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575 River Pkwy, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, USA
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Open 24 hrs. Located in the courtyard.
Our hot breakfast buffet is open 6am-9am Monday through Friday and 7am-10am Saturday and Sunday. Order a custom omelet, scrambled eggs, fried eggs, breakfast sandwich, or breakfast burrito. Our night staff makes banana bread from scratch each night. You won’t want to miss it!
Come relax in our large hot tub. Located in the courtyard adjacent to the fitness room. Our unique hot tub is open 24 hours a day for your enjoyment.
Enjoy some warm evening soup and fresh baked cookies. Soup and cookies are served from 5pm until they run out. Located in our lobby.
With wonderful views of the Snake River our outdoor pool is a wonderful place to relax. Open May through September.
Take one of our bicycles out for a ride around the beautiful Snake River. There is a looped trail that runs around the river. The loop is around 2.3 miles.
Uncle Benny’s pizza is a wonderful local pizza company. You can dine in our they deliver. Their menu includes pizza, pasta, salad, and even beer. Visit their webpage for a menu. Located just a couple block from our hotel.
Idaho Falls Sandpiper Restaurant
The first inkling of an idea for the Sandpiper Restaurants came to original founder Bob Angell as he lounged on the beaches of California. While attending college he enjoyed watching the sandpipers darting in and out of the surf, and after graduation Bob moved back home to Boise, Idaho, where he opened the first of many Sandpiper Restaurants in 1971.
From its humble beginnings in Boise, the Sandpiper grew until there were locations in Oregon, Arizona, and a total of four in Idaho. After several owner and management changes, there are currently two locations still open in Idaho. The Idaho Falls location was opened in 1974 by Ron Obendorf, who is still the manager. The Pocatello location opened in 1975 and has been managed by Rod Russell since 1985. Rose Anne Voigt came on as a member of the management team in 1995.
Always intended to be casual fine dining restaurants specializing in steaks, seafood and pastas, the Sandpiper Restaurants continue to enjoy great popularity. Our guests have consistently bestowed us with Best Restaurant, Best Steak and Seafood, Best Fine Dining, and Best Date Place awards. Both locations offer outside dining during the beautiful Idaho summer and fall, as well as facilities for larger gatherings.
Explore Grand Teton National Park in search of wildlife on this exhilarating tour by open-air safari-style vehicle in the summer (June 15 - August 31). At dawn or dusk, you’ll get the best chances of sighting bears, wolves, elk, moose, eagles and more on your safari adventure. Your naturalist guide will ensure your enjoyment and safety, teach you all about the park’s geology and ecology, and stop along the way to let you take photos of your gorgeous surroundings. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
Snowmobile trips last for an entire day. You will be picked up from your hotel room and taken to the Historic Heart Six Ranch located in the Heart of Jackson Hole with views of Grand Teton. We will take you to the Buffalo Valley Cafe where you will have the opportunity to purchase breakfast and then ride all day with a break at a historic lodge for lunch. We will return in the late afternoon where we invite you to sit in the lodge by the warm fire. Later when requested we will return you to your hotel. You can also stay at the ranch if you like. So, feel free to contact us for more information.
Join an experienced naturalist guide to explore Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park in search of wintering wildlife. The trip starts exploring the National Elk Refuge, home to thousands of wintering elk, hundreds of bison, bighorn sheep and an array of waterfowl. We will then head north along the western boundary of the refuge to Grand Teton National Park. Here we will travel along the southern park roads watching for wildlife and stopping frequently for photo-ops. You will see places like antelope flats, the small town of Kelly and have views of several mountain ranges that form the valley of Jackson Hole. Jackson Hole’s wintering wildlife is abundant with opportunities to see bison, elk, deer, moose, fox, coyote, bald eagle, trumpeter swans, and if we’re lucky, wolves. Along the way you will learn about the geology, history and ecology of the area. The route varies seasonally based on group interest, road closures and wildlife migration.
Day tours of Yellowstone begin from Teton Village, Jackson Hole and Jackson Wyoming. You will stop at one of the best delis in Jackson where you will choose items that go into your delicious sandwich. You will pay for the sandwiches or you can pack in the hotel before departure. All travelers will be provided with free cold water. On route into Yellowstone, your guide will allow you to use binoculars (provided) to view all of the different wildlife animals and scenic landscapes. You will pay park fees at the park entrance. Your one optional spot will be the Glacial Turnout and definite stops include Oxbow Turn out, Jackson Lake, Yellowstone Lake, Le Hardy Rapids, Mud Volcano, Hayden Valley, Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Norris Geysers, Grand Prismatic Spring, Old Faithful and Castle Geysers. Your tour guide will lead you in a wildlife patrol where you may be able to see wolves, grizzlies, moose, elk, antelope and buffalo.
Explore a tour of Yellowstone National Park on your own travel schedule! The Self Guided Driving Day Tour of Yellowstone Upper from from Jackson Hole will take you to around the upper loop to view some of the beautiful nature in Yellowstone. You will likely see wolves, Grizzlies, buffalo, elk, antelope. Just follow the self guided tour as it leads you precisely mile by mile, it will save you time and you won't get lost. You will see Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Obsidian Cliff, Sheepeater Cliff, Huckleberry Cliff, Mammoth Hot Springs, the Petrified tree, Lamar Valley, Tower Falls.
Enjoy the most convenient ski rental experience in the world by having all your equipment delivered right to your accommodations. No lines, no headaches, just sit back relax and let our team do all the work. The Demo Package is our most popular package for advanced to expert skiers featuring top of the line Rossignol skis. Your package includes: skis, boots and poles all custom fit during the delivery to your accommodations.