Visiting Idaho

If your Idaho education stopped at potatoes, hit the books. Boise’s 25-mile greenbelt is your first clue to the state’s commitment to nature, which continues with Sun Valley, Lava Hot Springs, and superb hiking and rafting sites like the Crooked River Trail and the other-worldly Craters of the Moon National Monument. For family fun, visit scenic Coeur d’Alene, home to a fantastic spa and world-class golf course.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants , and things to do, browse amazing photos ; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find ... Read More
If your Idaho education stopped at potatoes, hit the books. Boise’s 25-mile greenbelt is your first clue to the state’s commitment to nature, which continues with Sun Valley, Lava Hot Springs, and superb hiking and rafting sites like the Crooked River Trail and the other-worldly Craters of the Moon National Monument. For family fun, visit scenic Coeur d’Alene, home to a fantastic spa and world-class golf course.

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Stories and Tips Idaho

Montpelier, Is this a city?

Written by catsholiday on 10 Jul, 2011

Montpelier, IdahoThis rather small, quiet, town of Montpelier is the largest community in the Bear Lake Valley; this area is situated north of Bear Lake in southeast Idaho along the Utah border. The population is only about 3,000 so it is hardly a huge metropolis…Read More


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Day 8 - Twin Falls and Bingham Canyon Mine

Written by whenilk38 on 12 Jan, 2010

Leaving the capital of Idaho in my rear view mirror, I drove to Bliss at Exit 141. I took the Thousand Springs Scenic Byway from there to Twin Falls. It follows the Snake River most of the way, and features several small waterfalls.…Read More


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Andrew Jackson Was Here

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 29 Oct, 2008

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a veteran of the Revolutionary War, a heroic general that saved New Orleans during the War of 1812, and eventually became the 7th President of the United States. But many people don't know that Andrew Jackson led an invasion of…Read More


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A Lynching at Chisley Park

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 29 Oct, 2008

Chisley Park is a tiny park located in the center of Downtown Pensacola across the street from the Pensacola Historical Society building. It was once a site of prostitutes hawking their wares to rich businessmen and sailors on leave, but today is a place…Read More


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The Escambia County Tax Collector's Office and Elections Building

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 29 Oct, 2008

THE ESCAMBIA COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICERight next to the Escambia County Courthouse is the Escambia County Tax Collector's Office. This old Victorian relic was built in 1894 and once housed a bank for most of the 20th Century. The bank was run by…Read More


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Spooky Goings-On in Pensacola's Red Light District and the Courthouse

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 29 Oct, 2008

Downtown Pensacola today consists of South Palafox, Jefferson, Main, and other streets. It's a tiny part of the city of Pensacola, but it is very rich with history and the culture of the French, English, Spanish, Confederate, and American armies who occupied this city…Read More


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Hauntings and Hangings at the Pensacola Jail (Pensacola Little Theater)

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 29 Oct, 2008

Our last stop on our Red LIght Bars and Brothel Tour of Historic Pensacola was the Pensacola Little Theater. Built in the late-19th Century, this beautiful white building near the Palafox Pier began its history as the Pensacola Jail and from the late-19th to…Read More


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A Funny Tour of Haunted Pensacola

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 28 Oct, 2008

After 16 years of relative isolation in Idaho and not a lot of cultural and historical activities in the area, I vowed once getting settled in Pensacola that I wouldn't be spending a lot of time sitting on my butt getting fat on Cheetos and…Read More


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Travelling with Pets Part Trois

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 01 Jul, 2008

Our cross-country trip was to be with two dogs and two cats, but when our beloved Katie died suddenly on May 24, we were resigned to the fact to travelling with one dog, the famously old Loki, and our cats, Zoe and Xena, aka "The…Read More


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Fishing on Lick Creek Road--McCall--July 1994

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 02 Mar, 2008

Another adventure from my Summer of 1994. Shortly after arriving back home from school in nortern Idaho to work and be with family for the summer, our friend Anita calls me and invites me to spend the day with her and her husband Sam…Read More


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