Pocatello is a university city in Idaho that can be reached by plane, car, and train. This bustling student hub has a lot to offer for all sorts of vacationers, from couples looking for a weekend getaway to family holidays. Pocatello has a number of low-key activities perfect for a relaxing vacation. Families with children should check out McKee's, a charming pet store that also features an outdoor petting zoo. Here, you and the kids can pet many animals, including turtles, llamas, and miniature horses. The only legal gaming facility in Idaho is also located in Pocatello. If you're seeking a little flutter, the Fort Hall Casino can be found in the north of Pocatello.
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Pocatello is a good vacation spot if you want a property with a pool, as 47% of the accommodations there provide one. Interestingly, HomeToGo's data shows that more hotel room have a pool than motel. Also, they can host 5 people, on average, while motel with pools can welcome an average of 2 guests. You can also compare and find a vacation rental offering a pool near the water, which is the case for all of the rentals in this destination.
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Top restaurants in Pocatello
Treat your taste buds to the town's restaurants during your stay in Pocatello. The city has a wide range of both chain and local restaurants serving all kinds of worldwide delicacies. Make sure to drop by Sand Piper Restaurant, famous for its juicy steaks, seafood, and pasta. The restaurant has a top-notch drink list to accompany your favorite meal and an outdoor seating area, which is the perfect place to sit and enjoy a meal with your family or friends. Enjoy a variety of fish dishes such as salmon, rainbow trout, crab, and lobster.
During your stay at Pocatello's house rentals, do not miss out on a visit to Elmer's. Famous for their German pancake, the restaurant serves a great variety of food with a 50s style ambiance. Relax here for clam chowder, our favorite dish on the menu. The restaurant has something for everyone, not to mention free parking and numerous booths to host your entire party.
Pocatello's arts and culture
Find a variety of art and culture entertainment during your stay at a house rental. Step out of your cozy lodging and explore the music, theatres, and galleries, not to mention museums, around Pocatello. Endow your vacation with a visit to the Idaho Museum of Natural History. This state museum reflects an understanding of the county's natural and cultural heritage. View the dinosaurs, ice age animals, and volcanic hotspots exhibit found at the museum. Explore outdoor exhibits with your family at the natural history garden and enjoy a walk at the Tree Walk.
Visit the Bannock County Historical Museum and view objects and record exhibits relating to Pocatello's History. The exhibitions include items from the trading era, Oregon Trail, military, firefighting, prohibition police evidence, and a Japanese Shrine.
Nightlife and going out
Jim Dandy Brewing is a relaxed, friendly joint serving a great selection of beers. The knowledgable staff is always available to lend a hand, and regular happy hours keep the prices low. Wanderlust is a surprising pick, located in a strip mall, however, the selection of beers and wines speaks for itself. It's a great spot for an early evening beverage. Make sure to stop at a food truck nearby for some tasty accompaniments.
Excursion destinations in the area
Featuring aquatic parks, tourists' attractions, and unique goals, Pocatello attracts vacationers from all over the world. Fill your vacation with experiences at some of Pocatello's popular destinations, which have plenty of activities for everyone. Pocatello also features many outdoor recreation opportunities such as hiking, boating, fishing, and snowshoeing.
Gibson Jack Trailhead is a 7.5-mile loop trail located in a forest close to Pocatello. Being one of the most well-known trails in Pocatello, the area is popular for hiking and biking throughout the year. During the summer, a walk in the shady forest is the perfect getaway for a break from the indoors. Enjoy the incredible wildlife, which features sporadic sightings of deer, elk, and moose.
Try Ross Park Aquatic complex, a swimming complex available for all ages. Take a dip at the 25-meter pool or enjoy a variety of sports such as volleyball at the court featured on the complex. Relax in the lazy river or make use of the huge water slides! Guests can also spend a day at the Old Town for an authentic Pocatello experience. Enjoy a historical walking tour of buildings dated to the late 17th century. The Old Town district has specialty shops, antique stores, restaurants, and bakeries.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Pocatello?
On average, a House rental or Apartment rental in Pocatello costs $50 per night.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Pocatello?
December has the highest amount of available House rental and Apartment rental in Pocatello, so you can expect plenty of offers, even for last-minute bookings.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Pocatello?
The most popular amenities for home rentals in Pocatello include accommodations that have: TV, Internet, and Pool.
How many vacation rentals are in Pocatello?
Pocatello has 424 House rental and Apartment rental on offer to rent.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Pocatello?
Yes, there are 63 vacation homes in Pocatello that allow pets, with an average price of $184 per night.
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