September 2011
Monthly Archives

Fall Fly Fishing

Fall is prime time for fly fishing trips on Idaho’s blue-ribbon trout streams. Idaho’s trout get restless during the warm days of the fall spawning season, which is great for all those fly fishers out there. Silver Creek—one of Hemingway’s favorite haunts near Sun Valley, the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, and the Coeur […]

Pumpkins, Corn Mazes and Vino. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

Week 7: October 10-16 It’s that time of year when the air is crisp, pumpkins are ripe, cider is flowing and cities and towns are bubbling with Halloween spirit. It’s fall in Idaho, a great time to check out the bountiful harvest. Octover 12th: Paella and Tapas Class @ Basque Market, Boise One of the […]

Lamb Dine Around, Street Food, Potato Vodka Tour. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

Week 6: October 3-9 The harvest season is in full swing, supplying farmer’s markets with endless edibles and fall decorations, and vineyards with a bounty of fruit. Blazing reds, gold, and orange dapple the countryside creating a natural palette of breathtaking beauty. Celebrate the gifts from the land.   All Week: B-29 Streatery, Caldwell and […]

Big Freezeout-Little Freezeout Loop in Star, Idaho

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner This week’s topic is a neat road biking loop from my map, the Boise Road Cycling Guide. My mountain bike was in the shop, so I thought I’d try a road biking ride that I’ve been wanting to notch for some time. It’s called the Big Freezeout-Little Freezeout Loop, […]

Boise, Food, Whitewater, and Amazing Locals

Written by guest blogger, EA Stewart. Boise, Idaho We started the trip in Boise, Idaho which is a really cool city.  Last time I was there I was about 5 or 6.  I don’t remember much from that trip, other than going snow shoeing, but I’m guessing things have changed a little.  We had a […]

A Plethora of Food, Wine, Beer, and Events: Harvest Idaho; One Bite at a Time

Week 5  September 26 – October 2 Get-togethers and festivals are synonymous with the fall season. The cool crisp temperatures combined with the fall harvest create a celebratory atmosphere.  Our taste buds crave warm hearty dishes paired with full-bodied libations.  We hunger for a “last summer hurrah.”  Savor the season.  Tap into the local flavors […]

Freddy’s Stack Rock Loop Trail near Bogus Basin

Written by guest blogger, Steve Stuebner. With these hot, dog days of August weather, it’s best to cool off in the lakes and rivers, or go hiking and biking on high elevation trails. This week’s tip is about the new loop trail around Stack Rock called Freddy’s Stack Rock Trail. Stack Rock is a signature […]

Idaho’s Bounty, First Day of Fall, Oompah Band, and Oktoberfests: Harvest Idaho; One Bite at a Time

Week 4 September 18 – 25 Are you epicurious?  Vacation food adventures in mid-September are especially rewarding for your taste buds.  Orchards overflowing with ripe fruit.  Local produce at farmers markets.  Premier epicurean celebrations.  What are you waiting for?  Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time. September 18– 24:  7-Day Wine Tasting Getaway, Red Horse […]

6 Summer Tips for Fun in Sun Valley, Idaho

Written by guest blogger, Karen Kefauver, an avid cyclist and freelance journalist who lives in Santa Cruz, California. After my first visit to Sun Valley, Ketchum and Hailey, Idaho, this summer, I had so much fun that I plan to return next July. Here are some things I liked that you might enjoy also! 1. […]