Visit Idaho

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Idaho is a state located in the Northwestern region of the United States. It is known for its natural beauty, rugged mountains, and vast forests. The capital of Idaho is Boise and it has many small towns that offer unique cultural experiences.

Idaho's tourist attractions include Yellowstone National Park, Snake River Canyon, Craters of the Moon National Monument, and Hells Canyon. There are also many ski resorts like Sun Valley and Tamarack Resort that offer year-round activities for visitors to enjoy. For those looking to explore Idaho's history there are several museums to visit such as Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site or Farragut State Park where travelers can learn about the role this area played during World War II.

An interesting historical fact about Idaho is that it was originally part of Oregon Territory when it was first established in 1848 by President James K Polk. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed an executive order creating what would become modern day Idaho out of part of Oregon Territory so it could be better organized by US government officials at the time.