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Idaho Summer Vacation Deals

For a break in your routine and the chance to experience a piece of the old west, visit Idaho. With a land mass bigger than New England, the state is home to lakes, rivers, mountains, wildlife, fish, panoramic vistas, scenic views, majestic valleys, and down home hospitality. It's truly a top vacation destination and if it is not yet on your radar, this page is for you.

What Makes Idaho Unique

Here you'll experience a temperate climate, easy access, and many different activities for the entire family to enjoy. If you want to get away from it all and get back to nature, you will find just what you are looking. Or, if you prefer a luxurious vacation experience and pampering beyond compare, you’ll find that too. For one remarkable Wild West experience, try visiting a dude ranch, where you can take part in a real cattle drive and live life the way it used to be in the “old west” out on the open range.

During your stay in this state, you’ll have your pick from a wide range of accommodation options. From quaint little bed and breakfasts, inns, cabins, hotels, motels, and private condo and home rentals full of country charm to world-class resorts; you can experience the best of both worlds. If you’re planning on staying in Boise or another city, you’ll also have access to world-class hotels and rental properties that are in the heart of the action.

Mountain Resort Destinations

For those families who have visited Idaho for years and years, they understand the beauty and know to expect a wholesome vacation experience. Maybe other tourists have been drawn to the western shores of California or the National Parks in surrounding states, but word is getting out the Idaho offers much more than most people give it credit. There are 22 named lakes that have been attracking visitors for years, including the areas of Lake Couer d’Alene and Lake Pend Oreille. Nearby towns surrounding the lakes, such as Sandpoint and Couer d'Alene are well-known for creating a resort-style atmosphere all summer long, with live music concerts, art walks, and water fun such as boating, fishing, and swimming.

Located on the eastern border of the Boise National Forest is Sun Valley, a resort town made famous by Hollywood stars, artists, and writers such as Ernest Hemingway. In addition, there are over 3,000 miles of rivers throughout the state that provide whitewater rafting and kayaking tours, fly fishing, and other outdoor adventures. All in all, with over 2 million acres of National Forest set aside, Idaho presents itself as an outdoor mountain lover's dream vacation.

Summer Vacation Deals

We make it easy to visit and explore Idaho with many Idaho resort area vacation and travel deals and discounts to help bring the cost of family travel down. Explore this diverse and wonderful state and save money with Idaho vacation coupons. Click on an area of interest or a resort area on the left and take advantage of the fantastic savings that range from discounts on lodging, camping, golf, fishing, white water rafting, mountain biking, restaurants, travel, transportation, outdoor activities, tours, hiking, horseback riding, tours, national parks, boating, and much more!

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Fly Fishing in Idaho

Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon River is a true find for fly fishermen gunning for the feisty cutthroat. While having been fished out in most rivers, cutthroat trout are flourishing in this remote wilderness.  Located in The Frank Church Wilderness of No Return, the protected reserve encompasses 2.4 million acres of unspoiled, rugged terrain. Situated […]


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Summer Activities on a Budget for Families

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Try Backpacking This Summer

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3 Reasons Why Everyone Should Go Camping

The sun filters through the trees, warming nearby rocks. Animals scurry through the undergrowth. The only sound that meets your ears are the calls of birds and rustling of leaves. Nearby, the lingering smell of a campfire reminds you of the previous night, snacking on s’mores and sharing stories with those you love most. Everything […]