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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.
Come on in to the lobby around 5:00 pm to enjoy our famous fresh baked complimentary chocolate chip cookies!
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.
Explore Yellowstone National Park in search of wildlife on this enclosed, air-conditioned vehicle tour with a naturalist guide. In the early morning, you’ll get the best chances of sighting bears, wolves, elk and bison on your safari adventure, which takes you to Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone Falls and the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone for photo opportunities. Enjoy stunning views of the landscape and learn about the park’s history, geology and ecology from your guide along the way. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, ensuring a more personalized Yellowstone experience.
Experience the tranquil landscapes of Grand Teton National Park on this easy day trip from Jackson. A must-see Wyoming treasure, this park offers one jaw-dropping vista after another, as you’ll see on your comfortable coach tour to crystal-clear Jenny Lake, Jackson Lake and the Snake River, as well as the Chapel of the Transfiguration and Menor's Ferry, both listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. Learn about the area’s history, geology and ecology from your guide; spot wildlife such as moose, eagles and beavers; and enjoy several guided walks for a more intimate experience of this amazingly scenic area.
Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole Wyoming is a must see, even if you only have a few hours to spare. The four hour tour will visit all major points of interest in Grand Teton National Park, as well as the chance to encounter some of the fantastic wildlife that reside in the Park. Moose, elk, bison, pronghorn, bear, and even eagles are a common site on this tour. This is a fully guided and interpretive tour. We are happy to pick you up from your place of lodging anywhere in Jackson or Teton Village. We will make arrangements to meet lodgers staying in outlying areas at a convenient location.
For those with time constraints late in the day, this half day Safari will give you a great experience that includes the National Elk Refuge and Grand Teton National Park. Your guide will show you around important parts of the park so that you may fully experience the plants, wildlife and atmosphere of the great American outdoors.
Join your guide on a wildlife photo tour of Yellowstone National Park. Your group will focus on the geology, wildlife, and natural history of Yellowstone National Park while customizing the safari around your specific areas of interest.