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Top 10 Things To Do While Visiting Idaho Falls

Looking for something to do while in Idaho Falls? Here's our Top 10 list.

1- Explore Idaho's past at the Museum of Idaho.

Corner of Broadway and Yellowstone Highway in Idaho Falls

Standard admission rates:

  • Adults (18 +): $7/person

  • Adult Group (min. 15 persons): $6/person

  • Seniors (62 +): $6/person

  • Senior Group (min. 15 persons): $5/person

  • Youth (4-18): $5/person

  • Student Group (18 and under, min. 15 persons): $2/person

  • Children (4 and under): FREE

  • Family (household members): $20/family

  • Family Night (household members) Mondays 5-8pm: $15/family

Tickets are available at the door or by phone at (208) 522-1400.


  • Monday & Tuesday: 9 am - 8 pm

  • Wednesday - Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm

  • Sunday: Closed

Hours may vary with special exhibits—please call (208) 522-1400 or check for their current exhibition schedule.

2- Visit Historic Downtown. On your walk around the Green belt, head into the downtown area and enjoy fine food and great shopping.

3- Visit the Tautphaus Park Zoo. It's a fun and educational experience that all member of you family will enjoy.

4-  Take a stroll around the Greenbelt.  It's a lovely 2 1/3 mile walk around the Snake River. You can venture north to the John's Hole Bridge into Freeman Park to see the Idaho Vietnam Veterans Memorial. You can also walk south of the Broadway bridge to the Taylor Toll Bridge Replica

5- Take in a performance. We have a symphony, an opera group, several theater groups, and a host of musical groups. Call the Idaho Falls Arts Council at 208.522.0471 to see who is performing.

6- During summer, watch the Idaho Falls Chuckers play professional baseball at McDermont Field, or bet on the horses at Sandy Downs.

7- Go whitewater rafting. There are guides to take you down the South Fork of the Snake River near Swan Valley. But the real excitement is found on the Snake River south of Jackson and on the Salmon River in Central Idaho.

8- Take one of several scenic loop tours form Idaho Falls. Our favorite drive is east on Highway 26 to Alpine, Wyoming, then north to Jackson. Head back over Teton Pass on Highway 33, then over Pine Creek Pass on Highway 31. From Swan Valley head back to Idaho Falls on Highway 26.

9- Play golf on one of four courses, rent rollerblades form Idaho Mountain Trading to cruise the Greenbelt, go ice skating or cross country skiing in the winter or go swimming year round at the Aquatic Center. Visit our outdoor recreation page for more details.

10- Visit the Visitor Information Center at 505 Lindsay Boulevard for a complete Calendar of Events, Forest Service maps, hiking and camping information, fishing and hunting regulations, and other information.

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