Southeast Idaho

Southeastern Idaho is a destination for outdoor lovers, and it’s no secret why. Hike to a hidden mountain lake, explore miles of hiking and biking trails, visit the Idaho Potato Museum and end the day with a hot spring soak. History seekers will find sites and museums connected to the Oregon Trail throughout this area as well as the Fort Hall Replica.

    Cities & Towns

  • Pocatello
  • Lava Hot Springs
  • Soda Springs
  • Montpelier
  • Downey
  • Blackfoot
  • Preston
  • Malad City

Get to Know Idaho

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

36 Hours in Lava Hot Springs

Soak in hot springs, zip line, race down waterslides and make a splash while tubing the river.

Planning a Historical Family Vacation in Idaho

Just because summer is in full swing doesn’t mean the learning (or fun!) has to stop.

Idaho State University: A Weekend Guide to Visiting Pocatello

Discover the endless opportunities to experience Pocatello's culture, history and outdoor recreation.

The Idaho Birding Trail: Why You Should Check It Out

Southeastern Idaho is prime territory for birders.

Experience the Oregon Trail in Idaho

Learn about the experiences of Oregon Trail travelers and the area’s native inhabitants.

Learn About Idaho’s Native Nations

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are one of five federally recognized tribes in Idaho. Learn more about the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes at the Fort Hall Reservation or the Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Museum.

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Here you’ll find frequently asked questions about southeastern Idaho.

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The Scenic Route

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

Pioneer Historic Byway Oregon Trail–Bear Lake Scenic Byway

Getting to
Southeast 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 Pocatello Regional Airport in Pocatello, Idaho Falls Regional Airport in Idaho Falls, Magic Valley Regional Airport in Twin Falls, or the Boise Airport in Boise 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.