October in Idaho is the time to relax after a busy summer, acclimate to cooler weather and best of all…Celebrate Fall! When you see dry corn stalks standing in fields and huge bales of hay and straw strategically placed in open fields, you know it’s time to visit your favorite corn or straw bale maze! From family-friendly to terrifying, you can find a corn maze, haunted hay field or a delightfully confusing straw bale maze wherever pumpkins grow—which is pretty much anywhere in Idaho! Even our theme park is tricked out for terror with
Scarywood Haunted Nights! Read on for a full list of haunts and mazes.
Idaho is a popular winter destination for skiers and boarders who enjoy some of the world's best runs without the crowds. With 18 ski areas offering more than 20,000 skiable acres and an extraordinary array of nordic trails and loops, Idaho is a gem for enthusiasts seeking crystal clear skies, fresh powder and short lift lines.
Idaho Tourism and Ski Idaho want to give everyone a chance to experience the soul of skiing. Beginning in October and running through the end of February 2014, snow lovers may visit www.idahowinter.org to enter the Vitamin ID Winter Sweepstakes. Read more.
Thursday through Sunday, October 10-13, in Ketchum and Hailey, Idaho, the 17th annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival will treat visitors to a nostalgic celebration of Idaho’s sheep ranchers.
This September, USA Today featured the event on its national list, “10 Great Places for Fall Festivals.” MSN Travel went further, ranking it as one of the “Top 10 Festivals in the World.”
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival includes delicious food and wine, concerts, lectures, and workshops for adults, as well as fun events and craft-making booths for kids. Read more.