Fall is the perfect time to plan a visit to North Central Idaho. Scenic driving is at its best! Hunting and fishing are at their peak. After the summer rush, you can fully absorb the history and culture of the area. Grapes are being harvested and wines are begging to be sipped. Cast your line… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Here’s a map and list of breweries and brew pubs in north central Idaho (and bordering Washington communities) you can visit year round.
RAFT AS YOU EXPLORE OUR MIGHTY RIVER SYSTEM The first commercial river rafting trips in the United States were launched in Idaho. The outfitters here have always been leaders and standard-setters for this industry. No other state can claim as many recreational river miles as Idaho. Most of the 3,100 whitewater river miles in the… Read more »
Raise a pint to the amazing craft brew industry in north central Idaho during April, Idaho Craft Beer Month, and all year long. Here’s a list of breweries in north central Idaho (and bordering Washington communities). Start checking them off your list! Hardware Brewing Co. 701 E Main, Kendrick, ID 208.289.5000 hardwarebrewingco.com Serving northwest beef,… Read more »
A special ﬂare for art and culture add yet another spice to the mix in North Central Idaho. Year round, one can indulge in many unique and specialized events in our region. Museums provide insight into how this area was originally home to the Nez Perce Tribe long before the miners and explorers came. Interesting… Read more »
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 »