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Found 6 blog entries for November 2019.

 

It’s no secret that Idaho can get cold. The winters aren’t terribly harsh but are still known to produce quite a bit of snow and some pretty low temperatures. When this happens, residents are left with the question “what do we do when it gets cold?”. Luckily, Idaho has plenty of options both outdoors and indoors to entertain someone during the cold winter months. Let's talk about some of the options before winter arrives! 

Of course, winter sports have to be mentioned. Idahoans love their time outdoors, especially doing active sporty things. The wintertime does not inhibit this part of the state’s culture at all. Skiing and snowboarding are very popular sports, and Idaho has plenty of locations where people can get their fix. Sun Valley is the…

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In a little over a month the winter season will be here. Now is a great time to get prepared for the upcoming season! Assuming you are keeping up to date and not stumbling on these words in the middle of the next winter, Idaho is currently experiencing beautifully pleasant Fall weather. Because of this, it might seem strange to bother talking about the cold and what you can do to fight back against it. However, the winter itself is not the best time to discuss the winter. You cannot prepare for something that has already come and set itself upon you. Making your home ready for the winter while the snow is falling, and the roof is icy is not an ideal situation. Now, while the sun is shining, and the weather is temperate, is the time to prepare for the…

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Did you know that the State of Idaho accounts for almost 50% of all trout sales in the country? Did you know that Ernest Hemingway, famous author, and journalist, spent the last few years of his life in his second home in Ketchum? Facts like these surprise many people because, contrary to popular belief, Idaho isn’t all Bronco Football, potatoes, and Moose. Idaho, in fact, is a state with many intriguing aspects to it. The following are a few facts that make Idaho unique and that you can share with your friends when you tell them you are moving to Idaho.

Idaho is actually home to the United State’s first nuclear power plant.

The 1950s were a time of much scientific discovery and much of it was focused around the utilization of atomic energy. The…

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It seems that just about every state has great outdoor activities that can really enhance one’s experience and elevate one’s enjoyment of that particular state. Idaho is no exception! With the huge amount of land, vast quantities of rivers and lakes, and mountains everywhere you look, it is easy to see all the different excellent things there are to do and enjoy while you are spending time in the lovely outdoors of the Gem State. No matter what time of the year, there are great sports to participate in! Idaho is one of the best states to enjoy sports year-round, and whether its summer, fall, or winter, you are bound to find a plethora of unique outdoor activities!

Most people would consider the summer the best time to be outside, and the summers in…

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Traveling across the country to find different brews and blends that cannot be found anywhere else can be rewarding if you know where to go. One of the places you are likely to find one of those brews or blends is within the borders of Idaho. As that might come as something of a surprise, I will share with you some of what is going on in Idaho when it comes to beer, wine, and other alcoholic options. Not everyone in Idaho is interested in beer and wine but there has been a bit of a movement in the state over the last couple of decades and that movement has resulted into a beer and wine culture that is not equaled by many other parts of the world. Bars and vineyards flourish among the landscape of Idaho is ideal for growing and producing some of the…

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Hunting is one of the biggest past times in Idaho. Idahoans and the visitors that come to the state to hunt are all about getting out into nature and gathering their next meal the way it was done before we could all just go to grocery stores. It is a challenging and exciting activity to take part in and can be fun even when you end up going away from the hunt without actually finding anything. At least you were still given the opportunity to explore the Idaho wilderness and check out the beauties of Idaho nature. Idaho is the ideal place for hunting. There are tons of different animals in many different environments that you can go after and your options are never going to be limited. Hunting in Idaho is a sport that will always have you moving onto…

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