Mountain Home was once a desert oasis along the Oregon Trail and, even today, it remains a central location for travelers exploring southern Idaho.
Within a short drive, hot springs, Anderson Ranch Reservoir, and Crater Rings offer unique outdoor adventures. Around town, the local history museum and farmers markets, along with plenty of parks and hiking trails, make this place one of the best ways to experience Idaho’s high desert.
Available amenities: Gas station, medical center, grocery store, visitor center.
Southwest Idaho Accommodations
Whether that means a cabin in the mountains, a guest barn in the country or deluxe suite in the city, there’s a home-away-from-home waiting for you in Southwest Idaho.
Idaho Tourist Attractions
There are very few places where you can start your day cross-country skiing in the mountains and end it stargazing in the desert.
11 Fishing Holes in Southwest Idaho
All you can hear is the sound of the river, the wind and the birds as you cast a line into the clear water.