Idaho Tourism & Visitor Guide
Welcome to Idaho!
From its high mountain peaks to its lush forests to its desert sand dunes, it is obvious that Idaho is a geographically diverse state. Visitors from all over the world are drawn to the state's abundance of recreational activities, ranging from hitting the slopes at one of Idaho's ski hills to embarking on a wild whitewater rafting tour. Located in the northern portion of the state, the Idaho Mountains encompass the centers of Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, each ideally located for those wishing to partake in the many outdoor adventures found in the area. Boise, the state capital, is found in the southwestern part of Idaho and also boasts a plethora of recreational opportunities, as well as numerous historic attractions. East Idaho is also very mountainous, making it a perfect destination for those wishing to horseback ride, fish and camp in one of the region's many parks, including Harriman State Park.