Idaho Falls Tourism

Surrounded by Rocky Mountains and nestled in the plains created by the Snake River, Idaho Falls is a beautiful city of United States. It is also the largest city in the easter Idaho and is considered as one of the principal cities of the States from tourism perspective. Every corner of Idaho Falls is full of beautiful parks, waterfalls, and river trails making it look like a heavenly city on earth. The hospitality of the city is worth-mentioning. The city is also important from the economic point of view. Therefore, Idaho Falls is favorite destination for many businessmen. The city is also visited by many adventurers as the banks of the Snake River offer plenty of activities. The travelers from the United States find Idaho Falls a great place to begin their adventure.

In addition to all the adventure and natural beauty, Idaho Falls is a paradise for the artists and Art lovers. The riverside Art Museum of Eastern Idaho showcases plenty of wonderful works by the American artists. If you want to enjoy the diverse interpretive visions of artists across the States, you would love exploring the exhibits of this museum. The city also houses many art galleries including the famous Willowtree Gallery, Gisin Werner Art Studio, and Norrell Gallery of Photographic Art. If you go to downtown Idaho, you will find another history museum displaying the exhibits related to the local history of Idaho, especially from the 1800s. With lions, sloths, and penguins, the Idaho Falls Zoo is also a great place to discover a unique animal world.

Essential travel information and Idaho Falls tips for your visit

Time Zone- Mountain Standard Time (MST)

Currency- US Dollar

Electricity- Average 8.67¢/kWh

Internet- Private Internet Providers

Languages-English, Spanish, French

Security (Emergency Contact Numbers)

  • Emergency - Dial 911
  • Non-Emergency - (208) 529-1200
  • Fire Department - (208) 612-8495
  • Idaho Falls Power - (208) 612-8430
  • Idaho Falls Utilities - (208) 612-8280
  • Police Department - (208) 529-1200
  • Wasterwater/Sewer - (208) 612-8108
  • Water - (208) 612-8471

Tipping- Higher with comparison to other places in United States. 18 to 20 percent approximately.

  • Know the pollution level of Idaho Falls before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 10 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Idaho Falls for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Idaho Falls.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.57 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 39.29 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 28.57 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.71 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.86 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Idaho Falls is 199.03 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 62.68 (High)
    • Climate Index 45.88 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 60.48 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.85 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.82 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 131.48 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Idaho Falls

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.89 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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