A geographically diverse state, Idaho’s beautiful landscape consists of subalpine and desert regions, granite mountains, farmland, lakes, waterfalls, canyons and gorges. Idaho’s abundant outdoor recreation opportunities and scenic vistas attract more than 20 million visitors each year. Popular attractions include the Craters of the Moon National Monument, Nez Perce National Historic Park, State Historical Museum in Boise, Hells Canyon, Sawtooth Mountains, Snake River, and Sun Valley Resort. The abundance of streams and lakes provides easy access to fishing, boating, and camping.
Idaho Real Estate:
Idaho is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, active adults, and retirees. The cost of living in Idaho is 20 percent lower than the U.S. average. Idaho offers a variety of places to call home, from cities to affluent resort towns. Master-planned communities in Idaho offer a resort lifestyle, golf, recreation, and more.
Idaho has four distinct seasons with the climate being influenced by weather patterns off of the Pacific Ocean. Humidity is low and the sunshine is ample. The mountainous regions across the state are cooler throughout the year, with cold and snowy conditions during fall and winter. See Idaho temperature charts.
Regions in Idaho:
The Rocky Mountains, the Columbia Plateau, the Basin and Ridge Region
Boise Airport (BOI), Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN), Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA), Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport (LWS), Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH), Magic Valley Regional Airport (TWF)
Capital – Boise; Ranked 39th most populous state in the U.S.; Abbreviation – ID
13th largest state in the U.S. Known as the Gem State, Idaho produces 72 types of precious and semi-precious stones. Hell’s Canyon is the deepest canyon in North America, deeper than the Grand Canyon, at 7,900 feet. Famous for the Idaho potato, two-thirds of all processed potatoes produced in the U.S. are grown in Idaho.
Idaho State Government Resource Link: www.idaho.gov
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