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Stanley and its Sensational Sawtooths

When year-round recreation meets picturesque views, you’ve arrived in Stanley, Idaho.   This is Sawtooth Mountain country, Stanley’s most deserved accolade. As a last chance opportunity to vacation before the next semester of school began, Stanley was our trip of choice for fresh powder, outdoor recreation and evenings of pleasant relaxation. The roads were perfectly clear as we […]

Bordellos, BBQ and Brews

As noted in an earlier post, I had the opportunity to spend a few days recreating in and around Wallace in northern Idaho, where much of the city is on the National Register of Historic Places. Outdoor recreation is everywhere, but I would be remiss if I overlooked Wallace’s downtown amenities. As a buy-local kind […]

Where’s Wallace? In Northern Idaho!

Where’s Waldo? Remember him, the mystery man wearing a camouflage type red and white sweater, matching hat and blue pants? I took a trip to a small, quaint historic town in northern Idaho where many people might ask, where’s Wallace? Wallace, Idaho, home to a mere 784 people and a long-standing history is a timeless […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Sandpoint Getaway

Written by guest blogger Danielle Gruden. Five people cramped in a Honda Element doesn’t seem like a great premise to a traveling story, however, this is how it began. My goal was to escape the tortured life of being pale skinned and move on to looking like I hadn’t been living in a cave for […]

South Central Idaho

Written by guest blogger Austin Rogerson. As a recreational fanatic and travel enthusiast, I could hardly wait to see the sights and scenery that would take place over the weekend while I helped escort some Taiwanese journalists who were being hosted by the Idaho Division of Tourism. Heading southeast to the Magic Valley, we arrived […]