Idaho Falls Travel Guide

Located in Bonneville county in eastern Idaho, this city owes its existence to the railroad. Idaho Falls is popular with tourists and is situated alongside the Snake river, which is how it grew as a town – serving as a resting place for traders and pioneers. The main draw to Idaho Falls is the natural beauty.

Nature lovers find Idaho Falls a real paradise given its splendid location. It is located in the heart of America’s best known parks and recreational areas, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, as well as the Craters of the Moon, Sun Valley, Targhee, Jackson Hole, Island Park and Henry’s Lake.

Most visitors who stay in Idaho Falls are on their way to one of the other surrounding beauty spots. However, when they arrive in Idaho Falls, they fall in love with the quaint city, its modern feel, and the numerous activities that can fill many days. The city has an interesting and diverse history that can be explored over the course of a few leisurely days.


Museum of Idaho: visit Idaho’s premier traveling museum, which is packed with interesting facts about Idaho and prehistoric exhibitions.

Historic downtown: stroll around the historic area of downtown Idaho Falls and enjoy some fantastic dining in one of the many restaurants.

White-water rafting: experience the rapids on the mighty Snake river under the careful guise of an experienced guide.

Baseball: during the summer season, you can catch a game at McDermott Field, home of the Idaho Falls Chuckers.

Golf: with four splendid golf courses to choose from, it is not difficult to pass a few days chasing a ball around while enjoying the Idaho air and scenery.