The region of Eastern Idaho is situated in the north-east of the United States of America. This is one of the most remote states of America and one of the few last parts of wilderness that remain in the country. The main towns within the region include Idaho Falls, Dubois, St. Antony, Swan Valley and Island Park and there are a good number of national parks in this part of the state to explore on your holidays in Eastern Idaho. If you are keen to get away from it all and completely recharge your batteries, taking self catering accommodation in Eastern Idaho is likely to prove to be the answer.
There are a plethora of activities to indulge in during your holidays in Eastern Idaho. If you’re a true adrenaline junky, you may well wish to enjoy activities such as white-water rafting, kayaking, abseiling and mountain biking. If you prefer something with a slower pace, there are literally hundreds of nature walks criss-crossing the area, especially within the national parks; plus opportunities for ornithologists. Other popular activities include swimming, lake and river fishing, golf, tennis, cycling, horse riding and jogging.
One of the main towns to visit on your holidays in Eastern Idaho is that of Idaho Falls. This city has expended rapidly over the past decades and is now one of the largest settlements in the state of Idaho. There are plenty of attractions to keep you content during your visit and these include The Museum of Idaho, The Willard Art Centre and The Colonial Theatre. Whilst in this part of the United States, you really should grab the opportunity to head across the border into Wyoming and visit one of America’s best-known national parks - Yellowstone National Park - which is within a comfortable driving distance for a day trip if you set out early enough.
During your holidays in Eastern Idaho, you can expect to experience a real continental climate. This means that summers are warm and dry, whilst winters see more in the way of precipitation (often as snow) and much colder temperatures. To give you an idea of average temperatures: summers will reach around 30 degrees Celsius, whilst winter average daytime highs fall right back to -1 degrees in January. The night time average is a very chilly -6 degrees at this time of the year. There are only around 14 inches of precipitation across the year in this part of Idaho.
The nearest airport for the quickest onward travel to your cosy self catering accommodation in Eastern Idaho is located at Idaho Falls (IDA). You will need to book your flights to either Las Vegas (LAS) or Los Angeles (LAX) and book a connecting domestic flight to Idaho Falls. British Airways, Continental Airways, American Airways and Virgin Atlantic all fly to these US cities from London Heathrow (LHR).