Idaho, America's 14th largest state, is home to just 1.5 million people with far more untouched land than developed. With so many wild places to explore, the Gem State attracts adventurers from across the globe to its natural attractions, including the most miles of white water rapids in the U.S. But it's not only about the outdoors in Idaho; Boise, the state capital, is quickly becoming a thriving metropolis rich in its own cultural offerings. So what's Idaho's best attraction?
We asked our readers that question, and for the past four weeks, they've been answering with their votes. The top 10 winners in the category Best Idaho Attraction are as follows:
- World Center for Birds of Prey - Boise
- Hells Canyon National Recreation Area
- Craters Of The Moon National Monument - Arco
- Sawtooth National Forest
- Silver Creek Preserve
- The Palouse
- Shoshone Falls - Twin Falls
- Lake Coeur d'Alene - Coeur d'Alene
- Downtown Boise
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Steve Bly, Chad Case and Katie Williams (Traveling Spud) were chosen based on their knowledge and experience of travel in Idaho.
Congratulations to all these winning attractions!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo