#1. Twin Falls, ID
Why Twin Falls is an Awesome Place to Live: Twin Falls is within easy driving distance of five(!) National Park properties, making it the perfect central location for outdoors-y types. Even better? Being surrounded by all that priceless scenery won’t break the bank: the median home price here is almost $50,000 less than the national average.
Easy Places to Get To From Twin Falls: Sawtooth National Forest, Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve, Salmon – Challis National Forest, The Great Salt Lake and Provo, UT.
Best Roadside Attraction Near Twin Falls: The Perrine Bridge, where you can see amazing views of the Snake River and watch base jumpers practice their (slightly insane) sport!
Our Favorite Road Trip Route: Twin Falls to Ogden, Utah, stopping on the way to swim in The Great Salt Lake. Ogden to Lava Hot Springs for some steamy fun. Lava Hot Springs to Craters Of The Moon National Monument for a bit of hiking and amazing photo opps. Craters Of The Moon back to Twin Falls.