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    How to Hike the Tallest Peak in Idaho, Mount Borah

    Aptly nicknamed “The Roof of Idaho,” Mount Borah is not one of those peaks that you can drive most of the way and summit with just a couple miles of hiking - this is a tough hike and shouldn’t be taken lightly. With 30-40% grades, Class 3-4 scrambling, and over 5,000 ft. of elevation gain, it’s g...
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    Why You Need to Explore Idaho’s Bruneau Sand Dunes

    If somebody asked you to join them to explore the tallest single structure sand dune in North America, where do you think you’d be headed? Maybe the Mojave Desert? Mexico? Or likely somewhere in Southern Utah or Arizona, right? Nope! You, my friend, are headed to Bruneau Dunes State Park in Idaho...
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    10 Adventures to Help You Beat the Heat in Idaho This Summer

    Summer has officially arrived! The days are long and sunny and even up in mountains, things are heating up. Since we know you’re not one to hide inside and cling to the A/C, we put together a few adventure to help you get outside and be active without melting. Whether you’re bringing the whole fa...
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    Idaho's Top 10 Winter Adventures

    If you're anything like us, winter is no time for hibernation. It's time to get the crew together, get outside, and make some memories in the snow. If you're looking for your perfect winter wonderland destination this year, Idaho should be at the top of your list. Take the whole family out for a ...
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    25 Adventures to Inspire Your Trip to Idaho

    You know that feeling you get while hiking or biking on an empty trail, sinking into a hot spring, hitting the open road, or relaxing by the campfire with your favorite people? That feeling like you're exactly where you're supposed to be? If you plan your next vacation to Idaho, you'll have this ...
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    5 Awesome Fall Adventures in Idaho

    Whether you're planning an extended fall road trip or you're an Idaho local looking for an adventure this weekend, now is a great time to explore the outdoors in Idaho. Camping, photography, hot springs...everything in Idaho is better in the fall. The autumn foliage makes for amazing photos and t...
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    10 Must-Do Hikes in Idaho

    Idaho's trails are home to epic views of the rugged Sawtooth Mountains, pristine alpine lakes and even sand dunes that look like they belong in the Southwest. If you’re planning a summer adventure in Idaho, be sure to check out these trails and more before you hit the road. If you’re not one of t...
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    You Need to Visit Idaho's Burgdorf Hot Springs This Winter

    With cozy cabins, no shortage of hot spring pools, and access to the rugged Idaho backcountry, Burgdorf Hot Springs is the perfect destination for anyone looking for an epic winter adventure in Idaho. Photo: Dusty KleinPhoto: Dusty KleinThe hot springs are big enough for large groups and rather t...
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    10 Idaho Lakes and Rivers Perfect for Fishing

    Is there anything as peaceful as standing next to a river or lake, letting your mind wander, with nothing to worry about except casting your next line? Fishing is the ultimate way to simultaneously relax and be active in the Great Outdoors. If this sounds like your kind of adventure and you find ...
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    Boise Base Camp: 5 Incredible Adventures Near Idaho's Capital

    Boise, Idaho is home to a vibrant community of outdoor lovers, several of Idaho's finest breweries, and an active local arts scene. Combine that with the fact that a short drive out of this energetic city will lead you to some of the most untouched wilderness in the West and you’ve got a recipe f...
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    Explore One of Idaho’s Best Fall Foliage Displays at Palisades Reservoir

    The leaves are changing colors, sweaters are coming out of storage, and a warm campfire has never been more inviting. With fall settling in quickly, now is the time to make plans to catch Idaho’s beautiful foliage. Don’t wait on this one - these colors will be gone before you know it! Photo: Josh...
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    10 Photos to Inspire You to Raft Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon River

    Summer is just around the corner and that means it's almost river season! If you know you want to take a big rafting trip this year but you're not sure where to go (or better yet, how to do it) then look to our friends at MT Sobek. They lead an amazing trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon Rive...
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    Idaho's Fishhook Creek is the Perfect Family Summer Hike

    Are you packing up the family and heading to Stanley, Idaho for your summer vacation? Excellent choice! If you’re looking for a great hike for your time in Stanley, Fishhook Creek belongs at the top of your list. Photo: Ross Miller The winding creek and the shade from the trees' canopy make this ...
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    The Best Place to Catch a Sunrise in Idaho: Fall Creek Falls

    I've lived in southeast Idaho for most of my life, but it wasn't until a few years ago that I finally discovered the hidden gem, which is Fall Creek Falls. My brother introduced me to it one morning, and I've been hooked on this waterfall ever since. I've come back for numerous sunrises since the...
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    5 Idaho Adventures Perfect for Spending the Holidays Outside

    The holiday season is upon us! Now is when we get to slow down a little, spend time with our loved ones, and reconnect with the things that are most important. For us, spending time outside is high on that list and Idaho is the perfect place to make some holiday memories in the snow. Are you and ...
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    6 Epic Backpacking Adventures In Idaho

    Idaho is home to some of the most remote wilderness in the country, yet it somehow remains an under-the-radar adventure destination. That’s good news for anyone who enjoys peace and quiet in the great outdoors. Even the most popular spots aren’t too crowded and if you head into the backcountry, y...
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Idaho is a picturesque state filled with beautiful scenery and warm, wonderful people. It's an ideal destination for family travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, adventure seekers, or those just looking for a relaxing getaway.

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