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Idaho City Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Idaho City Travel Guide

Classic Old West meets stunning scenery in Idaho City, surrounded by the beautiful Boise National Forest, it was once the biggest gold strike city in the Northwest. This rich heritage is evident as visitors stroll the city streets. Idaho City is also perfect for outdoor activities, with breathtaking natural beauty, numerous mountain trails, creeks, and rivers.

Things to Do in Idaho City

Start your visit by dropping into the The Idaho City Visitor Center and plan a day out exploring all Idaho City has to offer. With plenty of museums and attractions, the best way to see it all is on a historic walking tour, where visitors can take in the Boise Basin Museum, the Pon Yam Museum, and Cultural Center, plus the Pioneer Cemetery. The real charm of this Western city is in the atmosphere that echoes the gold mining and logging days. The wooden sidewalks and traditional store fronts are reminders of the past, and over at the Boise Basin Mining District, devote some time to stepping back in time and see how people used to live in these preserved buildings.

There are plenty of hiking trails around the city, suitable for a range of abilities. In the Boise National Forest, Crooked River Trail is popular, while hunting and fishing are also common in the lakes and marinas around the city -- particularly for trout, bass and, catfish.

Best Time to Visit Idaho City

Visit in fall for the beautiful foliage that make any hike in Idaho City extra special.

Cabins in Idaho City

Located in the beautiful Boise National Forest, Idaho City is a small town with a lot to offer. No matter the time of year, the town and surrounding Boise Valley offer plenty to do, from shopping to hiking trails. The city has a rich gold mining history, and visitors can learn more about its interesting past simply by strolling through the town and checking out the Idaho City Visitor's Centre and the Boise Basin Museum.

The surrounding forest and Lowman Ranger District provide plenty of hiking opportunities -- choose to set out on your own with the help of a map or take one of the many guided tours. After a long day of walking, a visit to the hot springs or a dip in your hot tub at you Idaho City cabin rental is the best way to unwind.

Collectively Idaho City and nearby Garden Valley offer many vacation rentals for guests during their stay. Rentals in Idaho City are the best to base yourself and fully explore the local area.

Price and Availability in Idaho City

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Idaho City is in March, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Idaho City is in the high season in July. Idaho City has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Idaho City tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Idaho City tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Idaho City

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Idaho City. The hottest month in Idaho City is May, when temperatures peak at 110 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 9 ˚F. The wettest month in Idaho City is March with 1.89 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.81 inches of rain.

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