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Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

The guide that has it all-spectacular photography, evocative prose, insider tips, and detailed color maps to help you make the most of your trip. Written by longtime Idaho residents, Compass American Guides Idaho provides in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of one of Americas most spectacular destinations! Follow your Compass to “get” there.

Experience the true Great Outdoors. Hit the slopes of the Sun Valley ski resort, cast a line at Hemingways favorite fishing hole, and check out the otherworldly Craters of the Moon.

Stunning images. Full-color photos capture Idahos rugged beauty, from the jagged peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the rushing wilderness rivers. Fascinating archival images illuminate the states vibrant history.

Feel the past come to life. Learn about the brutal Nez Percé War and the pioneer treks along the Oregon Trail. Discover eerie ghost towns, go rafting on the River of No Return, and cheer at a rodeo.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

What the critics say about Compass American Guides:

“Lushly illustrated and intelligently written.” —National Geographic Traveler

“The most literate and elegant series of guides ever written about North America.” —Jan Morris

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Synopsis:

Created by local writers and photographers, Compass American Guides are the ultimate insider's guides, providing in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of America's most spectacular destinations. Covering everything there is to see and do as well as choice lodging and dining, these gorgeous full-color guides are perfect for new and longtime residents as well as vacationers who want a deep understanding of the region they're visiting.

* Outstanding color photography, plus a wealth of archival images

* Topical essays and literary extracts

* Detailed color maps

* Great ideas for things to see and do

* Capsule reviews of hotels and restaurants

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

OVERVIEW

INTRODUCTION

NATURAL HISTORY: GEOLOGY, GEOGRAPHY, WILDLIFE

Geologic History

Snake River Drainage

Rocky Mountains

The Panhandle

Climate

Wildlife

HISTORY

Horse Culture

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Trappers and Trading Posts

Missionaries

Early Settlement

Indian Wars

Mormon Settlers

Railroads and Silver Mining

Potato Farming and Ranching

Forests and Dams

Idaho's People

BOISE & THE SOUTHWEST

Greenbelt

Tootin' Tater and Big Mike

A Capital Downtown

Behind Prison Walls

Nearby Nature Preserves

Treasure Valley

Elmore and Owyhee Counties

SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO: FERTILE CRESCENT

Middle Snake

Magic Valley

Around Burley

American Falls

Pocatello and Vicinity

Bear River Country

Idaho Falls and Vicinity

Henry's Fork

Teton and Swan Valleys

ROCKIES TO RIVER PLAIN: CENTRAL IDAHO

Sun Valley

Sawtooth Recreation Area

Western Slopes of the Sawtooths

Snake River Plain

NORTH-CENTRAL IDAHO: WILDERNESS RIVERS

Payette River

McCall Area

North Fork of the Payette

South Fork of the Payette

Weiser River

Snake River

Hells Canyon

Salmon River

Upper Salmon (Main Fork)

Middle Salmon (Main Fork)

Lower Salmon (Main Fork)

Middle Fork of the Salmon

NORTHERN IDAHO: THE PANHANDLE

Nez Perc?_Country

Lewis and Clark Country

Lewiston

Moscow

Coeur d'Alene Country

Silver Valley

Northern Panhandle

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Regional Climate

Getting Around

Annual Events & Rodeos

Ski Areas

Cultural Attractions & Historic Sites

Parks & Wilderness Areas

Information Sources

FOOD & LODGING

About Lodging

About Restaurants

Lodging and Restaurants by Town

RECOMMENDED READING

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400007417
Author:
Gottberg, John
Publisher:
Compass American Guides
Photographer:
Mullins, William H.
Subject:
United States - West - Mountain (General)
Subject:
United States - Mountain - Idaho
Subject:
United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY)
Subject:
Pacific Northwest-Idaho
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20081231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 0.79 in 1.08 lb

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* Outstanding color photography, plus a wealth of archival images

* Topical essays and literary extracts

* Detailed color maps

* Great ideas for things to see and do

* Capsule reviews of hotels and restaurants

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