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Vacation in Greater Idaho Falls - Idaho


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Area Overview

The Greater Idaho Falls area is situated along the Snake River at the western edge of the Rocky Mountains. This community is a gateway to many popular outdoor destinations, including the Grand Teton mountain range, Henry's Lake, the Saint Anthony Sand Dunes, and the world's most famous park, Yellowstone. Greater Idaho Falls has the best features of living in a big city, while maintaining the charm of a close-knit small town.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













One of the highlights of Idaho Falls is the Greenbelt, a park that surrounds the banks of the Snake River. With plenty of room to bike, walk, and run, the Greenbelt is for everyone. Idaho Falls is also seated within a short distance of many outdoor activities. Nearby mountain ranges and forest areas are great for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and more. Fishing enthusiasts can find lots of nearby places to cast a line, most notably at Henry's Lake, a prime paradise for fly fisherman.
For those who are less outdoors-inclined, Idaho Falls also features shopping, three movie cinemas, the Museum of Idaho, and the wide variety of plays and productions from the Idaho Falls Arts Council.

Cultural Activities





The arts community is alive and well in Idaho Falls, with features such as the Museum of Idaho, the Idaho Falls Arts Council, and the Idaho Falls Symphony. The Museum of Idaho features several new exhibits each year alongside its standing exhibit on Idaho's history. The Idaho Falls Arts Council is situated in downtown Idaho Falls in the Willard Arts Center, with a wide span of musicals, plays, and productions in the historical Colonial Theater, and featuring the works of local artists in the Carr Gallery. The Idaho Falls Symphony features the most talented musicians in all of eastern Idaho and entertains many a happy music lover with each season of classical performance.

Attractions






One of the highlights of Idaho Falls is the Greenbelt, a park that surrounds the banks of the Snake River. With plenty of room to bike, walk, and run, the Greenbelt is for everyone. Idaho Falls is also seated within a short distance of many outdoor activities. Nearby mountain ranges and forest areas are great for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and more. Fishing enthusiasts can find lots of nearby places to cast a line, most notably at Henry's Lake, a prime paradise for fly fisherman.
For those who are less outdoors-inclined, Idaho Falls also features shopping, three movie cinemas, the Museum of Idaho, and the wide variety of plays and productions from the Idaho Falls Arts Council.

Transportation



Greater Idaho Falls features a regional airport that accommodates travel to many places in the intermountain west. The Salt Lake City International Airport is also within 3 hours of the community for more air travel options. There are also shuttle services including the Salt Lake Express, which travels to and from Salt Lake City and other cities every day, and TRPTA, a shuttle service that features demand response and has four routes within the Idaho Falls city limits.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  12.2  20.6  29.1  1.2 "
 February  16.5  26.2  35.9  1.0 "
 March  24.9  36.0  47.1  1.2 "
 April  31.4  44.9  58.4  1.2 "
 May  38.8  53.2  67.6  1.9 "
 June  46.0  61.8  77.6  1.2 "
 July  51.3  68.6  86.0  0.7 "
 August  49.7  67.7  85.6  0.9 "
 September  41.1  58.0  74.8  0.9 "
 October  31.9  46.5  61.0  1.1 "
 November  22.9  32.8  42.6  1.1 "
 December  13.1  22.0  30.9  1.2 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Summer months in Greater Idaho Falls are often mild, with sunny days with temperatures between 70 to 90 degrees. Fall and winter months are cold in Idaho, with moderate to heavy snowfall and strong wind chill.

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