IDAHO TRAVEL GUIDES

THERE IS SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO IN SOUTHWEST IDAHO.

  • Three Mountains in Three Days

    With three ski mountains within two and a half hours of each other, Southwest Idaho gives you the freedom to explore and play to your heart’s content.

  • Wild Times in the Sawtooth Mountains

    Rising up more than 10,000 ft., the Sawtooth’s jagged peaks give this range both its name and its jaw-dropping views. People all over the world visit the Sawtooth National Forest for its iconic camping and hiking.

  • Social Distancing in Southwest Idaho

    Our guide will give you the details on our favorite Southwest Idaho lakes and reservoirs in the region, from safety tips to docking details and more.

  • Get Away for a While

    Where you stay during your travels should add to the adventure — not take you away from it.

  • A 4-Day Winter Visit to McCall

    Welcome to McCall, Southwest Idaho’s winter wonderland. Here, the adventures don’t stop when winter hits, so we’ve put together a 3-day weekend full of skiing, snowmobiling, hot springs and more.

  • Things to Do at Tamarack

    At Tamarack, every season brings new adventures to experience — and we’ve put together the ultimate guide to make the most of it.

  • Snow Guide

    SW Idaho is all about exploring. That doesn’t stop when the snow falls.

  • 5 Hidden Hikes in SW Idaho

    We’re going to give you the rundown on five of our favorite hidden hikes in the region, from quick hikes with the kids to challenging day-long adventures.

  • 5 Reasons to Explore Idaho’s Owyhee Desert

    Southwest Idaho is the ultimate destination for a bike packing adventure - crisscrossed with 2,000+ miles of trails with plenty of epic views and secluded campsites along the way.

  • 5 Places to Go Boating in SW Idaho

    Our guide will give you the details on our favorite Southwest Idaho lakes and reservoirs in the region, from safety tips to docking details and more.

  • Golf Guide

    Whether it’s narrow mountain fairways or expansive desert greens, Southwest Idaho’s golf courses have a setting — and challenge — for anyone.

  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding

    There’s no other way to say it: stand up paddle boarding, also known as SUP, is hot.

  • Bikepacking in Southwest Idaho

    Southwest Idaho is the ultimate destination for a bike packing adventure - crisscrossed with 2,000+ miles of trails with plenty of epic views and secluded campsites along the way.

  • How to do Jaialdi

    Jaialdi — a huge neighborhood block party where tens of thousands of people from around the world gather together for Basque food, sports, dancing and nonstop fun.

  • Off-Roading Guide

    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.

  • The Best Bike Ride Ever

    You’ve got your bike, you’re ready to hit the road and explore a new city. But with so many sights, breweries, galleries and parks to explore, where do you start?

  • Idaho Wine Trail

    The award-winning wine valley you’ve never heard of.” — Travel + Leisure Magazine

  • Top 10 Boise Beer Spots

    Within the last decade, microbreweries, pubs and alehouses have popped up all over Boise.

  • Summer Weekend Guide to McCall

    Here, you're never too old to experience the best summer ever.

  • Fun In The Sun Guide

    Whether you are hunting for an idyllic camping spot in the mountains or your next big adventure in the desert, Southwest Idaho delivers.

  • Whitewater Guide

    Famous whitewater for big time adventure, and big time fun! No experience needed to create a completely unforgettable experience.

  • HWY 95 Guide

    Ever wonder what it would be like to experience the Old West before it was discovered?

  • Food & Wine Guide

    Our food and wine scene is exploding with a vibrant farm to table dining scene, burgeoning craft breweries, and nationally-recognized wineries.

  • Things to Do in Meridian

    With theme parks, shopping plazas and a growing culinary scene, this town has grown to be a lot more than what it used to be.

  • HWY 55 Guide

    Embark on the quintessential Idaho adventure road trip along Hwy 55 — a fun drive you shouldn’t pass up!

  • Things to Do in Caldwell

    It’s known for world-class destination wineries and a world-class rodeo. But it’s also home to rural backroads, a revitalized downtown core, and so much more.

  • 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.

  • Harvest Season Guide

    Between the sunny days of summer and the snowy days of winter, fall is arguably one of the best times of year to experience the region.

  • Mountain Biking Guide

    More than 2,000 miles of singletrack trails wind through Southwest Idaho. Here, you're free to forge your own path.

  • Steamy Mountain Getaways

    Soak in a warm pool of ancient mineral water, surrounded by snow-capped mountains and the rugged wilderness.

  • Where to Float in SW Idaho

    Floating the lazy, (mostly) flat river stretches in Southwest Idaho offers a chill alternative to whitewater rafting. Spend half a day with friends or the family blissfully adrift without a care in the world.

 


Itineraries


 

  • THE BEST BIKE RIDE EVER

  • A FIVE-DAY ADVENTURE IN HELLS CANYON

  • THE ULTIMATE SW IDAHO SUMMER ROAD TRIP

  • A WEEKEND GUIDE TO BOISE RESTAURANTS

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