This Enchanting Town In Idaho Is Unlike Any Other In The World
American Falls is a charming agricultural town that sits right along the Snake River and American Falls Reservoir in southern Idaho. At first glance, this may seem like your typical small town in the Gem State, but what many people don’t know is this unique town in Idaho isn’t quite like many others around the globe. In fact, this entire town not only completely relocated once, but it relocated twice and it was decades after the first permanent settlement was established.
Did you know about the history of American Falls, Idaho? Have you ever been to this enchanting small town in Idaho? What are some of your favorite things to do in American Falls, Idaho? Let us know in the comments. You can also visit the American Falls City website for additional information.
While American Falls has an interesting history, Massacre Rocks State Park has a spooky legend that surrounds it. In fact, many people say this area is haunted. Check out our feature article and see if you believe this urban legend. And if you want to stay for a while in this small town, book a stay in a cozy vacation rental. It’s a great way to relax in a charming place!
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Small Towns In Idaho
What are some other small towns in Idaho I should visit?
American Falls is one Idaho small town that not many people know about. In fact, many people simply drive on by, not knowing about its unique history and many of the wonderful things to do and see there. However, American Falls is not the only small town in Idaho worth exploring. There are many others you should add to your bucket list including the following:
Where are some other destinations in Idaho that I don’t want to miss?
Idaho is a hidden gem in America. Not many people know about its incredible beauty and the many things to see and do. While I’m certainly not complaining (I like the quiet and peace you can find in Idaho!), there are many destinations that are worth exploring and that you won’t want to miss. In fact, the following are just a few of my favorite destinations in Idaho and some I love to recommend to visitors.
- Three Island Crossing State Park, Glenns Ferry
- Lake Walcott State Park, Rupert
- Land of Yankee Fork State Park, Challis
- The Palouse in northern Idaho
- Lava Hot Springs, Lava Hot Springs
- Upper Mesa Falls, near Ashton
What is the best road trip in Idaho?
One of the best ways to explore Idaho is on a road trip. Whether you want to visit small towns, like American Falls, or simply see certain attractions, natural features, etc., there are many road trips just waiting for you in the Gem State. The following road trip itineraries are some that we recommend you check out — they are each full of incredible adventures!
- Yearly scenic road trip from Shoshone Falls to Lake Coeur d’Alene
- Scenic backroad road trip
- Idaho hidden gem road trip
- Budget-friendly road trip
- Teton Scenic Byway
Always be prepared for time spent on the road. To help you out, we have created a road trip guide and essentials packing list to get you started.