Summer is fast approaching. Are you looking for some things to do close to home? Here is a list of things to do in Idaho Falls....

1. Visit the Museum of Idaho with exhibits such as Lewis and Clark in Idaho or the Race for Atomic Power.

2. Visit the Tautphaus Park Zoo – with over 400 animals.

3. Visit the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho which features work by local artists.

4. Visit the Collector Corner Museum which features various niche collections

5. Attend the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration on the fourth of July

6. Get your candy fix at the Candy Junction

7. Watch a production at the Colonial Theatre

8. Buy some local produce at the Farmers Market on Saturday mornings

9. Go golfing at Pinecrest, Sand Creek or Sage Lakes golf course.

10. Go swimming at the Wesley W. Deist Aquatic Center (or bring your own boat and go kayaking on Wednesday and Friday mornings)

11. Go ice skating at the Joe Marmo/Wayne Leto Ice Arena

12. watch the horses race at Sandy Downs Rodeo Grounds

13. watch a movie at the Edwards Grand Teton Stadium 14

14. Go bowling at Pinecrest Lanes, Bowl-Ero or Skyline Lanes

15. go fishing at Ryder Park Becker Pond – open all year

16. play paintball at G & H paintball field

17. Check out the architecture of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

18. Visit the LDS Visitors Center with artwork, exhibits and films about the buildings history, and summer tours of the grounds.

19. Watch a musical concert or production at the Willard Art Center

20. Play basketball, volleyball or horseshoes at Tautphaus Park or practice at the skatepark


That's just to name a few....... Visit here to view a complete list of 101 things to do in Idaho Falls.