The Ice Caves

For genuine high adventure, the ice caves are a true spelunking experience, while still being easy enough for any novice cave explorer. As you climb over rocks and crawl through tunnels there is the feeling of doing something venturesome and exciting, while still being safe enough for children (or your average college student) to traverse Continue »

Madison County Fair 2015

The County Fair Every August Rexburg hosts the Madison County Fair.  Admission is free and there is always lots to see.  Kids and adults can enjoy free shows, browse prize-winning livestock, view local art, eat yummy fair food, and then throw it up on the carnival rides. 😉 2015 Fair The Madison County Fair starts Wednesday August Continue »

Legacy Flight Museum

Located next to the airport, the Legacy Flight Museum has an impressive collection of vintage WWII aircraft (all of which still fly).  The museum is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday – Saturday during the summer.  The rest of the year the museum is open Saturdays 9am to 5pm. Admission: $6.00 for adults 8 Go Continue »

Cress Creek Nature Trail

Cress Creek is a nice little hike near Kelly Canyon.  Often used for field trips by local elementary schools, it’s an easy hike that anyone can manage.  That doesn’t mean it isn’t a worthwhile hike though. The landscape itself is somewhat dry and shrubby, but the vistas that can be seen from the trail are Continue »

Museum of Idaho

The Museum of Idaho has world class, rotating exhibits.  Past exhibits have included Egyptian Pharaohs , dinosaurs, and artifacts from the Titanic. The main exhibit changes every 6 months. There is also a local section of the museum that shows local history, and artifacts from the early days of the area, as well as a Continue »

Art Museum of Eastern Idaho

Just south of the historic downtown area, is the Art museum of Eastern Idaho.  The museum features local artists, as well as rotating exhibits. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for youth (6-18). Prices: Adults:$4.00; Youth: $2.00; Children (under 5): Free Hours: Tuesday – Saturday:  11am to 5pm TheArtMuseum.org How to get there: 1. Continue »

The Greenbelt in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls has nearly 6 miles devoted to parkway along the Snake River.  The waterfalls along the Green Belt are the namesake for Idaho Falls. The park itself has many restaurants nearby, and makes for a pleasant evening out. How to Get There: 1. From Rexburg, go south on Highway 20 for 25 miles. 2. Continue »

Yellowstone Bear World

Bear World is a popular tourist attraction just 5 miles south of Rexburg.  Here you can see bears, moose, elk, and grey wolves all from the safety of your vehicle. Guided tours are offered, and there is also a petting zoo for the less dangerous animals. Admission: Adults, $16.95; Seniors $15.95; Children $12.95 Hours Mid-May-Labor Continue »

Rigby Lake

Offically named Jefferson County Lake (the name was changed recently, but most people still call it Rigby Lake) is a popular place to go swimming and boating.  Admission is $5 per vehicle, so load your friends in your car, split the cost, and you can enjoy a day at the lake for about a dollar. Continue »