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Five Romantic Things to Do in Idaho

Five Romantic Things to Do in Idaho August 13, 2011 | Food, Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Natural beauty is one of the most romantic settings, in my mind. I can skip luxurious restaurants, fancy dance floors, and exotic locations. Give me the breathtaking splendor of high mountain peaks with crashing rivers, or the tiniest unseen stream trickling under my trail, and I am ready to fall in...

Be Prepared for Idaho

Be Prepared for Idaho July 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Travelers to Idaho often encounter terrain, climate, and altitude they’re not prepared for. The best way to prepare for emergencies is to prevent them. Here are some common sense, but often forgotten, tips to remember while traveling in wild and rural Idaho. Wild animals are wild. Do not...

Best Road Trips in Idaho

Best Road Trips in Idaho June 30, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Back when I was a kid — and I’m dating myself here — it was common to “take a drive” as a leisure activity. You didn’t drive to a destination, you just drove for the pleasure of seeing the countryside. If Grandma and Grandpa were along, the drive might involve stopping...

Water, Water Everywhere: Idaho’s Best Whitewater

Water, Water Everywhere: Idaho’s Best Whitewater June 1, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Snake River Idaho is known the world over as one of the best whitewater river havens anywhere. There’s the fast and furious Payette River, the remote and wild Salmon River, the majestic Snake River, and the bursting Boise River. Plus all their many forks and tributaries. Boise River This time...

Bruneau Dunes? Yes, That’s in Idaho!

Bruneau Dunes? Yes, That’s in Idaho! April 27, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
When you think sand dunes, Idaho is probably not the first place that comes to mind. Maybe Long Beach, California, or somewhere in Florida. Somewhere with a coast and, well, beaches. But in one of the many oddities of geology, the tallest  single sand dune rises 470 feet in the southern Idaho desert. Bruneau...

What’s Your Travel Style?

What’s Your Travel Style? April 11, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Recently, I went on my first cruise. It affirmed for me that I am not a cruise person. Not that there was anything wrong. The ship was lovely, clean, the staff friendly. Everything was great. It’s just not my style. I’m more inclined to hike a mountain and spend my vacation sitting next to...
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