The 10 Best Backroads In Idaho For A Long Scenic Drive

Maybe you’re not an outdoorsy person but that certainly doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all the beauty that Idaho has to offer! In fact, these scenic drives make it pretty easy to see all of the Gem State’s gorgeous landscapes. There’s a lot to see here in Idaho, so go ahead and fuel up the car and start your engines because these backcountry drives are the perfect way of exploring our beautiful state. Here are 10 of the best scenic drives in Idaho. Be sure to put at least one of these on your bucket list!

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Best Scenic Drives In Idaho

August 19, 2021

What road trips can I take in Idaho?

Discover someplace new along a road trip through the Gem State. We have a few themed road trips you may want to take, such as our Awesome Idaho Weekend Road Trip which will lead you to some of the most beautiful spots in the state. Then there’s the Ultimate Central Idaho Waterfalls Road Trip, the Ultimate Idaho Hidden Gem Road Trip, and, if you like creepy things, the Ultimate Terrifying Idaho Road Trip. Now go forth have an epic Idaho adventure!

What are some of the best day trips in Idaho?

If you don’t have enough time for a weekend getaway, a day trip is another fantastic way to explore part of the state you haven’t been to before. Head to our article, 7 Unique Day Trips In Idaho That Are An Absolute Must-Do, for some ideas.

What are some of the most beautiful places in Idaho?

The Gem State is brimming with beauty between its borders. From charming small towns to a natural wonder like the Palouse region with its vast stretches of hills, you can find beauty just about anywhere you go in Idaho.