For those looking for solitude in nature, Island Park is a popular summertime destination in Idaho that attracts visitors looking to go fishing for trout, ride horses, go for a hike or bike ride in the mountains, and relax at one of the resort ranches located in the area. There is also an abundance of different types of mammals and birds here, among them Bald Eagles, raptors, songbirds, and more. Winter is also a popular time for visitors, who come to Island Park to partake in exciting activities like snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, and riding along snowmobile trails.
Island Park is said to have the longest Main Street in the world, at 33 miles long. The town is connected by US Highway 20 and there are many different restaurants and bars around the area. Island Park Village is home to a golf course, various bars, a gas station, and numerous cabins. The Mesa Falls are accessible by snowmobile are a must-visit attraction. During the West Yellowstone EXPO which takes place in mid-March, there are lots of snowmobile and power sports events taking place, along with a public display of snow machines. Targhee Pass is a great place to go hiking, as well as Harriman State Park, a wildlife reserve with amazing views that offers horseback riding options, trails, camping, fishing and skiing. For visitors who are serious about snowmobiling, Island Park has more than 950 miles of trails that cater to a wide variety of snowmobiling styles, including hill banging, boondocking, and steep and deep.
Yellowstone Park is just 30 minutes away by car and offers visitors and nature lovers many different things to see and do, from day hikes and camping to guided tours, fishing and more. Idaho Falls are an hour away and offer various museums, parks and a unique temple. Salt Lake City, Utah is just over four hours away, while the capital of Boise is five hours away by car—which makes for a fun extended trip or weekend getaway.
The properties in Island Park are all spacious and located on multiple acres. There are million-dollar homes with stunning views that are surrounded by nature and located on the lakefront with private docks and boat ramps. There are numerous apartments and cabins located around a golf course in Island Park Village, which conveniently has numerous bars, shops and a gas station. Last Chance is a small town located on the south end of Main Street, with numerous hotels, restaurants and various sled shops.
The best form of transportation to get around Island Park is via a private car or rental vehicle, due to the limited public transportation available. There are also several taxi companies, including Yellowstone Taxi, and the Salt Lake Express, a shuttle service that transports people between Salt Lake City and Cache Valley.
Looking for a vacation rental in Island Park? Tripping.com has 328 vacation rental homes available in Island Park. You'll find 2 studios, 54 1-bedroom, 41 2-bedroom and 231 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $55 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Island Park is $360 while the average price of a weekly rental is $2016. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Island Park home is $9860.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 35 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Island Park. In addition to accommodating pets, Island Park rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 249 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 290 have TV and/or cable and 6 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 8 vacation rental sites in Island Park where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Expedia, and PerfectPlaces. There are 253 HomeAway rentals, 23 Expedia short term rentals and 19 PerfectPlaces vacation rentals.