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Indian Bathtub (Lower Indian Bathtub, Bruneau) 

Indian Bathtub Natural Hot Springs (lower pool) sits at the heart of the desert alongside the Bruneau River waters. Locating Indian Bathtub Springs requires travel along extensive rugged dirt roads that embody the essence of the surrounding desert terrain. Tall grasses, a sea of sagebrush, larkspur, phlox, and tumbleweeds drench the grainy sands of the vastly barren land. Mesmerizing surroundings welcome visitors to the remote and secluded destination of Indian Bathtub, and begs for hours of relaxation, rejuvenation, and comfort. Overall, the area's remoteness enhances the robust canvas of the starry night sky. The midnight sky proves to provide an unmatched perspective of the stars and is…

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Natural hot springs open the door to well-planned steamy adventures of relaxation while soaking in warm basins, most often surrounded by nature, wildlife, and breathtaking scenery. The state has the most excellent usable natural hot springs in the nation, with about one hundred and thirty immersible out of over three hundred. Idaho's natural hot springs offer various surrounding terrain and topography. Choose the ideal region and landscape for the next hot spring soaking adventure and relish in some of nature's optimal outdoor activity opportunities.

Natural hot springs do not always require traveling to a remote location to be appreciable. However, a few of the prime locations are going to be the ones that are a bit more challenging and…

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Best Weekend Getaways

Visiting the state of Idaho with a focus mainly on the state's parks, mountains, ghost towns, narrow glacial valleys, wilderness with thundering waterfalls, historic cities, steep canyons, and alpine lakes await visitors from all over the world. How powerful could a day or weekend exploring the Rocky Mountains become if it meant traversing one of the many hiking trails surrounded by aspen groves, wildlife, and opportunities to fly fish?

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area

Idaho is home to over 3,700 alpine lakes, a few with natural trails systems, camping accommodations, and opportunities for nearby amenities. Discover locations with hidden caves, secluded beaches, spectacular overlooks, with the option of a…

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Adventure -

The expeditionary nature of choosing a journey that allows for maximum daily spontaneity is the start of great beginnings. The cornerstone for genuine adventure while enjoying the exhilaration of wildlife encounters, nature at its finest, with options at every turn, is one way to define the state’s greatness. Every day will boast opportunities to expand knowledge about the condition, its communities, diversity of wildlife, ecosystems, interpretive sights, and gather a greater appreciation for the history and culture of the community. You name it, and the experience awaits, with exclusive opportunities to check out alpine valleys, remote destinations, hidden discoveries, and perhaps take a tour by plane to enjoy the territory from the…

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Idaho's diverse terrain and rugged landscape are home to some of the most beautiful wide-open spaces and picturesque landscapes in the United States. With over 4.5+/- million acres of designated wilderness, the state is full of natural wonders, including Shoshone Falls, one of the largest waterfalls, Crater's of the Moon, and Hell's Canyon, known as North America's deepest river gorge. From the northern panhandle, where miles of wooded hills and massive lakes cover a majority of the territory to the south, dominated by agriculture fields along the Snake River Plains, Idaho's beauty knows no bounds.

Idaho is an entrance to endless outdoor recreation possibilities ranging from hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, horseback riding, backpacking, and…

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Idaho is full of miles of uncultivated land and incredible scenic routes that make their way throughout the beautiful backcountry of the state. An adventure's paradise, Idaho is home to at least 34+/- marked scenic byways that tour the natural landscapes and lead to popular destinations. Discover rugged mountains, millions of acres of wilderness, towering peaks, and crystal blue alpine lakes and rivers to explore at your own pace. Whether you enjoy an immersive wilderness experience or capturing Idaho's unspoiled beauty from afar, the scenery is sure to exceed expectations!

Northern Idaho

Idaho's natural beauty and unique geological features set it apart from any other state. To the north, you can find an incredible selection of alpine summits…

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Idaho has been one of the quieter states, often being confused with Iowa and Ohio, and more on the radar of outdoor enthusiasts who have long enjoyed Idaho’s geographical treasures, than the standard American. But the gem state is being recognized more and more often for its livability. With jobs coming to the state every year, towns all over the state of Idaho are seeing an increase in population, cultural, and employment opportunities.

Idaho's three largest and fastest-growing cities are Boise, Nampa, and Meridian. Boise is the capital city of Idaho, and it has seen a revitalization in the past several years, due in part, to the many opportunities residents of this area enjoy. Downtown Boise itself has become a bustling center for activities…

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The list of reasons people move to Boise is seemingly endless, though, there are a few common themes that seem to make the mark for the top ten reasons people move to this wonderfully scenic location. What makes Boise, Idaho one of the top mid-sized cities to live in? Boise is one of the last great western cities left and is set by the beautiful foothills of the Rocky Mountains, drowning in a sea of luscious trees. Boise is filled with character and history, and being one of the only secluded metropolitans in the country, it's developed its own unique culture and vibrancy you won't find anywhere else. With one of the most livable urban city cultures set upon a rural backdrop that provides countless recreational opportunities for everyone, Boise is…

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New Year’s Eve is an awesome time of year. It is a time for fun, a time for reflection, and a time to plan for the upcoming year. Here in Idaho, there are thousands of ways to ring in the New Year, some of which are quiet, socially distant, and some rambunctious. Whichever way you want to celebrate the passing of the New Year though, you can find something to do here in Idaho. In this article, we will go over some of the more popular events that happen New Year’s Eve and some of the things that happen on New Year’s Day as well. As always, be sure to check for current weather conditions, road closures, hours of services and updates on any last minute closures or cancellations prior to heading out to a destination or event. 

New Year’s Eve

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Biking Through IdahoThe rush of the wind in your face and the pavement flying by bring back that familiar passion and contentment. Nothing but you, your bike, and the Idaho highway ahead of you will make the perfect combination. The most important part of your journey, is your safe return home. In order to keep you safe and to allow you to keep riding Idaho has establish laws for cyclists. So, before you head out onto the road, be sure to review bike safety basics.

Safety Equipment 101
Lights- Bikes are required to be equipped with a light on the front. This light must be able to illuminate up to 500 feet. It is to be turned on when the bike is in use between sunset and sunrise and when the day is cloudy enough that visibility is impaired.

Reflectors-A reflector is required for…
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