Idaho Travel Guides

Idaho is one of my favorite US states for outdoor adventure! Whether it’s white water rafting on the Salmon River, exploring lava tubes at Craters of the Moon or hiking in the Sawtooth Mountains, this state is truly incredible.

When you think of Idaho, you might think of potatoes! They do grow more potatoes than any other state. Idaho is also nicknamed the "Gem State," because almost every type of gem has been found there.

During your first visit, I highly recommend spending some time in Boise, Twin Falls and the Sawtooth Mountains. Southern Idaho is home to both mountains and the desert, so there is something for everyone. Plus, there are epic waterfalls, brilliant blue springs, and more.

Idaho needs to be on your USA bucket list!

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Is Idaho Worth Visiting?

In my opinion, this is a resounding yes! If you’re wondering why you should visit Idaho, the access to outdoor adventure is one of the top reasons. Whether you’re looking for camping, skiing, kayaking, rock climbing and more, Idaho is full of beauty and adventure.

Discover the best things to do in Southern Idaho using my guides below!

The Sawtooth Mountains

Idaho Travel Resources

Heading to Idaho soon? Here are some resources to help you plan!

The Best Things To Do in Boise

Boise is the capital city of Idaho, and certainly worth visiting on its own. It’s a city full of great restaurants and breweries, plus there is close access to outdoor recreation.

I spent a month in Boise and a few of my favorite places included the Boise River Greenbelt, Big City Coffee and Bavarian Brewing. Check out my Boise itinerary for all of my best recommendations!


How to Spend a Long Weekend in Boise: 3 Day Summer Itinerary

Idaho Outdoor Guides

From hiking to kayaking, I have been on some incredible outdoor adventures in Idaho! Learn all about where to go white water rafting, the best hikes in the Sawtooth Mountains, and some off-the-beaten-path spots in the guides below.

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