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Places to Stay in Idaho

Each night you spend in Idaho offers an opportunity for a new adventure. Hotels, vacation rentals, specialty lodgings and campgrounds with a diverse range of amenities are available in each of the state’s seven regions.

When looking for places to stay in Idaho, you’ll find rustic lodges, quaint bed & breakfasts, lakeside cabins and upscale hotels—but your options for a next-level night’s rest don’t stop there. Maybe a treehouse with lake views, a rustic Conestoga wagon or a beautifully appointed six-ton potato pique your interest. Whether your adventure is best suited for an award-winning luxury hotel, vacation rental or a scenic yurt under the stars, Idaho accommodations are at the ready. Check out the options below and plan for your visit.

Explore Beyond Known Destinations

Venture beyond the Idaho cities you may already know to discover surprising destinations with rich history, delicious dining and cozy places to stay. Unexpected adventures await in these nearby places of interest.

Learn More About Idaho’s Regions

Known for abundant forests and magnificent lakes, northern Idaho offers adventure and relaxation and such noteworthy locations as Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Wallace. Experience the region’s three ski resorts, meandering trout-filled rivers and hundreds of miles of biking and hiking trails.
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Aerial view of Lake Coeur d’Alene Scenic Byway with a map of Idaho that features an outline of the northern region overlaid.
Packed with breathtaking wilderness, rolling hills, farmland and flower-filled meadows, north central Idaho is rich in cultural importance and outdoor activities. Riggins, Moscow and Lewiston sit in this region, offering homebase access to the nature of this region.
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Home to Boise, McCall and other favored stops, southwest Idaho showcases a variety of easily accessible adventures, including awe-inspiring hiking and biking trails, ski areas, sand dunes, historical sites and entertaining urban pursuits.
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Downtown Boise City from above with a map of Idaho that features an outline of the southwest region overlaid.
Hello, deep canyons, high bluffs, unusual rock formations and lava flows! South central Idaho is a geologist’s dream, but its terrain also delivers big adventure opportunities. Strike out from Twin Falls or Hagerman found here and discover why south central Idaho is such an awesome place to vacation.
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Shoshone Falls from the viewing deck in the summer with a map of Idaho that features an outline of the south central region overlaid.
Southeastern Idaho, containing Montpelier and Pocatello, is a destination for outdoor lovers, and it’s no secret why. Hike to a hidden mountain lake, explore miles of hiking and biking trails, visit the Idaho Potato Museum and end the day with a hot spring soak.
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People cross a bridge at an obstacle course at Lava Zipline with a map of Idaho that features an outline of the southeast region overlaid.
Eastern Idaho is no stranger to year-round outdoor adventure and features the cities of Idaho Falls and Island Park. An ideal gateway to Yellowstone National Park, the unique ecosystem of this region provides many opportunities for recreation or relaxing amidst breathtaking scenery.
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Central Idaho is home to some of Idaho’s most dramatic scenery and to the towns of Sun Valley, Salmon and Salmon. From Redfish Lake to the Salmon River, this region has no shortage of thrilling whitewater, alpine lakes, jagged mountain peaks, wildflower-filled meadows and historic mountain towns.
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A group of four people hiking in a lava formation at Craters of the Moon, with a map of Idaho that features an outline of the central region overlaid.

Found in Idaho

Ready to be awed by Idaho? Check out these fascinating facts to find trip inspiration and learn more about the places you’ll rest your head.

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There are nearly a dozen fire lookouts across Idaho that you can reserve for overnight stays.

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In 1939, Ernest Hemingway completed For Whom the Bell Tolls in suite 206 of the Sun Valley Lodge.

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Visitors can spend the night in a six-ton spud just outside of Boise at the Big Idaho Potato Hotel.

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You can venture back to the Old West and sleep in one of six renovated Conestoga wagons equipped with modern amenities in the small town of Downata.

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Seeking exclusive soaking? A handful of lodging options across Idaho offer private hot springs access.

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