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. Here are seven reasons to visit.

1. Comfy Hotel Rooms

An executive king room at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel

An executive king room at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel

Why go: When hotels near Grand Teton and Yellowstone are full, this hotel has availability since it is just far enough from the parks to avoid the flood of traffic streaming out of them.

Little-known fact: Built in 2012, the 156 rooms and 11 suites have 42-inch flat-screen, high-definition TVs, complimentary WiFi and 24-hour fitness center access.

2. Camas Sports Grill

Camas Sports Grill at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel

Watch the game at the Camas Sports Grill

Why go: Twenty-six TVs enable you to catch your favorite sports team as you dine inside the hotel.

Tip: Try a Native American dish like the fry bread breakfast or the Idaho nachos and bison sliders.

3. Donzia Gift Shop

Donzia Gift Shop at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel

Shop for crafts at the Donzia Gift Shop

Why go: You can buy authentic artwork, jewelry and crafts made by Shoshone-Bannock tribal artists here, including items with intricate beadwork.

Little-known fact: The Shoshone-Bannock tribes are known for their beadwork passed down from generation to generation.

4. Cedar Spa

Cedar Spa at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel

Relax at the spa

Why go: Offering a full-service salon spa, you can get a facial, massage, pedicure and manicure and more here.

Little-known fact: The spa offers specialized services like aromatherapy inhalation room with essential oil scents like cedar wood that are specific to the tribes.

5. Buffalo Meadows RV Park

Buffalo Meadows RV Park in Fort Hall, Idaho

Pull up your RV

Why go: Twenty-seven pull-through spots are available with restrooms, showers and laundry facilities on site.

Tip: Make reservations by calling 208-237-8774, ext. 3030.

6. The Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival

Dancers at the Shoshone-Bannock Indian Festival

Native dancers

Why go: The Grand Entry at the Pow Wow is open to the public and showcases different types of Native American dancing performed by dancers from across the country.

Tip: The festival takes place Aug. 6-9, 2020. Check shobanfestival.com for updates.

7. Try Your Luck at the Casino

Why go: Southeast Idaho’s only gaming facility, the casino offers 900 of the most popular video gaming machines along with video poker and virtual blackjack.

Little-known fact: For nearly three decades, Fort Hall has offered gaming, starting in the early days with bingo. 

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For More Information:
(800) 497-4231
I-15 Exit 80, Simplot Road, Fort Hall, ID 83203
www.shobangaming.com

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