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- Nov 2014
There are no National Parks in Idaho, but a number of National monuments, preserves and reserves offer visitors a look into Idaho’s geologic and historic past. If scenic byways are a favorite travel route, make sure the Snake River Canyon Scenic Byway. With its focus on food, fresh local products and wine, this is the place to be for some tasty eats. And if you want to explore Idaho and leave the planning and driving to someone else, you’ll want to check out a new all-Idaho motorcoach tour that will run this summer. Finally, snow is in the mountains so head to www.idahowinter.org and enter to win some great Idaho winter giveaways.
- Oct 2014
See where the leaves are turning and where the fish are biting this fall. There is also plenty going on to celebrate fall, from scary haunts to family friendly corn mazes, and some surprising attractions in northern Idaho that are definitely worthy of a trip. Be sure to visit www.idahowinter.org and enter to win our winter giveaways. The Sweepstakes kicks off this month!
- Sep 2014
September marks the start of the fall harvest so take advantage of the state’s farmers markets, harvest festivals and culinary offerings. With the belly satisfied, head to the trails around Stanley and McCall for some kid-friendly hikes or visit one of Idaho’s small towns where access to adventure is plentiful
- Aug 2014
In this issue, see more 18 Summers vacation ideas featuring theme parks, water parks zip lines and lake recreation. If biking is a favorite activity, read about routes near bed & breakfasts and the Idaho Bed & Breakfast Association’s new map brochure. In southwestern Idaho, the Western Heritage Scenic Byway promises history, birds of prey, rugged outdoors and inviting foodie stops. Remember to enter to win a Sun Valley vacation at 18summers.us. The contest ends August 31! In case you don’t have it, here is the newsletter too.
- July 2014
If you enjoy learning while you travel, weâ€™ve got some Idaho trivia and museums suggestions that will surely make your Idaho visit educational and fun. There are also plenty of Independence Day celebrations, fairs and rodeos to keep you rolling into summer. Remember, we have but 18 Summers to spend with our kids, so check out some summer vacation ideas and enter to win a family vacation in Sun Valley.
- June 2014
We have 18 summers to spend with our kids. Check out some summer vacation ideas and enter to win a family vacation in Sun Valley. For food and drink lovers, we've got you covered. Learn about foodie stops along the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway. Take a tour of northern Idaho, the birthplace of Idaho wines. Follow the Mountain Craft Beer Trail in Boise for tasty brews and great recreation.
- May 2014
In this issue you’ll learn about foodie favorites along the Sawtooth Scenic Byway, six Idaho nature centers, budget-friendly activities and flavorful recipes to turn your backyard barbecue into a backcountry feast. This summer we are spotlighting 18 Summers in Idaho. Go to 18summers.us to learn more and enter to win a sweet Sun Valley vacation. Get out there and start making memories!
- April 2014
Idaho's snowpack level looks promising for an exciting whitewater season. Book your trip early! If you’d rather stay grounded, live the cowboy life at the Real Cowboy College or head down the Thousand Springs Scenic Byway. There is plenty to see and do along the route and spring is a great time to see the sites - and don’t miss the tasty bites along the way! With the snow melting off the trails, make plans to ride the new Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route, with access to more than 50 hot springs.
- March 2014
Idaho’s governor has proclaimed March Arts & Culture Month in Idaho. When travelling in the state, be sure to visit http://www.visitidaho.org/arts-and-culture-month for events and information. Also in this issue, Pete Zimowsky, outdoors writer with the Idaho Statesman, shares his favorite outdoor adventures from 2013 and Steve Stuebner talks about his fat biking adventure in McCall. Finally, make some time to visit Idaho’s hot springs while the weather is still cool.
- February 2014
Read this issue to learn more about winter steelhead fishing on the Salmon River, snowy sleigh ride dinners and top spots to snowshoe in Idaho. Remember to enter for the final month of Idaho Winter Giveaways at www.idahowinter.org. Alaska Airlines and the Sun Valley Film Festival are also offering a sweet giveaway â€“ you could win a trip to the Festival! Getting to Sun Valley is easier now with non-stop service between Sun Valley and Denver beginning July 2.
- 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.