Idaho – Stops on the Way

The Snake River east of Idaho Falls

The Snake River east of Idaho Falls, Idaho

Idaho is known for its wide open vistas, friendly communities, and the fertile soil that is home to the famous Idaho potato. The western edge of Yellowstone and the western slope of the Tetons are in Idaho. 

Pictured is the Snake River down stream from Grand Teton National Park. The area offers some of the best fishing and wildlife viewing in the state. Anglers come from throughout the country to try for a trophy trout.

Visitor enjoying the Greenbelt Trail on the Snake River in Idaho Falls, Idaho

4 Idaho Falls Secrets to a Fantastic Yellowstone Area Vacation

Stay west of the Tetons to discover all the gems in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. You’ll lose the crowds and find affordable lodging options.

Lake Coeur d’Alene in Coeur d'Alene Idaho

5 Top Things to Do in Coeur d’Alene Idaho

The Coeur d'Alene area is surrounded by dozens of lakes left behind by the glaciers of the ice age. There are more than 55 lakes within easy driving distance

Kids enjoy climbing and playing in interesting rock formations at Castle Rock State Park near the City of Rocks National Reserve

7 Undiscovered Southern Idaho Gems near Yellowstone

After Yellowstone, dip into southern Idaho to explore attractions, including two national park sites, you won’t find elsewhere.

Kayaking on Bear Lake in Idaho/Utah

Bear of a Time at Bear Lake

Get wet and explore natural beauty at the Bear Lake area in Utah and Idaho.

Spud Drive-In Theatre in Driggs Idaho.

Curbside Attractions in Idaho’s Yellowstone-Teton Territory

From a drive-in movie to root beer floats, find great Americana in eastern Idaho. Visit the Spud Drive-Inn, Yellowstone Bear World, and a summer music scene.

Idaho Falls sunset

Fall into the Local Scene in Idaho Falls

Discover what to do in Idaho Falls with its vibrant historic downtown, a lively cultural scene and the largest regional airport near Yellowstone and Grand Teton.

Charlie Otto, Co-Founder, Grand Teton Brewing Co., bike touring in Europe

Local Color in Yellowstone Teton-Territory

Three locals from the west side of the Tetons share their favorite trails, sights and why they love where they live.

Dancers at the Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival

Native Experience at Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel

Browse the gift shop selling Shoshone-Bannock crafts, watch your favorite sports team at the lounge and score a hotel room down the road from Yellowstone.

Soda Springs Geyser in Idaho High Country

Off the Beaten Path in Southeast Idaho

Near Bear Lake, head north off the interstate to experience the stunning scenery and attractions of southeast Idaho on your way to Yellowstone and Grand Teton.

Exhibit showing art made from cleaning appliances at the Museum of Clean in Pocatello

Pocatello, Idaho is Green and Clean

Play outdoors in this Idaho gateway. See the Museum of Clean, the Idaho Museum of Natural History or grizzlies up-close at  Zoo Idaho.

Roosevelt Inn Patio on the North Idaho Bed and Breakfast Assc.

Stay in a Bed and Breakfast in North Idaho

Stay in a renovated school house, guest ranch, oversized log cabin and more in the Coeur d’Alene area.

Hiking near Grand Targhee Resort on the west side of the Tetons. Courtesy photo

The West Side Story of Teton Valley and Grand Targhee Resort

With so much attention on the east side of the Tetons, leave the crowds behind and experience the top eight things to do on the Teton’s west side.