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Top 6 Off-the-Beaten-Path Destinations in North Central Idaho This Summer

North Central Idaho is known for off-the-beaten-path. Here, you’ll find friendly small-town hospitality and plenty of outdoor adventures to create so many amazing memories that you’ll want to repeat. Check out these incredible areas to spend your summer vacay. Unplug and Play at Dworshak Reservoir Camping, boating, fishing, hiking, and swimming in and around a… Read more »

Whitewater Rafting

Ultimate Whitewater in North Central Idaho Idaho is one of the premiere whitewater rafting destinations in North America. The Salmon River is consistently in the top 5 on many lists. Planetware named FIVE of our rivers the “Best Places for Whitewater Rafting in Idaho”. Plan an adventure to experience North Central Idaho whitewater. You’ll find… Read more »

Uniquely North Central Idaho

Idaho’s Longest Byway The Northwest Passage Scenic Byway (Highway 12) is Idaho’s longest byway, which at 202 miles, follows the route Lewis and Clark took through north-central Idaho. This beautiful road winds through canyons, forests, and along wild and scenic rivers. Watch out for the “99 miles of winding road ahead” sign! North America’s Deepest River… Read more »

Winter Wander Land

Calling all sunbirds…yes, that is indeed the opposite of a snowbird…one who loves colder weather, snow, and all things winter. If you love winter, North Central Idaho is the perfect place to plan an adventure. Snowmobiling North Central Idaho has over a thousand miles of groomed trails. Our region is home to six distinct riding… Read more »

Winery Tours

North Central Idaho borders Washington on the western side and when two border communities are home to wineries, we’re more than happy to celebrate both! North Central Idaho is home to the newest American Viticultural Area, the Lewis-Clark Valley AVA, formed in 2016. Home to seven wineries (and growing) and accompanied by three more in this region, this… Read more »

3 Amazing North Central Idaho Fire Lookouts You Can Rent for the Night

If you’re looking for a unique overnight stay, consider staying 50 feet or more up in the air! These unique fire lookouts offer a unique stay, access to tons of recreational opportunities….and oh, the views!! Lookout Butte Lookout – near Selway Falls  Lookout Butte has a history that spans nearly 80 years and has been… Read more »

Hot Springs in North Central Idaho

Most states have only a handful of natural hot springs. But, in Idaho there’s over 100 soakable, natural hot springs, more than any other state. And, of course, you’ll find some of the best soaks right here in North Central Idaho. Over 15,000 square miles is home to the Idaho Batholith much of which is… Read more »

Scenic Drives

Northwest Passage Scenic Byway

Scenic driving in North Central Idaho is as diverse as the region. Mountains, river valleys, rolling hills, and sweeping prairies are waiting for you to explore.  Gold Rush Historic Byway Rich in history, scenery, and wildlife, the route along Highway 11 begins with an easy climb up Greer Grade. At the top, a panoramic view… Read more »

Scenic Driving on the Northwest Passage Scenic Byway

Northwest Passage Scenic Byway Idaho’s longest byway, the Northwest Passage Scenic Byway, follows the trail of Lewis & Clark 202 miles across North Central Idaho along Highway 12. Begin your adventure in Lewiston at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake Rivers. Stop in at Mystic Cafe for a delicious breakfast and coffee to fuel… Read more »