Idaho

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ARCO, IDAHO

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Home to the deepest rift anywhere on Earth.

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BLACKFOOT, IDAHO

Idaho Potato Museum

This museum glorifies the humble potato.

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SUN VALLEY, IDAHO

Ernest Hemingway’s Grave

Despite his legacy of work in Spain, Cuba, and Florida, the larger-than-life writer’s grave is a simple affair tucked in an Idaho cemetery.

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COTTONWOOD, IDAHO

Dog Bark Park Inn

Sweet Willy, at 30 feet tall, is the world’s biggest beagle.

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IDAHO CITY, IDAHO

Idaho City

A former gold rush boomtown has managed to stay in business for over 100 ramshackle years.

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BOISE, IDAHO

The Black Cliffs

These black pillars of volcanic basalt seem to call mountain climbers with an unbreakable siren song.

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STANLEY, IDAHO

Custer Ghost Town

See just what life was like in a 19th century prospecting town.

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MELBA, IDAHO

Map Rock

A petroglyph map of the upper Snake River carved by prehistoric hunter-gatherers.

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LEADORE, IDAHO

Gilmore Ghost Town

A few dilapidated structures are all that remain of this deserted former silver mining town.

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ISLAND PARK, IDAHO

Yellowstone’s Zone of Death

A legal loophole makes it possible to get away with murder within this 50-square-mile section of Yellowstone.

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BOISE, IDAHO

Old Idaho State Penitentiary

Jail from the 19th century that was built by inmates.

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POST FALLS, IDAHO

Treaty Rock

A wild west land agreement was etched right onto this historic Idaho stone.

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ARCO, IDAHO

Experimental Breeder Reactor-I

The world’s first nuclear power plant is open to visitors looking to role-play a meltdown.

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BOISE, IDAHO

The Basque Block

A small section of Boise, Idaho maintains the unique culture and traditions of the Basque people.

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WALLACE, IDAHO

Center of the Universe Manhole

The mayor made the declaration in 2004.

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WALLACE, IDAHO

Burke Ghost Town

An abandoned mining town built in a canyon so narrow, the railroad ran right through the hotel lobby.