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Where This Awesome Idaho Weekend Road Trip Will Take You Is Unforgettable

With so many back roads, alpine lakes, and hidden gems to explore, Idaho’s road trip potential is seemingly unlimited. But while Idaho’s beauty is never-ending, time can be a bit of a luxury, and all too often, a quick weekend trip is all that is possible. Fortunately, we have the perfect vacay for you that is short, sweet, and highly adaptable while still capturing the essence of Idaho’s landscape diversity.

National Geographic recently published a list of the 500 most scenic drives in the country and we’ve adapted this trip from their model, while also tossing in some must-try food destinations as well. Without any further ado, grab those keys and buckle up!

In spite of what some might think, there’s a lot to see and do in Idaho; in fact, our rural areas are hiding some magical road trip worthy destinations as well, tucked away along our less-traveled roads. This is just one beautiful route in our latest summer road trip series, and we can’t wait to hear what you think and what hidden gems you’ve found during your travels!

Jennifer
Super-rad musician, scholar, and Idaho native who has loves basking in Idaho sunsets and indulging in spontaneous nature walks across the state.