• Idaho Golf Trail: Includes a new fourth loop (Eastern Loop) with three new courses – The Headwaters Course, Teton Reserve and Pinecrest.
• Kelly’s Whitewater Park: Idaho’s first whitewater park with five water features that can be used for kayaking, canoeing, rafting and tubing. Welcome Center has displays tracing the history of Valley County. North of Boise.
• Whitewater Rafting: More than 4,800 kilometres of whitewater range from white-knuckle thrill rides to easy floats. The Idaho Whitewater Trail.
• Ski Resorts: All-season playgrounds such as Sun Valley and Tamarack, plus the world’s longest single-stage gondola at Silver Mountain.
• Route of the Hiawatha: 24-kilometre bike trail that winds through the Bitterroot Mountains between Idaho and Montana. Wallace.
• Bruneau Dunes: Tallest single-structured sand dune in North America. State park offers fishing, birdwatching, camping, hiking, swimming and stargazing at one of only two public observatories in Idaho. Mountain Home.
• Silverwood Theme Park: Largest theme park in the Northwest. North of Coeur d’Alene.
• Wallace/Silver Valley: Old mining town with attractions such as Route of Hiawatha Biking Trail, Silver Mountain Resort, Silver Mine Tours, Oasis Bordello Museum.
Idaho Div Tourism Dev• Yellowstone Bear World: A drive-through park providing natural habitat for viewing wildlife, plus amusement rides and petting zoo. Rexburg.
• Sandpoint Winter Carnival (January), Sandpoint.
• McCall Winter Carnival (January/February), McCall.
• Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival (February), Moscow.
• Dodge National Finals Rodeo (March), Pocatello.
• Dogwood Festival (April), Lewiston.
• Savor Idaho (June), Boise.
• National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest & Festival (June), Weiser.
• Idaho Shakespeare Festival (June to September), Boise.
• Idaho International Dance & Music Festival (July), Rexburg.
• Western Idaho State Fair (August), Boise.
• Shoshone Bannock Indian Festival (August), Fort Hall.
• Ketchum Wagon Days (September).
• Albertsons Boise Open Golf Tournament (September), Boise.
• Art in the Park (September), Boise.
• Idaho International Film Festival (September), Boise.
• Trailing of the Sheep Festival (October) Ketchum & Hailey.
• Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree (October).
• Coeur d’Alene Resort Holiday Light Show (December).
• Humanitarian Bowl (December), Boise
• Boise: Idaho’s capital city. Vibrant art, cultural and museum district with a greenbelt that links to seven parks along the riverfront.
• Hells Canyon: North America’s deepest river gorge. Excellent wildlife viewing available on jet boat tours. Between Cambridge & Lewiston.
• McCall: Former timber town is now known as one of Idaho's most popular winter-summer resorts with skiing, snowmobiling and sledding in winter, and boating, hiking, camping and fishing in summer months.
• Sun Valley: North America’s first ski resort offers activities for all ages including ice skating, horseback riding, mountain biking and fishing.
• Stanley: In the heart of the Sawtooth Mountains. An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.
• Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve: Unusual landscapes, lava fields. Near Arco.
• Hagerman Fossil Bed National Monument: Discover one of the richest fossil deposits from 3.5 million years ago. Near Twin Falls.
Did You Know?
State Motto: It Is Perpetual
State Flower: Syringa
State Bird: Mountain Bluebird
Region: MOUNTAIN WEST
America’s Byways: International Selkirk Loop, Northwest Passage Scenic Byway, Payette River Scenic Byway, Pend Oreille Scenic Byway, Pioneer Historic Byway, Western Heritage Historic Byway.
Connecting Flights Via: Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Portland, Reno, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle, Spokane.
Sales Tools: Idaho Travel Guide; Golf Trail & Whitewater Trail guides; RV & Campground Guide; Online Image Gallery.
Info: Idaho Division of Tourism Development