber.com

Attractions Desert Canyon Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 1880 E 8th N Mountain Home, 83647; 208 587-3293 Mountain Home Historical Museum; Discover the era of the Oregon Trail, stagecoaches, the railroad, mining and the growth of the city. 180 S 3rd E, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 587-6847; mountain homemuseum.com Silver Sage Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range on a military base. 775 Pine St, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 828-6559


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Best Western Foothills Inn; 1080 Hwy 20, Mountain Home, 83647; 800 5281234 or 208 587-8477; bestwestern.com/ foothillsinn; 77 Rooms, $89-$139; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK

Nampa Chamber of Commerce, 877 206-2672, nampa.com

Hampton Inn & Suites; 3175 NE Foothills Ave, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 5877300; mountainhomesuites.hamptoninn. com; 74 Rooms, $99-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Highspeed Internet Hilander Motel; 615 S 3rd W, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 587-3311; M: 208 5148911; 32 Rooms, $30-$69; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Pets OK Mountain Home Inn; 1180 Hwy 20, Mountain Home, 83647; 800 753-3746 or 208 587-9743; 60 Rooms, $74-$89; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK Thunderbird Motel; 910 Sunset Strip, Mountain Home, 83647; 800 786-4150 or 208 587-7927; 27 Rooms, $39-$49; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Towne Center Motel; 410 N 2nd E, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 587-3373; 31 Rooms, $40-$68; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Handicap Access

RV Parks & Campgrounds Cottonwood RV Park; 125 Bradford St, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 587-4426; cottonwoodrvpark.webs.com; 19 RV Hookup Sites, $22; 4 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year Fort Running Bear RV Park; 25094 Little Camas Reservoir Rd, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 653-2494; fortrunningbear. com; 72 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 5 Cabins, $60; 2 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open Summer, Spring; Dump Station, Hookups, Laundry Golden Rule Mobile Home Park; 220 E 10th N, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 5875111; RV Hookup Sites; Open All Year; A/C, Cable TV Hookups, High-speed Internet Mountain Home KOA; 220 E 10th N, Mountain Home, 83647; 800 562-8695 or 208 587-5111; 43 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$45; 2 Cabins, $40-$47; 14 Tent/Campsites, $19$25; 2 Yurts/Teepees, $34-$40; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Pets OK, WiFi Mountain Home RV Park; 2295 American Legion Blvd, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 580-1211; mtnhomervpark.com; 75 RV Hookup Sites, $30; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Handicap Access The Wagon Wheel; 1880 E 5th N, #3, Mountain Home, 83647; 208 587-5994; thewagonwheel.info; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $15-$20; 12 Tent/Campsites, $15-$20; Open All Year; Hookups, Laundry, Showers

Tent/Campsites, $15-$35; Open All Year; A/C, High-speed Internet, WiFi

Attractions Centennial Golf Course; Affordable golf at its best. Centennial prides its self in quality course conditions for some of the lowest rates in the valley. 2600 Centennial Dr. Nampa, 83651; 208 468-5889; centennial golf.net Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge; Wildlife-watching, fishing, hunting, and environmental education at an 11,000acre lake. 13751 Upper Embankment Rd, Nampa, 83686; 208 467-9278; fws.gov/ deerflat Hunter’s Point Golf Club; 18 holes. 11826 W Nette Way, Nampa, 83686; 208 4651903; hunterspointgolfclub.com Nampa Train Depot Museum; Historic Oregon Short Line Depot built in 1903 now a museum showing railroad history, a timeline of county history and other exhibits. 1200 Front St, Nampa, 83651; 208 467-7611; canyoncountyhistory.com Ridgecrest Golf Club; 18-hole championship golf course and a 9-hole executive golf course. 3730 Ridgecrest Dr. Nampa, 83651; 208 468-5888; ridgecrestgolf.com Sawtooth Estate Winery; Award-winning wines including Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Pinot Gris are produced at this winery near Nampa with spectacular views. 13750 Surrey Lane, Nampa, 83686; 208 467-1200; sawtooth winery.com

Nampa Downtown Inn; 908 3rd St S, Nampa, 83651; 208 466-3594; nampa downtowner.com; 45 Rooms, $46; Open All Year; A/C, Cable TV Hookups, Cable/ Satellite TV Rodeway Inn & Suites; 130 Shannon Dr, Nampa, 83687; 208 442-0800; choice hotels.com; 61 Rooms, $53-$110; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Outdoor Pool, Handicap Access Shilo Inn–Nampa Boulevard; 617 Northside Blvd, Nampa, 83687; 800 222-2244 or 208 498-1000; shiloinns.com; 61 Rooms, $59-$99; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Pets OK, WiFi Shilo Inn–Nampa Suites; 1401 Shilo Dr, Nampa, 83687; 800 222-2244 or 208 4981000; shiloinns.com; 84 Rooms, $69-$119; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Sleep Inn; 1315 Industrial Blvd, Nampa, 83687; 800 668-0080 or 208 463-6300; lodgingboise.com; 81 Rooms, $65-$110; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Super 8 Motel Nampa; 624 Northside Blvd. Nampa, 83687; 800 800-8000 or 208 467-2888; super8.com; 62 Rooms, $42-$72; Open All Year

RV Parks & Campgrounds Garrity Blvd. RV Park; 3515 Garrity Blvd, Nampa, 83687; 877 442-9090 or 208 4429000; 88 RV Hookup Sites, $12-$24; 10 Tent/Campsites, $12; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Dump Station, Pull-thru Sites

Warhawk Air Museum; Preserving American history of WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. 201 Municipal, Nampa, 83687; 208 465-6446; warhawkairmuseum.org

Mason Creek RV Park; 807 Franklin Blvd, Nampa, 83687; 800 768-7199 or 208 4657199; 78 RV Hookup Sites, $24-$27; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Dump Station, Pull-thru Sites

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Fairfield Inn & Suites; 16150 N Midland Blvd, Nampa, 83687; 208 467-5888; marriott.com/boinp; 88 Rooms; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking, Handicap Access

Meadows Valley Chamber of Commerce, 208 347-2647

Hampton Inn & Suites Boise/Nampa at the Idaho Center; 5750 E Franklin Rd, Nampa, 83687; 208 442-0036; hamptoninn. com; 101 Rooms, $99-$169; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Holiday Inn Express and Suites; 4104 E Flamingo Ave, Nampa, 83687; 877 8634780 or 208 466-4045; hiexpress.com/ nampaid; 74 Rooms, $89-$259; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Hostel Boise–A Country Place; 17322 CanAda Rd, Nampa, 83687; 208 467-6858; hostelboise.com; 3 Rooms, $23-$45; 2

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Attractions Meadow Creek Golf Resort; 18 holes and driving range. Hwy. 95, New Meadows, 83654; 888 347-2555; meadowcreekgolf resort.com Zims Hot Springs; Open year-round, these natural hot springs surface 90 to 95 degrees, depending on weather. 2995 Zims Rd, New Meadows, 83654; 208 347-2686; discovermccall.com/hotsprings.html

Lodging A MeadowCreek Cabin; Hwy 95, 2.5 mi. N of New Meadows across from the 45th parallel sign.; 208 870-5684; idaho-vacation cabins.com; 1 Cabin, $345; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, Outdoor Pool


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Hartland Inn; 211 N Norris Ave Hwy 95, New Meadows, 83654; 208 347-2114; M: 208 630-4128; thehartlandinn.com; 22 Rooms, $59-$115; Condos, $135; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi Meadow Creek Retreat; 3907 Yarrow Dr, New Meadows, 83654; 208 850-1371; meadowcreekretreat.com; 1 Cabin, $255; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet Meadows RV Park; 3278 Hwy 55, New Meadows, 83654; 800 603-2325 or 208 347-2325; rvpark.com/idaho.htm; 37 RV Hookup Sites, $24; 3 Tent/Campsites, $12; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites Meadows Valley Motel; 302 N Norris St, New Meadows, 83654; 208 347-2175; 16 Rooms, $50-$65; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi Pinehurst Resort Cabins & RV; 5604 Hwy 95, MP 182, New Meadows, 83654; 208 628-3323; pinehurstresort.us; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; 7 Cabins, $65$100; Open Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring; A/C, Hookups, Pets OK Zim’s Hot Springs; 2995 Zims Rd, New Meadows, 83654; 208 347-2686; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 20 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Outdoor Pool

Parma Attractions Fort Boise Replica; A replica of the original Fort Boise that was destroyed by a flood in 1853. 305 N 3rd, Parma, 83660; 208 7225138; parmaidaho.org Parma Ridge Vineyards; Family-owned 9.5 acre vineyard and winery overlooking the Boise River and the Treasure Valley. 24509 Rudd Rd. Parma, 83660; 208 722-6885; parmaridge.com

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Payette, 83661; 208 642-1829; scotch pinesgolf.com

Lodging Payette Motel; 625 S Main St, Payette, 83661; 208 642-2203; 10 Rooms, $42-$45; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi

Pine/Featherville/ Prairie Attractions Anderson Ranch Recreation Area; Recreation area near Pine popular for boating, waterskiing, fishing, hunting and snowmobiling. Wildlife rich with bear, cougar, elk, deer, birds of prey and waterfowl. 208 587-4464; recreation.gov

Lodging Deer Creek Lodge; 730 S Pine-Featherville Rd. Pine, 83647; 208 653-2454; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $35; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK Fall Creek Resort & Marina; 2147 S Fall Creek Rd, Fall Creek, 83647; 208 653-2242; fallcreekresort.net; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $15-$30; 10 Rooms, $70; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Showers Featherville Rentals, LLC; 4359 N PineFeatherville Rd, Featherville, 83647; 208 653-2787; FeathervilleRentals.com; 2 Cabins, $160-$250; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Non-smoking Featherville Resort; 411 N Pine-Featherville Rd, Featherville, 83647; 208 653-2310; 10 Rooms, $59; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, Non-smoking Hayhurst Bed & Breakfast; 810 S Twin Pine Dr, Pine, 83847; 208 653-2135; HayhurstBnB.com; 7 Rooms, $100-$160; 1 Lodge/ House, $750-$1000; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Nester’s Pine Motel; 54 E Nester Dr, Pine, 83647; 208 653-2210; 15 Rooms, $63$110; 1 Cabin, $135-$145; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK Nester’s Riverside Campground; 54 E Nester Dr, Pine, 83647; 208 653-2210; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 14 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open Sum-Fall; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites

Payette County Chamber of Commerce, 208 642-2362, M: 208 405-5332, payette countychamber.com

Y Stop General Store; 1260 W Long Gulch Rd, Prairie, 83647; 208 868-3249; 2 Cabins, $75-$85; Open All Year; A/C, Food Service, Kitchens

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Silver City

Payette County Museum; Located in a historic church with exceptional stained glass windows, the museum features historical exhibits of the county. 90 S 9th St, Payette, 83661; 208 642-4883; payettemuseum. qwestoffice.net

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Scotch Pines Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 10610 Scotch Pines Rd.

Silver City Historical Area; Established in 1864 as a mining community with 75 structures remaining today. Open summer through fall. 208 583-4104; historicsilver cityidaho.com

Lodging Idaho Hotel; 25 mi. SW of Murphy; 208 583-4104; historicsilvercityidaho.com; 13 Rooms, $75-$150; Open Sum-Fall; A/C, Food Service, Non-smoking

Smiths Ferry Lodging Bear’s Den; Located 17 mi. S of Cascade at Smiths Ferry. 208 382-4800; cascade vacation.com; 1 Cabin, $125-$175; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Cougar Mountain Lodge; 9738 Hwy 55, Smith’s Ferry, 83611; 208 382-4464; 7 Rooms, $35-$45; Open All Year; Food Service, Non-smoking, Pets OK

Warm Lake Lodging North Shore Lodge; 175 N Shoreline Dr, Warm Lake, 83611; 800 933-3193 or 208 632-2000; northshorelodgeidaho.com; 10 Cabins, $75-$135; Open All Year; Food Service, Kitchens, Waterfront Warm Lake Lodge & Resort; 26 mi. E of Cascade at Warm Lake; 208 632-3553; 9 Cabins, $59-$159; 7 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Food Service, Kitchens, Showers

Weiser Information Weiser Chamber of Commerce, 208 414-0452, weiserchamber.com

Attractions Snake River Heritage Center; Housed in the Hooker Memorial Hall, this museum features a school room, a baseball display, an alumni room and more. 2295 Paddock Ave, Weiser, 83672; 208 549-0174; idaho heritage.org St. Regulus Winery; Rural country winery open by appointment for a unique, private, experience for a small group. 407 River Dock Rd, Weiser, 83672; 208 549-8040; stregulus.com Weiser Rolling Hills Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. 309 State St, Weiser, 83672; 208 414-0452

Lodging Colonial Motel; 251 E Main St, Weiser, 83672; 866 420-2143 or 208 549-0150; colonialmotel.us; 24 Rooms, $38-$63; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, WiFi Galloway Inn; 1120 E 2nd St, Weiser, 83672; 208 549-1719; gallowayhouseinn.com; 5 Rooms, $70-$90; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Gateway RV Park & Laundromat; 229 E 7th St, Weiser, 83672; 208 549-5457; M: 208 697-7460; 26 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Laundry, WiFi


Indianhead Motel & RV Park; 747 Hillcrest Ave, Weiser, 83672; 208 549-0331; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 8 Rooms, $65-$95; Open Spr-Fall; Pull-thru Sites, Showers, WiFi Monroe Creek Campground & RV Park; 822 Hwy 95, Weiser, 83672; 208 549-2026; monroecreek.com; 51 RV Hookup Sites, $17-$27; 25 Tent/Campsites, $10-$14; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites Pioneer Guest House; 1203 W 3rd St, Weiser, 83672; 208 549-2044; M: 208 415336-7685; 4 Rooms, $50-$65; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Handicap Access State Street Motel; 1279 State St, Weiser, 83672; 208 414-1390; statestreetmotel. com; 13 Rooms, $46-$59; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet

Wilder

Mary’s Cabins; Center of Yellow Pine; 208 633-6677; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 8 Cabins, $50; Open All Year

Attractions River Bend Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 18981 Fish Rd. Wilder, 83676; 208 482-7169; golfriverbend.net

Lodging Rivers Edge RV Park & Campground– Wilder; 28522 Lower Pleasant Rd, Wilder, 83676; 208 482-6560; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $24; 30 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Showers

Murph’s RV Park; .25 mi. NE of Yellow Pine on Big Creek-Stibnite Rd.; 208 633-6677; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 8 Cabins, $50; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Laundry, Showers Yellow Pine Lodge; 360 Yellow Pine Ave, Yellow Pine, 83677; 208 633-3377; 6 Rooms, $50-$70; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, Handicap Access

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Yellow Pine General Store and Motel; 315 Yellow Pine Ave, Yellow Pine, 83677; 208 633-3300; 2 Rooms, $60-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Laundry

Alpine Village Lodge; Yellow Pine; 208 385-0271; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $15; 4 Cabins, $35-$75; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Hookups, Pets OK

Zena Creek Ranch; 3134 Lick Creek Rd, Yellow Pine, 83677; 208 442-2522; 6 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 6 Cabins, $70; Open Sum-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK

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When you come to this region of Idaho, take some time to see picturesque Hagerman Valley. Warm summers and mild winters make it pleasant year-round. Just driving through the pastoral countryside will ease your soul, but if you have a little more time, there’s a wealth of wonders to discover: exit the interstate at Highway 30, pause at the viewpoint to take in the captivating vista of the valley that unfolds below you and continue on the Thousand Springs Scenic Byway for a journey of enchantment. Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument holds the richest fossil deposits of the Pliocene Epoch, dated at about 3.5 million years ago. Stop at the visitor center in Hagerman, open from June to September, to see a replica of the “Hagerman Horse.” While there, ask about the many trails for hiking, biking or horseback riding through the monument. Unique to this valley are natural springs that gush from the canyon walls, thought to be the emergence of the Big Lost River from beneath the desert.

These surprising waterfalls also provide a naturally flowing cold-water environment for nurturing trout. In fact, most trout used in American kitchens are reared in this valley. Visit the Hagerman National Fish Hatchery, located in the Thousand Springs area of the Snake River, where summer hosts are eager to give you a tour. While you’re near Thousand Springs, stop at any of the four units of Thousand Springs State Park: Malad Gorge, Billingsley Creek, Niagara Springs and the newest, Earl M. Hardy Box Canyon Springs Preserve, a 350-acre state park with a 20-foot waterfall and crystal-clear springs. All are fascinating examples of some of the unique geological features in south central Idaho.

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The scenic byway leaves the valley floor and emerges on the western portion of the Magic Valley at Buhl, a delightful town with a thriving arts community. South of Buhl in Salmon Falls Creek Canyon stands the worldfamous Balanced Rock, over 48 feet tall and weighing more than 40 tons, balanced precariously on a pedestal 17 by 36 inches! Nearby, Balanced Rock Park is a lovely place for a picnic.

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Continuing on I-84, you can catch a quick glimpse of the area’s incredible geology by stopping at Malad Gorge, which squeezes the Malad River through Devil’s Washbowl into a canyon only 250 feet deep and two miles long. A bridge that arcs over the canyon provides a great view of the waterfalls, or you can take a short hike to discover nearby fingers of the river forming crystal-clear springs.

Twin Falls The city of Twin Falls is the heart of the Magic Valley and makes a good base from which to explore south central Idaho. With a variety of lodging properties, excellent restaurants and numerous shopping opportunities, it’s a great place to spend an afternoon or two. The city lies on the south rim of the Snake River Canyon, a spot made famous by Evel Knievel’s 1974 attempt to jump the canyon. Here the canyon extends 500 feet down to the river, and the width varies between 1,500 feet and a full mile. The best views are from a visitor center on the southwest side of Perrine Bridge. From there, you can walk onto the bridge where BASE jumping is a popular activity. Stroll on the east side of the bridge to admire the stunning The Twins sculpture—a 13-foot-tall expression of beauty and grace by Coeur d’Alene artist David Clemons. Visitors will be able to peer down to the canyon floor to see two fabulous golf courses, along with Centennial Park, which is a great place to photograph the bridge. But don’t just peer at the Snake River from the canyon rim; outfitters are available to provide raft-

ing, canoeing or boating adventures on the river. Cruise beneath Perrine Bridge and on to Pillar Falls, or raft the exciting Murtaugh section of the Snake River. Trips range from two hours to two days of Snake River fun. Shoshone Falls, where water plummets an astounding 212 feet, is higher than Niagara Falls. Water flow varies from a small trickle to an impressive surge during the spring runoff. Inquire at the Twin Falls Visitor Center about current water flow and directions to the falls. There are several museums of interest in the area. The Herrett Center, on the campus of the College of Southern Idaho, houses a collection of galleries that showcases pre-Colombian artifacts as well as art and science exhibits. The Faulkner Planetarium, inside the Herrett Center, has regularly scheduled performances throughout the year. The Twin Falls County Historical Museum, located in the Old Union School Building at Curry Crossing, and the Jerome County Historical Museum give you the opportunity to step back into the early days of the Magic Valley. If you are driving north of Shoshone on Highway 93 between the spring and fall seasons, be sure to stop at the Shoshone Ice Caves, actually a lava tube 1,000 feet long, with a year-round ice floor up to 30 feet deep. Bring a sweater; even in the summer, the 45-minute tour can be hilly. Nearby Mammoth Cave lacks the unique ice floor but includes the Shoshone Bird Museum. When the snow flies, head to Magic Mountain ski area, a familyfriendly resort just a short drive from Twin Falls.

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Burley/Rupert East of Twin Falls is Burley, set along the Snake River, with several parks that are ideal for swimming, fishing or water-skiing. Each June, the Idaho Regatta takes place here—a three-day speedboat spectacular featuring the nation’s finest flat-bottom boats that reach top speeds of more than 140 mph. Northeast of Burley is Rupert, a charming small city with a town square adorned by the beautifully restored Wilson Theater. A short drive northeast of the town is Lake Walcott and the 25-mile-long Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge. The gentle waters here favor the growth of aquatic plants that provide food for waterfowl and fish. Lake Walcott State Park on the northwest end of the lake is a good spot for camping and fishing, with a boat ramp and developed facilities. If the geology of the area hasn’t inspired you yet, ask the staff at the Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center about the Great Rift, one of only two such geologic features on earth. A primary fissure system responsible for much of the fascinating geology of south central Idaho, the Great Rift

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is the most recent volcanic rift in the United States, extending more than 65 miles across the Snake River Plain. At 635 square miles, it’s the earth’s largest and deepest rift. Over the last 115,000 years, it has emitted lava flows that have resulted in spatter cones, ice caves and cinder cones. South of Burley, there is more outstanding and unusual geology at Castle Rocks State Park and City of Rocks National Reserve. Huge granite columns, up to 2.5 billion years old and 60 stories high, loom over a 500-acre windswept valley. There are more than 700 charted routes for the finest granite-crag rock climbing anywhere. The City of Rocks is also an important California Trail landmark. Today, you can still see the pioneers’ inscriptions on rocks. On your way to City of Rocks, you’ll pass Oakley, a town founded by Mormon emigrants in 1878. The entire town is listed on the National Register of Historic Places due to the outstanding collection of old stone and brick buildings. As you drive through the area, you can’t help but notice Cache Peak, the highest mountain in Idaho south of the Snake River (10,339 feet). One of the oldest and best of Idaho’s ski resorts is here just outside of Albion—Pomerelle Mountain Resort. This small, familyowned ski area is a great place for winter fun, especially for young children just learning to ski or snowboard. If snowmobiling is your passion, the area provides a variety of terrain and consistent snow quality. In summer, Pomerelle offers scenic chairlift rides for mountain biking or hiking, as well as volleyball and horseshoe pits.

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» Each summer, the best boat racers in the world and their fans converge on the Snake River for three days of crowd-pleasing speed at the Idaho Regatta, held in Burley each year in late June. There are whitewater rafting and river cruises further west on the river and, of course, fishing for bass, catfish, perch and trout. You might consider rafting the exciting Murtaugh section of the Snake River in spring. » Rock climbers can choose from hundreds of routes in Castle Rocks State Park and City of Rocks National Monument for superb technical climbing. Camping, hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding are also popular activities in the midst of this dramatic backdrop along the California Trail. There are also rock walls at Dierkes Lake in Twin Falls—enhance your skills while the rest of the family swims the lake or relaxes under shady trees.

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» The expansive farmland does give way to mountain getaways. Near Twin Falls, a place the locals call the “South Hills,” is something of a hidden gem of a playground for all seasons. Summer finds hikers and horses sharing many of the trails that wind through the hills and valleys, while in winter, the whir of snowmobiles can be heard in the crisp mountain air. » Two resorts—Magic Mountain near Twin Falls and Pomerelle Mountain Resort near Albion—are both familyfriendly ski areas suitable for beginners of all ages. When the snow melts, Pomerelle’s summer operation includes chairlift rides, mountain biking, hiking, horseshoes and disc golf.

