Adventure awaits in Idaho. Experience whitewater rafting, fly-fishing and a horseback ride through Idaho’s majestic mountains. Relax in a hot spring or enjoy dazzling lake scenery from the comfort of a canoe. Get your heart rate going on Idaho’s more than 19,000 miles of hiking and biking trails while enjoying some fresh mountain air, and reward yourself after with a local wine, microbrew or some campfire s’mores. Share your vacation plans with us using the hashtag #seeyousooninidaho.

3 Must-See Northern Idaho Destinations to Inspire Your Next Idaho Adventure

From lush, green forests and large alpine lakes to charming mountain towns brimming with activities and areas just waiting to be explored, northern Idaho is a spectacular summer destination for travelers seeking adventure and splendor.

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Scenic Overlook, Priest Lake State Park. Photo Credit: Idaho Tourism
Priest Lake State Park

Coolin, Idaho

Priest Lake State Park lies just 30 miles from the Canadian Border, nestled deep below the crest of the Selkirk Mountains…

A pair of mountain bikes being transported up a ski lift during the summer.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Sandpoint, Idaho

Whether you’re a downhill junky, cross country fanatic or just looking for a fun mountain outing, Schweitzer Mountain offers a fun and adventurous way…

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8 Must-See Stops on the Ultimate Idaho Road Trip

Idaho’s rugged, diverse beauty is best experienced by road trip. Drop the top and prepare for high mountain deserts; deep, jagged canyons; dense, lush forests and lots of cool, fresh mountain water — and plenty of adventure — along this most scenic of routes.

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Swimming at Lake Cascade.
Lake Cascade Park

Cascade, Idaho

Lake Cascade offers two group camping opportunities, including Snowbank group camp and Osprey Point group yurts, 232 individual campsites…

Hells Canyon, Near Pittsburg Landing
Hells Canyon National Recreation Area – Idaho

Lewis – Clark Valley, Idaho

Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge, encompasses a vast and remote region in Idaho and Oregon and features dramatic changes in elevation, terrain…

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Kid-Friendly Idaho Adventures to Try This Summer

Entertaining a variety of ages on a summer vacation can be a challenge but fear not. Check out this list of all-ages activities to help you make the most of your vacation time in Idaho.

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Lava Hot Springs Hot Pools at sunset.
Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs, Idaho

When it’s time to relax, immerse yourself in these world famous natural hot springs. Bubbling out of natural underground springs…

Silverwood/Boulder Beach

Athol, Idaho

Located in beautiful northern Idaho near Coeur d’Alene, Silverwood Theme Park is the Northwest’s largest outdoor theme park… 

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