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This page is a resource for writers, bloggers, photographers and content creators who are looking to learn, explore and share stories about Southwest Idaho.
Whether you’re working on a specific story angle or just looking for inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Below you will find story ideas, interesting facts, seasonal happenings and local insights specific to Southwest Idaho. If you’re looking for images or videos, inquiring about a media trip or need help fact-checking a story, use the contact form below and our team will be in touch to work with you directly.
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Stories from Southwest Idaho
Only in Southwest Idaho
Besides great weather, beautiful views and friendly people, there are a handful of experiences unique to Southwest Idaho that keep people coming back for more.
Experience the best of all four seasons in Southwest Idaho. Each month brings unique opportunities to get outside and explore. From annual events to seasonal adventures, there's always something to do in Southwest Idaho.
Some of the nation’s last wild places are in Southwest Idaho. Writers and photographers with a focus on nature, travel, outdoor recreation and accessible adventure will find options for beginners to hard-core adrenaline junkies.
Lakes, Rivers & Hot Springs
Idaho has some of the most impressive water in the nation, and several of the state’s claims to fame are located in Southwest Idaho. Writers covering adventure, family and nature travel will find uncrowded, accessible lakes, rivers and hot springs in Southwest Idaho.
Food & Drink
Southwest Idaho is a destination for food and beverage writers — especially those with an interest in local food communities, family-run farms and hand-crafted beverages.
State Parks & Scenic Areas
When you need a destination with stunning scenery, open spaces and National Park-worthy recreation, look to Southwest Idaho.
Culture & History
The land that is present-day Southwest Idaho was once inhabited by Indigenous Peoples and the tribes of the Great Basin. Descendants of the Western Shoshone and the Northern Paiute occupy the Duck Valley Indian Reservation today, located on the border of Idaho and Nevada.
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The Southwest Idaho Travel Association (SWITA) is the regional destination marketing organization for Southwest Idaho. Our mission is to share the beauty and adventure of Southwest Idaho with the world, ultimately increasing tourism and building Idaho’s economy.
Stretching east from the Idaho-Oregon border to Glenns Ferry and north from the Idaho-Nevada border to New Meadows, SWITA represents dramatic deserts, vibrant cities, wild rivers, and breathtaking mountains. More importantly, we represent the individuals, organizations and communities that rely on tourism for their livelihoods.