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» True adventurists will want to try the two most exhilarating sports in the area—speeding along the Snake River on a zip line with Zip the Snake and BASE jumping off Perrine Bridge. The landmark bridge stretches 1,500 feet across the Snake River Canyon north of Twin Falls a stunning 500 feet above the river. Jumpers clutching their parachutes climb over the railing to free fall a few moments, only to land beside the river as onlookers watch. Intrigued but have misgivings? It might help to know that a woman did a BASE jump for her 101st birthday. Want to learn more about this daredevil sport for which Twin Falls has become known? Stop in at the visitor center near the bridge.

After all of this rigorous activity, you might want to find a great place to relax in a hot springs. Check out these hot spots: Nat-Soo-Pah south of Twin Falls, plus Miracle and Banbury hot springs resorts near Buhl.

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Impressive cultural and culinary events bubble up in south central Idaho, making this magical valley a place visitors love so much that they often decide to stay a few more days. Oakley

« Fall head over hiking » Life in south central Idaho revolves around the Snake River. As a visitor, you can do much more than peer down on the river from the overlook at Perrine Bridge. Put on walking shoes to hike the Snake River Trail, which descends down into the canyon from several points on the southern rim. Don’t miss the stunning sculpture The Twins, situated along the path just east of Perrine Bridge. For more in contemporary art, head to Full Moon Gallery in Twin Falls, which showcases the artwork of more than 20 area artists. » After all the adventure to be had in south central Idaho, you might want a more leisurely place to spend a summer day. Relax near the water at Centennial Park on the canyon floor, or shop at unusual stores like Rudy’s—A Cook’s Paradise, which is the oldest continuously operating retail store in Twin Falls, or Annie’s Lavender and Coffee, where you can purchase lavender essential oils, soaps and culinary ingredients, while picking up a latte. Play golf at one of the riverside golf courses or soak in a hot springs near Hagerman.

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» If you thought potatoes were the only food for which Idaho was famous, think again. More than 70 percent of the trout used in American cuisine is reared in this region, where crystal-clear, natural springs provide the perfect habitat. Visit Clear Springs Foods in Buhl, the world’s largest producer of rainbow trout, raising more than 20 million pounds each year. » Culinary options in Twin Falls range from the down-home, always bustling Buffalo Café to the elegant Canyon Crest Event Center or Elevation 486, both strategically placed on the canyon rim with creative menus and stunning views. For a truly innovative meal, head to the Snake River Grill in Hagerman, where Cordon Bleu and wilderness cooking program host Kirt Martin and his staff prepare locally grown catfish, alligator and trout. » Pair these local foods with wine from the USDA-certified organic vineyard Holesinsky Winery in Buhl and savor the flavor of its French winemaking techniques.

» For dessert, don’t miss the potato ice cream at Cloverleaf Creamery in Buhl, where the staff serves up huge scoops of ice cream in unusual flavors such as black licorice and vanilla cloverleaf. You can even meet the cows! » To look deeper into how this highdesert area transformed into such productive farmland, there are several museums to consider: the Idaho Farm & Ranch Museum, the Twin Falls County Historical Museum, the Minidoka County Historical Museum and Rock Creek Station, an early settlement. » Finally, you might enjoy seeing the town of Rupert, founded in 1906. It has a charming town square, complete with a gazebo, and was one of the first cities in the world to have streets lit by electricity generated from the hydroelectric project nearby. » For complete event listings, go to: visitidaho.org Want to become part of the community? Visit commerce.idaho.gov to find out about incentives and the benefits of living and working in Idaho.

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Regional Information

Lodging

Lodging

Southern Idaho Tourism; 800 255-8946; visitsouthidaho.com

Almo Inn; 3020 Elba Almo Rd. Almo, 83312; 208 824-5577; almoidaho.net; 8 Rooms; 3 Cabins; Open All Year; A/C, Nonsmoking, Handicap Access

Banbury Hot Springs; Hwy 30, 10 mi W of Buhl, 1.5 mi. E on Banbury Rd.; 208 543-4098; banburyhotsprings.com; 28 RV Hookup Sites, $26-$33; 40 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open Summer

Statewide Central Reservation Services InIdaho.com; 800 844-3246 or 208 634-4787; inidaho.com

Albion/Declo Information Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce; 208 679-4793, minicassiachamber.com

Bliss Information Bliss Chamber of Commerce, 208 352-1140

Lodging

Pomerelle Mountain Resort; Relaxed, funfilled, family-oriented skiing and snowboarding on 24 groomed runs with virtually no lift lines. A 1,000 foot vertical drop and terrain park features. 961 E Howell Canyon Rd, Albion, 83111; 208 673-5599; pomerelle-mtn.com

Amber Inn Motel; 17286 US Hwy 30, Bliss, 83314; 208 352-4441; amberinnmotel.com; 31 Rooms, $39-$69; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi Y Inn Motel; 260 Hwy 30, Bliss, 83314; 208 352-1008; 18 Rooms, $40; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, High-speed Internet, WiFi

Buhl RV Park; 716 Hwy 30 E, Buhl, 83316; 208 543-6682; 4 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV Miracle Hot Springs; 19073 Hwy. 30, Buhl, 83316; 208 543-6002; mhsprings.com; 13 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 7 Tent/Campsites, $10-$20; 5 Yurts/Teepees, $39-$64; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Waterfront Oregon Trail Inn; 510 Broadway Ave S, Buhl, 83316; 208 543-8814; M: 208 3163132; oregontrailinn.com; 17 Rooms, $54$64; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/ Satellite TV, High-speed Internet Siesta Motel; 629 Broadway S, Buhl, 83316; 208 543-6427; 12 Rooms, $45-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK

Burley Information

Albion Bed and Breakfast; 424 W Market St, Albion, 83311; 208 673-6474; albion bedandbreakfast.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$45; 10 Rooms, $69-$139; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, WiFi

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Campus Grove at Albion; 208 430-6430; albioncampusgrove.com; 15 Rooms, $69$89; 1 Lodge/House, $950-$1250; 10 Tent/ Campsites, $5-$10; Open All Year; Highspeed Internet, WiFi, Handicap Access

Attractions

Burley Municipal Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 131 E Hwy. 81, Burley, 83318; 208 878-9807; burleyidaho.org

Balanced Rock; Over 48 feet tall and 40 tons, this wind-carved rock balances precariously on a pedestal only 3 feet by 17 inches near Castleford. An easy, short hike provides access to the formation. 208 7349491; twinfallscounty.org/parks/br.php

Cassia County Historical Museum; Displays of fossils, farming tools and a furnished log cabin, general store and school house from the 1880s. E Main & Hiland, Burley, 83318; 208 678-7172; cassiacounty.org

Banbury Hot Springs; Popular soaking spot with clean and well-maintained outdoor pool, hot baths, jacuzzies and shady, family-oriented campground facilities. 208 543-4098; banburyhotsprings.com

Ponderosa Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. 320 Minidoka Ave. Burley, 83318; 208 679-5730

Lonesome Dove Outpost; 1100 S Hwy 77, Albion, 83311; 208 673-6727; RV Hookup Sites; Open All Year Marsh Creek Inn; 386 S Main St, Albion, 83311; 208 673-6259; marshcreekinn.com; 12 Rooms, $65-$165; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi

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Old Homestead; 2650 S Elba Almo Rd, Almo, 83312; 208 824-5521; oldhome stead-almo-id.blogspot.com; 3 Rooms, $50-$55; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Non-smoking

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Castle Shadows Bed & Breakfast; 2875 S 750 E, Almo, 83312; 208 824-5531; 3 Rooms, $130; Open All Year; Breakfast Free

Village of Trees RV Resort; 274 Hwy 25, Declo, 83323; 800 777-9121 or 208 6542133; villageoftreesrvresort.com; 82 RV Hookup Sites, $32; 2 Cabins, $79; 300 Tent/Campsites, $19; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Showers-RV, WiFi

Almo Attractions Castle Rocks State Park; Adjacent to City of Rocks National Reserve, this park includes similar outstanding rock formations with activities such as climbing, picnicking, hiking, and camping. 208 824-5916; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov City of Rocks National Reserve; Granite columns up to 60-stories tall loom high above this 500-acre premier rock climbing area with a rich emigrant trail history. 208 824-5901; nps.gov/ciro

Information Buhl Chamber of Commerce, 208 543-6682, buhlchamber.org

Clear Lake Country Club; 18 holes and driving range. 403 Clear Lake Lane, Buhl, 83316; 208 543-4849; clearlakecc.org Holesinsky Winery; Sip USDA-certified organic wine at this winery open year round for intimate tastings, private events and conversations with winemaker James Holesinsky. 4477-A Valley Steppe Drive, Buhl, 83316; 208 420-9887; holesinsky.com Miracle Hot Springs; 2 outdoor pools, 19 private hot pools, RV park, campgrounds and massage therapy along the Snake River. 19073 Hwy. 30, Buhl, 83316; 208 543-6002; mhsprings.com Snyder Winery; Located in the foothills of the southernmost region of the Snake River Valley appellation, this winery has a tasting room open seasonally. 4060 N 1200 E, Buhl, 83316; 208 543-6938; snyder winery.com

Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce, 208 679-4793, minicassiachamber.com

Attractions

Snake River; Burley provides access to 20 miles of popular shoreline along the Snake River for water skiing, windsurfing, boating and fishing. 208 677-6641; visitidaho.org/ whitewater/snake/milner-star-falls.aspx

Lodging Hotels & Motels Alpine Garden Inn; 500 Overland Ave, Burley, 83318; 208 878-7766; Rooms; Open All Year Best Western Plus Burley Inn & Convention Center; 800 N Overland Ave, Burley, 83318; 800 599-1849 or 208 6783501; bestwesternidaho.com; 126 Rooms, $69-$109; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Outdoor Pool, WiFi Budget Motel of Burley; 900 N Overland Ave, Burley, 83318; 800 635-4952 or 208 678-2200; burleybudgetmotel.com; 139


Rooms, $50-$89; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Fairfield Inn & Suites; 230 W 7th St N, Burley, 83318; 208 677-5000; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool, Handicap Access Super 8 Burley; 336 S 600 W, Heyburn, 83336; 800 979-0879 or 208 678-7000; super8.com; 68 Rooms, $65-$90; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, High-speed Internet

RV Parks & Campgrounds Farmer’s Corner RV Park; 202 South Hwy 27, Burley, 83318; 208 678-5130; M: 208 312-3949; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $23; 8 Tent/ Campsites, $14; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV

Eden (See Twin Falls) Filer (See Twin Falls) Gooding Information Gooding Chamber of Commerce, 208 358-038, goodingchamber.org

Attractions Gooding Country Club; 9 holes and driving range. 1951 Hwy. 26, Gooding, 83330; 208 934-9977; goodingcc.com

Lodging Cottage Inn; 1331 S Main St, Gooding, 83330; 208 934-4055; 15 Rooms, $45-$60; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Get Inn Bed & Breakfast; 301 University Dr, Gooding, 83330; 208 934-8579; getinn idaho.com; 5 Rooms, $55-$70; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, WiFi Gooding Hotel Bed & Breakfast; 112 Main St, Gooding, 83330; 888 260-6656 or 208 934-4374; goodinghotelbandb.com; 10 Rooms, $69-$95; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi

Hagerman Information Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce, 208 837-9131, hagermanchamber.com

Attractions Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument; Visitor center with real fossils, displays, an informational DVD and a replica of the ancient horse skeletons found nearby. Self-guided driving tour maps to site available. 221 N State St, Hagerman, 83332; 208 933-4100; nps.gov/hafo Hagerman Valley Historical Museum; Full-cast replica of the fossilized Hagerman Horse and a mural.100 S State St, Hagerman, 83332, 208 837-6288, hagerman museum.com

Thousand Springs; Spring water gushes from rocky canyon walls to the Snake River below. 18022 US Highway 30, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-9131; hagermanvalley chamber.com Thousand Springs Resort; Beautiful views of the scenic Snake River and Thousand Springs enhance this RV Park and campground with an indoor pool and private hot baths. 18734 Hwy 30, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-4987; 1000springsresort.com Thousand Springs State Park; Four park units encompass many of the geologic wonders of the region. 1074 E 2350 S, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-4505; parks andrecreation.idaho.gov Thousand Springs Winery; Located on the scenic Thousand Springs Byway, a perfect spot for growing premium wine grapes. 18852 Highway 30, Hagerman, 83332; 208 352-0150; thousandspringswinery.com

Lodging Billingsley Creek Lodge & Retreat; 17940 Hwy 30, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-4822; billingsleycreeklodge.com; 6 Rooms, $60$80; 5 Cabins, $90-$115; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi Hagerman RV Village; 18049 Hwy 30, Hagerman, 83332; 800 707-4906 or 208 837-4906; hagermanrvvillage.com; 60 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 5 Cabins, $40-$60; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Hagerman Valley Inn; 661 Frog’s Landing, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-6196; hager manvalleyinn.com; 16 Rooms, $68-$95; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, WiFi High Adventure River Tours, RV Park & Store; 1211 E 2350 S, Hagerman, 83332; 800 286-4123 or 208 837-9005; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$40; 12 Tent/Campsites, $6-$36; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Sportsman’s River Resort; 5 Gilhooley Ln, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-6364; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $18-$40; 7 Cabins, $35$60; Open All Year; Hookups, Kitchens, Showers-RV The Haven at the Rock’n’ H Resort; 18022 Hwy 30, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-2054; M: 208 358-1500; rocknhresort.com; 1 Rooms, $85-$82; 3 Cabins, $50-$95; Open All Year; A/C, Food Service Thousand Springs Resort; 18734 Hwy 30, Hagerman, 83332; 208 837-4987; 1000springsresort.com; 18 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 25 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV Thousand Springs Winery Bed and Breakfast; 18852 Highway 30, Hagerman, 83332; 208 352-0150; thousandsprings winery.com; 3 Rooms, $150-$247; Open Spr-Fall; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Waterfront

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Heyburn Information Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce, 208 679-4793, minicassiachamber.com

Lodging Country RV Village/Travel Information; 343 S 300 W, Heyburn, 83336; 208 4363652; 31 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 3 Cabins, $25; 7 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open All Year; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Heyburn Riverside RV Park; 1175 17th St. Heyburn, 83336; 208 679-8158; heyburn idaho.org; 29 RV Hookup Sites, $21-$23; 10 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Handicap Access Kasota Park; 1325 W Hwy 25, Heyburn, 83336; 208 438-5500; M: 208 219-9565; kasotapark.com; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $40-$55; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Tops Motel; 310 S Hwy 24, Heyburn, 83336; 208 436-4724; topsmotel.com; 16 Rooms, $35-$50; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Pets OK

Jerome Information Jerome Chamber of Commerce, 208 324-2711, visitjerome.com

Attractions 93 Golf Ranch; 18-hole golf course and driving range. 406 E 200 S, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-9693 Idaho Farm and Ranch Museum; A collection of antique farm implements and tools with tours by appointment. 212 1st Ave E, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-5641; M: 208 4216632; historicaljeromecounty.com Jerome Country Club; 18 holes, private but public welcome. 649 Golf Course Rd, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-5281; jerome countryclub.com Jerome County Historical Museum; Exhibits on the Hunt Japanese American Relocation Center and the North Side Irrigation Project. 212 1st Ave E, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-5641; M: 208 421-6632; historical jeromecounty.com

Lodging Hotels & Motels Best Western Sawtooth Inn & Suites; 2653 S Lincoln, Jerome, 83338; 800 5281234 or 208 324-9200; bestwestern.com/ sawtoothinnsuites; 67 Rooms, $79-$119; Open All Year; Business Center, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Big Trees RV Park; 300 1st Ave W, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-8265; 25 RV Hookup Sites; Open All Year; Hookups, Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV


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Comfort Inn & Suites; 379 Crossroads Point Blvd, Jerome, 83338; 208 644-1200; comfortinn.com/hotel-jerome-idahoID059; 103 Rooms, $104-$154; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Work-Out Room Crest Motel; 2983 S Lincoln, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-2670; 18 Rooms, $42-$60; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking Holiday Motel; 401 W Main, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-2361; 23 Rooms, $35-$75; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK Towles Motel; 261 E Main St, Jerome, 83338; 208 324-3267; 15 Rooms, $38-$90; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Drift Inn; 545 F St, Rupert, 83350; 208 436-1300; M: 208 430-1300; henrysdrift inn.com; 6 Rooms, $95-$120; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, WiFi Flamingo Lodge Motel; 406 E 8th St, Rupert, 83350; 208 436-4321; 12 Rooms, $25-$40; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK

Oakley Attractions

Shoshone

Oakley Valley Historical Museum; Learn the history of a charming small town founded in 1878 near City of Rocks. 140 W Main St, Oakley, 83346; 208 862-7890

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Lodging

Attractions

Haight Home Bed and Breakfast; 215 E Poplar St, Oakley, 83346; 208 862-7829; haighthomebedandbreakfast.com; 2 Rooms, $110-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Non-smoking

Idaho’s Mammoth Cave; The largest volcanic cave in the world open to the public. Grab a lantern from the proprietor for a self-guided tour on a boardwalk deep into the lava tube cave. Mammoth Cave Rd, Shoshone, 83352; 208 539-7072; idahos mammothcave.com

Lodging CA Bull Elk Ranch Farm Stays; 1094 E 1520 N, Richfield, 83349; 208 404-9632; cabull elkranch.com; 4 Rooms; Open All Year; A/C, Non-smoking

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Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, 208 886-9811, lincolncountychamber.org

Shoshone Bird Museum; Much more than a bird museum, this facility at Idaho’s Mammoth Cave exhibits taxidermy items and antique artifacts from around the world. Mammoth Cave Rd, Shoshone, 83352; 208 539-7072; shoshonebird museum.com

Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce, 208 679-4793, minicassiachamber.com

Shoshone Indian Ice Caves; Trained guides explain the geologic, volcanic and historic background in these large lava caves with unusual, year-around ice floors. 1561 N Hwy 75, Shoshone, 83352; 208 886-2058

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Lodging

Lake Walcott State Park; Perfect for boating, windsurfing and all watersports, camping, picnicking and fishing. 959 E Minidoka Dam, Rupert, 83350; 208 436-1258; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

West Magic Resort; 960 W Magic Rd. #16, West Magic, 83352; 208 487-2571; westmagicresort.com/; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 2 Cabins, $100-$150; 5 Tent/Campsites, $10-$25; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

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Uptown Motel; 102 Oneida-Hwy 24, Rupert, 83350; 208 436-8383; rupertmotel. com/; 18 Rooms, $40-$55; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, WiFi

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Rupert Historic District; A classic gazebo in a town square park flanked by shops highlights this small town. 1177 7th St. Heyburn, 83336, 208 679-4793, minicassia chamber.com

Minidoka County Historical Museum; A 1906 train depot, a caboose, a restored Russell steam engine as well as the town’s first jail, a homestead shack, and a marble soda fountain. 99 E Baseline Rd, Rupert, 83350; 208 436-0336; minidoka.id.us Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge; A 20,721-acre wildlife refuge that extends upstream for 25 miles along Lake Walcott. 961 E Minidoka Dam, Rupert, 83350; 208 436-3589; fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index. cfm?id=14614 Rupert Country Club; 18 holes and driving range. 85 S 200 W, Rupert, 83350; 208 436-9168

Twin Falls Information Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce, 866 894-6325, twinfallschamber.com

Attractions Canyon Springs Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 208 734-7609; canyon springsgolf.com Herrett Center for Arts and Science; A planetarium and observatory as well as a pre-Columbian artifacts, contemporary art,

fossils, and a Columbian mammoth display. 315 Falls Ave, Twin Falls, 83303; 208 7326655; herrett.csi.edu Perrine Bridge; Idaho’s most spectacular bridge, stretching 1,500 feet across the majestic Snake River Canyon, is popular for BASE jumping. 858 Blue Lakes Blvd N, Twin Falls, 83301; 866 894-6325; twinfalls chamber.com Shoshone Falls; A city park provides stunning views of this 212-foot high waterfall– with dazzling water flows during spring– and the spectacular Snake River Canyon any time of year. 208 736-2265; waterfallswest.com/waterfall.php?id=36 Snake River Canyon; Stretching east and west on either side of Twin Falls, this striking canyon can be viewed at an overlook just south of Perrine Bridge or at Shoshone Falls, 858 Blue Lakes Blvd N, Twin Falls, 83301; 866 894-6325 Twin Falls County Historical Museum; Located in the old Union School at Curry Crossing, the Twin Falls County Historical Museum offers its visitors a unique opportunity to take a step back to the early days of the Magic Valley. 21337-A Hwy 30, Filer, 83328; 208 736-4675; twinfallsmuseum. org Twin Falls Golf Club; 18 holes, 5500 yards long, par 68. 208 733-3326; tfid.org Zip the Snake; Take an exhilarating zip line tour along the Snake River in Twin Falls. 199 Canyon Springs Rd, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 539-3486; zipthesnake.com

Lodging Hotels & Motels Amber Inn; 1132 E 1000 S Eden, 83325; 208 825-5200; 25 Rooms, $40-$65; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking America’s Best Value Inn; 296 Addison Ave W, Twin Falls, 83301; 800 733-6599 or 208 733-2010; americasbestvalueinn.com; 50 Rooms, $50-$101; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Best Western Twin Falls Hotel; 1377 Blue Lakes Blvd N, Twin Falls, 83301; 800 822-8946 or 208 736-8000; bestwestern. com; 118 Rooms, $99-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Handicap Access Blue Lakes Inn; 952 Blue Lakes Blvd N, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 933-2123; bluelakesinn.com; 1 Rooms, $99-$110; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Capri Motel; 1341 Kimberly Rd. Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-6452; 20 Rooms, $50-$79; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, WiFi Days Inn; 1200 Centennial Spur, Jerome, 83338; 800 329-7466 or 208 324-6400; daysinn.com; 72 Rooms, $69-$85; Open All Year; Business Center, Pets OK, WiFi


