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Explore the Lochsa Country in North-Central Idaho; it’s plum full of cool things to do

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner A quick drive to Missoula, Mont., last weekend reminded me how much I miss the Lochsa River Country in north-central Idaho. To be totally honest, I feel a huge tug in my heart when I go there — a feeling that comes from many wonderful trips in which I […]

From Desert Darling to Mountain Maven; My Trip to McCall

Written by guest blogger Katie Zinn. Being from Phoenix, AZ means pretty much one thing during this time of year: I’m hot. No, not the flattering, attractive kind of “hot” but rather the 113°, everywhere feels like you’re living in an oven kind of hot. It’s brutal. Thus, when given the opportunity to ditch my […]

Redfish Lake Lodge

Written by guest blogger Emily Engelhardt. A place in Idaho, a place in the Sawtooth Mountains, a place in my heart, Redfish Lake Lodge. As I sit here and write this I am reminded of what summer at Redfish Lake is.   Its sandy beaches, crystal clear water, families, boating, ice cream, live music on the […]

I Heart Coeur d’ Alene

Written by guest blogger Danielle Gruden Blue skies for miles.  Blue waters beyond what the eyes can see.  Coeur d’ Alene — This place is crazy-beautiful.  The Coeur d’ Alene Resort is filled with treasures, from the lakeside rooms, to an out-of-this-world wine cellar, to the new event center. You can take a walk at […]

Hiking, Biking and Idaho Yurts

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner Everyone knows about renting the Idaho City Park n’ Ski Area yurts in the winter, but not so much in the summer. To give folks an incentive, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation has dropped the price of yurt rentals by $30 for weekends and week days, meaning […]

Family Adventures in Garden Valley

Written by guest blogger Kellie Kluksdal Living in Idaho most of my life and working for the Idaho Division of Tourism, you’d think I had seen and done all there is to do here in Idaho. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth. I have done a lot…. but not nearly everything. Take, for […]

Camping in the Lost Valley Reservoir

Written by guest blogger Carol Green. When I was a child, camping meant packing up the gear and driving towards the mountains until we found a secluded spot beside a creek or stream, pulling off the road, setting up camp, and spending the weekend fishing, wading, or lazing around the campfire. There was no need […]

Top 5 Travel Apps

Written by Danielle Gruden. Technology is the light to my dark – especially when I’m lost in the woods, literally speaking. My iPhone has become part of me, a metamorphasized appendage that is not quite right. Although my addiction may seem like a sickness, perhaps even a problem, let me share five simple apps that […]

Hells Canyon: Hiking, Backpacking, Camping and Sight-seeing

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner. It’s been a long winter. A lot of people have cabin fever. We’re all eager to get outside and enjoy some spring activities. The only problem is, the weather doesn’t want to dry out. We’re lucky to get even two days of nice weather in a row in SW […]

Hiking the Boise Foothills

Written by Danielle Gruden Lately the abundance of rain has over-taken my ability to participate in outdoor splendor. Living in Idaho and being trapped inside is like being put in a cage; staring out to the pristine wonderment that awaits to be turned into a day’s adventure. Cabin fever becomes a life threatening situation. Alas, […]