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Winter Wonder Awaits

Unique winter adventures can be found in every corner of Idaho. Wherever you’re coming from, snow-packed fun and bluebird skies will make your getaway a special one.

A Beginner's Guide to Winter Activities in Idaho

Idaho is a winter wonderland overflowing with outdoor activities. Maybe it’s your first trip to Idaho or your first foray into Idaho’s winter terrain. Either way, this guide is sure to deliver first-rate activities and destinations that shouldn’t be missed, no matter how you choose to enjoy winter in Idaho.

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Banner Ridge Trails, Idaho City

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5 Idaho Mountain Resorts with Something for Both Skiers & Non-Skiers

What makes a well-rounded winter vacation? How about when the itinerary includes a little something for everyone. Whether you’re planning a family trip or looking for things to do with friends this winter, Idaho ski areas know how to put smiles on the faces of the skiers, snowboarders, and non‑skiers alike.

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Silver Mountain Resort, Kellogg

Unbelievable Idaho Winter Experiences

Picturesque. That’s one way to describe the winter landscape in Idaho. From the bubbling riverside hot springs and serene snowshoe trails to the star-filled night sky, unbelievable views are scattered all across the state just waiting for you. Here are just a few amazing Idaho locations to inspire your winter travels.

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Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, Boise

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"Between every two pines is a doorway to a new wor "Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world."⁠
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BRB...we're running to jump in a lake, river, pond BRB...we're running to jump in a lake, river, pond, or pool. 💦Anything because it's too hot today.⁠
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The Boise Train Depot 🚂⁠ ⁠ Here are some fu The Boise Train Depot 🚂⁠
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Here are some fun facts:⁠
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🔸The Boise Depot is a beautiful historic Spanish-style structure and one of Boise's most prominent landmarks. ⁠
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🔸 It is also home to Platt Gardens.⁠
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🔸Designed by New York architects, the building opened in 1925 to elaborate fanfare in the capital city.⁠
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🔸 It is currently closed, but you can still walk around the outside of the building and enjoy the gardens and view of Downtown Boise.⁠
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📸: @ted_the_capitalist⁠
Jaialdi may be postponed, but there are still plen Jaialdi may be postponed, but there are still plenty of ways to experience Boise’s Basque Culture.⁠
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Here are a few:⁠
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🔸 The Basque Museum & Cultural Center⁠
🔸The Basque Market⁠
🔸 The Basque Center⁠
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For more places to experience Basque culture around Boise, click the link in our bio, or check out our stories.
This is such a fun photo capturing the movement on This is such a fun photo capturing the movement on the Boise River during the summer float season. 💦⁠
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Is floating a summer pastime for you?⁠
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