Idaho, North America

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Facts About Idaho, North America

Regional Population: 1,416,564

Elevation: 1,681 meters

Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles

Latitude: 44.5001999

Longitude: -114.2511761

Calling all adventure-seekers: Idaho has outdoor thrills aplenty. Choose from world-class whitewater rafting along more than 3,000 miles of Idaho rivers, extreme rock climbing at locations like City of Rocks National Reserve, and limitless backcountry and mountain resort skiing during the winter.

Idaho also boasts a diverse cultural arts and history. Visit the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to view one of the toughest stretches of the famous explorers’ route. Idaho’s capital, Boise, offers interesting museums like the Basque Museum and Cultural Center, the Boise Art Museum and the Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial, located in Boise’s Cultural District.

Other interesting Idaho communities include the lakeside resort towns of Coeur d’Alene and McCall, and Idaho Falls, which lies along the route to Yellowstone National Park.  

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Articles About Idaho, North America

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