10 Best Sightseeing Tours in Idaho
Idaho is one of the most gorgeous states in the union. From historic mines to magnificent caves, there’s plenty of stunning sights to see. If you’re looking for a more in-depth experience of what Idaho has to offer, check out these 10 great sightseeing tours.
The Sierra Silver Mine Tour in the Coeur d’Alenes, Idaho area lets visitors see a unique part of Idaho. Bask in the 130-year history of Coeur d’Alene silver mining with “first-hand accounts, historically and technically accurate narratives, explanations or exhibits,” and more.
One of the best ways to get to know a new city is from a bicycle. Boise happens to be a very bicycle-friendly place, and Boise Bicycle Tours makes seeing the city this way a breeze. You’ll stop by many of the most historic attractions, and even craft beer spots.
Idaho has many beautiful mountain ranges, and there’s no better way to experience them than from the air. Book a scenic airplane tour with Teton Aviation Center to get up-close-and-personal with up to seven mountain ranges.
Rafters, this one’s for you. Book a river trip with North Star River Expeditions in McCall, Idaho, for multi-day adventures through Hells Canyon, Snake River, and Salmon River. They also offer hunting and fishing guided trips.
Want to experience the scenic Snake River without the time commitment or rigor of a multi-day rafting tour? Consider booking a 1000 Springs Tour. You’ll float down the idyllic river while enjoying fine gourmet dining for lunch or dinner.
Love to ski? Then you’ve got to check out Selkirk Powder. They have 100,000 acres of snowmobiling and sightseeing tours, in addition to unspoiled heli-skiing available by air.
Once you’re done checking out Boise by bike, consider checking it out by air. The Boise Hot Air Company offers flight tours of the city in huge hot air balloons. They’re available for tours, weddings, corporate functions, and more.
If silver won’t do, then consider the Crystal Gold Mine in Kellogg, Idaho. It’s the only 1880s underground gold mine tour in the Northwest.
The Idaho Wine Tour offers “quality wine tasting experience.” They offer tours of up to 13 vineyards in the Idaho area on a custom bus with seats for 10. Tasting fees are included with your tour.
Descend into the depths of a 100-foot-deep ice cave. One of the most beautiful natural wonders in Idaho, the cave is open May through September with entry fees ranging between $6-$10, depending on age.