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Idaho FallsUnited States of America

With the conveniences of a city but relaxing feel of a country town, this is the perfect base to explore the wonders of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

Situated within the picturesque Rocky Mountains, Idaho Falls is the ideal place to base your adventure into the rugged mountains of Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park.

Named after the cascading falls in the Snake River greenbelt, Idaho Falls is surrounded by rolling plains, rugged mountains and the winding river. You’ll find an abundance of outdoor activities. Hike, fish, hunt or camp in the national parks. Boat on the Ririe or Palisades reservoirs. Hang glide, skydive, or hot air balloon from King Mountain, or kayak on the Upper Snake River. Head to the Snake River BMX track; watch racing or bring a bike to be fitted to participate. Take the family to Tautphaus Park Funland Amusement Park. During the winter, ice skate at Tautphaus Park ice rink or take your snowmobile to the Caribou Range.

After these rigorous outdoor adventures, unwind back in Idaho Falls township. Take a boat ride on the Snake River, stroll along the trails of the greenbelt or relax in one of the many parks. Play a game of golf on a championship course, or enjoy watching animal antics at Tautphaus Park Zoo.

This beautiful town is rich in history. Discover the city’s roots on a Historic Building Walking Tour or at the Museum of Idaho. Browse local arts and crafts at the Willard Art Center, and in the evening, attend a show at the Colonial Theater or the symphony at the Civic Auditorium. With festivals and events happening year-round, you can see a music concert, theater performance or cultural event whenever you visit.

Located in Bonneville County, Idaho, Idaho Falls is a two-hour drive from the ski resorts of Grand Targhee and Sun Valley. While the city can be negotiated on foot, there is limited local public transportation. Renting a car is recommended to be able to enjoy the picturesque countryside at your leisure.

Top Hotels in Idaho Falls

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Best Western Plus Cottontree Inn
Best Western Plus Cottontree Inn
2.5 out of 5
900 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID
The price is $85 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Idaho Falls Greenbelt, Idaho Falls Greenbelt Trail, and Melaleuca Field. Idaho Falls Idaho Temple ...

4.4/5Excellent! (951 reviews)

"Very clean Beds slept good Black out shades which were wonderful Upstairs room a was extremely loud and I had to call on them 3 times but hotel staff quickly took care of it"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Best Western Plus Cottontree Inn
Tru by Hilton Idaho Falls
Tru by Hilton Idaho Falls
2.5 out of 5
680 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID
The price is $89 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 26

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Idaho Falls Greenbelt and Idaho Falls Greenbelt Trail. Colonial Theater and Museum of Idaho ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (222 reviews)

"The staff was so friendly and professional! We had a great room that was modern and comfortable. The hotel books the pool/hot tub area in 45 minute increments for a maximum of two rooms using the facilities at one time. We were able to book some time and totally enjoyed it. The breakfast bags were ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Tru by Hilton Idaho Falls
Hilton Garden Inn Idaho Falls
Hilton Garden Inn Idaho Falls
3 out of 5
700 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID
The price is $89 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in the heart of Idaho Falls, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Idaho Falls Greenbelt and Idaho Falls Greenbelt Trail. Colonial Theater and Museum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (673 reviews)

"I’m not sure if the hotel was full but it was really quiet and so nice not to hear doors slamming all morning."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Idaho Falls

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