- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves. Machiavelli Niccolo
Travel to Idaho, USA
These falls along the mighty Snake River near the town of Twin Falls are sometimes called “the Niagara of the West, ” but they are actually 45 feet higher than Niagara Falls.
Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve
Lava fields and sagebrush scrub create stark, lunar landscapes that will make you feel not only like you’re far from home, but on another planet altogether.
Route of the Hiawatha Bike Trail
Even if you’re not a hardcore bicyclist, you can ride one of the most scenically spectacular trails in the country. The Route of the Hiawatha was once a railroad line, but now bicyclists can travel on its path through tunnels and over soaring trestles.
This section of the Rocky Mountains is prime territory for getting outside, whether you want to canoe and kayak on the glacial lakes or hike in the shadow of snow-capped peaks. The town of Stanley makes an ideal base for exploration.
Skiiers and snowboarders should put the small town of Sun Valley on their bucket lists. Gorgeous scenery, spectacular slopes and reliable conditions have been drawing discerning visitors for decades – even the likes of Ernest Hemingway.