Pocatello Sights and Landmarks Guide, Idaho
The city of Pocatello is one of the best places to visit if you love cold climate and if you want to take some time out of the fast running life. It is the perfect mix of various natural tourist hot spots for eco tourism lovers and different historical monuments plus various museums which will help you understand the history of this city. The city also has a sports ground and a fitness center, so if you feel tired at any moment of your tour then you can head towards the fitness center to gain back some energy or maybe to dissipate some!
The first and the foremost place which one should visit is the replica of Fort Hall. This beautiful replica will help you understand how Fort Hall used to look like when it was originally manufactured during the 19th century. As a visitor, you are free to explore various sections of this replica like the Frontier Room, the Company Hall, the Factor’s Quarter, the Carpenter’s Room, the Blacksmith, and the Indian Room. It is situated in the Upper Level of Rose Park area which is easily accessible from any corner of the city.
While in the city of Pocatello you must also visit the Pocatello Zoo which preserves wildlife widely spread in the Intermountain West region of North America. You can enjoy the zoo all by yourself or you can participate in some guided tour thus saving time and gaining considerable knowledge. Regularly, this zoo organizes many educational programs and hence this might be a nice chance for your kids to learn something.
You can also visit the banks of River Portneuf which flows in the proximity of Pocatello City. The particularity of this river is the 19 kilometer long greenbelt which attracts huge number of locals as well as foreign visitors who enjoy various activities like fishing and biking.
You should go see the two famous museums of the city, namely the Bannock County Historical Museum and the Idaho Museum of Natural History. These museums are famous for the years of history that they have preserved and various artifacts which they have collected from different parts of the country.
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