About Valley County, Idaho
From a log cabin in the woods to a golf condo right on the green, a Valley County, Idaho vacation rental will allow you to make the most of your Idaho getaway, be it skiing and snowboarding at Brundage Mountain Resort, or having a whitewater rafting adventure on the wild Payette River. Of course, there's a lot to appreciate about downtime in this part of Idaho as well - putting your feet up on the deck and looking out at the mountains, reading a book in front of your cozy fireplace while the snow falls down outside, or just taking a lazy afternoon nap on your vacation cottage's back porch.
For both outdoor adventure and laid-back charm in Valley County, a stay in one of our McCall vacation rentals can't be beat. Offering exhilarating boating, sandy beaches for lounging, and breathtaking mountain views, it's the perfect spot for both adventure and relaxation. From your cozy McCall cabin rental, pack a picnic lunch for a day hiking though some of Ponderosa State Park's 1000 acres of natural wilderness. Visiting in winter? Head to Brundage Mountain Resort for powder-packed glades and wide groomed runs, then end the day with steaming mugs of hot cocoa in front of your cabin's wood burning fireplace.
Only half an hour from McCall and just north of Lake Cascade, is the small, friendly town of Donnelly. Home to year-round adventure as well, Donnelly has its share of fishing, boating, and kayaking in the spring and summer, then skiing, sledding, sleigh rides, and snowmobiling in the colder months. Pie aficionados may want to plan a trip in August, as that's the date of Donnelly's scrumptious Huckleberry Festival with mountains of huckleberry pies, muffins, pancakes, and more.
The town of New Meadows sits just 12 miles west of McCall, right between the rugged Wallowa National Forest and Payette National Forest. Like the other towns in this region, New Meadows is close to skiing - both Brundage Mountain Resort and the Little Ski Hill are less then 10 miles away. In the summer months, fly fishing fans can try their luck out on the Little Salmon River for Bull Trout, Westslope Cutthroat, and Rainbow Trout, as well as Steelhead and Chinook Salmon. The New Meadows Golf Course (as well as six others) are all within a short drive from your New Meadows vacation rental.
It just doesn't get more appealing to outdoor adventurers than in Cascade, Idaho, where you'd be able to guess the time of year based on whether you see kayaks or snowboards on the top racks of cars. In the summer there's hiking, biking, and boating, and when the snow is piled high, you can enjoy snowshoeing, skiing, and snowmobiling. Anytime of year fishing is king around these parts. Catch dinner on Lake Cascade (through a hole in the ice in winter!), bring it back to your log cabin in the woods, and fix some delicious trout almondine that would make Julia Child proud.
A luxury, four-season resort, Tamarack offers its visitors a plethora of activities and pastimes. Play a morning game of golf at the lush Osprey Meadows, then fly through the air on a zip line course 4,425 feet above the trees in the afternoon. Of course, winter brings the usual cold weather activities. From your well-appointed vacation home in the mountains, you may even be able to ski-in/ski-out if you make your own path! The nearby Forest Service back country also has hundreds of miles of snowmobile and snowshoe trails.
If there's one thing that all of these Idaho towns have in common it's this—year-round fun and adventure! Come and find out for yourself with a stay in a cozy, comfortable vacation rental in Valley County, Idaho.
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