El Rancho Motel; 380 Addison Ave W, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-4021; 14 Rooms, $35-$55; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi Hampton Inn; 1658 Fillmore, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 734-2233; hamptoninn.com; 75 Rooms, $119-$164; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Nonsmoking Hilton Garden Inn; 1741 Harrison St N, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-8500; twinfalls. hgi.com; 107 Rooms, $99-$179; Open All Year; Business Center, Food Service, Indoor Pool Holiday Inn Express; 1554 Fillmore, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 732-6001; hie.com; 91 Rooms, $99-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, High-speed Internet Holiday Motel; 615 Addison Ave W, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-4330; holidaymotel twinfalls.com; 18 Rooms, $30-$43; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi La Quinta Inn & Suites; 539 Poleline Rd, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 736-9600; lq.com; 101 Rooms, $89-$179; Open All Year; Pets OK, Room Service, WiFi Monterey Motor Inn; 433 Addison Ave W, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-5151; monterey motorinn.com; 28 Rooms, $46-$75; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, WiFi Motel 6 Twin Falls; 1472 Blue Lakes Blvd N, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 734-3993; motel6.com; 132 Rooms, $50-$70; Open All Year; Laundry, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Old Towne Lodge; 248 2nd Ave W, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-5630; 39 Rooms, $30-$55; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens Park Motel; 401 Addison Ave W, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 734-8800; Rooms; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi

Quality Inn and Suites; 1910 Fillmore St N, Twin Falls, 83301; 877 424-6423 or 208 734-7494; choicehotels.com; 111 Rooms, $79-$169; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool

Nat-Soo-Pah Hot Springs & RV Park; 2738 E 2400 N, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 655-4337; natsoopah.com; 75 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 1 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Pets OK, Showers-RV

Red Lion Hotel Canyon Springs; 1357 Blue Lakes Blvd. N, Twin Falls, 83301; 800 3254000 or 208 734-5000; redlion.com/canyonsprings; 112 Rooms, $79-$149; Open All Year; Business Center, Pets OK, WiFi

Oregon Trail Campground; 2733 Kimberly Rd. Hwy 30, Twin Falls, 83301; 800 7330853 or 208 733-0853; oregontrailcamp ground.com; 80 RV Hookup Sites, $30$40; 4 Tent/Campsites, $30; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Pull-thru SitesRV, WiFi

Shilo Inn; 1586 Blue Lakes Blvd N, Twin Falls, 83301; 800 222-2244 or 208 7337545; shiloinns.com; 128 Rooms, $69$139; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Super 7 Motel; 320 Main Ave S, Twin Falls, 83301; 888 530-0138 or 208 733-8770; M: 208 731-5745; 40 Rooms, $30-$50; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Handicap Access Super 8 Motel; 1260 Blue Lakes Blvd N, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 734-5801; super8. com; 94 Rooms, $65-$110; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi Twin Falls Motel; 2152 Kimberly Rd, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-8620; 8 Rooms, $40-$75; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK

RV Parks & Campgrounds Anderson Camp; 1188 E 990 S, Eden, 83325; 888 480-9400 or 208 825-9800; andersoncamp.com; 120 RV Hookup Sites, $32; 6 Cabins, $45-$55; 20 Tent/Campsites, $22; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Creekside Court; 146 Addison Ave W, Twin Falls, 83301; 208 733-8841; 35 RV Hookup Sites, $17; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK Curry Trailer Park; 21323 Hwy 30, Filer, 83328; 208 733-3961; 16 RV Hookup Sites, $20; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Showers-RV

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Twin Falls County Fairgrounds RV Park; 7.5 mi W of Twin Falls on Hwy 30; 888 8654398 or 208 326-4396; tfcfair.com; 189 RV Hookup Sites, $16-$15; 25 Tent/Campsites, $8; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV Twin Falls 93 RV Park; 2404 Jorden Lane, Filer, 83328; 208 326-5092; twin falls93rvpark.com; 29 RV Hookup Sites, $34-$37; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV Twin Falls/Jerome KOA; 5431 Hwy 93, Jerome, 83338; 800 562-4169 or 208 324-4169; twinfallskoa.com; 70 RV Hookup Sites, $28-$45; 8 Cabins, $42$95; 1 Lodge/House, $99-$135; 22 Tent/ Campsites, $23-$29; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Outdoor Pool, WiFi

Wendell Lodging Intermountain Motor Homes & RV Park; 1894 N Frontage Rd, Wendell, 83355; 208 536-2301; idahorv.com; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $18-$28; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV Hub City Inn; 115 S Idaho St, Wendell, 83355; 208 536-2326; 10 Rooms, $25-$35; Open All Year


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When the hills along I-86 begin to emit the perfume of aromatic juniper trees, you’ll be nearing American Falls and Massacre Rocks State Park, a place whose history is more than the name suggests. The great Bonneville Flood, which drained the lake that once covered much of Utah, surged through Red Rock Pass and into the Snake River more than 16,000 years ago. In those few months, the flow was four times that of the Amazon River, making this cataclysmic event the second-largest flood in the geologic history of the world. Eons later, a quarrel between emigrants and local Indians happened near here, leading to the name “Massacre Rocks.” Today, it’s the site of a popular state park, where you can explore the Oregon Trail, camp, hike or view wildlife. More than 200 species of birds, including Canada geese, blue herons, pelicans and bald eagles have been spotted here.

At the crossroads of the Oregon Trail sits the 544,000-acre Fort Hall Indian Reservation, home to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe. If you’re in southeastern Idaho during the second week of August, plan to attend the annual Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival, one of the most popular Indian gatherings in North America. See colorful dancers, Indian pony races, an all-Indian rodeo and more than 50 art, craft and food venues. Check out the new Shoshone-Bannock Hotel in Fort Hall, and shop for authentic Native American arts at the gift shop.

The pleasant town of American Falls is peacefully located on the southern banks of the state’s largest reservoir, American Falls Reservoir. With three boat ramps north of the dam, the recreational opportunities are abundant.

Pocatello The heart of southeastern Idaho is Pocatello, a city born of the railroad. The ease of the community and the convenience of its visitor services make it an ideal base from which to explore the region. The city’s many restaurants, motels, shopping malls, historic neighborhoods and Idaho State University make it an appealing stop for visitors. The most interesting district is Old Town, 12 square blocks of the downtown historic district, where you can relive Pocatello’s railroad heritage while enjoying great restaurants and casual shopping.

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The area around Idaho State University is filled with tree-lined streets and pleasant neighborhoods. The extensive campus includes the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center and is home to the Idaho Museum of Natural History, which houses collections in anthropology, vertebrate paleontology, and earth and life sciences. Not far from the university are Ross Park and the Fort Hall Replica, a reconstruction of the original Hudson Bay Company fort that grew into an important stop on the Oregon Trail. Upon entering through massive wooden doors, you’ll see exhibits and displays in six different halls and rooms inside the fort. In late August, you can enjoy the bluegrass music of regional bands at the Bannock County Bluegrass Festival. Camping is available for the festival at the Bannock County Fairgrounds. When the snows flies, ski or board at nearby

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Hot Springs Millions of years ago, the hot spot now deep below Yellowstone National Park was beneath southern Idaho. As a result, hot springs abound across the region. The largest, Lava Hot Springs, a popular resort town southeast of Pocatello, was a sacred gathering place for the Bannock and Shoshone Indians. Today, it remains a popular spot for people from around the world who seek out its healing waters. The hot spring water is naturally filtered as it moves through four separate pools ranging in temperature from 104 to 110 degrees. During the summer, cool off in the city’s Olympic-size pool and water slides. In the winter, consider attending the annual Fire and Ice Winter Fest. This event features wine tasting, the “Portneuf River Polar Bear Float,” karaoke contests, a chili cook-off, a casino night and the exciting “Running of the Bulls.” Downata Hot Springs, near Downey, offers pools, a water slide, a driving range, mini golf, and volleyball and basketball courts. Riverdale Resort and Maple Grove Hot Springs are both located near Preston, while Bear Lake Hot Springs is located near the shores of Bear Lake. Soda Springs began as an oasis along the Oregon Trail. Here you can see the only man-made geyser in the world, discovered when drilling for water in 1937. This “sparkling waters” geyser, which has been featured in Ripley’s “Believe It or Not,” shoots more than 70 feet into the air daily, every hour on the hour.

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Bear Lake A “hidden gem” of a destination, Bear Lake shares its beauty with both Idaho and Utah. The striking turquoise blue color is the result of tiny soluble carbonates in the water. At midday, the water is turquoise, while at sunrise and sunset, it turns into a dazzling array of reds, yellows and pinks. At 120 square miles, the lake is a haven for swimming, waterskiing, boating and fishing. The wide expanse of the lake and its altitude make it ideal for sailing as well. On the north shore of the lake is Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge—home to Sandhill Cranes, ducks and numerous species of songbirds. Check with the headquarters in nearby Montpelier for activities allowed at the refuge. Two units of Bear Lake State Park are situated on the north and east ends of the lake for visitors to enjoy. With more than five miles of sandy beaches, there is access to all water activities, and the gradual slope of the lake bottom makes for enormous swimming areas. Naturally, there are trout for the fishermen, but in the winter, you can fish for the Bonneville Cisco, a sardine-like whitefish found nowhere else on earth.

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Bear Lake has more to offer than just scenic views and recreation. During the summer, the small town heats up for the Bear Lake Fun Fly Kite Festival, Outdoor Heritage Days and Bear Lake Raspberry Days—opportunities to experience this lakeside resort area’s small-town charm and culture. Be sure to stop in Paris. While you won’t see the Eiffel Tower, you will see the historic and beautifully restored Paris Tabernacle, open for tours in the summer. Built in 1889 in the Romanesque-style architecture, it is recognized as one of the true pioneer landmarks of the West and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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If you like to discover natural wonders off the beaten path, Minnetonka Cave just might interest you. This is the largest developed limestone cave in Idaho. Tours through a half-mile of stalactites and stalagmites are available from June to September (not recommended for those with health conditions or access issues). For those seeking a tamer tour, check out the National Oregon/California Trail Interpretive Center in Montpelier. Built on the site of the historic Clover Creek Encampment, it guides you experientially on the 2,000-mile, five-month journey along the Oregon Trail in a computer-simulated covered wagon.

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Blackfoot Follow the Pioneer Historic Byway to Blackfoot Reservoir and Blackfoot River to fish for rainbow and cutthroat trout. The community of Blackfoot is a city with an abundance of parks and a challenging 18-hole municipal golf course that is considered one of Idaho’s best. Be sure to stop at the Idaho Potato Museum on Northwest Main Street. The museum includes dozens of fun and educational exhibits featuring Idaho’s most famous product and houses displays of old farming equipment, samples of 1,600-year-old Peruvian vessels and a visual presentation about the potato industry in Idaho. At the Spud Cellar Gift Shop, you can purchase almost any potato gift imaginable, including T-shirts, potato lotion and potato fudge.

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» And finally, as winter snow blankets the area, southeastern Idaho becomes a haven for snowmobiling. Rentals are readily available, as are outfitters to take you on a perfect winter backcountry getaway. For the downhill enthusiast, there is Pebble Creek Ski Area in Inkom, with 54 runs on 2,200 vertical feet of terrain perfect for experienced skiers.

» The Bear Lake area attracts visitors to its turquoise blue shores for a wide variety of water sports, especially sailing and waterskiing. If rafting is your favorite, the Bear River has two popular spots, Black Canyon—for expert boaters—and Oneida Narrows. When not on the water, head to Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge to view waterfowl and songbirds.

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and crafts, plus workshops on Welsh history and culture. » Consider visiting two unique museums in the region. The Idaho Potato Museum in Blackfoot will tell you all you need to know about the state’s best-known product. Don Aslett’s Museum of Clean in Pocatello, an amazing 75,000-square-foot facility, serves to expand the scope of clean from a clean home to a clean world. » The Pocatello Arts Center displays fine paintings, photographs and porcelain art by professional artists as well as local art students. The center’s premier event is the Sagebrush Arts Fest, which offers free art activities for children, food vendors and live entertainment. » Two wonderful community events occur at beautiful Bear Lake: Bear Lake Raspberry Days are held the first weekend of August, while Bear Lake Outdoor Heritage Days follows in September. » For complete event listings, go to: visitidaho.org If you’re looking to hang your hat here, be sure to visit commerce.idaho.gov to find out about incentives and the benefits of living and working in Idaho.

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Shoshone Bannock Tribes; 888 297-1378 or 208 478-3818, www.sbtribes.com

Statewide Central Reservation Services InIdaho.com; 800 844-3246 or 208 634-4787; inidaho.com

Chesterfield Historic Town Site; Founded by Mormon pioneers in 1880 along the Oregon Trail, 27 original buildings are now being restored by volunteers and descendants. 208 648-7124, historicchesterfield.org

Lodging The Inn At Owl Hollow; 1201 Neibaur Mountain Rd, Bancroft, 83217; 208 5477197; innatowlhollow.com; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Laundry, Non-smoking

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American Falls Information American Falls Chamber of Commerce; 208 226-7214, amfallschamber.com

Attractions American Falls Golf Club; 9 holes. 208 226-5827 American Falls Reservoir; At 56,000 acres, this is the largest reservoir on the Snake River with abundant boating and fishing. 208 226-2688; recreation.gov Hazard Creek Golf Club; 9 holes. 419 E Bingham Ave, Aberdeen, 83210; 208 397-5308 Massacre Rocks State Park; Rugged lava rocks, desert plants and 200 species of birds enhance this park named for an 1862 Indian ambush on pioneers. 10 mi. W of American Falls; 208 548-2672; parksand recreation.idaho.gov

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Fairview Inn & Catering; 2998 Fairview Lane, American Falls, 83211; 208 2262060; fairviewinnbedandbreakfast.com; Rooms; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service Hillview Motel; 2799 Lakeview Rd. American Falls, 83211; 208 226-5151; 34 Rooms, $40-$50; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi Indian Springs Resort & RV; 3249 Indian Springs Rd, American Falls, 83211; 866 975-1807 or 208 226-7700; M: 208 406581-8464; indianspringsresortandrv.com; 130 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; 150 Tent/ Campsites, $18; Open Summer; Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Willow Bay Recreation Area; 2830 Marina Rd, American Falls, 83211; 208 226-9995; willowbayrv.com; 43 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; 40 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open All Year; Food Service, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

Bear Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, 800 448-2327 or 435 946-2197, bearlake.org

Attractions Bear Lake; This sparkling turquoise lake spanning the Idaho-Utah border offers swimming, boating, water skiing, sailing and fishing. 800 448-2327; bearlake.org

945-4545; 1 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$30; 21 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open Spr-Fall; Outdoor Pool, Pets OK, Handicap Access Bear Lake North RV Park & Campground; 220 N Main St, St. Charles, 83272; 208 945-2941; bearlakenorth.com; 33 RV Hookup Sites, $27; 3 Cabins, $90; 18 Tent/ Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Laundry

Vacation Rentals Bear Lake Bloomington Retreat; 360 N 2nd W, Bloomington, 83223; 208 9452770; M: 208 390-1234; bearlakebloom ingtonretreat.com; 2 Rooms, $125-$150; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, Laundry Bear Lake Country Cabins; 45 W Center St, St. Charles, 83272; 208 945-2226; bearlakecountrycabin.com; 10 Cabins; Open All Year Bear Lake Lodge Rentals; 5221 Hwy 89, St Charles, 83272; 888 977-8639 or 208 520404-5211; M: 208 520-886-7362; bearlake lodge.com; 9 Lodges/Houses, $425-$1375; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet

Bear Lake Hot Springs; Soak in large pools or find a campground near the shore of beautiful Bear Lake. 6668 N Beach Rd, St. Charles, 83272; 208 945-4545

Braeggers Cabin; 29 North Pole Loop, US Hwy 36, Ovid, 83254; 208 435-723-7362; A/C, Kitchens, Laundry

Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge; This waterfowl refuge, along the north shore of beautiful Bear Lake, is great for observing white-faced ibis, Canada geese, ducks, sandhill cranes and a variety of songbirds. 322 N 4th St. Montpelier, 83254; 208 8471757; M: 208 244-1664; fws.gov/bearlake

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Bear Lake State Park; The two units of this park feature four miles of sandy beaches for camping, swimming, boating, water skiing, sailing and fishing. 208 945-2325; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov Minnetonka Cave; Tour through a wondrous half-mile of stalactites and stalagmites in the largest limestone cave in Idaho. 208 435-245-6521; sceniccanyons. com/minnetonka/index.html

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Bluebird Inn at Bear Lake; 423 Hwy 89, Fish Haven, 83287; 800 797-6448 or 208 945-2571; thebluebirdinn.com; 5 Rooms, $150-$170; 2 Lodges/Houses, $200-$400; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi

Reunion & Retreat Centers Bear Lake Adventure; 2810 N Hwy 89, Fish Haven, 83287; 435 757-4776; bearlake adventure.com; Open Summer; Waterfront

RV Parks & Campgrounds Bear Lake Adventure; See Reunion & Retreat Centers Bear Lake Hot Springs–Sandstone Resort; 6668 N Beach Rd, St. Charles, 83272; 208

Robinson House; 55 E 2nd S Paris, 83261; 208 690-0218; bearlakeparis.com; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking

Information Greater Blackfoot Chamber of Commerce, 208 785-0510, blackfootchamber.org

Attractions Bingham County Historical Museum; A historic collection of classic dolls and Native American artifacts graces the interior of this mansion museum. 190 N Shilling Ave, Blackfoot, 83221; 208 785-8065; binghamcountyhistoricalsociety.com Blackfoot Golf Course; 18 holes. 3115 Teeples Dr. Blackfoot, 83221; 208 7859960; blackfootgc.com Blackfoot Reservoir; A great spot for camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and swimming. 208 785-0510; blm.gov Idaho Potato Museum; Dozens of fun and educational exhibits celebrating the world’s most popular vegetable. 130 NW Main St. Blackfoot, 83221-0801; 208 7852517; idahopotatomuseum.com

Lodging Best Western Blackfoot Inn; 750 Jensen Grove Dr, Blackfoot, 83221; 800 528-1234 or 208 785-4144; bestwesternidaho.com; 60 Rooms, $79-$199; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Super 8 Motel Blackfoot; 1279 Parkway Dr, Blackfoot, 83221; 800 800-8000 or


208 785-9333; super8.com; 61 Rooms, $60-$100; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Handicap Access

Downey Information Downey Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 897-5342, downeyidaho.com

Attractions Downata Hot Springs; Full-service hot springs resort with a pool, hot tub, water slides, pool log, water playground, massages, snack bar and lodging. 25900 S Downata Rd. Downey, 83234; 208 897-5736; M: 208 317-5591; downata hotsprings.com

Lodging Downata Hot Springs; 25900 S Downata Rd. Downey, 83234; 208 897-5736; M: 208 317-5591; downatahotsprings.com; 60 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$32; 7 Cabins, $95-$250; 40 Tent/Campsites, $15-$20; 7 Yurts/Teepees, $35-$75; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Outdoor Pool, Spa Services Downey RV Park; 15 S Main St, Downey, 83234; 208 897-5342; downeyidaho.us; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $20; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Pets OK, Showers-RV Flags West Motel; I-15, exit 31, Downey, 83234; 208 897-5238; flagswest.net; Open All Year; Food Service, Hookups, WiFi Flag’s West Truck Stop; I-15, exit 31, Downey, 83234; 208 897-5238; flagswest. net; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $18; 12 Rooms, $35-$69; Open All Year; A/C, Laundry, Showers-RV Marsh Valley RV Park & Storage; 308 W 1st S, Downey, 83234; 208 897-5141; M: 208 221-5188; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $22; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Smithland Bed & Breakfast; 10286 E Red Rock Rd, Swanlake, 83281; 208 897-5148; smithland.cc; 4 Rooms, $70-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, WiFi, Handicap Access

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Buffalo Meadows RV Park; I-15 Exit 80, Simplot Rd, Fort Hall, 83203; 800 4974231 or 208 237-8778; rvidaho.org; 38 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 5 Tent/Campsites, $10; 2 Yurts/Teepees, $20; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Hookups, Laundry

Dempsey Ridge Golf Course; 9 holes. 9898 Merrick Rd. Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5048; dempseyridgegolf course.com

Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center; I-15 Exit 80 Simplot Road, Fort Hall, 83203; 208 855-746-2268 or 208 2384800; shobanhotel.com; 156 Rooms; Open All Year; A/C, Spa Services, WiFi

Grace Information Grace Chamber of Commerce, 208 425-3200, graceidaho.com

Attractions Caribou Highlands Golf Course and RV; 9 holes and driving range. 1750 Gibson Ln, Grace, 83241; 208 425-3233; caribouhigh landsgolf.com Maple Grove Hot Springs; Natural therapeutic hot pools are available along the Bear River for day use or overnight camping. 11386 N Oneida Narrows Rd, Thatcher, 83283; 208 851-1137; maple grovehotsprings.com

Lodging Black Canyon Motel; 103 N Main St, Grace, 83241; 208 425-3497; 5 Rooms, $37-$54; Open All Year Caribou Highlands Golf Course & RV Park; 1750 Gibson Ln, Grace, 83241; 208 4253233; caribouhighlandsgolf.com; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $22; Tent/Campsites, $12; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Maple Grove Hot Springs; 11386 N Oneida Narrows Rd, Thatcher, 83283; 208 851-1137; maplegrovehotsprings.com; 3 Cabins, $38$150; 8 Tent/Campsites, $15-$24; Open All Year; Kitchens, Outdoor Pool, Showers-RV

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Pebble Creek Ski Area; A vertical playground that attracts skiers of all abilities with 2,200 vertical feet, 1,100 skiable acres, 45 runs, and virtually non-existent lift lines. 3340 E Green Canyon Rd, Inkom, 83245; 877 524-7669; pebblecreekskiarea.com

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, 888 297-1378 or 208 478-3818, sbtribes.com

Attractions Fort Hall Casino; Over 900 electronic gaming machines and bingo are available at this casino on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. I-15 Exit 80, Simplot Rd, Fort Hall, 83203; 800 497-4231; shobangaming.com Shoshone Bannock Tribal Museum; Shoshone-Bannock Tribal history and artifacts such as old photographs and unique beadwork can be explored at this small museum at Fort Hall. I-15 Exit 80, Simplot Rd. Fort Hall; 83203; 800 806-9229, sho-ban.com/tmuseum.htm

Lodging Rapid Creek Bed & Breakfast; 1150 Rapid Creek Rd, Inkom, 83246; 208 775-4934; rapidcreekbnb.com; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Non-smoking

Lava Hot Springs Information Lava Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, 208 776-5500, lavahotsprings.org visitidaho.org |

