43 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Idaho - Atlas Obscura
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43 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Idaho

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Unusual Attractions in Idaho

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Cool Places to Eat & Drink in Idaho


6 Stone-Cold Stunners in Idaho

It turns out that no one really knows how Idaho got its name. It's been thought that the name came from Shoshone, but in truth it may have just been made up by a somewhat shady politician. Regardless of what you call it, the Gem State is sparsely populated and unapologetically wild, and full of wonders—especially geological ones. As the pandemic continues, we hope this virtual trip helps you explore America’s wonders. If you do choose to venture out, please follow all guidelines, maintain social distance, and wear a mask.

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The Black Cliffs near Boise are great for climbers.

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