Archives 2013

  • January 2014

    Happy New Year! Don’t let the cold temperatures keep you indoors…Watch bald eagles, ski Idaho’s spectacular backcountry or learn to ski and snowboard during National Ski and Snowboard Month. The Idaho Winter Giveaways run through February so remember to enter at www.idahowinter.org.

  • December 2013

    Idaho’s ski resorts are opening daily and there is more snow in the forecast. This means snowmobile trails are opening up, too. There is plenty to enjoy in December and all winter. Find the best places to see holiday lights this month and see what fun-filled, snow-focused events are ahead. Be sure to sign up for the Vitamin ID Winter Sweepstakes—new prizes are announced every Friday!

  • November 2013

    Extend your fall outdoor activities in Idaho's low-elevation destinations. The areas around Riggins and Hells Canyon offer mild late-year temperatures and countless opportunities for play. Or if it is time to head indoors, check out Boise’s craft breweries for autumn ales and tasty fall fare. Be sure to enter to win Idaho Winter Giveaways at www.idahowinter.org. New prizes are announced weekly and include getaways to some of Idaho’s popular destination ski areas, lift tickets, outdoor gear and more.

  • October 2013

    October in Idaho is the time to relax after a busy summer, acclimate to cooler weather and best of all … Celebrate Fall! Enjoy corn and hay bale mazes, spooky theme parks and corn fields and fall produce at Idaho farmers markets. Don’t miss the Trailing of the Sheep Festival October 10-13, with food and wine, concerts, workshops for adults and craft-making booths for kids. Winter is right around the corner, and our Vitamin ID Winter Sweepstakes is in full swing. Enter online weekly to win great prizes!

  • September 2013

    Get ready for fall with football, food and festivities. Don’t miss the USA Onion Cook Off held at Bronco Stadium prior to all of the Boise State University home football games. Travel to Idaho just got a little bit easier for folks in the San Francisco Area. United Express will offer winter and summer seasonal flights between SFO and Sun Valley beginning this December. There is still plenty to do in Idaho this fall. Fun events focusing on food, sports, history, stargazing, rodeo, culture, history and art are sprinkled all over the state. The list includes a concert performance by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.

  • August 2013

    Labor Day is fast approaching. Idaho has some events to fill that long weekend and beyond. If you enjoy a bit of nostalgia, get your popcorn, settle in with family and friends and let summertime memories begin at any of Idaho’s 10 drive-in movie theaters. There is plenty that’s new in Idaho, too. A new LEED certified Springhill Suites in Coeur d’Alene, The Springs Resort in Idaho City and the kid-friendly water play park at Lava Hot Springs make planning an Idaho experience easy. And remember to enter the Idaho My ID Summer Sweepstakes. Prizes are announced on Fridays, with the last prize to be awarded September 6 so enter now!

  • July 2013

    Celebrate Independence Day with an Ida-ho-down or head out on one of the state’s scenic byways to enjoy small-town celebrations, and the state’s top family outings. July also kicks off the fair and rodeo season statewide. Don’t forget to enter the Idaho Summer Sweepstakes for a chance to win some great summertime experiences. New prizes are announced weekly!

  • June 2013

    Summer is here and what’s better than celebrating Idaho Wine Month. June is also Great Outdoors Month, highlighting the benefits of the active, fun outdoors and the magnificent forests, parks, and other public lands we share. Make time to enjoy the wildflowers at Craters of the Moon National Monument and check out the new app that helps you identify the plants in the area. If you are a golfer, hit the links along the Idaho Golf Trail, and learn about special packages and discounts. Be sure to enter the Idaho Summer Sweepstakes for your chance to win fabulous Idaho getaways and activities.

  • May 2013

    With spring, our thoughts turn to family vacations and golf getaways. You can enjoy both in Idaho, where the Idaho golf trail courses are convenient to family friendly lodging and fun-filled activities. Learn how you can save on Idaho activities when your travels aboard Alaska Airlines take you to Sun Valley, Boise or Coeur d’Alene (via Spokane). Don’t forget to enter the Idaho Summer Sweepstakes for a chance to win some great summertime experiences. New prizes are announced weekly!

