5th Edition. Moon Publications. 568 pages. For journeys off the beaten path, Moon Handbooks Idaho is the only guide available that completely covers the Rocky Mountain state's densely forested mountains, sage-covered deserts, crystalline lakes, and culturally rich cities. Backpacker, mountaineer, traveler, and author Don Root provides in-depth information on a wide variety of activities-including rock climbing in City Rocks National Reserve, boating on Idaho's largest lake, Pend Oreille, and soaking in soothing Lava Hot Springs-proving that Idaho's lure is more than just its famous spuds. With photographs, helpful maps, and an array of accommodation options, ranging from campgrounds and yurts to historic bed-and-breakfast inns and world-class resorts, this guide has the perfect fit for any budget. You'll find what you're looking for-fishing holes or fiddling contests, river rafting or rodeos-with Moon Handbooks Idaho.
NTC Publishing Group. 184 pages. Size 5?"x8?". Includes black and white illustrations. Ramble through Idaho's rural heartland on 10 weekend tours that follow winding back roads and lead to an endless variety of country attractions.
Country Roads Press. 144 pages. Size 5?"x8?". Includes black and white illustrations. Highlights more than 50 unspoiled state and national parks, forests, and reserves, and includes all the information needed to enjoy these national treasures.
Globe Pequot Press. Discover hidden gems and secret places in Idaho. Knowledgeably written and extensively researched, this guide takes the focus off mainstream tourist attractions and shines the spotlight squarely on the offbeat and unique. With a lively, user-friendly interior design and "fact blocks" stuffed with at-a-glance practical information, including dining, lodging, Web sites, and insider tips, this is the ultimate guide for those looking to capture the heart and soul of a destination.