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Lava Hot Springs World Famous Hot Pools; Relaxing sulfur and odor-free hot mineral pools open year-round with an Olympic-size heated pool and water slide complex nearby open seasonal. Year round indoor aquatic center as well. 430 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 800 4238597; lavahotsprings.com Lava Zipline Adventure; Feel the thrill at Lava’s newest zipline adventure, riding through the scenic canyon on steel cables. 208 589-4441; lavazipline.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Greystone Manor Bed & Breakfast; 187 S 2nd W, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5959; greystonelavahotsprings.com; 5 Rooms, $140-$165; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV Lava Hot Springs Inn; 94 E Portneuf Ave, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 800 527-5830 or 208 776-2530; lavahotspringsinn.com; 30 Rooms, $79-$250; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Lion’s Gate Manor Bed & Breakfast; 10376 S Dempsey Creek Rd, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5118; lionsgate manor.com; 8 Rooms, $119-$229; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Handicap Access Moose Hollow Ranch Bed & Breakfast; 11169 S Moose Hollow Rd, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 888 381-4928 or 208 776-5358; moosehollowranchbb.com; 3 Rooms, $99; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet Riverside Hot Springs Inn; 255 E Portneuf Ave, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 800 7335504 or 208 776-5504; riversidehot springsinn.com; 18 Rooms, $59-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Spa Services Serenity House Bed & Breakfast; 321 S 4th W, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 801 633-3329; lavaserenityhouse.com; 2 rooms, $150$250; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/ Satellite TV, WiFi

Guest Ranches Pardners’ Working Cattle Ranch & Lodging; 18 mi. from Lava Hot Springs; 208 6480880; pardnerslodging.com; 4 Rooms; Open All Year; Non-smoking

Hotels & Motels Alpaca Inn; 90 S 1st E, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5200; lavaalpacainn.com; 8 Rooms, $69-$199; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, WiFi


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Aura Soma Lava Hot Springs; 196 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 800 757-1233 or 208 776-5800; M: 208 221-9800; aslava. com; 4 RV Hookup Sites, $35; 12 Rooms, $69-$165; 5 Lodges/Houses, $135-$500; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Spa Services E-Z Livin Inn; 189 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5477; 9 Rooms, $45-$55; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV Home Hotel Lava Hot Springs; 306 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 7765050; HomeHotel.com; 26 Rooms, $79$130; 1 Lodge/House, $175-$250; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi Lava Hot Springs Inn; See Bed & Breakfast Inns Lava Spa Motel & RV Park; 359 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5589; lavaspamotel.net; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$40; 22 Rooms, $49-$109; Open All Year; A/C, Non-smoking, Waterfront Le Cascade Villas and Tumbling Waters Motel; 155 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5000; dempseycreek lodge.com; Rooms, $60-$100; Open All Year; A/C, Cable TV Hookups, Kitchens Ranch Inn Motel & RV Camping; 9611 Hwy 30, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-9917; johnsonspaintedquarterhorses. com/ranchinn.html; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$50; 9 Rooms, $65-$85; 100 Tent/ Campsites, $20-$30; 2 Yurts/Teepees, $30-$100; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, WiFi River Bridge Inn; 64 N 1st Ave E, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5530; river bridgeinn.com; 4 Rooms, $79-$105; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, Pets OK Riverside Hot Springs Inn; See Bed & Breakfast Inns

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Crystal Springs Campground; 3369 E Hwy. 30, McCammon, 83250; 208 254-3348; crystalspringscampground.webs.com; Open Spr-Fall; Pets OK, Waterfront

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Lava Hot Springs KOA; Hwy 30, E of Lava Hot Springs; 800 562-3642 or 208 776-5295; lavahotspringskoa.com; 83 RV Hookup Sites, $28-$41; 5 Cabins, $57$149; 11 Tent/Campsites, $20-$28; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Lava Mobile Estates & Campground; 10255 E Old Oregon Trail Rd, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5122; RV Hookup Sites; Open All Year; Hookups, Showers-RV Lava Spa Motel & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels Mary’s Place Campground; 300 Bristol Park Lane, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5026; marysrvcamp.com; 74 RV Hookup Sites, $40-$49; 11 Tent/Campsites, $30; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV

Portneuf Bend Campground; 9250 S Blaser Hwy, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 5301595; portneufbendcampground.com; 16 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 24 Tent/Campsites, $16; Open Summer, Spring; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

House, $200-$350; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, Non-smoking

Ranch Inn Motel & RV Camping; See Hotels & Motels

Quiet Country Cabins; 12935 Fish Creek Rd, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 7765669; quietcountrycabins.com; 2 Cabins; 1 Tent/Campsites; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

Rivers Edge Campground; 101 W Portneuf, Lava Hot Springs, 83245; 208 776-5209; riversedgecamping.net; 87 RV Hookup Sites, $40-$45; 10 Tent/Campsites, $25$30; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK Smith’s Trout Haven; 9589 E Maughan Rd, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 800 776-5348 or 208 776-5348; smithstrouthaven.com; 56 RV Hookup Sites, $23-$30; 60 Tent/Campsites, $19-$23; Open Spr-Fall; Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Vacation Rentals Abracadabra Lava Guest Home; 208 2519591; abracadabralavaguesthome.hotels. officelive.com; 1 Cabin, $105; Open SprFall; Non-smoking, Pets OK, WiFi Aura Soma Lava Hot Springs; See Hotels & Motels Candlelight Cottage; PO Box 7, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 589-4441; lava lodging.com/candlelight-cottage.html; 1 Lodge/House, $149-$179; Open All Year; A/C, Cable TV Hookups, Kitchens George & Lola’s Place; 143 W Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 801-897-1167; lavahotspringsgetaway.com; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, Laundry Harmony Hill Vacation Rentals; 337 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 2410262; harmonyhillvacationrentals.com; Open All Year; A/C, Non-smoking, WiFi Home Hotel Lava Hot Springs; See Hotels & Motels Hot Springs Village Condominiums; W of the Olympic pool, private driveway; 208 776-5445; lavacondos.com; 28 Rooms, $72-$126; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry Lava Adventures and Lodging; 1 1/2 blocks west from Center and Main St in downtown Lava Hot Springs.; 208 589-4441; lava lodging.com; 4 Lodges/Houses, $139$199; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Lava Family Inn; 1701 S Lish, Inkom, 83245; 208 851-1553; lavafamilyinn.com; 1 Lodge/House, $300; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, Laundry Le Cascade Villas and Tumbling Waters Motel; Le Cascade Villas and Tumbling Waters Motel; 155 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5000; dempsey creeklodge.com; Rooms, $60-$100; Open All Year; A/C, Cable TV Hookups, Kitchens Lovin’ Life In Lava Vacation Rentals; 277 W Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 240-0688; lovinlifeinlava.com; 1 Lodge/

Positive Place; 64 E Main St, Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 776-5035; lava positivespace.com; Open All Year; Kitchens

Rustic Inn Vacation Home; 268 W Main St. Lava Hot Springs, 83246; 208 589-4441; lavahotspringslodge.com; 2 Rooms, $149$199; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking School House Inn; 1615 N Lund Rd, Bancroft, 83217; 800 525-1484 or 208 360863-9329; lavaschoolhouse.com; 1 Lodge/ House, $325-$375; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, WiFi Wayfarer’s Rest; Downtown Lava Hot Springs; 208 589-4441; lavalodging.com/ wayfarers_rest.htm; 2 Lodges/Houses, $139-$169; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens

Malad City Information Malad Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 541-8746, shopmalad.com

Attractions Curlew National Grasslands Scenic Drive; 47,000 acres of sagebrush and grasses comprise the only National Grassland in the intermountain west that provides habitat for a diversity of wildlife including upland game birds and waterfowl. 208 236-7500; recreation.gov Oneida County Pioneer Museum; Learn about the early pioneer days of Oneida County. 27 Bannock St. Malad, 83252; 208 766-9247; maladidaho.org/museum/ museum.htm

Lodging Abigail’s Bed and Breakfast; 75 East 11100 North, Malad, 83252; 208 435-757-6374; M: 208 435-757-6374; AbigailsBedBreak fast.com; 4 Rooms, $90-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Chantilly Bed & Breakfast; 63 S Main St, Malad, 83252; 208 766-4961; 5 Rooms, $75-$85; Open Sum-Fall; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Work-Out Room Devil Creek RV Park; Exit 22, I-15 at Devil Creek Reservoir, Malad, 83252; 208 2517540; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; 10 Tent/Campsites, $8; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV Granny’s Attic Bed & Breakfast; 54 W 100 N Malad, 83252; 208 317-4369; agrannys attic.com/index.html; 2 Rooms, $80-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Laundry


KC Oil RV Park; 1 Bannock St, Malad, 83252; 208 766-2759; 16 RV Hookup Sites; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK

$88-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Handicap Access

Village Inn; 50 S 300 E, Malad City, 83252; 208 766-4761; 21 Rooms, $46-$55; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK

Attractions

McCammon Lodging McCammon RV Park Campground; 898 E Hwy. 30, McCammon, 83250; 208 2543630; M: 208 408-693-7022; mccammon rvpark.com; 50 RV Hookup Sites, $24$25; Tent/Campsites; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Laundry, Pets OK

Montpelier Information Bear Lake Valley Chamber of Commerce, 208 847-0067, bearlakechamber.org

Attractions Montpelier Golf Club; 9 holes and driving range. 210 Boise St. Montpelier, 83254; 208 847-1981 National Oregon/California Trail Center; Daily living history tours depict the 2000mile, 5-month journey along the Oregon Trail, including a computer-generated simulated covered wagon ride. 320 N 4th St. Montpelier, 83254; 866 847-3800; oregontrailcenter.org

Lodging Blue Top Cabin; 349 North Pole Loop, Liberty, 83254; 208 320-1898; bluetopcabin. com; 1 Cabins; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Non-smoking Clover Creek Inn; 243 N 4th St, Montpelier, 83254; 208 847-1782; clovercreekinn.com; 65 Rooms, $74-$99; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK Montpelier Creek KOA; 28501 Hwy. 89 N Montpelier, 83254; 800 562-7576 or 208 847-0863; koa.com/campgrounds/ montpelier-creek; 36 RV Hookup Sites, $45-$60; 5 Cabins, $52-$95; 2 Lodges/ Houses, $119-$140; 7 Tent/Campsites, $27-$35; 2 Yurts/Teepees, $50-$65; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV My Bear Lake Vacation; 7 mi. N of Montpelier; 435 563-9253; mybearlakevacation. com; 1 Lodge/House, $150-$250; Tent/ Campsites; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Pets OK Park Motel; 745 Washington, Montpelier, 83254; 877 728-5661 or 208 847-1911; parkmotelidaho.com; 25 Rooms, $45-$55; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking Super 8 Motel Montpelier; 276 N 4th St, Montpelier, 83254; 800 800-8000 or 208 847-8888; super8.com; 50 Rooms,

Paris Paris Tabernacle Historical Site; This stunning Romanesque Mormon tabernacle built in 1889 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 109 S Main St, Paris, 83261; 800 448-2327; bearlake.org/ museums.html

Lodging Bear Lake Heritage Park; 180 S Main, Paris, 83261; 208 425-466-4877; bear lakegrouplodging.com; Open Summer; Kitchens, Non-smoking, Handicap Access Bear Lake Hermitage; 6 S Main, Paris, 83261; 208 801-362-9360; bearlake hermitage.com; Open Sum-Fall; Business Center, Kitchens, WiFi Bear Lake Paris Motel; 100 Main, Paris, 83261; 208 540-1472; 8 Rooms Bear Lake Ranch House; 7630 Hwy 36, Ovid, 83254; 208 945-2150; bearlake ranchhouse.com; 1 Lodge/House, $275$300; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, Non-smoking SN&P’s 500 Cabin Rental; Hwy 36, near Immigration Canyon (Near Camp Bartlett); 208 801-941-6382; M: 208 801-941-6382; snandps500.com; 1 Cabin, $175-$275; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Pets OK Suttons Canyon Cabin Hideaway; 16 Tee Mont Dr, Afton, 83110; 208 467-3894; suttonscabin.com; 1 Lodge/House, $250; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

Pocatello Information Visit Pocatello, 208 479-7659, visitpocatello.com

Attractions Bannock County Historical Museum; This museum focuses on early Bannock County and Pocatello history with exhibits and a research library. 3000 Ave. of the Chiefs, Pocatello, 83204; 208 233-0434; sites. google.com/site/bannockcountymuseum/ home Don Aslett Museum of Clean; An awesome 75,000 sq. ft museum of excitement, education and inspiration for the whole family. We demonstrate how clean can inspire all parts of our lives. 711 S Second Ave, Pocatello, 83201; 208 236-6906; museum ofclean.com Fort Hall Replica; A replica of the historic facility that served pioneers along the Oregon Trail, with a covered wagon, a tepee and rooms that existed in the original fort. Ave of the Chiefs, Pocatello, 83205; 208 234-1795; forthall.net visitidaho.org |

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Highland Golf Club; 18 holes and driving range. 201 Von Elm Ln. Pocatello, 83201; 208 237-9922; highrivergolf.com Idaho Museum of Natural History; Idaho’s Natural History - don’t just see it, experience it! Featuring exhibits, kid’s classes, programs, and a hands-on Discovery Room. 5th Ave. & Dillon St. ISU Campus Bldg #12, Pocatello, 83209; 208 282-3317; imnh.isu.edu Mystique Performing Arts and Events Center; Dinner theater in the Pocatello area. 158 E Chubbuck Rd, Chubbuck, 83202; 208 540-1426 Pocatello Zoo; Located in Ross Park, this zoo showcases native animals of the Rocky Mountain region in a natural setting. 2900 S 2nd Ave, Pocatello, 83204; 208 2346264; zoo.pocatello.us Portneuf Wildlife Management Area; Enjoy wildlife viewing, photography, hiking, horseback riding, Nordic skiing, and hunting in this area reserved for big game and upland bird habitat. 208 232-4703; fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/wildlife/ wma/portneuf Riverside Golf Club; 18 holes and driving range. 3500 Bannock Hwy. Pocatello, 83204; 208 232-9515

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Buckskin Outpost; 5430 W Skyview Rd. Pocatello, 83201; 208 232-9456; buck skinoutpost.com; 2 Rooms, $95-$125; 1 Yurts/Teepees, $95-$125; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi

Hotels & Motels AmeriTel Inn; 1440 Bench Rd, Pocatello, 83201; 800 600-6001 or 208 234-7500; ameritelinns.com; 148 Rooms, $70-$130; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV Best Western Plus CottonTree Inn; 1415 Bench Rd, Pocatello, 83201; 800 662-6886 or 208 237-7650; cottontree.net; 149 Rooms, $94-$169; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Pets OK Black Swan Inn–Luxurious Theme Suites; 746 E Center, Pocatello, 83201; 208 233-3051; blackswaninn.com; 15 Rooms, $99-$239; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking Clarion Inn; 1399 Bench Rd. Pocatello, 83201; 800 200-8944 or 208 237-1400; M: 208 637-6598; hotelEpacketCIP.com; 196 Rooms, $79-$159; Open All Year; Business Center, Food Service, Highspeed Internet Comfort Inn; 1333 Bench Rd, Pocatello, 83201; 208 237-8155; comfortinn.com/ hotel-pocatello-idaho-ID022; 60 Rooms, $50-$85; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi


Southeastern

Hampton Inn & Suites; 151 Vista Dr, Pocatello, 83201; 800 426-7866 or 208 2338200; hamptoninn.hilton.com; 89 Rooms, $99-$109; Open All Year; A/C, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV

Sullivan’s Mobile Home & RV Park; 1935 S 5th St, Pocatello, 83201; 208 237-3609; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 12 Tent/Campsites, $16; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pullthru Sites-RV

Attractions

Motel 6 Pocatello; 291 W Burnside Ave, Pocatello, 83202; 800 466-8356 or 208 237-7880; motel6.com; 108 Rooms, $34$57; Open All Year; Laundry, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK

Preston Preston Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 852-2703, prestonidaho.org

Soda Springs Geyser; This sparkling waters geyser, discovered when drilling for water in 1937, now shoots over 70 feet into the air on the hour, every hour daily. 9 W 2nd S, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 5474964; sodachamber.com

Attractions

Lodging

Preston Golf and Country Club; 18 holes. 1215 N 800 E, Preston, 83263; 877 8522408

Bed & Breakfast Inns

Ramada Pocatello; 133 W Burnside, Pocatello, 83202; 866 237-0020 or 208 2370020; ramada.com; 116 Rooms, $70-$90; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/ Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool Red Lion Hotel Pocatello; 1555 Pocatello Creek Rd, Pocatello, 83201; 800 325-4000 or 208 233-2200; redlion.com/idaho; 150 Rooms, $79-$159; Open All Year; Business Center, Non-smoking, Handicap Access Rodeway Inn University; 835 S 5th Ave, Pocatello, 83201; 800 377-0451 or 208 233-0451; rodewayinn.com; 54 Rooms, $45-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Work-Out Room Super 8 Pocatello; 1330 Bench Rd, Pocatello, 83201; 866 378-7378 or 208 2340888; super8.com; 80 Rooms, $55-$90; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi Thunderbird Motel; 1415 S 5th Ave. Pocatello, 83201; 888 978-2473 or 208 232-6330; thunderbirdmotelid.com; 45 Rooms, $40-$59; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Pets OK, WiFi TownePlace Suites by Marriott Pocatello; 2376 Via Caporatti, Pocatello, 83201; 800 257-3000 or 208 478-7000; marriott.com; 93 Rooms, $94-$249; Open All Year; A/C, Business Center, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

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Bannock County Fairgrounds RV Park; Exit 71, Pocatello Creek Rd to Olympus Dr, then left 6 blocks, then right onto Fairground Dr; 208 237-1340; bannockcounty.us/fair grounds; 122 RV Hookup Sites; Open Summer; Dump Station, Hookups, Showers-RV

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Batise Springs RV Park; 1138 Rowland Road, Pocatello, 83204; 208 241-0506; batisespringsrvpark.com; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $30; Open Summer, Fall, Spring

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Riverdale Resort & Hot Springs; Two hot springs pools open year-round, swimming pool, water slides, picnic areas and a variety of accommodations. 3696 N 1600 E, Preston, 83263; 208 852-0266; riverdale resort.com Watercress Springs; Warm water mineral swimming pool at Cub River Ranch with RV spaces, camp sites, lodging, and winter snowmobiling. 1942 N Deer Cliff Rd, Preston, 83263; 866 400-2124; cubriver guestranch.com

Lodging Cub River Lodge & Guest Ranch; 1942 N Deer Cliff Rd, Preston, 83263; 866 4002124 or 208 852-2124; cubriverguestranch. com; 11 RV Hookup Sites, $8-$22; 10 Rooms, $89-$109; 2 Lodges/Houses, $549-$749; 10 Tent/Campsites, $8; Open All Year; Business Center, Kitchens, Outdoor Pool, Spa Services, Waterfront, WiFi

Largilliere Carriage House; 30 W 2nd S, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-3663; M: 208 540-0200; Largillierecarriagehouse. com; 4 Rooms, $79-$99; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Handicap Access Trail Canyon Lodge; 3367 Trail Canyon Rd. Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-3828; M: 208 339-0366; trailcanyonlodge.com; 4 RV Hookup Sites, $15; 7 Rooms, $59-$69; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Guest Ranches Bar H Bar Ranch; 1501 Eight Mile Creek Rd, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-3082; BarHBar.com; 4 Rooms; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, WiFi

Hotels & Motels Brigham Young Lodge & Trailer Court; 120 E 2 S, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-3009; 11 RV Hookup Sites, $17; 10 Rooms, $37$77; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens

Deer Cliff Inn; 2016 N Deer Cliff Rd, Preston, 83263; 208 852-0643; deercliffinn idaho.com; 4 Cabins, $45; Open Spr-Fall; Business Center, Food Service, Kitchens

Caribou Lodge & Motel; 110 W 2nd S, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-3377; 30 Rooms, $38-$62; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

Plaza Motel; 427 S Hwy 91, Preston, 83263; 208 852-2020; 31 Rooms, $52-$62; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking, Pets OK

Historic Enders Hotel & Cafe; 76 S Main St, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-4980; 30 Rooms, $65-$195; Open All Year; A/C, Non-smoking, Handicap Access

Riverdale Resort & Hot Springs; 3696 N 1600 E, Preston, 83263; 208 852-0266; riverdaleresort.com; 18 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$30; 8 Rooms, $79-$119; 3 Tent/ Campsites, $15-$25; Open All Year; A/C, Dump Station, Food Service

J-R Inn; 179 W 2nd S, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-3366; jr-inn.com; 43 Rooms, $48$69; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, WiFi

Budget RV Park; 4613 Yellowstone Ave, Chubbuck, 83202; 208 237-0148; 24 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Showers-RV

Riverside RV & Trailer Park; 2865 N Hwy. 91, Preston, 83263; 208 339-3569; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $16-$20; Tent/Campsites; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Waterfront

Cowboy RV Park; 845 Barton Rd, Pocatello, 83204; 208 232-4587; cowboyrvbelaire mobilehomepark.com; 41 RV Hookup Sites, $32-$35; Open All Year; Business Center, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Rocky Mountain Red Brick Inn; 213 West 1st South, Preston, 83263; 623-363-0680; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Highspeed Internet

Pocatello KOA; 9815 W Pocatello Creek Rd. Pocatello, 83201; 800 562-9175 or 208 233-6851; koa.com; 40 RV Hookup Sites, $37; 2 Cabins, $48; 18 Tent/Campsites, $23-$28; Open All Year; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

Oregon Trail Country Club; 9 holes and driving range. 208 547-2204; oregontrail countryclub.com

Soda Springs Information Soda Springs Chamber of Commerce, 208 547-4964, sodachamber.com

Trail Motel & RV Park; 213 E 200 S, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-0240; 17 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 50 Rooms, $39; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Food Service, Laundry

RV Parks & Campgrounds Cedar Bay Marina & RV Park; 3429 Hwy 34, Henry, 83230; 208 574-2208; M: 208 435-730-6140; 51 RV Hookup Sites, $16; 80 Tent/Campsites; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK China Hat Store & RV Park; 2782 Hwy 34, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-4405; Open Summer; Food Service


Oregon Trail Park; 9 W 2nd S, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-4964; soda chamber.com/recreation.htm; Open Summer; Pets OK

Vacation Rentals

Trail Canyon Lodge; See Bed & Breakfast Inns

Bailey Creek Clubhouse; 1214 Bailey Creek Cir, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 547-3758; 1 Lodge/House, $260-$330; Open All Year; Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Handicap Access

Trail Motel & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels

Brigham Young Lodge & Trailer Court; See Hotels & Motels

Cobble Creek Cabin; 361 E Hooper Ave, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 801-644-0432; cobblecreekcabin.com; 1 Cabin, $125-$140; Open All Year; A/C, Kitchens, Laundry Soda Springs Vacation Rental; 360 Mountain View Ave, Soda Springs, 83276; 208 297-3529; sodaspringsvacationrental.com; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet

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Idaho Falls, once known as Eagle Rock, is the hub and the largest city in eastern Idaho, so it’s a great place to use as a base from which to explore the beauty around you. The Snake River runs through Idaho Falls and is paralleled by a popular greenbelt. On the east side of the Snake River, you’ll see one of the city’s landmark buildings—the impressive LDS temple, which welcomes visitors. On the opposite bank, you’ll find Idaho Falls’ hotel row. In between are the man-made falls on the Snake River, which gave the city its name. Downtown Idaho Falls is encircled by beautifully landscaped neighborhoods, more than 1,200 acres of parks, four golf courses and an indoor aquatic center. Be sure to see the inspiring Idaho Vietnam Memorial along the river, off Fremont Street. Idaho Falls is emerging as a cultural heart of the region with the outstanding 135,000-square-foot Museum of Idaho, which presents Idaho Falls history and national-caliber traveling exhibits. Visit the Willard Arts

Center, the Eagle Rock Art Museum, and the newest museum—the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho—for an inclusive cultural experience. Theatergoers will enjoy live productions at the Colonial Theater, the Actors Repertory Theatre of Idaho and The Centre Theater. Adding to the blend are art galleries featuring paintings, sculpture, glass and ceramic artwork. For the kids, there’s the Tautphaus Park Zoo, home to 300-plus animals from more than six continents.

