Home to the state’s capital, Boise, southwest Idaho offers the best of both worlds for visitors. From awe-inspiring hiking and biking trails, rushing rivers and sand dunes to historical sites, top-notch wineries, local craft breweries and entertainment, this region showcases a variety of easily accessible adventures.
- Horseshoe Bend
- Mountain Home
- Glenns Ferry
- Idaho City
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