Idaho is a state with a small-town, friendly nature. Idaho communities are rooted in nature, most of them historically tied to agriculture, ranching, mining or timber industries. You are sure to be welcomed everywhere.
Also known as “The City of Trees,” Idaho’s capital city is home to over 190,000 people making it the third largest city in the Pacific Northwest. Boise has great city appeal combined with a huge variety of outdoor recreational activities available.
Situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene and nestled against the Bitterroot Mountains, this city was recently named an “All-American City.” Coeur d’Alene has a population of over 38,000 people and is a popular international resort destination with The Coeur d’Alene – A Resort on the Lake hugging the shore.
Situated along a driving route to Yellowstone National Park, Idaho Falls is a popular resting place and has much to offer its visitors. The city straddles the Snake River making it an ideal spot for outdoor activities.
Named for the famous explorer Captain Meriwether Lewis, the city of Lewiston was the state’s first territorial capital. Located in north-central Idaho at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers, the city has a population of over 31,000 people and has much to offer to its residents and visitors.
Located about 100 miles north of Boise, McCall is one of Idaho’s most popular resort towns. Set on the shores of Payette Lake, it sits just below the area’s well-known ski resort, Brundage Mountain and adjacent to Ponderosa State Park.
Pocatello was named after a Chief of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes who donated land the city now occupies to the Railroad. Pocatello Idaho is your center for adventure with Rodeos, Fort Hall Casino, theaters, historical sites, Pocatello Zoo, 3 golf courses, fishing, skiing and snowmobiling!
The famous Salmon River, a.k.a. “The River of No Return,” runs right through the middle of this central Idaho town. Salmon is the birthplace of Sacajawea, the famous Lemhi-Shoshoni Indian woman who served as interpreter on the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and is home to the interpretive center bearing her name, The Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural, and Educational Center.
This north Idaho town of approximately 6,000 residents is located on the shore of one of America’s deepest and most beautiful lakes, Lake Pend Oreille, and just 11 miles from the well-known Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort in the Selkirk Mountains. Its location and pleasant four-season climate makes Sandpoint and the surrounding area a wonderland for outdoor activities.
This “star-studded” resort area is actually two side-by-side towns located in central Idaho in the heart of the Idaho Rockies. Sun Valley is currently one of the top ski and summer resort towns in the country and attracts visitors from all over the world who come to enjoy its fabulous skiing and upscale atmosphere.
This fast-growing hub city in south-central Idaho sits above the Snake River Canyon and is one of the state’s larger cities. It is also home to the well-respected College of Southern Idaho and its Herrett Center museum and planetarium.