Idaho

Hotels in Idaho

Imposing lakeside resort at the base of the Bitterroot Mountains in the heart of town, with some of the state's best golf courses.

The hotel leads two-hour trail rides (and half-hour sleigh rides in winter).

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen bought the ranch in 1993. The two-story log cabin Moderne lodge on 4,000 acres has only seven guest rooms, a 45-horse stable, and the vaulted main lounge has a towering window with a spectacular view of the Tetons.

Choose from plush jewel-tone suites or cottages with full kitchens.

The best room is The Sampler, with an antique rolltop desk and a claw-foot tub.

Situated just feet from the river, South Fork Lodge is a favorite among the fly-fishing set, offering a range of accommodation options, including 18 suites, three low-key fisherman’s cabins, and an elegant four-bedroom river house.