Only few short miles from town, yet have 360 deg mountain views! Gorgeous sunsets, tranquil surroundings, and star gazing by the fire pit awaits you! Beautifully hand-crafted, owner built, furnished Yurt with all the comforts you need. Accessible by car (with 4WD recommended in winter). Bring your gear (skis, swimsuit, hiking boots, snowshoes, sleds, mountain bikes, road bike, climbing gear) for the season! Lava Hot Springs only 45 min drive. Pebble Creek Ski area 30 min drive. City of Rocks (world renown climbing) only 90 min away. Awesome stop on your way to Yellowstone or Teton National Parks. All this and not to mention all the great fun to do right in Pocatello! Yurt sits on old ski area that borders BLM land. Miles of trails await for you to explore right from the Yurt. You will stay cozy warm with the wood burning stove, down comforter and comfortable queen bed. In summer, stay cool with the mountain breeze through the many windows. There is a sofa sleeper, extra bedding and pads for more guests. The home-made, from scratch breakfast is 5 star! You won't go away hungry! Food is fresh (yup- we have chickens) and delivered to the yurt. Special diets/restrictions are available. Inside you will find a big screen TV with DVDs, games, microwave and snacks, large table, padded carpet and even tile entry way! In summer, a trampoline is set up just outside, right beside the picnic table.Very clean, cute composting Outhouse just steps from the Yurt (No running water but lots of fresh, well water provided). Bonus: clear 5' diameter dome to star gaze from inside the yurt! Linens, hot dog roasting sticks, wood, and some camp chairs provided. 4 legged family members welcome but need to stay outside. Smoking not allowed in or around Yurt. Cant wait to share a little bit of fun and adventure with you!
My wife and I wanted a unique get-away for our 16 yr anniversary. We loved staying at the Caribou Yurt and it couldn't have been more perfect.
This is considered "ruffing it" due to the minimal amenities, but was so worth it. The weather was a bit on the chilly side, but the wood burning stove just about cooked us out :) We had to open the windows to cool it down a bit and eventually we were able to dial in the temperature just right.
The view from the yurt is just amazing. If you look hard you can barely see the town (Pocatello) down below, but most of the view is all mountains, pine trees and rolling sagebrush hills. Also, the yurt has a clear round plexiglass skylight that was really cool to check out the stars while relaxing on the bed at night.
We had dinner in town that evening (not too many fancy options there) and then headed back for a movie, treats and games. There was a stock of hot chocolate, tea, etc. and a microwave. The small sink is drain only and does not have running water. They do stock several gallons of potable water.
Breakfast in the morning blew away all our expectations. They went above and beyond. I mean, holy smokes, it was better than any breakfast I've had at any hotel. In fact, it rivaled even my most elaborate home-made meals. We're talking german pancakes, hash browns, sausage, buttered toast, fruit preserve, fruit bowl, and orange juice. They even sent us a note in advance asking for any special food requests or allergies. We asked that they surprise us.
We enjoyed this so much that we wanted to surprise my in-laws with a reservations. We also want to go back with our kids. Highly recommend as a unique and special experience.
This such an amazing property. We stayed as a family of five with young children. Everything was ready when we arrived and we had a great stay - everything is there for an outdoor adventure while enjoying a comfortable bed, kitchen and other facilities. The yurt is fantastic, the kids enjoyed the trampoline, the surroundings are beautiful, the bed is great. Everyone was incredibly friendly and helpful and the breakfast is a wonderful start to the day. We can highly recommend this property!
Our family enjoyed our time in the Caribou Yurt. It was a great experience. The bed was comfortable, the place was clean and our children enjoyed the outdoor activities. It has been put on our list of places to come back to! We were welcomed in the morning with a superb breakfast. We have recommended the place to several of our friends and family and will definitely be coming back.
Yurt was cozy and cute. Area was so beautiful! Breakfast was amazing! We will go back in the future.
We had a wonderful time spending a Saturday at the yurt. We arrived in the afternoon and hiked to the top of a mountain directly from the yurt on one of the trails nearby. We spent the rest of the day playing games, making a fire, and watching DVD's. It rained during the night and it was so nice listening to the pitter-patter of rain on the yurt. The breakfast the next morning was so delicious! We will definitely be back for more yurt adventures!
We had such a fun time at the caribou yurt. The snow was amazing. The yurt was warm and cozy after a long day in the snow. My kids didn't want to leave and neither did I. We will definitely be comming back to experience the summer at the yurt. The breakfast was delicious! Thank you Cami and Lance for helping make my sons birthday an amazingly fun and memorable 10th birthday!!!
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We are a "traditional" B&B with a shared shower at the house. Guests are welcome to come and shower if staying more than 2 nights or as pre-arranged. If this is a special occassion, let us know and we will do all we can to make it extra special!
Only 40 minutes from World Famous LAVA HOT SPRINGS. 30 minutes to the chair at PEBBLE SKI AREA. 6 minutes from IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY. 2 hours from GRAND TARGHEE SKI AREA. 2.5 hours from Yellowstone and Grand Teton National parls. 1hr 45 min from amazing climbing at CITY OF ROCKS.