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  • It's Just A Bunch of White Supremacists! Not!

    Sep 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful Scenery, Friendly People
    Cons: Do Not Believe What You Read about Racism

    Summary: After living in North Idaho for seven years, I am always amazed at the way the press likes to go after the people of Idaho. You know, they are all skin-heads, belong to the Aryan Nation, and hate minorities. Wrong! We lived in Hope, Idaho, a ... read more

  • What a great State!

    Jun 15, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: mountains, lakes, hunting, fishing, great cities, ghost towns, plus more...
    Cons: weather can be unpredictable- from a hot sunny day to rain, instantly.

    Summary: Being born and raised in Idaho, I can tell you how truly amazing this state is. The scenery here is to be envied with great mountains at your backdoor and huge fishing lakes within driving range no matter where you are in this great state. The ... read more

  • Boise: One of the BEST places for young people!!!

    Dec 5, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Sense of community, opportunities to get involved-- especially for youth!
    Cons: None that I've experienced!

    Summary: For five weeks this past summer, I had the opportunity to live in San Jose, Costa Rica while studying Spanish. As I walked down the streets of San Jose, it was difficult not to notice the trash on the sidewalks, graffiti on the buildings, beggars on the ... read more

  • The great state of Idaho...told from an Idahoans perspective

    Jul 15, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful Scenery and educational and employment opportunities abound
    Cons: Roads. They can't keep up with the growth.

    Summary: Idaho is really a pretty large state, though medium sized when compared to some of it's other brothers scattered throughout the West and down into the South. I am not surprised at the reviews that seem to judge the entire state by one experience in one ... read more

  • Gasser Point on Coeur d'Alene Lake, Idaho: A Camping and Fishing Paradise

    Jun 17, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful scenery; pristine lake; free boat-in camping on Coeur d'Alene Lake
    Cons: None

    Summary: We live in Spokane, Washington, which is about 20 minutes away from Coeur d'Alene Lake, Idaho. We go to Coeur d'Alene Lake now and then because the fishing is spectacular, but up until last weekend we had never camped there. After doing a bit ... read more

  • Blue Heron Inn, Rigby, ID

    Dec 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful area. Not too touristy. Blue Heron Inn. Friendly people.
    Cons: Unpredictable weather. Need to rent a car , as things are spaced far apart.

    Summary: When planning a winter trip out west, our initial plan was to stay in Jackson, WY. Fortunately for us, we could not get flights into Jackson, and we opted to fly into Idaho Falls. Since my husband and I "track" where we travel by putting pins in a map, ... read more

  • °Boundary Bliss°

    Nov 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Mountains, huckleberries, bear jerky, quiet.
    Cons: RV's, electricity $$'s.

    Summary: July 2001, My 3 year old and I, lived our lives in Bonners Ferry Idaho, with a pregnant best friend, due anytime. I was determined to not sell out my homeland of Ohio when i saw the mountains that i knew would be breathakingly splendid. ... read more

  • Say no to Idaho!

    Aug 13, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful land.
    Cons: The people don't want you there!

    Summary: I lived in Hayden (North Idaho) for about six months. It was the biggest mistake I have ever made! The people here are to generalize; rude and dirty. The whole state looks as if has been forgotten by time (as one resident told me when he ... read more

  • Silverwood Theme Park

    Jul 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: rides and entertainment for toddlers thru adults.
    Cons: They don't have any hotels. Staff is rude and slow in the Saloon Restaurant.

    Summary: INFORMATION Silverwood is about 20 minutes north of Coeur d' Alene on highway 95. The parking for the park is across the street and there is a $2 parking fee. Don't worry they have a tunnel under the highway to get to the park. The adult ... read more

  • Scenic North Idaho

    Dec 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: scenic, affordable recreation, friendly people
    Cons: never enough time to take it all in

    Summary: The Idaho Pan-handle is a scenic treasure everyone of all ages can enjoy, any time of the year. If you're into wildlife photography, this is THE place to go to get great pictures of moose, black bear, mountain goats, bald ... read more

  • Bubbling Boise

    Nov 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The city, the river, the people, the events, the restaurants, etc.
    Cons: None that I noticed.

    Summary: My son was transferred to Boise, Idaho from the Northeast and really thought he was being sent to the boonies. He asked me, after he'd been there six months, if I'd come for a visit. I was delighted to be asked, but unsure what to expect due to his ... read more

  • Who Moved The Dam Town?

    Oct 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent boating and fishing facilities
    Cons: Winter Time...unless you ice fish

    Summary: Review Topic:  OverviewReview Topic:  Overview Who moved the dam town might be what one may of asked in the past if they had not been around the area for awhile. About 75% of the original town site of American Falls ... read more

  • Sandpoint: an Insider's View

    Oct 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: plenty of outdoors activities, friendly atmosphere, fresh air
    Cons: quiet nightlife, raunchy movie theater

    Summary: Review Topic:  OverviewReview Topic:  OverviewWhy should you ever travel to Sandpoint, Idaho? Of all places in the state, in the northwest, in the world? Chances are you are on your way to bigger and better things, as ... read more

  • Twin Falls - Lots to See & Do!

    Oct 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Lot's to See & Do
    Cons: I can't think of any!

    Summary: Review Topic:  Sights & AttractionsWhen my husband was offered a job transfer to Idaho, I thought to myself "Well, at least we'll always have good baked potatoes!". We have lived in Twin Falls for 2 years now, and ... read more

  • Road Trip Through Idaho: Fun With Friends

    Sep 16, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful Scenery, Nice Towns
    Cons: Road Can Get Dangerous

    Summary: Review Topic:  Sights & AttractionsStarting out at WSU in Pullman, Washington, a couple of my friends and I decided to head to Missoula, Montana on a lazy Sunday in pouring down rain. Completely unaware of the distance or ... read more

  • Rafting Idaho: Unforgettable Vacation

    Aug 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Natural Beauty, Customer Service
    Cons: Going to the Bathroom in the woods (even it was in a toilet)

    Summary: I recently had the pleasure of spending six days with the Mackay Wilderness River Trip ( outfitters in Boise Idaho. My family had signed up months earlier to spend six days camping and rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. ... read more

  • Idaho's Panhandle

    Aug 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice Weather in the Summer, scenery,
    Cons: Slightly Rural

    Summary: We headed out to Idaho in late July of 2000. We were up for a week of peace and quiet. We also planned to do some hiking and travelling. We got to do it all in Idaho. We stayed in the Panhandle section which many "Idahoans" call "North ... read more

  • Rafting the Salmon River

    Jul 27, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Alternate family or friend weekend. True outdoor adventure.
    Cons: A little pricey, but considering what you get, well worth the money.

    Summary: Idaho has over 3000 miles of rivers that can be rafted. My family recently experienced about 30 of those miles on the Salmon River, in Riggins, ID. This was a mini-family get together. 2 of our group came from Oregon. 2 came from southern Idaho, & ... read more

  • Hi! I'm in Idaho.

    Jul 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Scenery, isolated
    Cons: Rurality

    Summary: Idaho. Just saying it makes my heart beat faster and faster. Idaho is too good to be true. Or too true to be good? When is the last time you've heard of a plane crash in Idaho? WHen is the last time you've heard of a natural disaster in ... read more

  • A Great Sunday (or Saturday) Drive

    Jul 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything. Scenery, Fishing, Camping if you like.
    Cons: Leave Early!

    Summary: If you live in the Treasure Valley, specifically Boise and the surrounding areas, and are just itching to get out of town, boy do I have a drive for you. It includes many things to see, wonderful scenery, fishing, wildlife, and a lot of Idaho ... read more

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