The United States is the fourth biggest country in the world that comprises of a total of 50 states, a federal district (Washington, D.C.), five major territories and various possessions. The most populated city is New York, also known as the big apple since the 1920s. The US has been a nation of immigrants, where diverse population from all over the world seeking refuge and a better life. There are so many cultures to discover in the US, from the U.S. Hispanics, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, and many others.
The part of US that we will make you discover today is the North-Western region. This specific part is home to some of the fastest growing cities such as Seattle, Portland, Spokane, Boise, Tacoma, Vancouver, Eugene, Salem, Bellevue and Gresham. Mother Nature has been more than generous to this side of US as it holds some exceptional places that you are bound to remember all life-long!
Idaho, also known as the Gem State is precisely where we will take you. A mountainous state with an area bigger than that of all New England, Idaho is where almost every known type of gemstone has been discovered. It is also one of the two only places in the world where star garnets – one of the rarer gems can be found, the other place being India.
This great city is also home to the filming location of the famous 1978 Grease movie. The more precise location is the Frosty Palace, the destination at which Danny & Sandy went for a date. After appearing into the hit movie, this restaurant became famous. It’s fame continues to live on the Grease series Slots at Bingo Extra, the website that offers the game to play on desktop, mobile and tablet.
The first place to visit in Idaho is the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. It is an enormous ocean of lava flows with dispersed islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. It will be a volcanic wonderland that promises a fun and unique experience. Hells Canyon National Recreation Area is next top place to visit in Idaho. This area is actually considered as heaven on earth for hikers, boaters, rafters and campers. It holds America’s deepest river gorge, comprises a massive and remote region with dramatic changes in terrain, climate, elevation and vegetation. No roads are found across Hells Canyon’s 10-mile wide expanse.
Shoshone Falls is an impressive waterfall on the Snake River in southern Idaho. It is also known as the “Niagara of the West” and is 212 feet high. The magnificence of this fall that dates back to the last ice age can be seen from a park overlooking the waterfall. It is known as the City of Twin Falls. Silver wood theme park is the greatest for the whole family with over 65 rides and attractions. There are roller coasters, rides on antique cars, barnstormer, bumper boats, and carousel, flying elephant, kiddie wheel, water slides & attractions while other activities include air shows, coaster, ice arena, monster and more.
Another magnificent place not to miss is the World Centre for Birds of Prey. It is an international non-profit organisation that conserves endangered raptors around the world. You will get to contemplate the majestic creatures in all their beauties. Idaho is also famous for its Potato museum that showcases Idaho’s famous potatoes. From there, you can watch the various potato expo.