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.

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 cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Idaho

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Lake Josephine Memories--July 1994

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 02 Mar, 2008

The summer of 1994 was a crazy one for me. I was just married, and my now ex was off in Colorado tending to his sick mother, and I wasn't about to spend the summer in Moscow, Idaho, where we were attending the University…Read More


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The Idaho Democratic Caucus, Part II

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 11 Feb, 2008

HOORAY! The doors of the Qwest Arena finally opened, and our frozen bodies could finally go inside to cast our vote for President of the United States and warm up. The line moved slowly, and I kept telling Mom we would be inside…Read More


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The Idaho Democratic Caucus, Part I

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 11 Feb, 2008

After having dinner at Old Chicago, Mom and I bundled up and walked over to the Qwest Arena where the Idaho Democratic Caucus was being held on February 5, 2008. Our local news station told us that the doors to the arena would open…Read More


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The Treasure Valley Highland Games

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 23 Sep, 2007

Besides checking out the family history and tartan colors, Mom and I went to the Treasure Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games to check out the main event, the Heavy Athletics. These are the athletic events that require a lot of strength and power to…Read More


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A History of the Nesbitt Clan of Scotland

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 23 Sep, 2007

My mother's maiden name is Nesbitt, an old Scottish name that dates from many hundreds of years ago. Our cousin Ed Campbell has done a lot of extensive research on the Nesbitt family via the Internet and travel to Scotland on a couple of occasions,…Read More


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Little Luka, Slovakia

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 16 Aug, 2007

My friend Ivan and I did a lot of hiking and biking throughout Slovakia during the summer of 2002. One hiking trip had us taking the bus to the gypsy village of Bezovec and hiking from there to the ruins of Hrad Tematin. The hike…Read More


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August 6 Game: Baseball Through The Eyes of A 4-Year-Old

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 16 Aug, 2007

My friend Karla Thorson has a 4-year-old daughter named Lauren, who absolutely adores me. A couple of weeks ago, Karla came up to me at work and asked if it would be OK if she and Lauren could come over to our house for a…Read More


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4th of July Game: Everett AquaSox vs. The Boise Hawks

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 08 Jul, 2007

When my family and I were living in Rhode Island, we had a standing date on the 4th of July to go and watch the Pawtucket Red Sox (The Boston Red Sox Triple A affiliate) play ball at McCoy Stadium in Mom's hometown of Pawtucket.…Read More


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Game 3: The Mysterious Bobblehead and Humphrey th

Written by Wildcat Dianne on 06 Sep, 2006

Mom and I attended our last Boise Hawks game for the 2006 season on Saturday, September 2. The Hawks had taken their division and were going into the playoffs, but Mom and I would not be able to make the playoff games because of…Read More


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Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes

Written by lcampbell on 27 Aug, 2006

Day 1 - 53 milesWe met at the trailhead in Plummer at 8am, filled with good cheer and anticipation. We had driven so far, and now we get to pedal! After some final bicycle checks, we headed off. The first 8 miles…Read More


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