South Central Idaho

Hello, deep canyons, high bluffs, unusual rock formations and lava flows! South central Idaho is a geologist’s dream, but its terrain also delivers big adventure opportunities. At the heart of the region’s recreation is the mighty Snake River—make a stop at the picturesque Perrine Bridge that spans the Snake River Canyon and watch as BASE jumpers float to the ground below, speed along a zipline inside the canyon or visit the area’s numerous waterfalls.

Take the Road Less Traveled

South central Idaho is brimming with unexpected discoveries … Start your journey in Twin Falls, and venture off the beaten path to uncover a treasure trove of nearby adventures.

Get to Know Idaho

Need some ideas for your next Idaho road trip? Check out these travel tips and start planning your adventure.

9 Southern Idaho Waterfalls You Can’t Miss

Idaho is overflowing with geological diversity. With a basecamp in Twin Falls, hit the road and start chasing waterfalls.

36 Hours in Twin Falls

Get ready to explore the massive Snake River Canyon, see the "Niagara of the West" and spend the day hiking.

Idaho Ski Destinations Perfect for Families

Discover smaller ski areas with gentle and challenging slopes, rental gear and lessons.

Idaho Road Trip: 7 Must-See Stops for Mountain Lovers & Rockhounds

Calling all rock climbers, hikers and mountain-view enthusiasts!

A How-To Guide on Paddling to Shoshone Falls

Viewing the "Niagara of the West" from the bottom is a spectacular experience if you’re up for the challenge.

Need Help Planning Your Next Adventure?

Here you’ll find frequently asked questions about south central Idaho.

Learn More About Our Regional Partners

Let's Start Planning

The Scenic Route

Pack up the car and discover the magic of south central Idaho’s scenic byways:

Sawtooth Scenic Byway Thousand Springs Scenic Byway City of Rocks Backcountry Byway

Getting to
South Central Idaho

Maps & Guides

Planning your Idaho getaway couldn’t be easier with our free travel guides and maps. Inspiration and information at your fingertips.

Head in the Clouds

Flying to Idaho? Check out Magic Valley Regional Airport in Twin Falls, Boise Airport in Boise, or the Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey for the most convenient access.

Places to Stay

From camping under the stars to cozy cabins, vacation rentals and hotels, find the accommodation that fits your every need.