In Idaho, the untouched landscape with huge lakes, snowy mountain peaks and waterfalls captivates outdoor enthusiasts.
The US state in the northwest of the United States is known as the Jewel State because of its numerous mineral resources. Pristine mountain ranges cover much of its area, including the Rocky Mountains and the Bitterroot Range. Large forests, wide rivers and deep canyons attract nature and outdoor fans to the area. Idaho is also known for its delicious potatoes. The capital of Idaho is Boise.
Numerous waterfalls, rivers and lakes are located on Idaho’s territory. The Shoshone Falls plunge deeper than the Niagara Falls over the rough rocks. The Perrine Bridge over the waters at the Twin Falls attracts base jumpers from all over the world.
The rapid Snake River rushes through the gorges of Hells Canyon, which are deeper than those of the Grand Canyon. Here rafting and kayaking tours ensure adventure. Climbing enthusiasts face challenges of different levels of difficulty in the City of Rocks. However, the many mountains of Idaho also attract with ski slopes in winter and with extensive bike and hiking routes in summer. With parts of the UNESCO-protected Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the world on the national territory. Don’t miss out on visiting some of the cultural sites and museums. In Boise, visitors to the Idaho State Historical Museum learn all there is to know about the history of the state, while the Hispanic Cultural Center in Nampa is dedicated to the culture and art of immigrant Latinos. In the southeast of Idaho, the history of the former pioneers comes to life in numerous former settlements.
Travel tips and best travel time
There are several airports in Germany served in Idaho, including Boise and Idaho Falls. The national territory is divided into two time zones.
The Mountain Standard Time with a time difference of 8 hours to Germany and the Pacific Standard Time with 9 hours difference. The climate can vary greatly depending on the altitude. Short summers and snowy winters characterize the mountain regions, while the plains are warmer with great drought in summer.
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CRATERS OF THE MOON
In this “National Monument” you will find rock formations that are millions of years old, in a bizarre lava landscape.
IDAHO’S WATER SPORTS AREAS
Coeur d’Alene and Sandpoint are the ideal places to do all kinds of water sports. The Snake River is also outstanding.
THE FAMOUS HOT SPRINGS IN IDAHO
Let your soul dangle in the hot springs of Idaho and enjoy the tranquility of the surrounding nature.
THE BALANCED ROCK PARK
South of Buhl, the 40-ton giant “Balaced Rock” rises into the sky like a monument. A great sight.