6 Free And Cheap Things To Do In Idaho Falls, Idaho
Idaho Falls has approximately 67,000 residents and sits along the banks of the Snake River. It is the fourth most populous city in Idaho and the county seat of Bonneville County.
The city was founded in 1864 and incorporated in 1891.
Below are some free and cheap things to do during your visit to the city.
Museum of Idaho: This regional history and science museum offers visitors a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Idaho. Their traveling exhibit during our visit was Dinos of the Deep and it was incredible.
Admission prices are adults $14 and children $12.
Idaho Falls Zoo: Known as the Best Little Zoo in the West, it is located inside Tautphaus Park. Approximately 335 animals representing around 130 species from all around the globe call the zoo home.
Admission prices are adults $8 and children $5.
Idaho Falls River Walk: The city has a beautiful River Walk along the Snake River for walking, jogging, biking, and spending time outdoors. Along the walk, you’ll find various parks and green spaces where you can picnic, fish, and bird watch.
Small yet pretty cascading falls are located on the walk.
Collectors Corner Museum: This small museum features over 115 different and unique collections on permanent exhibit with a special Barbie Room. Most of the eclectic collection is of toys and memorabilia.
It was closed during our visit which was disappointing, but I believe the admission price is less than $5.
The Art Museum Of Eastern Idaho: This art museum features five galleries exhibiting the work of local and emerging artists. They also offer several educational art programs.
Admission to the museum is $5 for adults and $2 for children.
Tautphaus Park: This is a city park encompassing almost 85 acres. Baseball fields, tennis courts, picnic shelters, basketball courts, a skateboard park, a playground, horseshoe pits, and restroom facilities can all be found here.
The park is also where visitors will find Idaho Falls Zoo and Funland Amusement Park.
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There are multiple places in town to eat and shop at. If you are looking for more fun check out Ka-Ka Jo’s Family Fun Center or one of the many escape rooms located in town.
The War Bonnet Round Up is Idaho’s 0ldest rodeo and is held every year in the city on the first weekend in August. If you’re into sports try watching a game by their minor league baseball team the Idaho Falls Chukars.
We only got to spend a couple of hours in the city because it was a travel day but still enjoyed all the activities we participated in.