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  • Yellowstone Bear World

    Yellowstone Bear World

    Rexburg, Idaho

    Drive-thru wildlife park with a serpentine road promises random bear encounters. Curated feeding tour, petting zoo, bear-themed rides and snacks.

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  • Idaho Potato Museum

    Idaho Potato Museum

    Blackfoot, Idaho

    A museum that sings the praises of an under-appreciated tuber. Features the world's largest potato chip, a photo of Marilyn Monroe wearing a potato sack, and the world's largest styrofoam potato. Open since 1988.

  • Spud Drive-In Giant Potato

    Spud Drive-In Giant Potato

    Driggs, Idaho

    Drive-in movie theater features the World's Largest Potato as a photo-op.

  • Don Aslett Museum of Clean

    Don Aslett Museum of Clean

    Pocatello, Idaho

    Sweaty and dirty from a road trip? The Museum of Clean will put you in a spic-and-span state of mind.

  • Birthplace of Television

    Birthplace of Television

    Rigby, Idaho

    Rigby was the boyhood home of Philo Farnsworth, who invented TV. See his eyeglasses, his hat, and his violin in the local historical museum, along with a flag that went to the moon.

  • Shoshone Ice Caves

    Shoshone Ice Caves

    Shoshone, Idaho

    Mysterious natural forces give this cave an ice floor 365 days a year, even when it's 95 degrees outside.

  • Oasis Bordello Museum

    Oasis Bordello Museum

    Wallace, Idaho

    Frozen in time circa 1988 -- not 1888 -- when the madam and her ladies fled an impending raid.

  • Atomic City

    Atomic City

    Atomic City, Idaho

    Small, former nuclear boom town, with a few Cold War photo ops.

  • Miner's Hat Realty

    Miner's Hat Realty

    Kellogg, Idaho

    Architectural oddity -- a building wearing a giant miner's helmet.

  • Muffler Man - World's Largest Janitor

    Muffler Man - World's Largest Janitor

    Pocatello, Idaho

    America's Largest Janitor stands 22 ft. tall inside the Museum of Clean. Before he moved to Idaho in late 2016, he was a rifle-toting frontiersman guarding a Montana casino.

  • Largest Man-Tamed Geyser

    Largest Man-Tamed Geyser

    Soda Springs, Idaho

    First erupted in 1937, when a man drilling for water for a swimming pool punctured an underground chamber. Now erupts on a timer.

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