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The 10 Best Places In Idaho To Go On An Unforgettable Picnic

It’s that time of year again when there’s just a hint of the changing seasons in the air, but the days are still long and sunny and the temperature just right under a cool, shady tree. And what better way to soak up every spectacular moment than over a cozy picnic by the water or spread out over soft, luscious grass? Whether a simple city park or somewhere a little more unique, here are just a few awesome places for a picnic to take advantage of everything Idaho’s perfect weather and great outdoors has to offer.

Picnics are always a day well-spent, as well as romantic or family-oriented throwback to simpler times. Do you have any favorite picnic spots? Which one are you going to visit first?

For dining with a view that’s a little more upscale, check out some of Idaho’s best outdoor patios for epic al fresco dining, or these romantic restaurants with incredible views. Or, for a park that’s hiding a century-old treasure, check out this one incredibly family-friendly city park in Rexburg.

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