Idaho Destination & Region Guide
Top-notch resorts and quaint hotels provide excellent facilities for groups.
Idaho’s diverse natural landscape, from the mountains of central and northern regions of the state to the high plains and canyons of the south, encourages groups to get out and enjoy the natural surroundings.
The wide variety of landscapes and climates found in southwestern Idaho means that the region offers something for everyone. From wine country and high desert to a bustling metropolis, the region delivers experiences that will make your meeting or event an unforgettable occasion. The northern and central areas of the state are dominated by high mountains and sparkling lakes. Top-notch resorts and quaint hotels throughout the region provide excellent facilities for groups whether they need an intimate retreat setting or a full-service conference venue.
REGION 1 – SOUTHWEST
BOISE | CALDWELL | CASCADE | MCCALL | NAMPA
The capital city of Boise anchors Southwestern Idaho with plenty of urban attractions, an amazing food scene and world-class event facilities. Known for its urban-outdoors atmosphere, Boise, nicknamed Idaho’s City of Trees, hints at the many opportunities for recreation in a beautiful urban setting. The city boasts a variety of significant cultural and historical attractions, while enticing recreational and team-building opportunities abound. Visitors will find a city that is alive and very vibrant.
Nearby wine country and scenic canyonlands along the Snake River offer recreation and other activities to make your event a memorable one.
REGION 2 – NORTHERN, NORTH CENTRAL & CENTRAL
COEUR D’ALENE | KETCHUM | LEWISTON | MOSCOW | SANDPOINT | SUN VALLEY | WALLACE
The mountains of northern, north central and central Idaho are renowned for their scenery and recreational opportunities. With picturesque towns situated in the shadow of the rugged peaks, the area also offers a variety of outstanding venues for meeting and event planners to consider.
Nestled beside the lake of the same name, Coeur D’ Alene is a world- famous destination with world-class event facilities. And the city of Sandpoint on Lake Pend Oreille offers meeting goers excellent facilities and services. The forests, lakes and rivers of the far north invite visitors to explore and play, while central Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountains provide a scenic backdrop to the town of Ketchum and the famed Sun Valley region.
REGION 3 – SOUTH CENTRAL, SOUTHEASTERN & EASTERN
IDAHO FALLS | POCATELLO | SHOSHONE | TWIN FALLS
Rolling through the plains of south central, southeastern and eastern Idaho, the Snake River connects the cities of Twin Falls, Pocatello and Idaho Falls. Carving a spectacular canyon through the basalt cliffs in some areas while lazily floating across the high plains in other parts, the river sustains vibrant communities and rich farmlands.
The region offers unlimited opportunities for outdoor recreation, and the cities are known for their friendly hospitality. The area is an attractive destination for meeting and event planners.
CONFERENCE CENTERS & HOTELS
Idaho boasts one of the finest conference and convention centers in the Northwest. The recently expanded Boise Centre can accommodate large-scale events as well as small retreats. Throughout the state, conference planners will find space for their small- to mid-size gathering in scenic locations and smaller cities.
Whether it is the forests and lakes of central and northern Idaho or the sprawling countryside of the Snake River, the region provides a picturesque backdrop for groups, and the recreation and team building opportunities are world-class.
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