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Top 5 Eastern Idaho Nightlife Favorites

When the sun sets and the stars come out in Eastern Idaho, the fun isn’t over, it’s just beginning. With tons of amazing winter activities to do after dark, the Yellowstone and Grand Teton area takes nightlife to a whole new level.

1

Night Skiing at Kelly Canyon Ski Resort.

Is there anything more exhilarating than skiing at night? Milky Way views, fresh turns, and no lift lines! Kelly Canyon in Ririe, ID , offers the perfect setting for night skiing with terrain suited for all skill levels of skiers and snowboarders.

You can thaw out after ( and relax your sore ski legs) right down the road at Heise Hot Springs . Cap off the evening with dinner and drinks at Heise Pizza.


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2

Ice Palace at Labelle Lake.

Explore this winter wonderland of ice, lights, and snow! Walk through vibrant colored ice passages or take a horse-drawn sleigh ride while sipping on hot cocoa. This Rigby, Idaho gem also offers sled hills, famous winter characters for the kids, local food vendors, and live fire performances! 

3

Snowmobiling in Island Park.

While you can snowmobile anywhere at night, Island Park boasts over 500 miles of groomed snowmobile trails that make for great night time adventures! Snowmobile to one of the many charming restaurants and hotspots this area has to offer and then head to the Lakeside Lodge to see their amazing Christmas Lights. In January, you won't want to miss Winterfest ; a true Island Park tradition that celebrates winter in style!

4

Grand Targhee Torchlight Parade.

Grand Targhee Mountain Resort brings nightlife in Teton Valley to the forefront every New Year's Eve. Skiers take to the slopes just before midnight and descend the mountain carrying torches, lighting up the snowy terrain for the Grand Targhee Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Show . Head over to the resort's Trap Bar to enjoy live music and kick off the new year dancing at Grand Targhee!

5

Horse Drawn Trolley Rides.

Downtown Idaho Falls is full of nostalgia, amazing restaurants, great shops, and family fun! What better way to take it all in than being pulled by a team of Clydesdales? During the trolley ride, you'll sip on hot chocolate and view the festive lights downtown. Make sure to stop in one of the quaint storefronts for locally-crafted goods or to eat at one of the area's many delicious dining establishments . All trolley rides are free and start and end at the Citivan Plaza.

Nightlife. Reimagined.

We hope you enjoy these night time favorites in Eastern Idaho as much as we do! But there is always more to explore (before and after the sun goes down!)