Located in the Mountain States Region, Idaho is one of the most present nature destinations in the USA. Covering more than 200,000 kilometers, the state contains a vast wilderness, with national forests and state parks that offer access to amazing waterfalls, rivers, dunes, lakes and mountains.
The different reliefs, and the peculiar shape of the region, offer a unique setting for those who choose to spend their vacation there. Whether for the practice of extreme sports, or to enjoy the trails and roads with an unforgettable road trip, Idaho's natural diversity is present in every kilometer you travel.
If you venture out into the open air destinations is the biggest advantage of this region. The possibilities to learn not only about the culture of a place, but about all the geology that forms its cities has become one of the main objectives of those who seek to spend their holidays in Idaho.
To help you organize a complete tour of the state, Happy Tours USA has separated some tips of places, cities and tours not to be missed found there. Come check us out!
As we have already commented, the unique format of its borders does not only provide the state with a diversity of temperatures and terrain, this peculiarity is also able to offer different options of activities and experience for those who visit it.
If you intend to settle in a city of Idaho, and from there explore all the sceneries of the state, the most suitable is to arrive at Boise Airport. Lodging in the capital guarantees access to local cuisine, artisan breweries, wine tastings and contemplation of art, culture and entertainment.
The ideal route to get to know all the wonders of the region is to know it from top to bottom. The first stop for those seeking fun in the waters is Sandpoint and Coeur d'Alene, which offer canoeing, kayaking tours, boats and even cruises through the immensity of the sides of the region.
The Hells Canyon Boat Tour at Snake River reserves for its explorers an impressive immersion in historic sites and the wildlife of the canyon, which is considered the deepest in North America.
Near the town of Riggins we find the Salmon River Canyon, which also offers visitors a great base for water sports and winter recreation as a whole. But the region's main attraction is hiking, rafting and river fishing.
The east also holds some surprises for visitors to Idaho, who are found mainly in the communities of Ketchum, Sun Valley and Stanley. Skiing and trout fishing take on a breathtaking scenery, which can be made even more complete by a visit to the lava fields at Craters of the Moon National Monument.
This is one of the questions that most arouse the doubts of travelers who seek to venture into the state's landscapes. And for everyone's happiness, Idaho offers adrenaline-filled experiences all year round!
In spring and summer, it's worth booking an entire day of your trip to visit the Payette River, located north of Boise. If your itinerary allows, stretch out for two more days in the region, and venture into the Salmon River is also a great suggestion for more experienced tourists.
For mountain bike and hiking fans, autumn in Idaho becomes a must, as with the lower temperatures, it is possible to enjoy the clear skies and the 18 ski areas, but that are available for the activity while the soft snow does not take care of everything.
But it is with the arrival of the characteristic winter that the region really presents its unmistakable brightness for visitors. With dozens of ski resorts, the sport becomes a mandatory activity for those who spend a few days there. Alpine and Nordic ski trails, float descents, snow biking take over the cities.
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