Road trips are an incredible way to enjoy parts of the country that often gets missed. The freedom of the open road can be therapeutic. Road trips can be fantastic for bonding or great to do alone and explore at your leisure. Town and Country recently came out with a list of The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America. The beautiful gem state made the list. See what drive won in Idaho and what roads were recommended in our neighboring states for an extended road trip.
Airbnb Idaho provides incredible one of a kind stay. Named "The Ultimate Lodge in the Sawtooth Mountains" this Airbnb rental is for the entire lodge including all of the amenities and surrounding area.
Idaho is well known to be a state with a lot of UFO sightings. As far as states with the most sightings per capita - Idaho goes back and forth but is always in the top 10. There is a cool little photo opportunity spot for space lovers in Wallace Idaho.
There are some amazing hikes in Idaho for anyone and everyone. Easy hikes, hard hikes, lush hikes, desert hikes, waterside hikes, mountain hikes, valley hikes, and even haunted hikes. The nearby campground has some crazy creepy stories from visitors.
A website called Yardbarker put together 13 Most Scenic U.S. Mountain Towns and our corner of the country had a big chunk of them. Most of our neighboring states each had one and a gorgeous Idaho town made the list too.
The Old Idaho Penitentiary is well known and often named the most haunted spot in the gem state. After the second riots broke out and a massively destructive fire in the kitchen and dining area in 1973 the prison closed after housing some of the most dangerous criminals in the world for over 100 years. See the ins and outs of this historic, iconic and haunted piece of Idaho.
The building is fascinating to look at and if you are able to carefully see in any windows you can see dusty antiques all over. Idaho in 91 Days describes it as, "...it’s among the most eccentric structures we’ve seen anywhere in the States. It is the strangest and coolest house we had yet seen in Idaho, and we spent a long time admiring it from every angle."