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From Boise is a weekly newsletter and podcast about life in Boise. Visit Southwest Idaho has partnered with From Boise to give podcast listeners ideas and information about all the cool places to explore just beyond the Treasure Valley. Tune in to the From Boise podcast every Thursday for a new Out of Town Tip to help with your vacation planning!

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  • HWY 55 Guide

    HWY 55 Guide

    Hwy 55 — the essential Idaho road trip that takes you from sandy desert to green mountain views.

  • Fun In The Sun Guide

    Fun In The Sun Guide

    Summer in Idaho is all about getting outside. The fun starts the minute you step out your door. 

  • Family-Friendly Floats

    Family-Friendly Floats

    Idaho whitewater isn’t just for thrill seekers – it’s for everyone, no matter their ages.

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September 2023

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City of Yellow Pine

Situated east of McCall in Idaho’s West Central Mountains — this city is rich in history, events, and boasts a charming downtown

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Things to Do in Yellow Pine

  • Off-Roading Guide

    Off-Roading Guide

    Ride through 500+ miles of deserts, forests, and total wilderness. From the Payette National Forest to the Owyhee wilderness, Southwest Idaho has one of the largest OHV (off-highway vehicle) trail networks in the Northwest.

  • Three Mountains in Three Days

    Three Mountains in Three Days

    Whether you’re gliding through pockets of pristine powder, snowshoeing through frozen forests, or curling up in a cozy lodge, these three mountains deliver the ultimate winter adventure.

  • A Hike For All Seasons

    A Hike For All Seasons

    Southwest Idaho has some of the most varied terrain on the planet. You name it, we’ve got it.


Anglers the world over visit Southwest Idaho in search of a trophy catch

All About Fishing

Gone Fishin'

  • 11 Fishing Holes in Southwest Idaho

    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.

  • Fishing Southwest Idaho

    Fishing Southwest Idaho

    Pristine waters. Casting into a cool mountain creek. Angling is the perfect way to disconnect from the everyday and reconnect with the great outdoors.

  • Unforgettable Fishing Float Trips

    Unforgettable Fishing Float Trips

    If you’re hooked on finding that next great drift boat or raft fishing experience, look no further than these adventures.

City of Warm Lake

The area is famous for its wild scenery and opportunities for outdoor activities of all kinds.

City of Warm Lake

City of Garden Valley

Tucked in against the Payette River exists the southwest Idaho paradise of Garden Valley.

City of Garden Valley
  • Southwest Idaho Like A Local

    Southwest Idaho Like A Local

    What about the things that are off the beaten path — the stuff that tourists never see? With over 15,000 square miles to explore, there’s more to Southwest Idaho than meets the eye. And we’ve got the rundown on how to experience it all like a local.

  • Discover Your Next Home Away From Home

    Discover Your Next Home Away From Home

    Where you stay can be a defining memory of any trip. So choose wisely. We’ve assembled some ideas and inspiration for unforgettable places to stay on your next visit to Southwest Idaho.

  • Idaho Wine Trail

    Idaho Wine Trail

    Within the last few years, wine critics and travel writers all across the US have been discovering the award-winning wineries of Idaho’s Snake River Valley, quickly earning the region its title as the next must-visit wine destination.