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Cajun Cuisine, Grape Stomping, Wine Tasting Getaway and Jamming Workshop: Harvest Idaho; One Bite at a Time

This week’s culinary event calendar embraces an attitude of entertainment and merriment for all ages. Spend seven days tasting wine, an afternoon of stomping grapes, or an evening celebrating Cajun cuisine — all captivate the senses and elevate the pleasure of harvest season.  Follow the events on Twitter. September 11 – 17: 7-Day Wine Tasting […]

Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

In the Fall, Idaho is a spectacular venue for not only dramatic fall foliage, but also a plethora of diverse food and libations. Forty-three wineries, nineteen commercial craft brewers, five distilleries and 140 different crops change Idaho’s pristine landscape into an endless edible banquet. This year brings the first annual Harvest Idaho: One Bite at […]

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 […]

U.S Mountain Biking Championships

Written by guest blogger Austin Rogerson. I was honored with the opportunity to travel with a group of Taiwanese journalists to one of my dream events and bucket list items: the U.S. Mountain Bike National Championships. The atmosphere was nearly out of a story book, my story book so to speak. The racers, sponsors and […]

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 […]

The Clark House on Hayden Lake

By guest blogger John Stevens. One of my favorite things about Idaho is its history.  Tucked in northern Idaho is a little history lesson worth sharing. Nestled on 12 lush acres above the shores of Hayden Lake is one of the most magnificent country estates in the Northwest.  The Clark House, named in honor of […]

Scenic Idaho

Written by guest blogger Mona Teffeteller. After school got out, we were raring to go on our trip to Yellowstone, there and back – through our amazing home state of Idaho. We said farewell to our home in Eagle, ID and headed east. Our first stop was one of the most amazing things any of […]

Dover Bay Bungalows

Written by guest blogger Danielle Gruden Sometimes you experience places that give you that white-picket fence, shuttered window, forget-me not garden type of feeling- perfection. These places find a corner, forever in your memory. Dover Bay, about two miles outside of Sandpoint, ID sits on Lake Pend Oreille. I headed here for my birthday – […]