There is no better way to spend an evening than staring up at the stars. Stargazing in Idaho is always special, but right now there’s a special celestial show — a planet parade! Throughout this period of time, you can see five naked-eye planets in orbital order from the sun. Whether you are an avid skywatcher or you enjoy staring at the stars occasionally, this is one sky show that you’ll be sad to miss.

Are you making plans to check out the planet parade? Do you have a viewing location in mind? Let us know in the comments!

Did you know that the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve has some of the best views of the night sky? If you’ve never been, this stargazing destination in Idaho must be at the top of your bucket list!

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Nature Activities in Idaho

Which hikes in Idaho are short and sweet?

There are plenty of short and sweet hikes in Idaho to enjoy. The following are great options to start with:


Short and sweet hikes can be found throughout the state of Idaho. To see even more, here are a few hikes under five miles that lead to some incredible beauty.

What are the most beautiful lakes in Idaho?

The most beautiful lakes in Idaho are located in every corner of the state. Start by exploring these: