This may just be the best way to get your kids outside, make memories, and secretly have them learning new things.

There are hundreds of Historical Markers in Idaho that could make for fun day trips or weekend vacation destinations. Or if you are on your way to a specific destination you can also search historical markers by highway proximity. has a map that you can customize to see the types of markers or specific areas with historical markers. The Idaho State Historical Society also has a downloadable booklet with over 240 markers and descriptions of what makes them special.

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