  • April 2013

    Spring and summer are just around the corner. Explore the many must-see museums in Southwest Idaho and make plans to enjoy awesome whitewater this season. The Idaho Territory and the City of Boise are both celebrating their sesquicentennial in 2013, with events and activities scheduled around the state throughout the year. Idaho's spring campaign launched in April. Enter the 23-week long My ID Sweepstakes for a chance to win -- new prizes announced weekly.

  • March 2013

    Spring is on the way, but there is still time to enjoy indoor pursuits and snow fun before the warm weather arrives in earnest. During spring break, take advantage of Idaho's active and educational attractions, including museums, exhibits and historical sites, ski mountains, tubing hills, and Nordic and snowshoe trails. Outdoor temperatures are a bit cool, but the water is warm! Head to any of Idaho's indoor hot springs pools and water parks. March is a prime month for fishing and we have some popular fishing locations and suggestions to help you catch the big one in Idaho. Idaho winter giveaways are coming to an end but watch for our spring/summer sweepstakes beginning in April at www.visitidaho.org/myid.

  • February 2013

    Head out for some early spring travel that combines music, film and skiing. The Sun Valley Film Festival and Treefort Music Festival, both in their second year are promising big things in 2013. Idaho entices sledders with over 7,000 miles of beautifully groomed trails and the trip is even more enjoyable when you take advantage of the snowmobile and lodging packages offered at Idaho lodging properties. The Idaho Winter Giveaways are winding down in March – make sure you are entered to win.

  • January 2013

    Be excited! Winter is here! Before heading into Idaho's great outdoors for some winter fun, check for road conditions and travel alerts with Idaho's 511 program. Call or go online for access to travel conditions, closures, weather and tourism information. January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard month so visit www.skiidaho.us for special offers and ski area information. Idaho Winter Giveaways are the perfect cure for the wintertime blahs. Enter to win weekly prizes at www.idahowinter.org.

Archives 2012

  • December 2012

    The snow is falling in Idaho. With so many winter sports available - skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating, and snow tubing - sometimes it's nice to take off the boots and bindings and let someone else do the work. A winter sleigh ride is the perfect treat! Head to Idaho in January for Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month's special deals and offers, and be sure to visit www.idahowinter.org to enter to win an Idaho winter getaway. The For 91 Days bloggers have moved on, but they've posted their travel experiences for all to enjoy!

  • November 2012

    Get ready for winter fun in Idaho! While we've just had our first snows, it's never too early to start planning for winter fun in Idaho. Enjoy a variety of winter sports and activities including cross country skiing, snow tubing, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, heli-skiing, cat skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating. There are also a number of winter festivals and celebrations taking place across the state. Be sure to visit www.idahowinter.org to enter to win an Idaho winter getaway.

  • October 2012

    October is the month for haunted houses, harvest festivals, and corn mazes. There are plenty of fall-focused events and activities in Idaho to keep young and old entertained. A bike ride on the Weiser River Trail in southwest Idaho will take you 84 miles through small towns and beautiful scenery. Have you ever wished you could visit a new destination every 91 days? Bloggers For91Days.com do just that, and now they are in Idaho! As we wait for the snow to fall, visit www.idahowinter.org and enter to win weekly winter prizes through March.

  • September 2012

    In September, fall is just around the corner, so we asked our Facebook friends for their favorite locations to see fall colors and compiled a list for you here. Celebrate the flavors of fall at Idaho’s culinary events and festivals. And if you are looking for a fall getaway, the Sun Valley Resort has you covered with its Aspen Glow golf package.

  • August 2012

    The August 2012 Adventures in Living Idaho travel newsletter includes a list of events and the final offers for the My ID giveaways. Summer is coming to a close, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy camping and recreation at Idaho's State Parks. Hiking, biking, water sports, star parties, wildlife watching and historical sites are yours to enjoy with a visit to the parks. When camping, try your hand at Dutch oven cooking. For a taste of the West, rustle up some fun at one of Idaho's many fairs and rodeos to experience local flavor and action-packed rodeo events.

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