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Lava Hot Springs Cabins & Vacation Rentals

Lava Hot Springs Travel Guide

Lava Hot Springs is a small town situated in the Idaho wilderness, in the valley of the Portneuf River right on the old route of the Oregon Trail and California Trail. It's a resort location drawing people to its wonderful natural bubbling hot springs full of minerals.

Things to Do in Lava Hot Springs

Choose from different pools to relax and unwind in these hot, therapeutic mineral springs. They vary in temperature and make for a luxurious way to spend a day chilling out.

Aside from the springs, Lava Hot Springs has a historic downtown area that makes for a pleasant stroll as you check out different boutiques and gift shops, plus an original candy store.

You can float down the Portneuf River in a tube and enjoy the scenery as you cruise by. Hiking is easy with a variety of trails nearby including in Bannock and Portneuf Mountains and the Pebble Creek Forest Area. Wildlife is abundant in these areas so keep your eyes peeled for interesting animals.

You can zip line in the area too, which makes for a fun adventure and a different perspective to this natural landscape.

Best Time to Visit Lava Hot Springs

Springtime is nice when the temperature is warm but you can still enjoy the contrast of the hot springs. Winter makes for a lovely relaxing break, plus nearby hikes can become snowy adventures with the right walking gear.

Cabins in Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs ID is known for being a popular spot for family vacations. Open year-round are the famous natural hot springs which bubble at a toasty 102 to 112 degrees. They are a lovely place to relax and get away from all the stresses of life. The outdoor Olympic swimming pool is a great venue for both kids and adults alike, with a diving board, water slides, and an indoor pool. There are also number of national parks in the area surrounding the town for those looking for some outdoor adventure without straying too far from your house rental.

A vacation home in Lava Hot Springs Idaho comes with all the comforts of home such as a full kitchen, fire pit, and family room. Some vacation rentals are even pet friendly and have a hot pool. Bed sizes range from queen beds to bunk beds, and many are suitable for large groups, the perfect vacation destination for a family reunion. Monthly rental are also an option if you plan on staying a little longer in town. For those traveling with an RV, there are some campgrounds on the outskirts of town that provide full hookups for your convenience.

Price and Availability Index in Lava Hot Springs

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lava Hot Springs is in September, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Lava Hot Springs is in the high season in June. Lava Hot Springs has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lava Hot Springs tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Lava Hot Springs tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Lava Hot Springs

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lava Hot Springs. The hottest month in Lava Hot Springs is May, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -6 ˚F. The wettest month in Lava Hot Springs is May with 3.33 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.14 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Lava Hot Springs

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Glamping Hub, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. Lava Hot Springs has 111 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Lava Hot Springs is available at $25 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $122 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Lava Hot Springs, then you can choose from over 30 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 10 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. If you are driving to Lava Hot Springs, you'll want to pick from 40 places to stay that provide parking.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 9 pet-friendly accommodations available.

63 of our accommodations in Lava Hot Springs have been reviewed and rated. 66% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 42 places to stay right now.