From the Idaho Panhandle to the open range near Boise, Idaho is a land of mountains, lakes, and even a substantial high tech sector which is growing in the Boise area.
Hells Canyon separates Idaho and Oregon and is the deepest gorge in North America – some 7,900 feet from the rim to the River far below. Hells Canyon National Recreation Area has become popular with rafters and fisherman.
Craters of the Moon National Monument is a recent volcanic feature created from two to fifteen thousand years ago. A single paved road connects lava tubes, lava bombs, lava flows, and more.
Idaho’s ski resort at Sun Valley attracts tens of thousands every winter and is one of the oldest resorts in the west. Sun Valley
opened in 1936 and still has some of the best skiiing anywhere.
With only about a million people, Idaho is sparesly populated except in the Boise area and even there the lifestyle is comfortably relaxed for the approximately 125,000 Boise residents. Boise’s economy use to be primarily agricultural
but now semiconductors, computer hardware, and electronics are key Idaho industries based in Boise.