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From Idaho Falls, you’ll have many tempting directions in which to explore. Highway 26 eastbound will take you along the scenic south fork of the Snake River, popular for drift boat fishing, toward the Teton Scenic Byway and into the shadow of the towering Grand Teton Mountains. Or go north on Highway 20 through the communities of Rexburg, Ashton and Island Park and then on to Yellowstone National Park. Head west on Highway 20 toward the Idaho National Laboratory to see the historical site of EBR-1, America’s first experimental breeder reactor.

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Interstate 15 continues from eastern Idaho over Monida Pass into Montana, passing through Dubois and Spencer along the way. Spencer is the only place in North America where opals are plentiful enough to mine commercially. Several opal mines are open spring through fall, and visitors can search for gems themselves or just browse in the gift shops and take home a little gem from Idaho.

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Rigby and Rexburg If you are heading to Yellowstone National Park, be sure to stop in Rigby to learn about the invention of television at the Farnsworth TV and Pioneer Museum, which houses more than 14,000 square feet of pre-electric and early electric-era exhibitions. The museum honors former resident and inventor of the first television picture tube, Philo T. Farnsworth, who developed his initial ideas for the electronic transmission of images while in high school in Rigby. Snake River

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Families traveling with children will not want to miss Yellowstone Bear World, five miles south of Rexburg. It’s the area’s only drive-through wildlife preserve, where you can see grizzly bears, black bears, gray wolves and many other species in a natural, open setting spring through fall. Guided tours are available, and a gift shop offers bear and wildlife items. About half an hour north of Idaho Falls sits the pleasant community of Rexburg, rebuilt after a devastating flood. In 1976, the newly constructed Teton Dam burst, pouring billions of gallons of water through the town. The Teton Flood Museum details the tragedy and the citizens’ reaction to it and also displays pioneer relics and an extensive opal and agate collection. To see the remains of the dam, follow Highway 33 to Newdale and watch for road signs. Rexburg is also home to the Idaho International Dance and Music Festival, held each summer on the campus of BYU Idaho. Hundreds of dancers from a variety of countries come to Idaho to perform, share their cultural heritage and experience the best of America. Free events include the opening and closing ceremonies, street dances, a parade and fireworks, while ticketed events include the indoor dance performances. If off-roading is your favorite diversion, head to St. Anthony Sand Dunes, just north of St. Anthony, for fun in the sun and sand. These dunes, managed by the Bureau of Land Management for ATV use, consist of 11,000 acres of clear, shifting, white quartz sand.

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Island Park This rustic resort area is actually the world’s largest caldera, or collapsed volcano, 23 miles in diameter, created from a volcano that collapsed in prehistoric times. Now carpeted in wildflowers and dense pine forests, it is popular for hiking and fishing in the summer and Nordic skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. The Henrys Fork of the Snake River is a stretch of clear mountain water acclaimed by fly-fishing enthusiasts as the best trout-fishing stream in the United States. Curtailed here to form the 7,000-acre Island Park Reservoir, it is popular with both anglers and boaters. One source of the Henrys Fork is Big Springs, where 120 million gallons of water bubble up into the river each day. The Big Springs Nature Trail, six miles north of the Island Park Ranger Station, is a halfmile, handicap-accessible trail that provides great viewing of osprey, bald eagles and waterfowl and an occasional moose, deer or muskrat. The Henrys Fork then winds through the picture-perfect meadows of Harriman State Park. Also known as the Railroad Ranch, this property was deeded to Idaho by the Harriman family of the Union Pacific Railroad. Guided tours of the ranch are available in the summer. Yurts and the former ranch manager’s house are available to rent. You can hike, fish, cycle, horseback ride or simply observe the wildlife that abounds in the park. A most rewarding side trip en route to Island Park is the Mesa Falls Scenic Byway on Highway 47. Lower Mesa Falls is 65 feet high and can be viewed from an observation point high above the falls. Stunning Upper Mesa Falls plunges 114 feet and has a network of viewing platforms as well as a visitor center. Located just 15 miles west of Yellowstone National Park, Henrys Lake is the kind of place fishermen dream about. Named after explorer and fur trapper Major Andrew Henry, Henrys Lake State Park is open in summer and fall with 45 campsites, camping cabins and a modern fish-cleaning station for anglers’ convenience.

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Teton Valley Just over the mountain from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, are the communities of Driggs, Tetonia and Victor. Teton Valley is the less crowded, more relaxed side of the Teton Mountains. The valley is a rural agricultural area perched at 6,200 feet in elevation, with outstanding outdoor recreation in both summer and winter. Hospitable resorts, hotels, guest ranches and bed-and-breakfast inns can be found throughout the valley. Experience the beauty and recreational activities of the Tetons on your own or with an outfitter who will give you personal insights into this glorious country. If you visit in the summer, plan to fish on the Teton River, hike in the mountains, play golf at Teton Springs or go on a trail ride. In the winter, Teton Valley is transformed into a magical white paradise. Abundant snow makes for fantastic alpine and Nordic skiing and snowmobiling. Some of the best powder on the planet can be found at Grand Targhee Resort, just outside of Driggs in Alta, Wyoming. Grand Targhee offers astounding views of the Tetons and a variety of winter and summer activities. This historical rendezvous area, once called “Pierre’s Hole” by fur trappers, has two museums to explore: the Teton Valley Museum on Highway 33 and the Warbirds Museum at the Driggs airport.

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» Here at the base of the Continental Divide, icy water feeds the most acclaimed trout fishing streams in the West, the popular South Fork of the Snake, the Teton River and the outstanding Henrys Fork of the Snake River at Island Park. Snowmelt is augmented by water from Big Springs, where 120 million gallons per day bubble up into the river. Anglers can nab a variety of trout species in these rivers, while observing other wildlife such as osprey and bald eagles. » If that’s not enough wildlife for you, get into the backcountry and take a naturalist with you. Outfitters are available with guides who know the flora, fauna and history of the area. Stop in at the Forest Service ranger station or the Chamber of Commerce for more information.

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» One such outfitter, Natural Retreats Snake River Idaho—South Fork Lodge to locals—offers year-round guided activities for travelers, including fishing, hiking and horseback riding in summer and guided skiing in winter. Grand Targhee Resort serves up all sorts of winter fun just over the border in Wyoming, while Kelly Canyon is a small ski area just east of Ririe. » If your idea of adventure has 27 holes, you’ll find the best eastern Idaho has to offer at Teton Springs. True to its name with rolling fairways amid springfed lakes, it is a fair test for any golfer. When your round is complete, the staff at Stillwaters Spa can ease your tired muscles.

» If two-wheeling is more your style, there are many spots in eastern Idaho to enjoy biking. The Idaho Falls greenbelt along the Snake River is ideal for walking and biking. You’ll find great views of the South Fork of the Snake River and wildlife while traversing Swan Valley’s mountain bike trails, where wildlife can be seen in the area. » Near Ririe is Heise Hot Springs, a natural mineral hot springs facility with warm and cool pools, a water slide, golf course, and campgrounds. Heise Zip is the newest attraction at the resort, with seven zip lines waiting to carry you on an impressive mile-long aerial tour over the Snake River.

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» The Idaho Falls Cultural District along the beautiful Snake River is distinguished by its museums, repertory theater, glass and ceramic workshops, and the new “art you can sit on”—18 ingenious sculptural seats throughout downtown. The Museum of Idaho, the largest museum in the state, offers nationally acclaimed traveling exhibits and permanent displays of area history. In addition to its permanent displays, the museum hosts an entire season of Old-fashioned Christmas and Winter Festival events. The Eagle Rock Art Museum highlights the work of its four founding members along with other local artists. The Collectors Corner Museum includes dolls, bears, antiques, trains, coins, stamps and military memorabilia. » Sit back and enjoy the Teton Valley Balloon Rally, a three-day event wrapped around the Fourth of July, which features balloon rides, games, a parade, rodeo action, bike races, a fiddler’s contest, and a craft and antique fair.

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» Hungry for some amazing cuisine? Top rated by consumers on TripAdvisor is D’Railed, located in a small, converted residence by the railroad in Idaho Falls. Great food, eclectic decor and, when a train rumbles by, drinks are half price. For a nice change, try Rumbi Island Grill for fresh food with a Caribbean flavor. Wander over to Love at First Bite for delicious cupcakes and a nice assortment of candies and chocolates. When in the Teton Valley, be sure to stop at the Victor Emporium for an old-fashioned huckleberry shake, or if you are in the mood for something stronger, stop in at the Teton Brewing Company in Victor for a craft beer or root beer. » Have you been to a classic drive-in theater recently? Spend a lazy summer evening at the old-fashioned Spud Drive-In Theatre. You can’t miss this valley landmark, with its vintage truck out front hauling the biggest potato you’ve ever seen. Films play after dark all summer long.

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» Another classic in eastern Idaho that is a must for the kids is the Idaho Centennial Carousel at Porter Park in Rexburg. Idaho’s only wooden carousel is one of only about 170 still in existence in the United States. Watch your children delight to the authentic organ music that swirls around the horses and chariots. This stunning piece of nostalgia was renovated in 1990 for Idaho’s Centennial. Nearby in the same park is a wonderful splash and play area for kids to cool off on a hot summer day. » For complete event listings, go to: visitidaho.org Eastern Idaho is a place of unparalleled beauty, friendliness and abundant cultural offerings. If you are looking to relocate to this pristine playground, visit commerce.idaho.gov for more information.

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Yellowstone Teton Territory; 800 634-3246 or 208 356-5700; yellowstoneteton.org

Statewide Central Reservation Services InIdaho.com; 800 844-3246 or 208 634-4787; inidaho.com

idaho.com; 11 Cabins, $50-$80; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK Rankin Motel; 120 S Yellowstone, Hwy 20, Ashton, 83420; 208 652-3570; M: 208 851-8646; rankinmotel.com/index.html; 6 Rooms; 4 Cabins; Open Spr-Fall; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK

Reunion & Retreat Centers Fall River Lodge; 946 N 3600 E, Ashton, 83420; 888 352-6878 or 208 652-9788; M: 208 716-1327; vrbo.com/142297; 1 Lodge/House, $400-$800; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service

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Aspen Acres Golf Club & RV Park; 4179 E 1100 N, Squirrel, 83447; 208 652-3524; M 208 520-9205; aspenacresrvpark.com; 40 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 1 Cabin, $75; 40 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pets OK, Showers-RV

Ashton Chamber of Commerce; 208 652-3355, ashtonidaho.com

Attractions Ashton Visitor Center; Stop in at the visitor center in Ashton to discover all of the attractions and outdoor recreation in the area. 208 652-3355; ashtonidaho.com Aspen Acres Golf Course & RV Resort; 18 holes. 4179 E 1100 N, Squirrel, 83447; 208 652-3524; M: 208 520-9205; aspenacres rvpark.com Mesa Falls; Two of the most spectacular waterfalls in Idaho include 114-foot Upper Mesa Falls with its boardwalks and viewing platforms and the nearby 65-foot Lower Mesa Falls. 208 652-7442; www.fs.usda. gov/recarea/ctnf/recarea/?recid=54791 Timberline Golf Club; 9 holes. 4562 Bates Loop Rd, Ashton, 83420; 208 652-3219; timberlinegolfresort.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Stegelmeier Farmhouse Inn; 1357 N 4350 E, Ashton, 83420; 208 652-3363; 4 Rooms, $70-$75; 1 Lodge/House, $235; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi

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Henry’s Fork Ranch; 1060 N 2950 E, Chester, 83421; 208 716-0116; henrysforkranch. com; 1 Cabin, $180-$240; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Three Rivers Ranch; 208 652-3750; M: 208 354-1200; threeriversranch.com; 4 Rooms; 7 Cabins; Open All Year

Hotels & Motels Ashton Inn & RV Park; 164 White Pines Ave, 1370 Hwy 20, Ashton, 83420; 208 652-3699; theashtoninn.com; 42 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$35; 38 Rooms, $59-$150; 11 Tent/Campsites; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV Log Cabin Motel; 1001 Main St, Ashton, 83420; 208 652-3956; logcabinmotel

Squirrel Creek Guest Ranch & Inn; Reclamation-Flagg Ranch Rd, Squirrel, 83447; 208 652-3972; idahoranch.com; 13 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 3 Cabins, $75-$105; 1 Lodge/House, $465; 30 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens Timberline RV Park; 4590 Cave Falls Rd. Ashton, 83420; 208 652-3219; timberline cafe.mfmss.org/index.html; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 20 Cabins, $15-$25; Open All Year; Food Service, Hookups, Handicap Access

Vacation Rentals Butler’s Lakefront Log Cabin; W of Ashton; 208 524-5911; butler-lakefront-cabin. com; 1 Cabin, $135-$160; Open All Year; Waterfront Carter’s Idaho Log Cabins; 4560 E 1400 North, Ashton, 83420; 208 652-7234; cartersidahocabins.com; 2 Cabins, $125$225; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Non-smoking Fall River Lodge; See Reunion & Retreat Centers Henry’s Fork Ranch; See Guest Ranches Quiet Acres Cabin; 4517 Porcupine Ln, Ashton, 83420; 208 652-7586; apogeecabin rental.com; 1 Cabin, $175; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens Squirrel Creek Guest Ranch & Inn; See RV Parks & Campgrounds Stonefly Lodge; 3656 Fisherman’s Dr. Ashton, 83420; 208 801-706-5982; stoneflylodgeidaho.com; 1 Lodge/House, $475-$795; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Waterfront

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Dubois Lodging Silver Spur Ranch; 2385 Medicine Lodge Rd, Dubois, 83423; 208 374-5338; silver spurranchidaho.com; 6 Cabins; Open All Year Small Cattle Company; 23 Small Ranch Ln, Dubois, 83423; 208 360-1510; 5 Cabins; Open All Year

Idaho Falls Information Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce, 866 365-6943, idahofallschamber.com

Attractions Carr Gallery at the Willard Arts Center; The Willard Arts Center’s Carr Gallery is reserved mainly for touring art exhibits while the Blake and Laurel Hall Young Artists gallery focuses on art by children. 498 A St, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 522-0471; idahofallsarts.org/carr_gallery.html Collector’s Corner Museum; An amazing & unique museum for all ages featuring dolls, bears, antiques, coins, stamps and military memorabilia. Special exhibit of over 400 Barbies on display. Feature Room exhibit changes quarterly. 900 John Adams Pkwy, Idaho Falls, 83401; 208 528-9900; postregistermarketplace.com East Idaho Visitor Information Center; Find travel, recreation, books, maps, permits and local business information about Eastern Idaho. 425 N Capitol, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 523-1010; idahofallschamber. com Kelly Canyon Ski Resort; The only night skiing in eastern Idaho is at this resort, which features intermediate terrain, a ski school, equipment rentals, and four lifts serving 640 skiable acres. Founded in 1957. 5488 E Kelly Canyon Rd, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-6251; skikelly.com Museum of Idaho; Internationally & nationally-acclaimed traveling & permanent exhibitions featured throughout the year while offering valuable educational opportunities & a collection of over 23,000 artifacts. 200 N Eastern Ave, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 522-1400; museumofidaho.org Pinecrest Golf Course; 18 holes and short practice range. 701 E Elva, Idaho Falls, 83401; 208 612-8485; ifrec.org Sage Lakes Municipal Golf Course; 18 holes and driving range. 100 W 65th St, Idaho Falls, 83401; 208 612-8535 Sandcreek Municipal Golf Club; 18 holes and driving range. 5230 Hackman Rd, Idaho Falls, 83401; 208 529-1115 Tautphaus Park Zoo; 400 animals from six continents, representing 100 different species. The zoo’s natural habitats


provide haven to such species as penguins, camels, lions, tigers, Red Pandas, and snow leopards. 2725 Carnival Way, Idaho Falls, 83405; 208 612-8552; idahofallszoo.org The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho; Exhibits, events, classes, and performances beside the Snake River. 300 S Capital Ave, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 524-7777; theart museum.org The Lava Trail at Hell’s Half Acre; An incredible 5,200-year-old lava flow with paved walkways and signs describing the unique ecosystem. 208 524-7500; blm.gov

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns

Hilton Garden Inn; 700 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 522-9500; idahofalls. hgi.com; 119 Rooms, $124-$229; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet Holiday Inn Express; 2270 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, 83404; 208 542-9800; hiexpress.com/idahofallsid; 79 Rooms, $99-$199; Open All Year; A/C, Business Center, Indoor Pool La Quinta Inn & Suites–Idaho Falls Spectrum; 2501 S 25th St E, Ammon, 83406; 800 600-6001 or 208 552-2500; ameritelinns.com; 84 Rooms, $89-$249; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

Hotels & Motels

Le Ritz Hotel & Suites; 720 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 813-9266 or 208 528-0880; leritzhotel.com; 125 Rooms, $70-$229; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Pets OK

Best Western Plus CottonTree Inn; 900 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 6626886 or 208 523-6000; cottontree.net; 94 Rooms, $69-$110; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Waterfront

Motel 6 Idaho Falls; 1448 W Broadway, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 466-8356 or 208 522-0112; motel6.com; 79 Rooms, $65$69; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Handicap Access

Best Western Plus Driftwood Inn; 575 River Pkwy, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 939-2242 or 208 523-2242; bestwesterndriftwood. com; 73 Rooms, $79-$160; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

Motel West; 1540 W Broadway, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 582-1063 or 208 5221112; motelwestidaho.com; 80 Rooms, $46-$100; Open All Year; A/C, Indoor Pool, Laundry

Candlewood Suites Idaho Falls; 665 Pancheri Dr, Idaho Falls, 83402; 877 226-3539 or 208 525-9800; ichotelsgroup.com; 81 Rooms; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Work-Out Room

Pinecrest Inn; 888 N Holmes, Idaho Falls, 83401; 800 521-5993 or 208 523-5993; 92 Rooms, $50-$80; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Outdoor Pool

Lazy J Bed & Breakfast; 13786 N 95th E, Idaho Falls, 83401; 208 524-0262; Rooms; Open All Year; Breakfast Free

Comfort Inn; 195 S Colorado, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 528-2804; comfortinn.com; 56 Rooms, $60-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool Destinations Inn; 295 W Broadway St, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 528-8444; destinations inn.com; 14 Rooms, $119-$239; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Fairfield Inn & Suites; 1293 W Broadway, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 228-2800 or 208 552-7378; marriott.com; 81 Rooms, $109$149; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Non-smoking, Spa Services GuestHouse Inn & Suites; 850 Lindsay Blvd. Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 523-6260; guesthouseintl.com; 130 Rooms, $59-$89; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool, Waterfront Hampton Inn; 2500 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, 83404; 800 426-7866 or 208 5299800; hamptoninn.com; 63 Rooms, $69$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Hampton Inn–Idaho Falls Airport; 645 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 6006001 or 208 523-1400; idahofallsairport. hamptoninn.com; 127 Rooms, $109-$140; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool

Red Lion on the Falls; 475 River Pkwy, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 733-5466 or 208 523-8000; redlion.com/idaho; 140 Rooms, $95-$139; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Pets OK Ross Hotel; 343 C St, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 525-9958; 21 Rooms, $48-$150; Open All Year; A/C Shilo Inn Suites Conference Hotel; 780 Lindsay Blvd. Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 2222244 or 208 523-0088; shilo-inn-idahofalls.com; 161 Rooms, $79-$159; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi Sleep Inn & Suites; 3200 Outlet Blvd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 800 424-6423 or 208 821-3647; M: 208 360-1940; sleepinn suitesidahofalls.com; 75 Rooms, $60-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool, Non-smoking South Fork Inn; 1100 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 529-5400; 61 Rooms, $49-$59; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Super 8 Motel Idaho Falls; 705 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 522-8880; super8.com; 90 Rooms, $51-$91; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV Yellowstone Motel; 2460 S Yellowstone Hwy, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 529-9738; visitidaho.org |

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RV Parks & Campgrounds Shady Rest RV Park; 2200 N Yellowstone Hwy, Idaho Falls, 83401; 208 524-7035; 36 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$25; 10 Tent/Campsites, $12-$15; Open All Year; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV Snake River RV Park and Campground; 1440 Lindsay Blvd. Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 523-3362; snakeriverrvpark.net; 120 RV Hookup Sites; 10 Cabins; 40 Tent/ Campsites; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV Sunnyside Acres RV Park; 905 W Sunnyside Rd, Idaho Falls, 83402; 208 523-8403; sunnysideacresmhc.com; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $32; Open All Year; Laundry, Pullthru Sites-RV, Showers-RV

Island Park Information Island Park Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 558-7755, islandparkchamber.org

Attractions Big Springs Nature Trail; Explore one of the country’s largest springs - a source for the Henrys Fork of the Snake River–and view osprey, bald eagles, deer, moose and waterfowl. 208 652-7442 Harriman State Park; The Railroad Ranch, a summer playground for Union Pacific Railroad owners Roland and Averell Harriman, was deeded to the people of Idaho and named Harriman State Park and Wildlife Refuge. 3489 Green Canyon Rd, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7368; parksand recreation.idaho.gov Henrys Fork of the Snake River; Acclaimed by fly fishing enthusiasts as the best trout fishing stream in the United States. 208 525-7290; visitidaho.org/whitewater/ snake/henrys-fork/upper.aspx Henrys Lake State Park; Anglers fish for cutthroat, brook, and rainbow-cutthroat hybrid trout - this is the kind of place fishermen dream about. 3917 E 5100 N, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7532; parksand recreation.idaho.gov Island Park Dam and Reservoir; Popular for camping, boating, and fishing with rainbow, brook, and cutthroat trout; kokanee; and whitefish. 208 652-7442 Island Park Village Golf Course; 9 holes. 4153 N Big Springs Loop Rd, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7502 Johnny Sack Cabin; Hand-built in 1939 by a German immigrant, this historic cabin features inlaid flooring and hand carved furniture. 208 652-7442 Mack’s Inn Playhouse; Fun, family-friendly performances are the highlight of a wonderful dinner-theater experience. 4292 N Hwy 20, Mack’s Inn, 83433; 888 558-7272; macksinnplayhouse.com


