Idaho has earned a solid reputation across the country as a peaceful, non-confrontational state with oodles of outdoorsy offerings and a relaxing rural lifestyle that’s hard to beat. But if you’ve ever wondered where the safest places in Idaho are to settle down, kick back, or get your zen on, here are 10 towns in Idaho (population 2,000 or over) with the lowest crime rates and safest reputations according to this FBI crime report.
Did any of these safe towns surprise you? Do you live in any of the safest places in Idaho? Tell us about it in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you!
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Beth C. |October 29, 2021
What are some hidden gems in Idaho?
Idaho is a vast state, and there are countless gems to be discovered in every corner. From fascinating roadside attractions to little-known natural wonders, there is truly something for every kind of explorer to appreciate in the Gem State. In order to help you appreciate the top hidden gems in Idaho, we've put together a road trip that includes some of the state's most impressive destinations. One of the first stops on the itinerary is Upper Mesa Falls. Located near the town of Ashton, this stunning waterfall is every bit as striking as the more famous Shoshone Falls. Plus, it's as tall as a 10-story building! Other hidden gems worth finding in Idaho include Lava Hot Springs, Silver Creek Preserve, Black Magic Canyon, Box Canyon State Park, Three Island Crossing, Pine Flat Hot Spring, Hobo Cedar Grove Botanical Area, Q'emiln Park, and Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge. Curious to learn more? You can check out the full itinerary for exploring Idaho's hidden gems.