Thursday, July 16, 2015

Letter I--Idaho

Time for another America The Beautiful series on Alphabet Thursday
today we visit interesting and things to see and do in Idaho
                                                                                
Perfect Letter "I" don't you think?  How about some fun facts.
Idaho is bordered by Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Canada.
                              
God's Beauty.
Idaho's Salmon River near Riggins is the longest free-flowing river that heads and flows within a single state.
                                
Breathtaking.
Idaho has 3,100 miles of rivers - more than any other state.

Idaho's state fruit is the Huckleberry, our state vegatable is, of course, the potato.

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Idaho's state flower is the Syringa. Our state tree is the Western White Pine. 




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Idaho's state bird is the Mountain Bluebird.
More things to see and do . . .
The old West is alive and well in Idaho, where guest ranches and outfitters offer miles of trails to meander, hayrides to take and cattle roundups to check out. You’ll discover that the whole world looks better from the back of a horse.


Now this is what I call a fun place to vacation.
I'm not  much of a camper.  But I could do this . . .

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They call it Glamping.  Glamour Camping.  This place is amazing.  I need to save my pennies!

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Catch the best of Idaho's beauty when you catch a train.

A few more facts . . .
As the 13th largest state in the U.S., Idaho produces 72 types of precious and semi-precious stones. Some of these stones can be found nowhere else in the world, which is why our great state is known as The Gem State.
Population:1,567,582 (2010 Census)
Land Area:83,557 square miles
Capital City:Boise
Date of Statehood:July 3rd, 1890
Highest Elevation:12,662 ft. (Mt. Borah)
Lowest Elevation:738 ft. (Lewiston, ID)
Water Area:823 square miles
River Miles:3,100 miles (more than any other state)
Idaho a great place to visit.

Thanks for joining me on my America The Beautiful tour.
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