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Guest Ranches Elk Creek Ranch; Off Hwy. 20, Island Park; 208 558-7404; elkcreekid.com; 6 Rooms, $100; 8 Cabins, $100; Open Summer, Spring; Cable/Satellite TV, P ets OK, Handicap Access

Hotels & Motels A River Runs By It Lodge; 4026 Tygee Lane, Island Park, 83429; 866 558-2295 or 208 558-2245; ariverrunsbyitlodge.com; 4 Rooms, $138-$179; 1 Yurts/Teepees, $65; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking Angler’s Lodge at Henrys Fork; 3363 Old Hwy. 191, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-9555; anglerslodge.net; 17 Rooms, $69-$199; 9 Cabins, $349-$399; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Handicap Access Henry’s Fork Lodge; 2794 S Pinehaven, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7953; henrys forklodge.com; 14 Rooms, $450; Open SprFall; Laundry, Waterfront, Handicap Access Jared’s Wild Rose Ranch Resort; See Hotels & Motels Mack’s Inn Resort; See Hotels & Motels Ponds Lodge; 3757 N Hwy 20, Island Park, 83429; 888 731-5153 or 208 558-7221; pondslodge.com; 14 Cabins, $85-$295; Open All Year; Pets OK Sawtelle Mountain Resort; See Hotels & Motels Trouthunter; 3327 N Hwy 20, Island Park, 83429; 888 759-6847 or 208 558-9900; trouthunt.com; 11 Rooms, $100-$175; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Waterfront

Reunion & Retreat Centers Island Park Lodging; 4194 Grandview Rd, Island Park, 83429; 208 360-7224; M: 208 360-7224; islandparklodging.com; 10 Cabins, $150-$825; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

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Buffalo Run Campground & Cabins; 3402 N Hwy 20, Island Park, 83429; 208 5587112; buffaloruncampground.com; 42 RV Hookup Sites, $32; 5 Cabins, $110; Open Summer; Dump Station, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

Jared’s Wild Rose Ranch Resort; 3778 Hwy. 87, Island Park, 83429; 208 5587201; wildroseranch.com; 40 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$35; 25 Rooms, $79-$469; 11 Cabins, $59-$269; 4 Condos, $326-$334; 5 Tent/Campsites, $20-$25; Open All Year; Laundry, Showers-RV, Waterfront Mack’s Inn Resort; 4292 N Hwy 20, Mack’s Inn, 83433; 888 558-7272 or 208 5587272; macksinn.com; 14 Rooms, $69; 20 Cabins, $69-$180; 1 Lodge/House, $500$550; 6 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Hookups, Laundry, Non-smoking RedRock RV & Camping Park; 3707 Red Rock Rd. Island Park, 83429; 800 473-3762 or 208 558-7442; M: 208 801-631-3707; redrockrvpark.com; 54 RV Hookup Sites, $41-$44; 8 Tent/Campsites, $36-$39; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV Robins Roost Chevron & Grocery Store; 4150 N Big Springs Loop Rd, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7440; robinroostisland park.com; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 2 Cabins, $79-$89; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups Sawtelle Mountain Resort; Hwy. 20 at Sawtelle Peak Rd. between MP 394 & 395; 866 558-9366 or 208 558-9366; sawtelle mountainresort.com; Open Summer; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Handicap Access Valley View RV Park, Campground & Laundromat; 5152 N Hwy 20, Island Park, 83429; 888 558-7443 or 208 558-7443; valleyviewrv.com; 70 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$35; 3 Cabins, $85-$150; 10 Tent/ Campsites, $10-$14; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

Vacation Rentals Angler’s Lodge at Henrys Fork; 3363 Old Hwy. 191, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-9555; anglerslodge.net; 17 Rooms, $69-$199; 9 Cabins, $349-$399; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Handicap Access Buffalo Run Campground & Cabins; See RV Parks & Campgrounds Eagle Ridge Ranch; 3438 Old Shotgun Rd, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-0900; M: 208 681-9833; eagleridgeadventures. com; 11 Cabins; 1 Lodge/House; 10 Tent/ Campsites; Open All Year; Kitchens, Nonsmoking Enchanted Forest Resort; See RV Parks & Campgrounds

Enchanted Forest Resort; 6 mi. W of Hwy. 20 on Yale-Kilgore Rd.; 208 558-9675; islandparkidaho.com; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$25; Cabins, $100-$300; 10 Tent/ Campsites, $10-$14; Open All Year; Hookups, Showers-RV, Handicap Access

Grandma’s Cabin; 3788 Basalt, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7699; M: 208 558-7699; grandmascabin.com; 1 Cabin, $175-$225; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, WiFi

Henry’s Lake State Park; 3917 E 5100 N, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7532; parks andrecreation.idaho.gov; 43 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$24; 3 Cabins, $50; Open SumFall; Dump Station, Showers-RV, Handicap Access

Island Park Village Resort; 4153 N Big Springs Loop Rd, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7502; islandparkvillageresort.com; 66 Condos, $90-$325; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, Non-smoking, Spa Services

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Lakeview Cabin; 3618 Meadow View Lane, Island Park, 83429; 877 904-1988 or 208 558-1988; M: 208 520-0480; yellowstone vacationhomes.net; 1 Lodge/House, $195$245; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi Larson Lodge; 208 232-2034; larsonlodge. com; 1 Cabin, $150-$250; Open Summer; Kitchens Meadow Creek Lodge; 208 351-2787; 1 Cabin; Open Summer Moose Mountain Cabin; 1475 Luke Ln, Macks Inn, 83429; 208 705-7199; moose mountaincabins.com; 1 Cabin, $195; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Nonsmoking Mountain Lake Cabin; 3618 Meadow View Lane, Island Park, 83429; 877 904-1988 or 208 558-1988; M: 208 520-0480; yellow stonevacationhomes.net; 1 Lodge/House, $195-$255; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi Outback Realty; 4135 Sawtelle Peak Rd, Island Park, 83429; 877 500-6661 or 208 558-9500; islandparkrentalcabins.com; 13 Cabins, $150-$350; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry Rainbow Realty–Island Park Cabin Rentals; 3320 Hwy 20, Island Park, 83429; 800 853-7420 or 208 558-7116; islandparkcabinrentals.com; 25 Cabins, $125-$700; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Slash E Ranch; 208 558-7438; slasheranch. com; 5 Cabins; Open Summer Summerwind Development; 208 435-6523816; M: 208 604-0355; summerwindcabin.com; 4 Cabins, $125-$475; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking The Pines at Island Park–Historic Phillips Lodge; 3907 Phillips Loop Rd, Island Park, 83429; 888 455-9384 or 208 558-0192; pinesislandpark.com; 25 Cabins, $129-$389; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking WorldCast Anglers; 3350 Hwy. 20, Island Park, 83429; 208 558-7068; worldcast anglers.com; 12 Cabins, $89-$129; Open Summer; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, Waterfront Yellowstone Lakefront Log Home on Henry’s Lake; 5430 Pintail Rd, Island Park, 83429; 877 833-4861 or 208 310-720-4601; yellowstoneloghome.us; 1 Lodge/House, $275-$350; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

Mud Lake Lodging Haven Motel & Trailer Park; 1079 E 1500 N, Terreton, 83450; 208 663-4821; 13 RV Hookup Sites, $12; 7 Rooms, $50; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK


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Attractions/Lodging

AmericInn Lodge & Suites of Rexburg; 1098 Golden Beauty Dr. Rexburg, 83440; 877 356-5333 or 208 356-5333; americinn. com/hotels/ID/Rexburg; 66 Rooms, $79$189; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi

Green Canyon Hot Springs; Hot springs facility with both indoor and outdoor pools. 2432 S Canyon Creek Rd, Newdale, 83436; 208 458-4454; greencanyonhotspring. com; 50 RV Hookup Sites, $16-$18; 50 Tent/Campsites, $14; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Indoor Pool, Pets OK.

Rexburg Information Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce, 888 463-6880, idahofolkdance@gmail.com

Attractions Idaho Centennial Carousel at Porter Park; An authentic wooden carousel, built in 1926 and restored in the late 1980s graces Porter Park. 250 W 2nd S, Rexburg, 83440; 208 359-3020; rexburgchamber.org Legacy Flight Museum; An 18,000 square foot vintage military aircraft museum with a focus and mission to preserve the history of military aircraft. Rexburg Airport, Rexburg, 83440; 208 351-0044; legacyflight museum.com Rexburg Golf Course; 9 holes. 26 Airport Rd, Rexburg, 83440; 208 359-3037 Teton Dam Flood Museum; Located in the basement of the historic Tabernacle on Center St., the museum tells the story of the June 5, 1976 flood and its aftermath, which affected Rexburg and the surrounding areas. 208 359-3020; rexburghistorical society.com/teton-flood-museum.html Teton Lakes Golf Course; 27 holes and driving range. 722 N 12th W, Rexburg, 83440; 208 359-3036; tetonlakesgc.com Yellowstone Bear World; See grizzly bear, black bear, gray wolves, and a variety of other North American wildlife. 6010 . 4300 W 6010 S Bear World Rd, Rexburg, 83440; 208 359-9688; yellowstonebearworld.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Porter House Bed & Breakfast; 4232 W 1000 N, Rexburg, 83440; 208 356-6632; srv.net/~clport/portb&b.html; 3 Rooms, $55-$62; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Handicap Access Sheffield House Bed ‘N Breakfast; 5362 S Hwy 191, Rexburg, 83440; 208 356-4182; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$36; 2 Rooms, $70-$95; 2 Cabins, $70-$95; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Showers-RV, WiFi

Guest Ranches McGarry Ranches; 6140 W 5000 S, Rexburg, 83440; 866 593-4455 or 208 356-6531; mcgarryranches.com; 4 Cabins; Open Summer, Fall

Quality Inn; 885 W Main St, Rexburg, 83440; 800 228-5150 or 208 359-1311; qualityinn.com/hotel-rexburg-idahoID605; 52 Rooms, $79-$150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Indoor Pool SpringHill Suites by Marriott; 1177 South Yellowstone Hwy, Rexburg, 83440; 208 356-3003; marriott.com/idarx; 97 Rooms, $109-$149; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Indoor Pool Super 8 Motel Rexburg; 215 W Main St, Rexburg, 83440; 800 800-8000 or 208 3568888; super8.com; 48 Rooms, $75-$132; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Highspeed Internet, Indoor Pool

RV Parks & Campgrounds Rainbow Lake RV Park; 2245 S 2000 W, Rexburg, 83440; 208 356-3681; rainbow lakerv.com; 60 RV Hookup Sites, $20; Open All Year; Hookups, Showers-RV, WiFi Sheffield RV Park; 5362 S Hwy 191, Rexburg, 83440; 208 356-4182; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$36; 6 Tent/Campsites, $16-$18; Open All Year; Dump Station, Pets OK, Pullthru Sites-RV Thompson’s RV Park; 4844 S Hwy 191, Rexburg, 83440; 208 356-6210; 25 RV Hookup Sites, $20; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pets OK, Showers-RV

Rigby Attractions Cedar Park Golf Course; 9 holes, driving range. 4429 E 234 N, Rigby, 83442; 208 745-0103; cedarparkgolf.com Farnsworth TV & Pioneer Museum; Exhibits about Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television. 118 W 1st S, Rigby, 83442; 208 745-8423; rigby.govoffice.com Jefferson Hills Golf Course; 18 holes. 4074 E 500 N, Rigby, 83442; 208 745-6492

Lodging Blue Heron Inn Bed and Breakfast; 706 N Yellowstone Hwy, Rigby, 83442; 866 7459922 or 208 745-9922; idahoblueheron. com; 7 Rooms, $109-$199; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Handicap Access Jefferson County Lake Campground; 490 N 4000 E Rigby, 83442; 208 745-0868; co.jefferson.id.us/parks_and_rec.php; 50 RV Hookup Sites, $10-$15; Open Sum-Fall; Hookups, Pets OK, Waterfront South Fork Inn Motel; 425 Farnsworth Way, Rigby, 83442; 208 745-8700; 39 visitidaho.org |

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Rooms, $50; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, WiFi Teton West RV Park; Exit 318; off Hwy 20; 208 555-1212; 90 RV Hookup Sites, $32; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Ririe Attractions Heise Hills Golf Club; Get away from the stresses of life and enjoy the beautiful mountainous scenery as you play on our nine hole executive golf course. 5116 E Heise Rd, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-7327; heisehotsprings.net/golf.html Heise Hot Springs; Swimming pools, a 350-foot water slide, outfitted fishing and float trips and golf. 5116 E Heise Rd, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-7312; heisehotsprings.net Heise Hot Springs Zip Line Tour; Heise Zip is our newest attraction here at Heise. If fun, adventure, and excitement is what you’re looking for then you have come to the right place. 5116 E Heise Rd, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-7312; heisehotsprings. net/zip-line.html

Lodging 7N Ranch; 5156 Heise Rd, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-5097; 7NRanch.com; Open Sum-Fall; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV Aspen Grove Inn; 105 N 5050 E, Rigby, 83442; 888 538-7963 or 208 538-7963; aspengroveinn.com; 4 Cabins, $125; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Granite Creek Guest Ranch; 2086 Swan Valley Hwy, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-7140; granitecreekranch.com; 4 Cabins, $200; Open Summer, Fall Heise Hot Springs; 5116 E Heise Rd, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-7312; heiseexpeditions. com; 14 RV Hookup Sites, $18-$30; Open All Year; Hookups, Showers-RV, Handicap Access Mountain River Ranch/Sportsman RV Park; 98 N 5050 E, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-7337; mountainriverranch.com; 64 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 5 Rooms, $45-$60; 4 Cabins, $60-$65; 1 Lodge/House, $180; 64 Tent/Campsites, $17; 3 Yurts/Teepees, $25; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Spencer Attractions Opal Country Cafe and Gift Shop LLC; Find supplies and assistance for Opal mining along with dining, camping, and shopping for jewelry. 27 Opal Ave. Spencer, 83446; 208 374-5476; spenceropalmines.com Opal Mountain Mine; A mini-museum and an opal store with a video tour of the mine. 11 Opal Ave, Spencer, 83446; 208 3745474; idopalmine.com


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Spencer Bed & Breakfast; E. side of railroad track; 208 374-5376; 1 Cabin, $40-$45; Open Summer; Breakfast Free, Kitchens, Pets OK

St. Anthony Information Greater St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce, 208 624-4870, stanthonychamber.com

Attractions Fremont County Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range. 674 N 2780 E, St. Anthony, 83445; 208 624-7074 St. Anthony Sand Dunes; These 11,000 acres of clear, shifting, white quartz sand are popular for off-road vehicle riding. 208 524-7500; blm.gov

Lodging Dunes Lodge; 1396 E 400 N, St. Anthony, 83445; 208 709-7433; theduneslodge. com; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $10-$20; 1 Lodge/House, $375; 10 Tent/Campsites, $10-$20; Open Summer; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pull-thru Sites-RV GuestHouse Henry’s Fork Inn; 115 S Bridge St, St. Anthony, 83445; 208 624-3711; henrysforkinn.com; 31 Rooms, $49-$89; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, High-speed Internet, Pets OK Idaho Dunes RV Park; 1695 E 500 N, St. Anthony, 83445; 208 624-3275; idahodunes rv.com; 72 RV Hookup Sites, $42-$48; 200 Tent/Campsites, $15-$25; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, Showers-RV Juniper Mountain Ranch; 969 N 1900 E, St. Anthony, 83445; 208 680-4585; juniper mountain.net/; 1 Lodge/House, $295; Open Summer; Kitchens, Laundry

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Sand Hills Resort Inc.; 865 Red Rd, St. Anthony, 83445; 208 624-4127; thesand hillsresort.com; 100 RV Hookup Sites, $33$60; 1 Room, $50-$70; 9 Tent/Campsites, $15-$25; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Pets OK, WiFi

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Three Peaks Lodge; 658 N 2400 E, St. Anthony, 83445; 800 418-5269 or 800 418-5269; threepeakslodge.com; 1 Lodge/ House, $600-$900; Open Summer; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry

Swan Valley Attractions Palisades Reservoir; Surrounded by steep forested mountains, the 16,000-acre reservoir is an excellent spot for boating, camping, and wildlife viewing. 208 525-7290; fishandgame.idaho.gov Snake River; Emerging from Palisades Reservoir, the South Fork of the Snake River stretches some 60 miles to its confluence with the Henrys Fork. Outfitters provide fishing and scenic boat trips. 208 523-

1412; visitidaho.org/whitewater/snake/ south-fork.aspx

Lodging Aspen Hills Retreat; 2080 Swan Valley Hwy, Ririe, 83443; 208 538-7140; swanvalleyretreat.com; 4 Rooms, $200-$250; 1 Lodge/House, $200-$250; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, WiFi Hansen Guest Ranch; 956 Rainey Creek Rd. Swan Valley, 83449; 800 277-9041 or 208 483-2305; hansenguestranch.com; 9 Rooms, $125-$200; 4 Cabins, $165-$210; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Pets OK Natural Retreats South Fork Lodge; 40 Conant Valley Loop, Swan Valley, 83449; 877 805-7794; naturalretreats.com; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, High-speed Internet, Waterfront Old Irwin Lodge; 1591 Old Irwin Rd, Irwin, 83428; 888 483-5634 or 208 483-5634; oldirwinlodge.com; 5 Rooms, $150-$199; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Food Service Palisades RV Park & Cabins; 3802 Swan Valley Hwy 26, Palisades, 83428; 208 3510511; palisadescabins.com; 18 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$24; 6 Cabins, $59-$135; 10 Tent/Campsites, $18-$24; Open Sum-Fall; Hookups, Showers-RV Rendezvous at the South Fork; 3333 Swan Valley Hwy, Swan Valley, 83449; 208 4832267; campsouthfork.com; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 1 Rooms, $64-$124; 2 Cabins, $50-$90; 8 Tent/Campsites, $15-$30; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pull-thru SitesRV, WiFi Sleepy J Cabins; #19 Highway 31, Swan Valley, 83449; 877 222-4677 or 208 4830411; sleepyjcabins.com; 1 RV Hookup Sites, $10; 10 Cabins, $85-$150; Open All Year; Business Center, High-speed Internet, Kitchens Swan Valley Lodging; Between Jackson Hole, WY and Idaho Falls, ID; 208 2701020; swanvalleyrentals.com; 4 Cabins, $495-$1850; Open Sum-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry The Lodge at Palisades Creek; 3720 Hwy 26, Irwin, 83428; 208 483-2222; tlapc.com; 9 Cabins; Open Spr-Fall;, Handicap Access

Teton Valley Information Teton Valley Chamber of Commerce, 208 354-2500, tetonvalleychamber.com

Attractions Grand Targhee Resort; Full-service summer and winter resort with outdoor recreation and amazing Teton scenery just over the border from Driggs. 3300 E Ski Hill Rd. Alta, WY, 800 827-4433; M: 208 201-1060; grandtarghee.com

Teton Springs Lodge & Spa; Located in the center of Teton Valley, the Teton Springs Lodge and Spa brings an unprecedented lodging experience, offering our guests the finest facilities and recreational options in the area. 10 Warm Creek Lane, Victor, 83455; 877 787-8757; M: 208 709-4409; tetonspringslodge.com Teton Valley Museum; Discover the roots of Teton Valley from its beginning as Pierre’s Hole to the thriving community it has become. 137 N Hwy 33, Driggs, 83422; 208 354-6000; tetonvalleychamber.com/ community/museums The Headwaters Golf Club; Enjoy the most celebrated and recognized golf experience in eastern Idaho. Designed by Byron Nelson, it is challenging and playable for golfers of all ages and abilities. 10 Warm Creek Lane, Victor, 83455; 877 787-8757; M: 208 709-4409; tetonsprings.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Fox Creek Inn; 273 E 5500 S, Victor, 83455; 307-413-3583; thefoxcreekinn. com; 4 Rooms, $119-$225; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, WiFi Locanda di Fiori (The Inn of Flowers); Call for directions; 208 208-244-2002 or 208 456-0909; inntetonia.com; 2 Rooms, $150; Open Sum-Fall; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Willowpine Bed & Breakfast; 136 E Little Ave, Driggs, 83422; 208 354-2735; 3 Rooms, $65; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Laundry, Handicap Access

Guest Ranches Linn Canyon Ranch; 130 E 600 S, Victor, 83455; 208 787-5466; linncanyonranch. com; 3 Cabins, $99; Open Spr-Fall; Nonsmoking, Pets OK, WiFi Moose Creek Ranch; 2733 E 10800 S, Victor, 83455; 208 787-6078; M: 208 8813206; moosecreekranch.com; 5 RV Hookup Sites, $35; 2 Rooms, $50-$65; 8 Cabins, $119-$159; 1 Lodge/House, $375; 10 Tent/ Campsites, $20; Open All Year; Kitchens, Pets OK, Waterfront Teton Mountain Ranch; 269 W 800 S, Victor, 83455; 866 787-9005 or 208 7879005; elkadventures.com/cabins.html; 2 Rooms, $99; Open All Year

Hotels & Motels Best Western Teton West; 476 N Main St, Driggs, 83422; 800 937-8376 or 208 3542363; bestwesternidaho.com; 40 Rooms, $70-$120; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool, Non-smoking Kasper’s Kountryside Inn; 9165 S 1000 W Pole Canyon Rd, Victor, 83455; 208 787-2726; kasperskountrysideinn.com; 2 Rooms, $79-$109; 2 Condos, $79-$109; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry


Pines Motel * Guest Haus; 105 S Main St. Driggs, 83422; 800 354-2778 or 208 3542774; thepinestetonvalley.com; 7 Rooms, $45-$100; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK, WiFi Super 8 Motel Teton West; 1361 Hwy 33, Driggs, 83422; 800 800-8000 or 208 3548888; super8.com; 46 Rooms, $80-$200; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet Teton Mountain View Lodge & RV Park; 2901 Egbert Ave, Tetonia, 83452; 800 6252232 or 208 456-2741; tetonmountain lodge.com; 22 RV Hookup Sites, $10-$29; 25 Rooms, $69-$89; 8 Tent/Campsites, $10; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

Vacation Rentals A Cottage in Driggs; 208 354-7424; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year; Kitchens

2871; vamoose.com/teton-valley-vacationrentals.html; 7 Cabins, $99-$279; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Kitchens

