Idaho is a state in the Pacific Northwest area of the United States. It is the 14th most expansive and the 39th most populous of the 50 United States. Idaho is one of only two places in the world where star garnets can be found (the other is the Himalaya Mountains, in India). Idaho is a big state with lots to see and do. Whichever part of the state you choose to discover for yourself, you’re bound to find spectacular scenery, helpful, friendly locals and impressive wildlife. Here is a list of top 5 places of Idaho.
1. Sun Valley:
Sun Valley is a resort city in Blaine County in the central part of the U.S. state of Idaho. Here, tourists can enjoy skiing, hiking, ice skating, trail riding, tennis, and cycling. Golf, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and river rafting can all be enjoyed during the warmer months.
2. Lake Coeur d’Alene:
Coeur d’Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Coeur d’Alene has the second largest metropolitan area in the state of Idaho. Lake Coeur d’Alene is located in North Idaho. Lake Coeur d’Alene is very long with miles of forested shoreline, beaches, and a myriad of coves and bays.
3. International Selkirk Loop:
The International Selkirk Loop is a 280-mile-long (450 km) scenic highway in the U.S. states of Idaho and Washington, as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. . Included on the loop is the Kootenay Lake Ferry, the longest free ferry in the world.
4. Hells Canyon:
Hells Canyon is located along the border of eastern Oregon, eastern Washington and western Idaho in the United States. It is North America’s deepest river gorge. The Hells Canyon NRA lies in both Idaho and Oregon; the Snake River marks the state’s border.
5. Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument:
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument near Hagerman, Idaho, contains the largest concentration of Hagerman Horse fossils in North America. These plants and animals represent the last glimpse of that time that existed before the Ice Age, and the earliest appearances of modern flora and fauna. Within the national monument land, which is bordered by the Lower Salmon Falls Reservoir, you can enjoy hiking, boating, hunting, fishing, and horseback riding.