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Top Eagle Watching Spots in Idaho

by Cathy Bourner, Idaho Tourism Seeing bald eagles in flight is something to behold. Here in Idaho, a traditional winter nesting ground for eagles, sightings are frequent.  January is celebrated as National Bald Eagle Watching Month and from November through February, eagles are easy to see around the state.  It isn’t the cold temperatures that […]

Fall colors are popping throughout the mountains of Idaho; take a drive on our lovely scenic byways.

Reposted with permission from Steve Stuebner, Stueby’s Outdoor Journal The fall colors are just beginning to happen in the Treasure Valley. But in the mountains, the aspen trees are turning yellow and orange, the tamarack needles are turning yellow, the shrubs are turning orange and red, and this weekend would be a perfect time to […]

With the Vitamin ID Winter Sweepstakes You Could Score More than Great Snow!

Idaho is a popular winter destination for skiers and boarders who enjoy some of the world’s best runs without the crowds. With 18 ski areas offering more than 20,000 skiable acres and an extraordinary array of nordic trails and loops, Idaho is a gem for enthusiasts seeking crystal clear skies, fresh powder and short lift lines. […]

Haunted Happenings and Family Fun

October in Idaho is the time to relax after a busy summer, acclimate to cooler weather and best of all…Celebrate Fall!  When you see dry corn stalks standing in fields and huge bales of hay and straw strategically placed in open fields, you know it’s time to visit your favorite corn or straw bale maze!  […]

Trailing of the Sheep Festival – An Internationally Renowned Idaho Event

by guest blogger, Brett Wharton Thursday through Sunday, October 10-13, in Ketchum and Hailey, Idaho, the 17th annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival treats visitors to a nostalgic celebration of Idaho’s sheep ranchers. This September, USA Today featured the event on its national list, “10 Great Places for Fall Festivals.” MSN Travel went further, ranking […]

Harvest Idaho ~ One Bite at a Time. September 2013 Foodie Events

See. Hear. Taste. Smell and Touch.  Introduce your five senses to Idaho’s foodie event scene.  September 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2013 Wednesday’s & Friday’s at Noon Paella on the Patio, Basque Market, Boise You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy a generous portion of delicious seafood, chicken and […]

Long Weekend Ahead!

Plan now to celebrate Labor Day in Idaho at these fun-filled events. Wagon Days in Ketchum August 30-September 1 Since 1958, Ketchum Wagon Days has celebrated the mining heritage of the Wood River Valley with four days of rollicking Old West entertainment including a rodeo, BBQs, live entertainment, antique shows, bareback rider demonstrations, kids carnival and […]

My ID Summer Sweepstakes Winding Down….

Idaho’s My-ID summer sweepstakes runs through August, with the last prize to be awarded September 6th.  The remaining prizes are listed below so pick your favorites and  enter each week!  New giveaways are announced every Friday. Enter to win on www.visitidaho.org/My-ID using an email address. Facebook users have a second chance entry option.  Sample prizes include overnight stays, […]

Idaho Huckleberry Time, Farm to Fork Dinners and Foodie Events in August!

Celebrate the final month of summer sipping, dining, picking, and having fun – foodie style! Date: August 1, 2013 Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm Location:  Downtown Boise  Event: First Thursday Enjoy a gallery stroll, entertainment, merchant and restaurant specials, as well as free garage parking (with merchant validation). Trolley rides are available. For more information call […]

Party-Gem State Style on July 4th

Small town parties, steaks on the barbie and Idaho libations – the perfect mix for a July 4th, Ida-Ho-Down!  Travel Idaho’s Scenic Byways and experience our welcoming small towns and opportunities for relaxation and recreation. (Cast yourself and a friend in an Ida-Ho-Down!) The Best Small Town July 4 Celebrations! Crouch:  The village of Crouch is located […]