A House in Sweet Hollow; 9125 Edgewood Lane, Victor, 83455; 212-721-2280; vrbo. com/307581; 1 Lodge/House, $375-$450; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi

Teton Base Camp; 1.2 mi. north of downtown Driggs; 208 521-9347; M: 208 521-9347; tetonvalleyrental.com; 1 Condo, $125-$250; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking

Cottage at Heron Glass; 240 N 5 E, Driggs, 83422; 877 354-2759 or 208 354-2759; heronglass.com/cottage; 1 Cabin, $65-$90; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, WiFi

Teton Powder Valley Townhouse; 910 Powder Valley Rd, Unit 26, Driggs, 83422; 636 225-2486; M: 314 609-0229; grandtarghee. com; 1 Lodge/House, $160; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi

Cowboy Roadhouse Lodge; 381 N Agate, Victor, 83455; 208 787-2755; cowboyroad houselodge.com; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year

Teton Springs Lodge and Spa; 10 Warm Creek Lane, Victor, 83455; 877 787-8757 or 208 787-7230; M: 208 709-4409; teton springslodge.com; 52 Rooms, $129-$509; Open All Year; A/C, Business Center, Highspeed Internet, Kitchens, Spa Services

Grand Valley Lodging; 158 N 1st St E, Driggs, 83422; 800 746-5518 or 208 3548890; grandvalleylodging.com; 10 Cabins, $125-$300; 10 Condos, $80-$275; 20 Lodges/Houses, $150-$450; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Pets OK

Trail’s End Motel; 40 N Main, Victor, 83455; 208 787-2973; Open Summer; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking

Henderson Creek Lodge; 5188 Mahogany View Trail, Victor, 83455; 877 629-8597 or 877 629-8597; HendersonCreekLodge. com; 1 Lodge/House, $275-$400; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi

Reunion & Retreat Centers Moose Creek Ranch; See Guest Ranches

RV Parks & Campgrounds Teton Mountain View Lodge & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels Teton Valley Campground; 1208 Hwy 31, Victor, 83455; 877 787-3036 or 208 7872647; tetonvalleycampground.com; 60 RV Hookup Sites, $38-$52; 4 Cabins, $59; 10 Tent/Campsites, $32; Open Spr-Fall; Outdoor Pool, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

Hill Property Management; 2875 S Stateline Rd, Driggs, 83422; 208 201-9263; hpmlodging.com/; 3 Rooms; 3 Condos, $240-$125; 6 Lodges/Houses; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Kitchens, Waterfront Kasper’s Kountryside Inn; See Hotels & Motels Oxbow Property Management LLC; 9290 Old Jackson Hwy, Victor, 83455; 208 787-

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Teton Springs Luxury Log Cabins; 10 Warm Creek Lane, Victor, 83455; 877 787-8757 or 208 787-7230; M: 208 709-4409; teton springslodge.com; 20 Cabins, $495-$899; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, High-speed Internet, Outdoor Pool, Spa Services, Waterfront Teton Valley Cabins; 34 E Ski Hill Rd, Driggs, 83422; 866 687-1522 or 208 3548153; tetonvalleycabins.com; 20 Cabins, $79-$119; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Teton Valley Lodge; 3733 Adams Rd, Driggs, 83422; 800 455-1182 or 208 3542386; tetonvalleylodge.com; 10 Cabins, $1360-$5845; Open All Year;, Handicap Access Teton Valley Realty Management; 253 S Main St. Driggs, 83422; 208 354-3431; rentdriggs.com; Open All Year; Various homes and condos available.

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The heart and soul of central Idaho lie in the stunning Stanley Basin. With dramatic views of the Sawtooth Mountains before you, and the White Cloud Mountains behind you can reflect on the majesty of nature. This is the high mountain valley in which the Salmon River begins as a small stream. From here, you can venture into the Sawtooth National Recreation Area or even higher into the Sawtooth Wilderness to hike and view wildlife. Trails lead to meadows, across streams, through forest and up to high alpine lakes. The visitor center north of Ketchum can provide you with maps and information for an enjoyable and safe trip. The town of Stanley is situated at the junction of three of Idaho’s best scenic byways: Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway on Highway 21, Salmon River Scenic Byway on Highways 93 and 75 and the Sawtooth Scenic Byway on Highway 75. A rustic and welcoming western town, Stanley serves as a gateway to the lakes, peaks and trails of the

Sawtooths. With plenty of motels, cabins and guest ranches, it is a great launching point for float trips on the Salmon River and other ventures into the mountains. The premier central Idaho adventure is a guided trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. The 96-mile river flows freely through the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, the largest federally protected wilderness area in the Lower 48 states. It offers a nonmotorized river floating experience of five-seven days with crystal-clear water, several natural hot springs, catch-andrelease fishing and splendid Dutch oven riverside dining. Idaho’s most famous “Wild and Scenic” river is ranked as one of the top 10 whitewater rivers in the world. Known for its challenging Class III and IV rapids, the Middle Fork is pristine and unspoiled—a rare treat for any adventurer. Outfitters are available to guide, but book your spot well in advance, as launches are limited. www.ioga.org

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Soldier Mountain Ski Area—a small, relaxed ski property with 36 runs and a vertical drop of 1,400 feet—sits just outside of this small farming community. Within a few minutes of Fairfield are the Mormon and Magic reservoirs, where huge rainbow and brown trout are caught regularly. Other prime trout fishing spots in this area include Silver Creek (Ernest Hemingway’s favorite) near Bellevue and the Little Wood River, a unique desert stream northeast of Richfield.

Nearby, the casual town of Ketchum enhances a Sun Valley vacation with a wide array of fine restaurants, galleries, shops and entertainment. When you combine the historic mountain flavor of Ketchum with activities in the nearby countryside—mountain biking, fishing, hiking or horseback riding—you’ll have an unforgettable vacation.

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Craters of the Moon In the high desert near Arco is one of the most unusual landscapes on earth: Craters of the Moon National Monument. This exceptional site is the largest basaltic, dominantly Holocene (last 10,000 years) lava field in the mainland United States. The 750,000-acre monument encompasses a stunning array of volcanic features: aa, pahoehoe, blocky lava, cinder cones, splatter cones, lava tubes and caves. It’s an excellent place for bird watching, photography, backpacking and caving. Early pioneers avoided this eerie domain. Now, decades later, nearly 225,000 visitors come each year to explore this fascinating landscape. A seven-mile loop road leads you through the lava field, and there are short trails to caves and craters. The park conveniently offers RV spaces, and nearby Arco has several motels.

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Mackay and Arco As you drive along Highway 93 beside the towering Lost River Range, you’ll see Idaho’s highest peak to the east. Mt. Borah is the most noticeable mountaintop in the range, surpassing the neighboring peaks at 12,662 feet. Nearby is the town of Mackay, nicknamed “Top of Idaho” because of its proximity to the peak. The majestic mountains surrounding Mackay are ideal for hiking and backcountry drives. Explore the area’s heritage on a self-guided tour of mining locations on Mackay’s Mine Hill. Located along the Big Lost River in eastern Idaho, Arco was the first city in the world to be lit with electricity generated by nuclear power in 1949. Its location makes it a good place to stop between the Craters of the Moon, 18 miles to the west, and the Idaho National Laboratory, the vast complex of scientific experiment stations. East of Arco, Experimental

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Salmon & the Lemhi Valley North of Challis, Highway 93 enters the serene and picturesque Lemhi Valley. Nestled in the shadows between the Bitterroot Mountains and the Lemhi Range, this is the valley where mountain men of the 1800s, Jim Bridger and Kit Carson, would spend the winter. Today, the town of Salmon is called the “Whitewater Capital of the World.” From Salmon, professional outfitters are available to take you on the river dubbed the “River of No Return,” the Main Salmon River. The Salmon River remains one of the few free-flowing waterways in America. Wildlife thrives in the rugged mountains and grassy meadows that embrace the river. The best way to experience the Salmon is with one of Idaho’s many licensed outfitters, who offer float trips ranging from one to eight days on calm or wild water. The town of Salmon is the largest in the area and a great place to stop, refuel and refresh. Don’t pass up a visit to the Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural, and Educational Center. The museum celebrates the contributions of this Lemhi-Shoshone woman who served as an interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition. Enjoy the visitor center, outdoor amphitheater, Sacajawea monument and one-mile interpretive trail. Immerse yourself further in the explorers’ experience by driving up to Lemhi Pass on the Lewis and Clark Backcountry Byway. Many historians consider Lemhi Pass the most important site along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. It was here that the dream of an easy route to the Pacific died as the explorers gazed upon seemingly endless mountains ahead. The byway is a 38-mile, singlelane gravel road with steep grades, but it is certainly worth the journey.

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of No Return Wilderness near Stanley. The Sawtooth Wilderness is composed of the highest peaks in the range, with 40 trails for hiking, backpacking and horseback riding. » Golf in central Idaho absolutely must include the outstanding courses in Sun Valley. Recently added to the Sun Valley Resort golf family is the White Clouds course, which overlooks a sumptuous clubhouse and 18-hole putting course. » Of course, when the cool fall breezes turn brisk and snow begins to fall, central Idaho adopts her winter posture as America’s first destination ski resort, offering every variety of winter fun imaginable. Sleigh rides, ice-skating, snowmobiling and backcountry skiing add to the diverse powdery offerings in central Idaho.

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Central Idaho Rockies Association; 800 634-3347; centralidahorockies.org Lemhi-Shoshone Tribe; 208 791-7490; lemhi-shoshone.com

Statewide Central Reservation Services InIdaho.com; 800 844-3246 or 208 634-4787; inidaho.com

Sites, $30-$35; 1 Tent/Campsites, $20; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, High-speed Internet, Showers-RV

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Creekside Inn Bed & Breakfast; 630 North Ave, Challis, 83226; 208 879-5608; creek sideinnbandb.com; 5 Rooms, $65-$120; 1 Lodge/House; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV

Lodging Riverside RV Park & Campground; 403 Broadford Rd, Bellevue, 83313; 208 7882020; 38 RV Hookup Sites, $26; 10 Tent/ Campsites, $22; Open All Year; Hookups, Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Challis Information Challis Area Chamber of Commerce, 208 879-2771, challischamber.com

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Bayhorse Ghost Town and Trails System; Miles of ATV trails link picturesque historic sites in the Bayhorse mining area. Junction of Hwys 75 and 93, Challis, 83226; 208 879-5244; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov

Butte County Chamber of Commerce; 208 527-8977, cityarco.com

Attractions Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve; View a diverse array of volcanic features and a rich variety of animal and plant life while touring on a 7-mile loop road. 208 527-1335; nps.gov/crmo Idaho Science Center; Submarine in the desert and Idaho National Laboratory history. Hwy 20/26 at the Hawkbill, Arco, 83213; 208 527-3770 Lost Rivers Visitor Center; Tourism information available on Fridays and Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 208 527-8977 Natural Bridge; Huge limestone arch extending 80-feet high from the shoulder of King Mountain near Arco. 208 527-8977

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D-K Motel; 316 S Front St, Arco, 83213; 800 231-0134 or 208 527-8282; dkmotel. com; 25 Rooms, $35-$80; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi Lost River Motel; 405 Hwy Dr, Arco, 83213; 208 527-3600; lrmotel.com; 14 Rooms, $30-$65; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens

RV Parks & Campgrounds Craters of the Moon/Arco KOA; 2424 N 3000 W, Arco, 83213; 800 562-3408 or 208 527-8513; koa.com/where/id/12141; 60 RV Hookup Sites, $35-$45; 3 Cabins, $51-$71; 5 Tent/Campsites, $27-$32; Open Spr-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, WiFi Mountain View RV Park–Arco; 705 W Grand Ave, Arco, 83213; 208 527-3707; mountainviewrvarco.com; 34 RV Hookup

Challis Golf Course; 9 holes and driving range, Garden Creek Rd, Challis, 83226; 208 879-5440; challisgolfcourse.com Challis Hot Springs; Historic springs open year-round on the banks of the Salmon River with 90-127 degree water temperatures. 5025 Hot Springs Rd, Challis, 83226; 208 879-4442; challishotsprings.com Custer Historic Mining Town; Ghost town with mining era buildings, interpretive programs and a gift shop, located at the Land of the Yankee Fork State Park. Junction of Hwys 75 and 93, Challis, 83226; 208 8795244; parksandrecreation.idaho.gov Custer Motorway Adventure Road; Follow a historic wagon road 46 miles from Challis over a mountain pass and along the Yankee Fork River to Sunbeam. 208 756-5100; fs.fed.us/r4/sc/yankeefork/custermotor way.shtml Land of the Yankee Fork State Park; This park and the surrounding National Forest Historic Area brings to life Idaho’s frontier mining history amid numerous recreational opportunities. Junction of Hwys 75 and 93, Challis, 83226; 208 879-5244; parksand recreation.idaho.gov Yankee Fork Gold Dredge; Used by miners near Custer and Bonanza in the 1940s, this dredge now lies on display near the ghost town of Custer. Junction of Hwys 75 and 93, Challis, 83226; 208 879-5244; yankeefork dredge.com

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns Bonanza House Bed & Breakfast; 10th & Butte St; 208 833-5050; gonorthwest.com; 2 Cabins, $65-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Challis Hot Springs; 5025 Hot Springs Rd, Challis, 83226; 208 879-4442; challishotsprings.com; 30 RV Hookup Sites,

The Watermark Inn; 810 E North Ave, Challis, 83226; 208 879-5084; thewater markinn.com; 4 Rooms, $85-$125; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Waterfront, WiFi

Guest Ranches Middle Fork Outfitters/Wilderness Outfitters; 208 473-4448; idahowilder ness.com; Open Summer

Hotels & Motels Holiday Lodge Motel; Hwy 93 N, Challis, 83226; 866 879-2259 or 208 879-2259; 11 Rooms, $50-$78; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet Northgate Inn Motel; Hwy 93, .5 mi. N of Challis; 208 879-2490; challismotel.com; 55 Rooms, $39-$79; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens Pioneer Motel & RV Park; 220 Hwy 93 S, Challis, 83226; 208 879-6791; challis motelrvpark.com; 27 RV Hookup Sites, $22-$31; 7 Rooms, $54-$69; 1 Cabin, $85; Open All Year; Cable TV Hookups, Kitchens, WiFi The Village Inn Motel & Restaurant; Hwy. 93, Challis, 83226; 208 879-2239; challis villageinn.com; 54 Rooms, $48-$149; Open All Year; A/C, Pets OK, WiFi The Watermark Inn; See Bed & Breakfast Inns

RV Parks & Campgrounds Challis Golf Course RV Park; Challis Golf Course Rd, Challis, 83226; 208 879-5300; golfcourserv.com; 30 RV Hookup Sites, $11$30; 10 Tent/Campsites, $15-$18; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Showers-RV, WiFi Challis Hot Springs; See Bed & Breakfast Inns Challis Valley RV Park; 208 879-2393; ChallisValleyRVResort.com; 65 RV Hookup Sites, $24-$28; 5 Tent/Campsites, $16; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi Pioneer Motel & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels

Vacation Rentals Bonanza House Bed & Breakfast; 10th & Butte St.; 208 833-5050; gonorthwest. com; 2 Cabins, $65-$120; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Nonsmoking Cabin at the Riverranch; Hot Springs Rd. Challis, 83226; 208 879-2788; M: 208 7211214; 1 Cabin, $75; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking


Clayton Lodging May Family Ranch; 500 Squaw Creek Rd. Clayton, 83227; 208 838-2407; mayfamily ranch.com; 6 RV Hookup Sites, $28; 14 Rooms, $45-$80; 3 Cabins, $65-$70; 4 Tent/Campsites, $18; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Non-smoking, Pets OK Old Sawmill Station; Clayton area; 208 838-2421; oldsawmillstation.com; 50 RV Hookup Sites, $23-$25; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Fairfield Attractions Soldier Mountain Ranch & Resort; Year-round resort facility with an 18-hole country golf course, tennis courts, pool, and hot tub. 208 764-2506; soldier mountainranch.com Soldier Mountain Ski Resort; Go back to simpler, less-crowded times with great low prices, an enhanced terrain park, and backcountry skiing for powder enthusiasts. 208 764-2526; soldiermountain.com

Wood River Trail System; Constructed over an old railroad route, the 20-mile trail from north of Ketchum through Hailey to Bellevue is perfect for walking & biking in summer and Nordic skiing/snowshoeing in winter. 208 578-2273; bcrd.org

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns

River Park Golf Course & RV Campground; 9 holes and driving range. 717 Capitol Ave, Mackay, 83251, 208 588-2296

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A Wood River Inn; 603 N Main St, Hailey, 83333; 877 542-0600 or 208 578-0600; woodriverinn.com; 56 Rooms; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, Work-Out Room

Windysage Farmstay Bed & Breakfast; 4485 Old Loop Rd. Mackay, 83251; 208 716-0776; 1 Cabin, $115; Open Spr-Fall; Breakfast Free, Pets OK, WiFi

Airport Inn; 820 4th Ave S, Hailey, 83333; 208 788-2477; airportinnhailey.com; 29 Rooms, $80-$140; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, WiFi

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Lodging Iron Mountain RV Park; 325 W Hwy 20, Fairfield, 83327; 208 764-2577; rvidaho. org; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $19-$21; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK

Hitchrack Motel-Gas-Grocery; 293 Indian Creek Rd, Hailey, 83333; 888 431-7225 or 208 788-1696; 8 Rooms, $55-$75; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK

The Prairie Inn; 113 E Hwy 20, Fairfield, 83327; 208 764-2247; theprairieinn.com; 18 Rooms, $69-$150; Open All Year; A/C, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV

Vacation Rentals Zen Studio in the Heart of Hailey; 709 S River St, Hailey, 83333; 208 720-0909; airbnb.com/rooms/250564; 1 Lodge/ House, $70-$75; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi

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Information Hailey Chamber of Commerce, 208 788-3484, haileyidaho.com

Attractions Blaine County Historical Museum; Learn about the mining history of the Wood River Valley - see a mine tunnel replica, historical dioramas, Chinese artifacts, and more. 218 N Main St, Hailey, 83333; 208 788-1801, M: 208 729-0560; bchistoricalmuseum.org Company of Fools; Award-winning theatrical productions July through March at the beautifully renovated Liberty Theatre. 110 N Main St, Hailey, 83333; 208 788-6520; companyoffools.org Hailey Skateboard Park; 12,500-sq. ft. skateboarding facility in Hailey provides fun for the young and young-at-heart alike. 208 788-3484; haileyidaho.com/ hailey_parks.asp

Moose Center Learning Lab; North American moose heads, photos, original art, hides, antlers, and scientific journals. 610 W Custer, Mackay, 83251, 208 588-2939, moosefoundation.org

The Inn at Ellsworth Estate; 702 3rd Ave S, Hailey, 83333; 866 788-6354 or 208 788-6354; ellsworthestate.com; 9 Rooms, $85-$160; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV

AmericInn Lodge & Suites of Hailey; 51 Cobblestone Ln, Hailey, 83333; 800 6343444 or 208 788-7950; americinn.com; 64 Rooms, $99-$299; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, High-speed Internet

Soldier Mountain Ranch and Resort; 208 764-2506; soldiermountainranch.com; 4 Rooms, $50-$100; 11 Cabins, $145-$200; 1 Lodge/House, $250-$1000; Open All Year; Kitchens, Outdoor Pool, Showers-RV

Mackay Mine Hill Tour Historic Drive; Self-guided tour of mining locations on Mackay’s Mine Hill. 3821 N Hwy 93, Moore, 83255, 208 588-3148, mackayidaho.com

Homestead Motel; 187 Railroad St, Leadore, 83464; 208 768-2742; 8 Rooms, $59-$68; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Non-smoking, Handicap Access Leadore Inn; 401 S Railroad St, Leadore, 83464; 888 951-6334 or 208 768-2237; 4 Rooms, $37-$50; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Pets OK Lema’s RV Park; 304 Railroad St, Leadore, 83464; 208 768-2030; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $14; Open Sum-Fall; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK

Lodging

Bear Bottom Inn; 412 W Spruce St, Mackay, 83251; 208 588-2483; 5 Rooms, $50-$70; Open All Year; A/C, Food Service, WiFi Wagon Wheel Motel & RV Park; 809 W Custer, Mackay, 83251; 208 588-3331; wagonwheelmackay.com; 17 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 16 Rooms, $45-$80; 1 Cabin, $86; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi White Knob Motel & RV Park; 4255 Hwy 93, Mackay, 83251; 208 588-2622; 27 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 6 Rooms, $55; 30 Tent/ Campsites, $10; Open Sum-Fall; Hookups, Laundry, Showers-RV

RV Parks & Campgrounds Moose Crossing RV Park; 3798 Hwy 93, Mackay, 83251; 208 221-2994; moose crossingrv.com; 27 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 2 Cabins, $38; 3 Tent/Campsites, $10; 1 Yurts/Teepees, $38; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi River Park Golf Course & Campground; 717 Capitol Ave, Mackay, 83251; 208 588-2296; 26 RV Hookup Sites, $15; Open Spr-Fall; Cable TV Hookups, Pets OK, Pullthru Sites-RV Wagon Wheel Motel & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels White Knob Motel & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels

Vacation Rentals

Mackay

Wild Horse Creek Ranch; 4387 Wild Horse Creek Rd, Mackay, 83251; 208 588-2575; wildhorsecreekranch.net; 10 Cabins, $100-$125; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Handicap Access

Attractions

North Fork

Lost River Museum; A collection of artifacts from Mackay’s history including mining implements, railroad memorabilia, and early printing equipment. 312 Capitol St. next door to library, Mackay, 83251, 208 588-3133

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Lost Trail Powder Mountain; Excellent intermediate runs and trails in a ski area well known for its consistent good base and light snow. Top of Lost Trail Pass, Sula, MT; 406 821-3211; losttrail.com


Central

Main Salmon River; Christened the “River of No Return” by early explorers, this is one of the few remaining free-flowing waterways in America. Outfitters offer float trips from 1 to 8 days. 208 865-2700, visitidaho. org/whitewater/salmon/shoup.aspx

Lodging Bed & Breakfast Inns 100 Acre Wood Resort; 2356 Hwy 93 N, North Fork, 83466; 208 865-2165; 100acre woodresort.com; 7 Rooms, $65-$125; 1 Lodge/House, $65-$125; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Food Service, Non-smoking

Hotels & Motels Booker’s Retreat & Mother Chukar’s Cafe; 2660 Salmon River Rd, Shoup, 83469; 208 394-2130; bookersretreat.com; 7 Cabins; 42 Tent/Campsites; Open All Year; Food Service, WiFi, Handicap Access

