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Tours & Tastings
With nearly 40 wineries and tasting rooms to choose from, the Snake River Valley in Idaho provides plenty of options to make for the perfect weekend getaway.More
Hotels & Resorts
A full range of lodging options are available to you in the Snake River Valley. From ultra-modern hotels located in downtown Boise, to luxury resorts, to several high-end inns and delightful B&Bs located throughout the area.More
Bars & Restaurants
Boise offers a bustling culinary scene that will be sure to please anyone's palette.More
Snake River Valley's seasons
Know what the best season is to visit Snake River Valley and what to wear.
Being the Boise is around 2000' in elevation, winter will run anywhere from early November through early March. Rarely is there snow on the ground, but the snow-capped peaks make quite the vista.
(March through May) expect the temperatures begin to rise, holding steady from about low 40's to the high 60's later in the season.
June through August is the perfect time to visit the Snake River Valley as the rivers are flowing, the hills are full of green vistas and the weather can be anywhere from low 70's to upper 90's.
September through October is the shoulder season, making for a a great time to visit the area and avoid the crowds. Snuggle in for a long weekend or get out for a hike as the fall colors descend on the region is a breathtaking time of the year to visit.
Snake River Valley's travel tips
Traveling to Snake River Valley
- Set Boise International Aiport (BOI) as your airport destination as this is conveniently located right in the heart of downtown Boise.
- There's a couple of local tour and shuttle companies that you can hire to tour the region. Uber drivers are available, but expect delays with these ride share services in this region.
- There are public bus routes throughout downtown Boise, but if you want to venture off into rural areas where many of the wineries are found, you'll need to use a ride share app.
About Snake River Valley
Approved in April 2007, Snake River Valley AVA is thinly populated with wineries and vineyards in Oregon, yet it features the largest density of vineyards and wineries in Idaho. The area encompasses more than 8,000 square miles at latitudes comparable to many famous wine regions around the world (43°- 46°). Formed more than four million years ago, the Snake River Valley overlays the ancient Lake Idaho bed, which creates its natural boundaries.