Take Me With You Podcast

(Ep. 115) Idaho Road Trip with Lisa Ehli

January 11, 2021 Season 3 Episode 11
Take Me With You Podcast
(Ep. 115) Idaho Road Trip with Lisa Ehli
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Take Me With You Podcast
(Ep. 115) Idaho Road Trip with Lisa Ehli
Jan 11, 2021 Season 3 Episode 11

Lisa shares about her road trip to Idaho, which was plan D for her fall vacation. We don’t hear much about tourism in Idaho, but Lisa calls it a hidden gem, and we get to hear why on today’s episode! 

  • Hotsprings 
  • City of McCall 
  • National Forest 
    • Wore a bright vest to be sure they stood out to hunters 
  • Loman 
    • Scenic byway 
    • Stayed in a Yurt - Loman Inn & Yurts 
    • Went to a hot springs in a park - just found a pool near the river 
  • Stanley 
    • Using the All Trails app for hiking 
      • Shows you hikes in the area, how difficult they are 
    • Saw the sawtooth mountains at the end of the hike, they were beautiful 
  • Bayhorse - Ghost Town 
  • Challis 
    • Victorian style house that serves enchiladas 
    • They are a Bed and Breakfast and make one thing for lunch each day; that day was enchilada day! 
  • Goldbug Hot Springs 
    • 2 mile hike - kind of hard, it’s about a mile high elevation 
    • It was like being in an infinity pool 
    • This is the only hotspring that got a 5 star rating of all the ones she saw 
  • Grand Tetons National Park 
    • Went back to Jenny Lake (had been there before) 
    • 8 mile hike around the lake 
    • Victor, ID is an hour away from the National Park 
  • City of Rocks National Reserve 
    • Dirt roads 
    • Lots of toilets! 
    • Could see Utah from where they were 
  • Shoshone Falls - the Niagara of the west 
    • But it’s all dried up in the fall 
  • Bruno Canyon 
    • No hiking there, but it’s a pretty deep canyon 
    • Driving on a dirt road...drive across an air force base where there was a sign warning of things dropping out of the side… 
  • Boise 
    • BACON Restaurant 
    • Bacon shooters - different types of bacon served in shot glasses
    • Cool Green belt  
      • Boise Gear Collective 
        • Rented bikes & spent 4 hours riding around the Boise river 
        • Really discounted 2nd hand outdoor gear in the back 
    • Mixed up digits to the room number and had to knock on a whole bunch of doors to try and find Jeff 
  • Drove back along the Columbia River Gorge 
    • Hood River 
    • Twin Tunnels Eastside Hike 
    • The Fruit Loop 
    • Burgerville 


Wish You Were Here 

Cheryl: Dry Fly Distilling, Spokane, WA 

Lisa: Teotihuacan Aztec Pyramid Site, Valley of Mexico, Mexico 

Ryan: Burgermaster, Bellevue, WA 


Follow us on Twitter & Instagram: @tmwypodcast

Leave us a voicemail (or text message): (406)763-8699

Email: tmwypodcast@gmail.com

Lisa’s Book Plug: Greatly, Deeply 

Show Notes

Lisa shares about her road trip to Idaho, which was plan D for her fall vacation. We don’t hear much about tourism in Idaho, but Lisa calls it a hidden gem, and we get to hear why on today’s episode! 

  • Hotsprings 
  • City of McCall 
  • National Forest 
    • Wore a bright vest to be sure they stood out to hunters 
  • Loman 
    • Scenic byway 
    • Stayed in a Yurt - Loman Inn & Yurts 
    • Went to a hot springs in a park - just found a pool near the river 
  • Stanley 
    • Using the All Trails app for hiking 
      • Shows you hikes in the area, how difficult they are 
    • Saw the sawtooth mountains at the end of the hike, they were beautiful 
  • Bayhorse - Ghost Town 
  • Challis 
    • Victorian style house that serves enchiladas 
    • They are a Bed and Breakfast and make one thing for lunch each day; that day was enchilada day! 
  • Goldbug Hot Springs 
    • 2 mile hike - kind of hard, it’s about a mile high elevation 
    • It was like being in an infinity pool 
    • This is the only hotspring that got a 5 star rating of all the ones she saw 
  • Grand Tetons National Park 
    • Went back to Jenny Lake (had been there before) 
    • 8 mile hike around the lake 
    • Victor, ID is an hour away from the National Park 
  • City of Rocks National Reserve 
    • Dirt roads 
    • Lots of toilets! 
    • Could see Utah from where they were 
  • Shoshone Falls - the Niagara of the west 
    • But it’s all dried up in the fall 
  • Bruno Canyon 
    • No hiking there, but it’s a pretty deep canyon 
    • Driving on a dirt road...drive across an air force base where there was a sign warning of things dropping out of the side… 
  • Boise 
    • BACON Restaurant 
    • Bacon shooters - different types of bacon served in shot glasses
    • Cool Green belt  
      • Boise Gear Collective 
        • Rented bikes & spent 4 hours riding around the Boise river 
        • Really discounted 2nd hand outdoor gear in the back 
    • Mixed up digits to the room number and had to knock on a whole bunch of doors to try and find Jeff 
  • Drove back along the Columbia River Gorge 
    • Hood River 
    • Twin Tunnels Eastside Hike 
    • The Fruit Loop 
    • Burgerville 


Wish You Were Here 

Cheryl: Dry Fly Distilling, Spokane, WA 

Lisa: Teotihuacan Aztec Pyramid Site, Valley of Mexico, Mexico 

Ryan: Burgermaster, Bellevue, WA 


Follow us on Twitter & Instagram: @tmwypodcast

Leave us a voicemail (or text message): (406)763-8699

Email: tmwypodcast@gmail.com

Lisa’s Book Plug: Greatly, Deeply