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Regional Map

Are you considering the Gem State for your next adventure? Or perhaps you’re itching for an Idaho road trip but you haven’t figured out exactly where you want to go. No matter what stage you’re at in your trip planning, we have everything you need to help you put together your ultimate getaway. To get started, all you have to do is pick a region. We’ll show you what each region has to offer and help you get the lay of the land with maps, Travel Tips, Adventures and more. Whether you choose to take in the serene lakes of North Idaho or unwind at a winery in the Southwest, you’re in for an unforgettable Idaho experience.

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  • Northern Including Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint & Wallace
    • Known for abundant forests and magnificent lakes, northern Idaho offers both adventure and relaxation. Experience the region’s three ski resorts, big, meandering, trout-filled rivers and hundreds of miles of biking and hiking trails. Northern Idaho is also home to the International Selkirk Loop. A unique, 280 mile long scenic route winding through Idaho, Washington and Canada, the Selkirk Loop is designated as one of only 32 All-American Road National Scenic Byways in the U.S. and is one of the Top 10 scenic drives in the Northern Rockies. Discover Northern Idaho
  • North Central Grangeville, Moscow, Lewiston & Riggins
    • Packed with breathtaking wilderness, rolling hills, farmland and flower-filled meadows, north central Idaho is rich in cultural importance and outdoor activities. Tour the many sites that make up the Nez Perce National Historical Park, which celebrates the history of the Nez Perce (Nimiipuu). The region is also known for its rafting and fishing opportunities, while towns like Orofino, Kooskia and Kamiah, offer small-town hospitality and are perfect base camps for outdoor adventures. Discover North Central Idaho
  • Southwest IncludingBoise, McCall & Mountain Home
    • Home to the state’s capital, Boise, southwest Idaho offers the best of both worlds for visitors. From awe-inspiring hiking and biking trails, rushing rivers and sand dunes to historical sites, top-notch wineries, local craft breweries and entertainment, this region showcases a variety of easily accessible adventures. Discover Southwest Idaho
  • South Central IncludingTwin Falls, Hagerman & Burley
    • Hello, deep canyons, high bluffs, unusual rock formations and lava flows! South central Idaho is a geologist’s dream, but its terrain also delivers big adventure opportunities. At the heart of the region’s recreation is the mighty Snake River—make a stop at the picturesque Perrine Bridge that spans the Snake River Canyon and watch as BASE jumpers float to the ground below, speed along a zipline inside the canyon or visit the area’s numerous waterfalls. Discover South Central Idaho
  • Southeast Including Pocatello, Lava Hot Springs & Montpelier
    • Southeastern Idaho is a destination for outdoor lovers, and it’s no secret why. Hike to a hidden mountain lake, explore miles of hiking and biking trails, visit the Idaho Potato Museum and end the day with a hot spring soak. History seekers will find sites and museums connected to the Oregon Trail throughout this area as well as the Fort Hall Replica. Discover Southeast Idaho
  • Eastern Including Idaho Falls, Rexburg & Island Park
    • Eastern Idaho is no stranger to year-round outdoor adventure. An ideal gateway to Yellowstone National Park, the unique ecosystem of this region provides many opportunities for recreation amidst breathtaking scenery. Fish blue-ribbon trout streams and experience some of the lesser-known pleasures, like a lively ride on Rexburg’s antique carousel, a huckleberry milkshake in Victor and a night of old-fashioned family fun at the Spud Drive-In in Driggs. Discover Eastern Idaho
  • Central  Sun Valley, Stanley & Salmon
    • Central Idaho is home to some of Idaho’s most dramatic scenery. From Redfish Lake to the Salmon River, central Idaho has no shortage of thrilling whitewater, alpine lakes, jagged mountain peaks, wildflower-filled meadows and historic mountain towns. With the first and only International Dark Sky Reserve, the stargazing here is out of this world. Discover Central Idaho