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The Best Day Trips from Boise

women cross country skiing in Sun Valley, Idaho

Idaho and nearby areas are some of the best playgrounds for outdoor activities in any season. If you're heading to Boise for a visit, just moved to the area, or a long time local, check out these fun day trips nearby to explore Idaho (and northern Nevada!).

Top Two Idaho Destinations

The Sawtooth mountains and a log cabin at sunrise and highway 75 leading to Stanley, Idaho.

Whether you’re heading to Idaho for the first time or a resident of the Gem State looking to explore, there are some can’t-miss places that you’ll want to go back to in summer and winter. The main two long-time central Idaho vacation spots are Sun Valley and Stanley. If you haven’t been to these unique Idaho attractions or are anxious to get back, here’s why locals love these locations and return year after year, season after season.

The Best Hot Springs to Visit in Idaho

Natural Idaho hot springs, woman sitting in a natural hot spring, filed and snow covered mountains in the background

Idaho is known for whitewater rivers, spectacular mountains, and natural wonders all across the state. You might be surprised to find that Idaho has 340 hot springs in the state, with 130 of those pools “soakable” for anyone to enjoy.

Must-See Places in the Pacific Northwest

Female hiker with backpack along the Sawtooth Lake trail in Idaho

It’s time to get outside in the Pacific Northwest – no matter what season it is! If you’re itching to get out of town, here is the must-do list for the gorgeous states of Washington, Idaho, and Oregon.

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