A travel guide Idaho, United States of America providing Idaho tourism and travel information.
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Overview

The state of Idaho is home to much more than just potato. Idaho is located adjacent to the Pacific Northwest states on one side and the Rocky Mountains on the other. The state's landscape is comprised of mainly of farmland, mountains and rivers but also includes emerald forests and sandy desert regions. Central Idaho is home to jagged peaks, the Snake River Plain and its metropolitan cities (including Boise, the state capitol) forms the southern part of the state, and the panhandle region showcases lush hillsides, forested mountains and clear lakes. Plentiful recreation opportunities and numerous scenic landscapes are just a part of what attracts travelers to Idaho. Hit the slopes or embark on a thrilling white water rafting tour. While the top tourist attractions in Idaho may be natural formations, visitors also love the cities, museums, historical sites and the largest amusement park in the United States. Idaho travel guide enables you to discover what Idaho tourism provides to the visitors.

In the northern region, Coeur d'Alene is a bustling city and the perfect place from which to explore the rest of the region. Explore any number of roadways in the area and you will come across some of the largest and most pristine lakes in the country. Lakes and rivers of all sizes are scattered around the countryside. The largest are Pend Orielle, Coeur d'Alene, and Priest Lake, with resorts and marinas of all categories resting along the shore. Off the water, spend time at a real working dude ranch, magnificent golf courses and world-class ski resorts.  Enjoy scenic drives, protected parklands, immaculate campsites and plenty to do. Idaho's best nature trails are in the area, including 73 paved miles of the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes and romantic trestle bridges along the Route of the Hiawatha. 

Central Idaho is otherwise known as the “Magic Valley,” for several reasons. This is the area where the nation's most fertile farmlands exist on the high desert plateau, fed by the waters of the Snake River. Venture off the main roads and discover a different world, where historical mysteries come to life. Recreational pursuits abound, including such unique activities as cave exploration, base jumping, and rock climbing. Experience enormous canyons featuring roaring waterfalls, and spend a day relaxing and enjoying the charming countryside of the Hagerman Valley.

In southwest Idaho, visitors can experience a range of specialized climates and dramatic landscapes. Explore hidden farmlands, vibrant cities, lush forests and mountain deserts. Go hiking to an alpine lake for spectacular wildlife viewing, and be captivated by impressive scenic vistas of both mountain and desert regions. Head to the city for an exciting professional sports and theater events, cultural attractions and vibrant nightlife. This region of the state blends country charm with urban sophistication. Travel Idaho with many magic activities.


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