Attractions Lemhi County Historical Museum; Lemhi Shoshone and Asian artifacts plus photos and exhibits on mining, ranching, timber, and life in the Old West. 210 Main St, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-3342; lemhicounty museum.org Lewis & Clark Backcountry Byway; Country drive through pristine high mountain meadows and rolling hills to where Lewis & Clark crossed Lemhi Pass in 1805. Access at Hwy 28 near Tendoy. 800 727-2540; visitidaho.org/scenic-byways/lewis-andclark-backcountry-byway Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural & Educational Center; This 71-acre park is dedicated to Sacajawea, her people the Agaidika, and the Lewis and Clark expedition. 60 Hwy 28, Salmon, 83467; 208 7561188; sacajaweacenter.org

Broken Arrow; 3148 Hwy 93 N, Gibbonsville, 83463; 208 865-2241; thebroken arrow.com; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $15-$22; 9 Cabins, $45-$100; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Salmon Valley Golf Course; 9 holes, driving range. Highway 28, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-4734; facebook.com/Salmon ValleyGC

Ram’s Head Lodge; 33 mi. W of North Fork; 877 659-4899 or 208 394-2122; rvidaho. org; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $50-$250; 4 Rooms, $50-$250; 1 Lodge/House; 8 Tent/ Campsites; Open Sum-Fall; A/C, Food Service, Hookups

Bed & Breakfast Inns

REMLC’s Sportsman’s Roost Lodge; 1935 Salmon River Rd, Shoup, 83469; 208 394-2150; remlcsportsmanslodging.com; 8 Rooms, $58-$200; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, Waterfront Shoup Store, Cafe & Cabins; 1829 Salmon River Rd, Shoup, 83469; 208 394-2125; 3 Cabins, $40; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Food Service, Pets OK The Village at North Fork; 2046 Hwy 93 N, North Fork, 83466; 208 855-865-7001 or 208 865-7001; thevillageatnorthfork.com; 26 RV Hookup Sites, $20-$25; 7 Rooms, $70-$90; 10 Tent/Campsites, $12; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi

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Information

Josephine’s Pizza & RV Park; 2570 Hwy 93 North, North Fork, 83466; 208 865-2476; M: 208 514-6984; josephinesidahorvpark. com; 9 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 10 Tent/ Campsites, $12; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Showers-RV, WiFi Ram’s Head Lodge; See Hotels & Motels The Village at North Fork; See Hotels & Motels

Salmon Salmon Valley Chamber of Commerce, 800 727-2540, salmonchamber.com

Lodging Greyhouse Inn Bed & Breakfast; 1115 Hwy 93 S, Salmon, 83467; 800 348-8097 or 208 756-3968; greyhouseinn.com; 3 Rooms, $65-$89; 5 Cabins, $65-$124; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi Solaas Bed & Breakfast; 3 S Baker Rd, Salmon, 83467; 888 425-5474 or 208 7563903; solaasbnb.com; 7 Rooms, $55-$65; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Pets OK Syringa Lodge; 13 Gott Lane, Salmon, 83467; 877 580-6482 or 208 756-4424; syringalodge.com; 6 Rooms, $75-$140; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Business Center, Handicap Access

Hotels & Motels Arctic Creek Lodge & Tours; Accessible by jet boat only. 208 756-1657; arcticcreek lodge.com; 1 Lodge/House, $150; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Food Service Bear Country Inn; 1015 Main St, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-1499; bearcountry innsalmon.com; 39 Rooms, $52-$65; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, WiFi Motel Deluxe; 65 Sagebrush Ave, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-2231; 24 Rooms, $46-$75; Open All Year; A/C, Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet River’s Fork Lodge & RV Park; 2036 Hwy 93 N, North Fork, 83466; 208 865-2301; riversfork.com; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 7 Rooms, $74-$79; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Hookups, Handicap Access Sacajawea Inn; 705 S Challis St, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-2294; hotelsalmon.com; 8 RV Hookup Sites, $20; 21 Rooms, $44-$85; 6 Tent/Campsites, $10-$15; Open All Year; Hookups, Non-smoking, WiFi

Salmon River Lodge; 39 mi. W of North Fork, Main Salmon River; 800 635-4717 or 800 635-4717; salmonriverlodge.com; 10 Cabins, $120-$140; 3 Condos, $150-$170; 1 Lodge/House, $150-$170; Open Spr-Fall; Business Center, Non-smoking, Handicap Access Salmon River Motel; 104 Courthouse Dr, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-8880; salmon motel.com; 30 Rooms, $67-$121; Open All Year; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, WiFi Stagecoach Inn Motel; 201 Riverfront Dr, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-2919; stage coachinnmotel.com; 100 Rooms, $74-$108; Open All Year; A/C, Breakfast Free, Business Center

RV Parks & Campgrounds Century 2 Campground; 603 Hwy 93 N, Salmon, 83467; 208 756-2063; century 2campground.com; 19 RV Hookup Sites, $30-$40; 1 Cabin, $32-$42; 20 Tent/Campsites, $19; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Fort Limhi Trading Post & RV; 2427 Main St, Salmon, 83467; 208 303-7486; fort limhi.com; 12 RV Hookup Sites, $25; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pets OK Heald’s Haven RV & Campground; 22 Heald Haven Dr, Salmon, 83467; 208 7563929; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $18-$22; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Showers-RV, WiFi River’s Fork Lodge & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels Royal Gorge Resort; 3689 S Hwy 93, Salmon, 83467; 208 876-4130; royalgorge resort.com; 10 RV Hookup Sites, $26; 6 Cabins, $50-$90; 1 Lodge/House, $500; 10 Tent/Campsites, $26; Open Spr-Fall; Hookups, Waterfront, WiFi Salmon Meadows Campground & RV Park; 400 N St Charles, Salmon, 83467-5284; 208 756-2640; rvparking.com; 70 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$27; 25 Tent/Campsites, $15; Open All Year; Dump Station, Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV Salmon River RV Park, Country Store & Cafe; 111 Whitetail Dr, Salmon, 83467; 208 894-4549; salmonriverrvp.com; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $25-$30; 8 Tent/Campsites, $30; Open All Year; Laundry, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi Wagonhammer Campground; 1826 Hwy 93 N, North Fork, 83466; 208 865-2477; wagonhammercampground.com/; 53 RV Hookup Sites, $29-$32; 20 Tent/Campsites, $16; 2 Yurts/Teepees, $16; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Waterfront, WiFi

Vacation Rentals Flying Resort Ranches; 9 Hamner Dr, Salmon, 83467; 877 562-1129 or 208 7566295; flyingresortranches.com; 13 Cabins; 2 Lodges/Houses; Open Summer Greyhouse Inn Bed & Breakfast; See Bed & Breakfast Inns


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Hotels & Motels

Stanley

Danner’s Log Cabin Motel; 31 Eva Falls, Stanley, 83278; 208 721-1210; dannerslog cabins.com; 9 Cabins, $80-$140; Open SprFall; Kitchens, Pets OK, Handicap Access

Information Stanley-Sawtooth Chamber of Commerce, 800 878-7950, stanleycc.org

Attractions Redfish Lake & Little Redfish Lake; Recreation opportunities abound here with boating, day-use areas, a visitor center, Redfish Lake Lodge, and numerous campgrounds. Little Redfish is one of the most picturesque lakes in Idaho. 208 7275000; publiclands.org Salmon River; The middle fork of the Salmon River is Idaho’s premiere whitewater river, the first to receive the Wild and Scenic designation in 1969. 208 879-4100; visitidaho.org/whitewater/salmon/ middle-fork.aspx Sawtooth Mountains Area; The crown jewels of Idaho’s mountain ranges, with over 300 alpine lakes nestled between the jagged peaks. Recreation opportunities abundant with rafting, boating, hiking, horseback riding, and more. 208 774-3542; fs.fed.us/r4/sawtooth Stanley Museum; Located in the former Valley Creek Ranger Station, the museum interprets the local history of Stanley and the Sawtooth and Salmon River country. Artifacts, vintage photos, and displays. 208 774-3376; discoversawtooth.org

Lodging Guest Ranches Diamond D Ranch; 38 mi. N of Stanley, in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness; 800 222-1269 or 208 336-9772; diamonddranch-idaho.com; 4 Cabins, $125-$240; 2 Condos, $240; 5 Lodges/ Houses, $125-$240; Open Spr-Fall; Laundry, Outdoor Pool, Spa Services

Jerry’s Country Store, Cabins & Motel; 55 Lower Stanley, Stanley, 83278; 800 9724627 or 208 774-3566; lowerstanley.com; 9 Rooms, $65-$90; 15 Cabins, $70-$135; Open All Year; Non-smoking, Pets OK, Handicap Access Meadow Creek Inn & Spa; 955 Eva Falls Ave, Stanley, 83278; 800 811-5745 or 208 774-3611; meadowcreekinn.com; 6 Rooms, $99-$155; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Non-smoking, Spa Services, WiFi Mountain Village Resort; Hwy 21/75 junction, Stanley, 83278; 800 843-5475 or 208 774-3661; mountainvillage.com; 6 RV Hookup Sites, $30; 61 Rooms, $75-$136; Open All Year; Laundry, Pets OK, Handicap Access Redfish Lake Lodge; 7 mi. S of Stanley off Hwy 75; 208 774-3536; redfishlake.com; 41 Rooms, $62-$475; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Showers-RV, WiFi Redwood Cabins; 83 Hwy 75, Lower Stanley, 83278; 208 774-3531; redwood-stanley. com; 13 Cabins, $75-$100; Open Spr-Fall; Kitchens, Non-smoking, Waterfront Riverside Motel & Sawtooth Rentals; Hwy 75, Stanley, 83278; 877 774-3404 or 208 774-3409; riversidemotel.biz; 14 Rooms, $95-$145; Open All Year; Kitchens, Waterfront, WiFi Sawtooth Hotel; 755 Ace of Diamonds St, Stanley, 83278; 208 721-2459; sawtooth hotel.com; 9 Rooms, $70-$100; Open All Year; Food Service, Non-smoking, WiFi Stanley High Country Inn; 21 Ace of Diamonds St, Stanley, 83278; 208 774-7000; highcountryinn.biz; 12 Rooms, $90-$150; 3 Cabins, $140-$200; Open Sum-Win; Breakfast Free, Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens

Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch; MP 180, Hwy 75, 9 mi. S of Stanley; 208 774-3544; idahorocky.com; 4 Rooms, $304-$364; 17 Cabins, $376-$504; Open Sum-Fall; Breakfast Free, Outdoor Pool, WiFi

Stanley Vacation Rentals; 440 Eva Falls Ave, Stanley, 83278; 208 421-8553; stanley vacationrentals.com; 4 Rooms, $109-$138; 1 Condo, $350; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi

Middle Fork Lodge; Nearest to Challis, accessed either by float trip or back country air charter from Boise, Stanley, Challis, Sun Valley, or McCall. 208 8792744; middleforklodge.com; 1 Room, $500; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Outdoor Pool

Torrey’s Burnt Creek Inn; Hwy 75, 21 mi. E of Stanley; 888 838-2313 or 208 838-2313; torreysburntcreekinn.com; 20 RV Hookup Sites, $25; 8 Cabins, $78-$130; Open All Year; Hookups, Pets OK, Pull-thru Sites-RV

Sulphur Creek Ranch; Middle Fork of the Salmon River; 877 895-8630 or 254-3787473; sulphurcreekranch.com; 10 Cabins, $125; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service Triangle C Ranch; #1 Benner St & Hwy 21, Stanley, 83278; 208 774-2266; M: 208 309-0269; trianglecranch.net; 10 Cabins, $85-$120; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking

Valley Creek Lodge & RV Park; 1060 Eva Falls, Stanley, 83278; 208 774-3606; stanleyidaho.com; 4 RV Hookup Sites, $28-$30; 7 Rooms, $80-$150; Open All Year; Kitchens, Non-smoking, WiFi

Reunion & Retreat Centers Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch; See Guest Ranches Luther Heights Bible Camp; Lake Alturas Rd, Stanley, 83278; 208 886-7657; luther visitidaho.org |

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heights.org; Cabins; Lodges/Houses; Open Spr-Fall; Kitchens, Laundry, Non-smoking

RV Parks & Campgrounds Abe’s Chair Log Cabin; 221 Smiley Creek Rd, Stanley, 83278; 208 774-3603; vrbo. com/212734; 1 Cabin, $145-$950; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, Pets OK Elk Mountain RV Resort; Hwy 21, Stanley, 83278; 208 774-2202; 27 RV Hookup Sites, $27; Open Spr-Fall; Food Service, Hookups, WiFi Smiley Creek Lodge, RV Park, and Campgrounds; 16546 Hwy 75, Sawtooth City, 83278; 208 774-3547; smileycreek lodge.com; 15 RV Hookup Sites, $24-$32; 2 Cabins, $60; 3 Lodges/Houses, $80$100; 7 Tent/Campsites, $15; 3 Yurts/Teepees, $45; Open Summer; Food Service, Pets OK, WiFi Torrey’s Burnt Creek Inn; See Hotels & Motels Valley Creek Lodge & RV Park; See Hotels & Motels

Vacation Rentals Abe’s Chair Log Cabin; See RV Parks & Campgrounds Beaver Creek Store and Cabins; 21 mi. S of Stanley; 208 774-3542; 4 RV Hookup Sites; 7 Cabins, $55-$75; Open Summer; Hookups, Kitchens, Non-smoking Beckwith’s Lodge; Hwy. 75, Stanley, 83278; 208 939-8936; idcabin.com; 2 RV Hookup Sites; 1 Lodge/House, $325; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, Pets OK Bridge Street Cabins; Hwy 75 Lower Stanley, 83278; 208 774-2208; bridgestgrill. com; 2 Cabins, $100-$125; Open Spr-Fall; Cable/Satellite TV, Food Service, WiFi Danner’s Log Cabin Motel; See Hotels & Motels Diamond D Ranch; See Guest Ranches Jerry’s Country Store, Cabins & Motel; See Hotels & Motels Sawtooth Vista Rentals; 208 721-8717; sawtoothvistarentals.com; 11 Lodges/ Houses, $250-$425; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, WiFi Stanley High Country Inn; See Hotels & Motels Stanley Town Square; 250 Niece Ave, Stanley, 83278; 208 720-3071; stanleytown square.com; 3 Condos, $280-$300; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi Stanley Vacation Rentals; 440 Eva Falls Ave, Stanley, 83278; 208 421-8553; stanley vacationrentals.com; 4 Rooms, $109-$138; 1 Condo, $350; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi The Redd Rental; 635 Ace of Diamonds, Stanley, 83278; 208 774-2673; theredd. net/home.html; 1 Cabin, $100-$125; Open Summer; Food Service, Kitchens, Pets OK


Sun Valley

Central

Information Visit Sun Valley, 491 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, 83353; 800 634-3347 or 208 726-3423

Attractions Bigwood at Thunder Springs; 9 holes and driving range, 115 Thunder Trail Rd, Ketchum, 83340; 208 726-4024; thunder spring.com/location.htm Elkhorn Golf Club; 18 holes and 2 driving ranges. 100 Badeyana Dr, Sun Valley, 83353; 208 622-2271; elkhorngolfclub.com Ernest Hemingway Memorial; Northeast of Sun Valley on Trail Creek Road, a bust of Ernest Hemingway commemorates the life of the famous writer. 800 634-3347; visitsunvalley.com Frenchman’s Gulch Winery; Small winery producing award-winning wines using oldstyle, hand-crafted techniques. 360 9th St E, Suite 10, Ketchum, 83340; 208 726-0118; frenchmansgulch.com Galena Lodge Trails; A historic lodge north of Ketchum offers trails for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing in the winter and mountain biking and hiking in the summer. 15187 Hwy 75, Ketchum, 83340; 208 726-4010; galenalodge.com Galena Summit Overlook; Once a toll road serving mines in the Sawtooth valley, this spot along Hwy 75 offers a spectacular view of the Sawtooth and Smoky mountain ranges. 208 727-5000; fs.fed.us/r4/ sawtooth Ketchum/Sun Valley Heritage & Ski Museum; Preserving the rich history of the area with a variety of exhibits and programs on the ski industry and writer Ernest Hemingway. 180 1st Ave E, Ketchum, 83340; 208 726-8118; ksvhistoricalsociety.org

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Sawtooth National Recreation Area Visitor Center; The magnificent Sawtooth Mountains are an Idaho gem, with over 300 alpine lakes nestled between the jagged peaks. The visitor center is 8 miles N of Ketchum. 208 727-5000; sawtoothsociety. org/recreate.html

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Sun Valley Center for the Arts; Our mission is to provoke and stimulate the imagination while opening hearts and minds through excellence in diverse arts programming. 191 5th St E, Ketchum, 83340; 208 726-9491; sunvalleycenter.org Sun Valley Resort; America’s first destination ski resort, established in the 1930s near the mining era town of Ketchum, continues to be Idaho’s premier resort with outdoor activities for all seasons. 1 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, 83353; 800 786-8259; sunvalley.com Sun Valley Resort Golf Courses; Trail Creek Golf Course, 18 holes and driving range (designed by Robert Trent Jones) and the new White Cloud Golf Course, 9 holes, 25-acre

practice facility. 1 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, 83353; 208 622-2251; sunvalley.com

Vacation Rentals

Bed & Breakfast Inns

A Charming Sun Valley Elkhorn Condo; The Ridge, Sun Valley, 83353; 208 303-7970715; 1 Condo, $140-$225; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Laundry, WiFi

Knob Hill Inn; 960 N Main St, Ketchum, 83340; 800 526-8010 or 208 726-8010; knobhillinn.com; 29 Rooms, $199-$649; Open Sum-Win; Breakfast Free, Indoor Pool, WiFi

A Skier’s Dream Condo; 333 S Main St, Ste #101, Ketchum, 83340; 800 635-4444 or 208 622-6400; cbsunvalleyrentals.com/ vacation-rentals-homes.asp?cat=611; 1 Condo, $300-$700; Open All Year

Hotels & Motels

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties; 333 S Main St, Ste #101, Ketchum, 83340; 800 635-4444 or 208 622-6400; sunvalley rentals.com; 35 Condos, $250-$3000; 55 Lodges/Houses, $2000-$10000; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry

Lodging

Bald Mountain Lodge; 100 Picabo St, Ketchum, 83340; 866 389-0662 or 208 7264776; bald-mountain-lodge.com; 14 Rooms, $90-$270; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Non-smoking Best Western Plus Kentwood Lodge; 180 S Main St, Ketchum, 83340; 800 805-1001 or 208 726-4114; bestwestern.com/kentwood lodge; 57 Rooms, $99-$229; Open All Year; A/C, Indoor Pool, Non-smoking Best Western Tyrolean Lodge; 260 Cottonwood, Sun Valley, 83353; 800 333-7912 or 208 726-5336; bestwestern.com/tyrolean lodge; 56 Rooms, $85-$134; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Outdoor Pool, Pets OK Christophe Condominium Hotel; 200 W River St, Ste 101, Ketchum, 83340; 888 799-7294 or 888 799-7294; wvrsunvalley. com; 18 Rooms, $70-$330; Open All Year; Laundry, Non-smoking, Outdoor Pool Clarion Inn of Sun Valley; 600 N Main St, Sun Valley, 83353; 800 262-4833 or 208 726-5900; clarionhotel.com; 58 Rooms, $79-$225; Open All Year; Business Center, Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking Cottonwood Condominiums; Dollar Rd. across from indoor skating rink & Pavilion. 208 727-7595; 2 Condos, $93-$195; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Knob Hill Inn; See Bed & Breakfast Inns Lift Tower Lodge; 703 S Main St, Ketchum, 83340; 800 462-8646 or 208 726-5163; visit sunvalley.com; 14 Rooms, $85-$105; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Non-smoking, WiFi ResortQuest Sun Valley by Wyndham Vacation Rentals; 200 W River St, Ste 101, Ketchum, 83340; 888 799-7294; wvrsun valley.com; 20 Rooms, $70-$200; 100 Condos, $110-$600; 25 Lodges/Houses, $300-$2000; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Kitchens, Laundry Sun Valley Resort; 1 Sun Valley Rd, Sun Valley, 83353; 800 786-8259 or 208 622-4111; sunvalley.com; 510 Rooms, $199-$1000; Open All Year; Business Center, Food Service, High-speed Internet

RV Parks & Campgrounds The Meadows RV Park; 113 Broadway Run, Ketchum, 83343; 208 726-5445; the meadowsinketchum.com/rv; 43 RV Hookup Sites, $28-$40; Open All Year; Hookups, Pull-thru Sites-RV, WiFi

Cottonwood Condominiums; See Hotels & Motels Elkhorn Resort–Vacation Internationale; Elkhorn Rd, Sun Valley, 83354; 800 4446633; viresorts.com/resorts/eh.html; Condos, $128-$270; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens Habitat on Trail Creek; 601 Leadville, Ketchum, 83340; 208 726-8584; habitat2000. biz; 12 Condos, $150-$280; Open All Year; Kitchens, Laundry, WiFi High Country Resort Properties; 141 Northwood Way, Ketchum, 83340; 800 726-7076 or 208 726-1256; highcountry-rentals.com; 120 Condos, $150-$3500; 60 Lodges/Houses, $400-$5000; Open All Year; High-speed Internet, Kitchens, Laundry Lodges at Trail Creek; 333 S Main St, Ste #101, Ketchum, 83340; 800 635-4444 or 208 622-6400; sunvalleyrentals.com; 1 Lodge/House, $1000-$2500; Open All Year Monarch Property Management; 877 211-9713 or 208 726-9519; Condos; Open All Year Pennay’s at River Run; 300 Wood River Dr, Sun Valley, 83353; 800 736-7503 or 208 726-9086; pennays-sunvalley.com; 17 Condos, $153-$466; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Non-smoking ResortQuest Sun Valley by Wyndham Vacation Rentals; See Hotels & Motels Sun Valley Luxury Lodgings; 888 767-8902 or 888 767-8902; sunvalleyluxurylodgings. com; 30 Condos, $200-$3500; 40 Lodges/ Houses, $500-$5000; Open All Year; Cable/ Satellite TV, Kitchens, WiFi Sun Valley Properties; 291 3rd Ave S, Ketchum, 83340; 800 622-7721 or 208 727-7777; 7 Condos, $95-$750; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, Indoor Pool, Nonsmoking Sun Valley Property Management Services; 888 729-9183 or 208 622-3510; blackdiamondsv.com; 20 Condos, $175$500; Open All Year; Cable/Satellite TV, High-speed Internet, Handicap Access Thunder Spring Rentals; 124 Saddle Rd, Ketchum, 83340; 208 727-9089; thunderspring rentals.com; 63 Condos, $600-$2200; Open All Year; Indoor Pool, Kitchens, Outdoor Pool


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