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Ready for Winter? Start Planning Your Bald Mountain Trip!

Ski Bum in Sun Valley

Ski bums and snow bunnies across Idaho eagerly anticipate the opening of our local ski hills around the state. As soon as the leaves turn, many begin planning days and weekends dedicated solely to hitting the slopes. And if Mother Nature doesn't feel like making the snow for us yet, some slopes even offer the benefit of snow-making equipment that leads to an end of November openers.

Travel to Sun Valley with Us for a Relaxing Winter Getaway!

Skiing in Sun Valley

Planning to travel to Sun Valley this winter? If destination skiing is on your holiday wish list, you won't be disappointed. Sun Valley's Bald Mountain and Baldy offer adventures for skiers and snowboarders of every skill level, including themed Adventure Trails for the kids.

Put These 4 Things on Your Sun Valley To-Do List

To Do in Sun Valley

Traveling to Sun Valley soon? There are so many things to do once you’re there, beyond the obvious activities the area is known for, like skiing and hiking. Here are a few ideas to help you get started in planning your trip.

Sun Valley Lodge

The Sun Valley Lodge is a gorgeous and historical landmark in the Sun Valley area. It’s also a great place to stay or just visit.

How the Shuttle Helps Busy Boise State Students

Students have a lot on their plate. From homework to jobs to catching the game, having to worry about just one more thing can sometimes be overwhelming. Caldwell Transportation can help students with at least one big worry: getting from Point A to Point B.

Student-Centric Destinations

Wondering how exactly Caldwell Transportation’s shuttles work for Boise State students? Here are two key shuttle services:

Catch the Bus to Bogus – Sooner! – This Winter

Those of us who have been skiing Bogus Basin for a while know that the ski season is unpredictable. Fortunately, 2018 marks the start of a new era at the popular Idaho ski resort.

Earlier this month we learned that Bogus received the go-ahead from federal officials to begin making snow, meaning skiers, snowboarders, and winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy the mountain sooner – guaranteed.

8 Tips to Get the Most Out of Tailgating

Tailgaiting tips

It's football season, which means it's also tailgating season! Drinks, hot dogs, hamburgers and good friends ready to cheer on the BSU Broncos for another winning season. That's why we've gathered some tips, so you get the most out of this football/tailgating season.

The History of Jackpot, Nevada

Jackpot Nevada historical sign

Whether you have been to the town or not, you have undoubtedly heard of Jackpot. But how did this town of only 1,200 residents come to be?

In the Beginning

The most obvious assumption would be that Jackpot was started to service the residents of Idaho and (somewhat) Utah who wanted to enjoy some time at the blackjack tables or slot machines. And you'd be right.

A Family Affair in the Water

No Cell Phones On the River

In a world that is so connected, it can be hard to find activities that can make kids and adults detach from their laptops and phones and reconnect with each other. So where does one look to see no electricity and wifi signals?

Mother Nature.

Specifically whitewater rafting in the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. That's right. There are no recharge cords on the river, and you'll have a tough time getting any kind of data or cell phone reception while in a canyon. It's perfect.

What a Day on the River is Like

Day of River Rafting

You've decided! You, your family, and your friends are going to do a 4-day rafting adventure with an outfitter who is taking you on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.

If this is your first time on an overnight rafting excursion, it's hard to know what to expect your day is going to look like. You know for sure it is going to be unlike any normal day. We've lined out what you should expect from the time you wake up, to the time you hunker down in your sleeping bag for the night.

How to Provide a Great Transportation Experience for Your Event

Making a Shuttle Trip Fun

If you’re planning an event, you likely already know that many of your attendees greatest gauge of their experience hinge on just that- their experience, and you want to make it a great one! You don’t want something like transportation to be a hassle or a miserable experience, so here are some tips to make sure that it goes without a hitch!

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