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May 2013
Explore Idaho Things To Do Places To Stay

Rolling Fairways and Flowing Waterways... Families Enjoy Both in Idaho

The sun is high in the sky and lush grass covers the fairways.   From lakeside greens in Northern Idaho to mountain landscapes in the southern part of the State, Idaho’s golf courses are officially open.

The Idaho Golf Trail is a golfer’s playground, with four loops in different regions of the State and 14 courses of world-class golfing.  While each loop offers fabulous courses, there is plenty to do around those courses to entertain the whole family.  Each loop is unique and offers courses of varying difficulty situated in or near resort-style settings which means plenty of activities nearby.   Read more.

Be A Star and Win Prizes!

Idaho's spring/summer marketing campaign, My ID, showcases Idaho's beauty and abundant recreation in an entertaining, interactive way.  Go to and put yourself, family and friends in Idaho adventure videos or send a postcard to friends.  

Be sure to enter the Sweepstakes to win some great summertime experiences.  New prizes are announced weekly!  Read more.

Save with Alaska Airlines

If you’re flying to Sun Valley, Boise or Coeur d’Alene (via Spokane), Alaska Airlines has some special offers for you.  Click here for discounts on lodging, rafting, fishing, golfing and more.

Tell Us About Your Idaho Vacation!

As your travel plans are heating up, remember to share your photos and family moments with us on Facebook at

Upcoming Events

Thru May
Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month

Commenmorate the sesquicentennial of the Idaho Territory. Events are planned statewide.

thru June 2
The Art of Nature: William Morris and Alexis Rockman

See exquisite glass works and detailed large-scale paintings by two of the most accomplished contemporary American artists of our times. Boise

thru oct.
Moscow Farmers Market

Enjoy local farmers, artists, craftspeople and musicians.  Saturday mornings. Moscow

May 4
Buttermilk Festival

Milk a cow, churn butter, tasty treats and plenty of family entertainment. Kamiah

May 4
Civil War Living History Day

Civil War camp with re-enactors-Telegraph, blacksmith, medical and Union & Confedrerate soldiers explain their life. Artillery & cannon demonstrations throughout the day. Eagle

May 4-5
Riggins Rodeo

Saddle bronc, calf roping, team roping, bull riding, bareback riding, wild cow milking, and barrel racing. Riggins

May 11
International Migratory Bird Day

Celebrate and bring attention to one of the more spectacular events in the Americas - bird migration.  Almo

May 16
Culinary Walkabout

Over 20 Chefs from Boise's finest restaurants will present tastes of the most popular menu items to raise funds for Meals on Wheels. Boise

may 17-19
Race the Joe! Jet Boat Race

Watch racers negotiate narrow turns, sandbars, rocks, and whitewater rapids at speeds up to 140 mph! St. Maries

May 24-25
Weippe Camas Festival

Experience life from 200 years ago. Trade, eat, drink, music, games, melodrama. View beautiful Camas fields in bloom. Weippe

may 24-27
Sun Valley Wellness Festival

Annual gathering of the top speakers and practitioners of mind-body-spirit and environmental wellness. Sun Valley

May 26
Coeur d'Alene Marathon

The Coeur d’Alene Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5k offers one of the most spectacular events in the country. Coeur d'Alene

May 31-June 2
Annual Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous

Depicts the life and times of the Mountain Man Era in Idaho History. McCammon


Idaho Department of Commerce,
Division of Tourism Development
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0093

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C.L. “Butch” Otter, Governor
Jeffery Sayer, Director
Karen Ballard, Administrator

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