Sun Valley, Craters of the Moon National Monument, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and Salt Lake City, Utah are within a few hours drive of Blackfoot. Visit Blackfoot on your way to Jackson Hole or Yellowstone.
Blackfoot is home of the Eastern Idaho State Fair which attracts thousands of visitors during the first week of September. Along with its base of agricultural and commercial exhibits are a fascinating variety of entertaining night shows, horse races and a carnival.
Blackfoot is the potato capital of the world! Visit the Potato Museum (open all year) located at 130 N.W. Main in the old Short Line Railroad Depot. The next time you are passing through, please take some time to tour the Potato Museum and shop at the gift shop. Whatever you might need or desire – lodging, restaurants, shopping, nightclubs and more – you’ll find it in Blackfoot. While in the area, don’t miss your chance to play at Southeast Idaho’s premier gaming facility, Shoshone-Bannock Gaming Casino in Fort Hall.